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Forum: Dockside Chat
09-08-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,964
Posted By andycfi

was going to say the same thing. It can be very...

was going to say the same thing. It can be very hard waiting to see what is wrong with an ill parent. I wish you the best and will say a prayer for your Father!
09-03-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By andycfi

Problem solved!! Bought a rebuilt 5.0 from...

Problem solved!! Bought a rebuilt 5.0 from BoatEnergy.com!
:rofl:
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-31-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By andycfi

Will check it out, thank you!! Engine...

Will check it out, thank you!!



Engine side - so far. Have no idea where the gen side is maintenance wise. This was an EBay deal. Really don't believe the seller knew how bad it was, just an...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-31-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By andycfi

Marine Generator Rebuilders

Does anyone know of a reputable and dependable marine Generator shop that sells rebuilt units? The only one I found is backed out 20 WEEKS. I was hoping to find something I could have in hand by mid...
08-26-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By andycfi

Bump. Any thoughts?

Bump. Any thoughts?
08-25-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By andycfi

Update: Solenoid is 3 weeks on back-order....

Update:

Solenoid is 3 weeks on back-order. So, Since it is basically a banjo bolt with an internal plunger from the solenoid, I kept the banjo bolt and plugged the end where the solenoid plunger...
08-24-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By andycfi

That solenoid was damaged in shipping. I...

That solenoid was damaged in shipping. I *thought* I repaired it ok, until I tested it on the machine. Turns out it is operating intermittently at best. I don't think I had enough meat to solder to...
08-24-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By andycfi

Thanks for the response! The gen is not in the...

Thanks for the response! The gen is not in the boat yet, just running out of a small gas tank.
08-24-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By andycfi

Have not checked this yet, but will. I...

Have not checked this yet, but will.



I checked this independently, but not while the machine is running. Going to put a voltmeter on it and see if it is being energized.


I did check each...
08-21-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By andycfi

Westerbeke 4.5 BCGB Will Not Start

Hi Everyone,

New generator to me - purchased as a "needs work" unit. It will not start. I believe it to be a fuel issue as spark is present. I also changed the plugs and gapped them appropriately....
08-18-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By andycfi

Interested in this comment - but with more...

Interested in this comment - but with more detail. Do you have any reference for me that tells me what the back pressure should be and also a way to measure it? If there is such a spec and...
08-18-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 9,210
Posted By andycfi

I am the OP. I must have gotten pulled away from...

I am the OP. I must have gotten pulled away from the thread and didn't notice all of the responses a few years ago. I ended up deciding to save up for a marine generator. I bought and sold a big Onan...
Forum: Dockside Chat
08-07-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,038
Posted By andycfi

We have a CX-9, and so did a friend. Both of us...

We have a CX-9, and so did a friend. Both of us experienced a transfer case failure for the AWD. I would at least inquire about any service to it. Otherwise, great vehicle and no regrets.
08-07-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By andycfi

Thanks for the advice everyone! I have been able...

Thanks for the advice everyone! I have been able to source marine grade exhaust fittings, if needed. I may be able to get away with making some gradual sweeps with corrugated hose. If not, I'll use...
07-28-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By andycfi

Re Routing Marine Exhaust

Hi Everyone,

I have 3" exhaust hoses on both of my engines that route directly out the back of the boat. I would like to re-route the two inside ones to make room for a generator. Aside of the...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-27-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,645
Posted By andycfi

So sorry!!!

So sorry!!!
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-27-2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,210
Posted By andycfi

I really have not seen any meltdowns. I do not...

I really have not seen any meltdowns. I do not believe in mask mandates. I am one that thinks they are a big over reach, and I seriously doubt the efficacy. I think the health "experts" switched...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-24-2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,991
Posted By andycfi

I would assume that it was unintentional and move...

I would assume that it was unintentional and move on with my day.
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-24-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,568
Posted By andycfi

^^^...

^^^ :rofl::rofl:​​​​​​​:rofl:​​​​​​​:rofl:​​​​​​​:rofl:​​​​​​​:rofl:​​​​​​​:rofl:​​​​​​​:rofl:​​​​​​​:rofl:​​​​​​​:rofl:​​​​​​​:rofl:​​​​​​​:rofl:​​​​​​​:rofl:​​​​​​​:rofl:​​​​​​​ Hilarious!

In...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-14-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,098
Posted By andycfi

My wife and I both had horses when we met 15...

My wife and I both had horses when we met 15 years ago. When we got married, I re-homed mine as we couldn't afford 2. She still has a horse today, and it works out well for us. However, my wife has a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-01-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,171
Posted By andycfi

My condolences. Lost my mom in April of 2018....

My condolences. Lost my mom in April of 2018. Moms are very special, and I also encourage everyone to go hug theirs and say, "I love you," every chance you get.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-24-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,442
Posted By andycfi

I certainly do have empathy for people who are...

I certainly do have empathy for people who are discriminated against. It is plain ugly and terrible. HOWEVER, I HATE virtue signaling, judgey people who feel the need to tell me how how to feel about...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-24-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,944
Posted By andycfi

I didn't stay home during the COVID. My group of...

I didn't stay home during the COVID. My group of friends and family just rotated houses and put on our own get togethers.

However, I did have this experience last year when my wife got pregnant....
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-24-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,442
Posted By andycfi

Extremely well stated. If someone cannot see this...

Extremely well stated. If someone cannot see this happening, then they are totally blind.

It's been happening on TV for the last decade. There has been a huge influx of social conditioning in...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-24-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,449
Posted By andycfi

I am doing the same now. Late to the...

I am doing the same now.



Late to the party? Definitely. However, it is never to late to start leaving the phone at home! I don't like being tracked, and I also like a break from being...
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