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10-12-2020, 02:11 PM
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Posted By TopherMichael

So I have about 10-18 hours on the new plugs;...

So I have about 10-18 hours on the new plugs; this is what they look like and a compression test (motor warmed up and all plugs pulled). Something that I wanted to note to anyone reading this...
10-12-2020, 10:43 AM
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Posted By TopherMichael

Definitely timing was off and I think once I...

Definitely timing was off and I think once I pulled the carbs, I should have replaced the intake manifold gasket as I believe they were original and dried out.

I also replaced the rectifier as the...
10-12-2020, 09:04 AM
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Posted By TopherMichael

All - Has been a couple of weeks since I...

All -

Has been a couple of weeks since I was able to get out. This past Saturday, a beautiful day in the North East, I took the family out for one last time this season. Due to the swells, we...
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10-12-2020, 08:41 AM
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Posted By TopherMichael

Tried to get out Saturday, however, the swells...

Tried to get out Saturday, however, the swells with my 18' Aquasport had us turning around. Ended up heading over to Odiorne Point State Park (Little Harbor Beach) and had the boy fish from the wall....
09-20-2020, 06:15 PM
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Posted By TopherMichael

I don't really know the exact answer, however I...

I don't really know the exact answer, however I ran the piss out of the motor before pulling out of the water. However, I then flush the motor for ~5-10mins on the muffs.

Also, I was looking back...
09-14-2020, 07:20 PM
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Posted By TopherMichael

Found a great video regarding how to read a spark...

Found a great video regarding how to read a spark plug.

https://youtu.be/Tz4uxFMUCOA
09-13-2020, 04:23 PM
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Posted By TopherMichael

Cylinder 2 or 1? I ask because cylinder #1 was...

Cylinder 2 or 1? I ask because cylinder #1 was bone dry.
09-13-2020, 03:59 PM
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Posted By TopherMichael

Have not yet... will have to do the test in tank.

Have not yet... will have to do the test in tank.
09-13-2020, 06:34 AM
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Posted By TopherMichael

Were you ever able to resolve the issue.

Were you ever able to resolve the issue.
09-12-2020, 06:19 PM
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Posted By TopherMichael

That is correct! People had made comments...

That is correct!


People had made comments regarding the old plus looked like they had water. I double checked those plugs and discovered it was not water, just glaze buildup.
09-12-2020, 06:01 PM
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Posted By TopherMichael

So, the previous photos... that was not water but...

So, the previous photos... that was not water but glaze buildup. Remember there were a lot of trial runs on the muffs, prob should have tossed or cleaned those plugs up between each test.
09-12-2020, 05:19 PM
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Posted By TopherMichael

Here are photos of the new plugs installed...

Here are photos of the new plugs installed today.... Cylinder 1 does not look good. Cylinder 3 looks like some glazing? Cylinder 2 and 4 look good??

Also, anytime I start the motor, for the first...
09-12-2020, 12:38 PM
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Posted By TopherMichael

Well I am currently out on the water and she is...

Well I am currently out on the water and she is behaving. I can leave it in gear and idle without stalling. The only time she is running rough is that 2-5 min period after starting, a slight sneeze....
09-12-2020, 09:23 AM
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Posted By TopherMichael

So here are the plugs I just pulled. I added in a...

So here are the plugs I just pulled. I added in a new set, will post how they look after today.

...
09-07-2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 193
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Posted By TopherMichael

I would gladly drop the boat off to the a shop,...

I would gladly drop the boat off to the a shop, however is there any shop that you can trust knowing they have someone that knows these older motors? IMO a lot of these shops hire random folks to...
09-07-2020, 04:29 PM
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Posted By TopherMichael

I would have to drive to 4 different auto parts...

I would have to drive to 4 different auto parts stores as each only has one in stock.
09-07-2020, 03:55 PM
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Posted By TopherMichael

That is a good point... My original plan was to...

That is a good point... My original plan was to throw in a new set of plugs, but they didn’t arrive yet.

Anyone that is following this thread. I believe the issue was dirty carbs, timing was not...
09-06-2020, 08:54 PM
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Posted By TopherMichael

So I decided to try again today, this time just...

So I decided to try again today, this time just myself. While at the dock, I turned all 4 air mixture screws to 5 turns out. Started it up, fired up right away and the initial idle was at ~800, way...
09-06-2020, 07:10 AM
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Posted By TopherMichael

Couple questions/comments... In the manual...

Couple questions/comments...

In the manual Fuel System 3-13.
"if the enrichment circuit remains activated during normal engine operating temperatures, the engine will flood making it very...
09-06-2020, 05:24 AM
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Posted By TopherMichael

Is this the same seahorse from bbcboards? I...

Is this the same seahorse from bbcboards? I recently registered there, waiting for approval.
09-05-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 5,839
Posted By TopherMichael

I did check TDC using a diale gauge and TDC was...

I did check TDC using a diale gauge and TDC was correct. However, I did not mark for each cylinder TDC.

Also, I did connect a timing light and do have a video.
09-05-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 193
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Posted By TopherMichael

So defeated! Carbs cannot be any cleaner, all new...

So defeated! Carbs cannot be any cleaner, all new gaskets and still it runs like crap when in the water.

Sputtering when at 1100 RPM (while trying to keep it at 5mph). Once the electronic choke...
09-05-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 5,839
Posted By TopherMichael

1100 rpms and only that 3-5 min time after you...

1100 rpms and only that 3-5 min time after you start the motor. Would that not be the timing advanced?
09-05-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 5,839
Posted By TopherMichael

Why does it sneeze only at 1000 RPMs?

Why does it sneeze only at 1000 RPMs?
09-04-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 5,839
Posted By TopherMichael

thanks! My son goes... oh no, I still...

thanks!

My son goes... oh no, I still remember last time. We are going to mount the kicker motor right?
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