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Today, 10:09 AM
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Posted By diver dave

Is this a reverse direction motor? Is the new...

Is this a reverse direction motor? Is the new circ pump bi-directional?

Take your IR thermo and shoot coolant temp in and out of HE; plus RW into risers.

Is the coolant / air purged from near...
Today, 07:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 477
Posted By diver dave

here is some leads on exhaust/coolant: ...

here is some leads on exhaust/coolant: https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/threads/coolant-test-strips-for-exhaust-gases.306934/

But, the pressure test could be a faster, more generally useful...
Yesterday, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By diver dave

Its pretty routine to notch those pilings to...

Its pretty routine to notch those pilings to support the load beams, but you do have lot of steel up there to make a good go at this. :thumbsup:
I take it Sally was not a huge deal?
Yesterday, 02:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 477
Posted By diver dave

Verify overheating at dock and you somehow...

Verify overheating at dock and you somehow measured RW flow? As in, gallons per minute?

Is there hot gases entering the coolant? There are test strips for that, plus you can look into the...
Yesterday, 01:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 477
Posted By diver dave

sorry, couldn't bring myself to read the whole...

sorry, couldn't bring myself to read the whole story. But, I've put a lot of miles on mine, when I had them, and familiar with most every cause of their overheating.
Almost always caused by...
09-28-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By diver dave

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09-28-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 481
Posted By diver dave

first step is to get this apart. I'd consider a...

first step is to get this apart. I'd consider a couple turns of single strand wire leader tight around all 5 screws under the plate. This in order to keep the screws from falling in.
Because...
09-28-2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,341
Posted By diver dave

https://wiki.anton-paar.com/us-en/engine-oil/ ...

https://wiki.anton-paar.com/us-en/engine-oil/

Some of you guys may be shocked at how thick motor oil is at startup, compared to normal operating, where the engine/oil is designed to run.
Example...
09-24-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By diver dave

Did the steel bracket do that or the poly roller...

Did the steel bracket do that or the poly roller edge?
09-24-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,348
Posted By diver dave

Its a good idea. The one downside is that...

Its a good idea. The one downside is that grease will attract and hold dirt. So, use covers when not in use.
09-18-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 171
Posted By diver dave

Wild guess. Bad coax shield attach at PL259...

Wild guess. Bad coax shield attach at PL259 connector.
09-14-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 289
Posted By diver dave

I've been running Rainier radials in 13" D...

I've been running Rainier radials in 13" D range. Around 5k miles to date with no failures. But, I replace at the 4 year mark.
09-11-2020, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 389
Posted By diver dave

Use resistor plugs in the motors.

Use resistor plugs in the motors.
09-06-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By diver dave

Use normal scan, not ALL scan. This will allow...

Use normal scan, not ALL scan. This will allow u to pick the scanned channels. Page 19 or so in the manual.
08-31-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 253
Posted By diver dave

Water soaking into coax is death. It both...

Water soaking into coax is death. It both corrodes the braid, and it contaminates the inner dielectric (insulator), causing higher signal losses.
08-26-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 670
Posted By diver dave

hmm, mine were 7 with remote filter, full deep...

hmm, mine were 7 with remote filter, full deep cast Al pan, and straight inboard. Too much oil will foam and cause loss of pressure. My manual calls for 7 also.
08-26-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 670
Posted By diver dave

Got the correct amount of oil in this one? Marine...

Got the correct amount of oil in this one? Marine pan 454 is 7 qts.
It's possible to do a high rpm no load test with a valve cover off. It will be messy, but you can see if the oil at least gets...
08-25-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By diver dave

Lots of good posts here. But, very important...

Lots of good posts here. But, very important too is to make sure the key does not prevent complete prop seating on the shaft. Install without the key, mark the spot, then install with the key. ...
08-25-2020, 05:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,691
Posted By diver dave

That's what I am now using in the 5/8 size. ...

That's what I am now using in the 5/8 size. These 22 pilings were new and fairly dry? Mine are 20+ years old; holes are being drilled a few inches above high tide. For whatever reason, the...
08-25-2020, 05:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,691
Posted By diver dave

I'm using SS nails out of the gun for sistering...

I'm using SS nails out of the gun for sistering up the dual 2x's. Using SS screws for decking and blocking. I suppose this would be another thread, deciding which nail or screw to use. I've been...
08-24-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,691
Posted By diver dave

Ultimately, Had to use a 24" pipe wrench to back...

Ultimately, Had to use a 24" pipe wrench to back out and remove the bit. I worried it would break the bit, but both held in there. I had negative visions of taking a 4" diamond blade to the bit...
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08-24-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,691
Posted By diver dave

OK, converted to a 6Amp corded 1/2' hammer drill....

OK, converted to a 6Amp corded 1/2' hammer drill. With a free bit, it drove in about an inch or so, and promptly stalled, not in hammer mode, btw. Tried reverse, .. nothing. I'm in danger of...
08-24-2020, 05:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,691
Posted By diver dave

it is interesting that I am getting chips from...

it is interesting that I am getting chips from the 2x, but the piling only produces fine wood dust.

Also, won’t a spade bit wander making a 10” long hole??
08-23-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,691
Posted By diver dave

2HP with 20 gal tank. But it’s a hundred foot...

2HP with 20 gal tank. But it’s a hundred foot hose away. I need to gauge it at the tool. Prolly a similar issue with the nail gun🥵
08-23-2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 759
Posted By diver dave

This what 90 deg and 90% RH does. Most of the...

This what 90 deg and 90% RH does. Most of the CC in many parts of the country, when closed up, will have the issues that come with very high humidity.
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