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Old 12-06-2017, 10:47 PM
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Hello, everyone!

Newbie here. I'm glad to have found this great online community. I'm hoping to learn more from the other members here. Cheers!
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Old 12-07-2017, 08:50 AM
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Welcome Aboard!

There are many wonderful folks on here and they are even keen to help!

Just make sure listen to what they ask/say and you'll save a lot of time and grief.
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Old 12-07-2017, 10:10 AM
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Fred, Greg's comment is interesting. I am a scatterbrain..When I was a newbie on this forum, and I was trying to get a handle on the A4, I was all over the map.

I've learned that when these guys ask specific questions about a problem we are helping to troubleshoot, there is usually a reason. One tip I learned from other forum members that I now preach too...when you try to 'fix' too many things on the engine at once, it complicates the troubleshooting process when something goes wrong. For example, if someone thinks there is a spark problem, they might change the coil, points, condenser, spark plugs, wires, and a new battery. Then, they wonder why there is this new problem that surfaces AND yet the spark problem still exists. We then have to troubleshoot EACH of those items individually to help figure out what went wrong.

Anyway, I was getting in the weeds a bit, but it is common to want to throw parts at a problem, and sometimes you are wasting time, and money.

Oh, and another welcome! What kind of boat? What condition is the engine in? I see you are in Tampa, so you probably are not worrying/planning about winterizing like a lot of us are.
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Yea, what they said.

I'll be in Ft. Meyers in two weeks. I'll wave from the car as we drive by.

Cheers,

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Let me be the first to suggest, no...DEMAND that you install a fuel pressure gauge and purchase a Moyer A4 Manual.

That will save you a lot of grief from the group.

That said, it's still a good idea.
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Let me be the first to suggest, no...DEMAND that you install a fuel pressure gauge and purchase a Moyer A4 Manual.

That will save you a lot of grief from the group.

That said, it's still a good idea.
oh!

And don't forget the Moyer Manual. Wonderful investment!
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