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Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 07:51 PM
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Posted By noelm

what's an "incerator"?

what's an "incerator"?
Forum: Dockside Chat
Yesterday, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By noelm

Very common, it will be the design of the dimmer...

Very common, it will be the design of the dimmer (most common) but now and then you will get LED lights that don't work well when with a dimmer too.
Yesterday, 01:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,088
Posted By noelm

The switches will not be in series, other wise...

The switches will not be in series, other wise all switches will need to be on to get anything to work! there may be a common positive supply connected to each switch.
Yesterday, 01:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,088
Posted By noelm

It's interesting that people keep looking for a...

It's interesting that people keep looking for a bad ground, it's a very simple 12v DC, series circuit, both positive and negative (incorrectly referred to as ground) are equally important, as is any...
11-27-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By noelm

Jiggle the lever back and forth a bit, look for...

Jiggle the lever back and forth a bit, look for bad battery connections (remove terminals to inspect) and get back to us.
11-24-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 452
Posted By noelm

Your RPM are not too high, the next size prop...

Your RPM are not too high, the next size prop will probably drop around 200-400RPM, which will put your max on the low side perhaps.
11-23-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 21,235
Posted By noelm

where do the Bears come into it?

where do the Bears come into it?
11-23-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By noelm

Shagging around doing a decarb hoping to increase...

Shagging around doing a decarb hoping to increase compression is a bad idea, the compression is what it is, it could be a low reading gauge, it might be simply low compression, but rooting trying to...
11-23-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By noelm

In that case, it's trade in time, no glue will...

In that case, it's trade in time, no glue will fix it, and the more crap you try makes any attempt at welding more difficult (because the metal is getting more contaminated) and you can't strip it...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-23-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,208
Posted By noelm

I started watching it based on the comments here,...

I started watching it based on the comments here, but I just didn't kind of get into it, the documentary kind of concept didn't appeal, I will give it another go and see if it's gets better.
11-23-2020, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By noelm

Pretty sad welding job, and "glue" never works...

Pretty sad welding job, and "glue" never works permanently, the best option is to strip it down and replace the block, or at a minimum strip down to allow proper access for welding (but I think you...
Forum: Dockside Chat
11-23-2020, 02:15 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,505
Posted By noelm

I sold a car for $2,200 that is now a collectors...

I sold a car for $2,200 that is now a collectors classic and very rare, worth well over $200K if you can find one!
11-23-2020, 02:03 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,776
Posted By noelm

that's why I asked, because you didn't say, but,...

that's why I asked, because you didn't say, but, if you don't want help, that's fine by me, good luck with it.
11-22-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,776
Posted By noelm

You told us what props you have, but, failed to...

You told us what props you have, but, failed to tell us if they were the ones you had fitted previously when you could get over 5,000RPM, or did you just fit these?
11-22-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By noelm

Not much involved, but they won't be bad, why are...

Not much involved, but they won't be bad, why are you replacing them?
11-22-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,165
Posted By noelm

In theory, a properly designed lightning rod...

In theory, a properly designed lightning rod protects a circle on the ground with a diameter equivalent to the height of the rod, so in affect, it you imagine a cone with the point pointing up as...
11-22-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,165
Posted By noelm

that is correct....it is incorrect, rooster tail...

that is correct....it is incorrect, rooster tail will not, does not "attract" lightning, kind of makes you wonder about all these stories about lightning hitting the water near a boat, the boat is...
11-22-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,165
Posted By noelm

That's because it was a direct hit, not just a...

That's because it was a direct hit, not just a close by hit, or a hit in multiple places at once, it makes a big difference to damage.
11-22-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,165
Posted By noelm

Rooster tail will not "attract" lightning, there...

Rooster tail will not "attract" lightning, there is so much myth around lightning, like people switching off power outlets in your house, do you think a small gap of about 1/4" provided when the...
11-22-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,501
Posted By noelm

Read post #70 again and get back to us.

Read post #70 again and get back to us.
11-21-2020, 11:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 460
Posted By noelm

Head gasket, head cracked, water in tank,...

Head gasket, head cracked, water in tank, leaking/corroded water passages, the bearings being seized is your enemy, if it's even a little bit, the engine will fail in quick time.
11-21-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By noelm

Check the plugs again and see what they look...

Check the plugs again and see what they look like, possibilities, carb rebuild time, spark not always present, on ALL cylinders, you may need to check spark when it is playing up.
11-21-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 460
Posted By noelm

If water has been sitting in there long enough to...

If water has been sitting in there long enough to seize it, your future does not look too good.
11-21-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,327
Posted By noelm

Love all the stories about people losing a...

Love all the stories about people losing a cylinder because the VRO failed, what a crock of shit.
11-21-2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,501
Posted By noelm

A refrigerator and an outboard motor........yeah,...

A refrigerator and an outboard motor........yeah, there're the same, roll out the non existent Lemon law.
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