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Forum: Fuel System 11-17-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
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Forum: Fuel System 11-17-2017, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By ndutton
If you guys invested half the energy in keeping...

If you guys invested half the energy in keeping water out of the tank as you do dealing with it after it's in the tank life would be much simpler.
Forum: Fuel System 11-16-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 248
Posted By ndutton
My filter is not a Racor but rather a spin on...

My filter is not a Racor but rather a spin on disposable type so I don’t know if my experience and practice applies. One advantage is a new ‘bowl’ with each filter service. I replace the filter...
Forum: Grampian 11-14-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,071
Posted By ndutton
Check the vent line for a continuous uphill run...

Check the vent line for a continuous uphill run from tank to vent fitting, no sags or traps allowed. If you have a low area it's possible a full tank could burp some fuel into the vent and seal it...
Forum: Grampian 11-14-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,071
Posted By ndutton
If it happens again try running with the fill cap...

If it happens again try running with the fill cap open provided you can do so without the risk of water entering the tank.
Forum: Electrical 11-13-2017, 11:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,027
Posted By ndutton
I'm truly sorry but without an accurate drawing...

I'm truly sorry but without an accurate drawing that shows everything I can't offer anything constructive.
Forum: General Maintenance 11-13-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By ndutton
I'd like to hear how the conclusion was drawn of...

I'd like to hear how the conclusion was drawn of a failed head gasket. As for a referral, try David Grosse, David's Yacht Service, he's local to you
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Forum: Electrical 11-13-2017, 09:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,027
Posted By ndutton
Where are you located?

Where are you located?
Forum: Electrical 11-12-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,027
Posted By ndutton
Looking at the picture and the latest drawing,...

Looking at the picture and the latest drawing, the purple wires are grounds meaning the ABYC color code is out the window.
Forum: Electrical 11-12-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,027
Posted By ndutton
Because I'm not seeing a separate start button...

Because I'm not seeing a separate start button the ign switch must have a momentary start function but neither it nor the solenoid wire is shown.
Forum: Electrical 11-12-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,027
Posted By ndutton
In addition to the missing ground Mary noticed, I...

In addition to the missing ground Mary noticed, I see no 12V+ path from the battery switch common to the ignition switch and I'm having real problems with the ignition switch terminals (Ign, Blo,...
Forum: Electrical 11-11-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,027
Posted By ndutton
Did we determine whether or not you have...

Did we determine whether or not you have electronic ignition? Is there one wire (typically black) coming out of the side of the distributor or two (red and black)?
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-11-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By ndutton
Yes, it sounds like the carb needs cleaning...

Yes, it sounds like the carb needs cleaning (filter replacement too) but if you don't solve the source of the contamination you're destined for a repeat episode. Even cleaning/replacing the tank...
Forum: Electrical 11-11-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,027
Posted By ndutton
Not to worry dwk, we'll get through this even if...

Not to worry dwk, we'll get through this even if it's one wire at a time. For starters, let's talk about the coil connections. You are correct, we are not talking about the large "secondary" wire...
Forum: Electrical 11-10-2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,027
Posted By ndutton
Oh yeah, there are problems. Before we go deep...

Oh yeah, there are problems. Before we go deep we should double check a few things on the drawing for accuracy:

The - post on the coil goes to the distributor, NOT an engine ground. Don't be...
Forum: Electrical 11-10-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,027
Posted By ndutton
I believe dwkfym meant the coil rather than the...

I believe dwkfym meant the coil rather than the alternator had internal resistance (both the Echlin IC64 and IC14 are 3Ω coils = good) and the alternator is actually an Arco 60065. Looking forward...
Forum: Electrical 11-10-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,027
Posted By ndutton
OK, let's get started. The description is...

OK, let's get started.

The description is appreciated but has a few holes that need to be cleared up before we can help and be assured, this can be solved. First, an accurate and detailed drawing...
Forum: General Interest 11-09-2017, 11:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 23,427
Posted By ndutton
Update: I located light pole bases very similar...

Update:
I located light pole bases very similar to the ones I used for the table support: Progress Lighting P8748-31 available just about everywhere (Home Depot, Lowe's, Amazon, many lighting...
Forum: Fuel System 11-09-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By ndutton
The solution is to find and fix the leak that...

The solution is to find and fix the leak that introduced the air into the system. Finding the leak can be tricky because the pressure gradient is vacuum. Fuel doesn't leak out, air leaks in. Hose...
Forum: Cooling System 11-09-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By ndutton
Perhaps reinstallation knocked something loose? ...

Perhaps reinstallation knocked something loose? Like a plug wire?

We're guessing here.
Forum: Cooling System 11-09-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By ndutton
Oil won't 'shoot' out because it's not a...

Oil won't 'shoot' out because it's not a pressurized area but you could experience splatter.

Honest, I'm not trying to be a wise guy but

were the inlet and outlet hoses reconnected to the...
Forum: Fuel System 11-08-2017, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By ndutton
It's talking about air pockets developing inside...

It's talking about air pockets developing inside the pump from leaks upstream from the pump. Consider it a generic term as our pumps, both electric and mechanical, do not have rotating impellers.
Forum: General Maintenance 11-08-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 258
Posted By ndutton
I think it's a good strategy to replace for...

I think it's a good strategy to replace for reasons of time investment and end result vs. clean, clean, clean of the old tank BUT you'd better figure out how the crud got in there in the first place...
Forum: Electrical 11-07-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 40,762
Posted By ndutton
I think I can help. The drawing posted in the...

I think I can help. The drawing posted in the thread appears to be a modification from an earlier version that had a direct feed ammeter in the gauge panel, connected between the orange alternator...
Forum: Troubleshooting 11-05-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 581
Posted By ndutton
Good news on making it home

You've got this Phil. Figure out why the water volume is reduced (pump or blockage) and rectify. Because the volume was reduced prior to and following stat removal the usual suspects are pump...
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