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Bt Doctur

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    Selling boat parts , hand tied fluke rigs and braided line

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  1. Bt Doctur

    Fuel pump not pumping

    if carb`d you dont have a ECM, if your carb`d with an electric fuel pump it wont energize with the key on. So what is it you exactly your working on.? Got an engine serial number Now if its a volvo ,the alt provides the power for the fuel pump, not the ign switch
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    Service manual

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    Yet another winterize question

    To all of you who use the "muff method" without draining everyhing first let us know how you made out next spring. Coolant MUST always exit the motor to cool the rubber parts no matter what the thermostat is up to . Seeing pink from the exaust means only that it went thru the exaust manifold and out the motor . So do you feel lucky. well do you ?
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    Service manual

    need the engine designation , lots of 4.3`s
  5. You people are just too anal about a little water in the bilge , just add a little bit of soap to it to keep the bilge clean. If you bilge is in the wrong place, relocate it or add a smaller one one at the transom Any YES, using a shop vac in the gas tank will explode the shop vac, just ask my neighbor
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    1200 hrs, doing new long block. what else should be done

    go fresh water cooling too, 6.2 same block , bib block horespower
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    Changing Batteries

    Then you left something turned on or the charging system is not working
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    Can the 230 or 250 Suncoast's handle the ocean?

    . Mistake 1 I am in a open bow boat . 23' Mistake 2 23' ´╗┐long with 8 big adults & children. Mistake 3 We are 5 miles offshore of the inlet. We are barely keeping up with the waves that are keeping the bilge running. Mistake 4 We are 5 miles offshore of the inlet. We are barely keeping up with the waves that are keeping the bilge pump running. Send help now. Mistake 5 Trying to run an inlet ,with that type of boat, with those types of waves will lead t disaster. also not listening to and not watching the weather for signs of weather approaching . Knowing when to cut and run for it . Now if you had an escape plan, donning life jackets, having a snap bridle for all the pax, a "go bag" with a spare hand held and a spare flare kit, whistle, and light etc. And of course WARM WATER otherwise you`ll be dead in 3 hours or less. Having been to the East Wall of the canyon (109 mies)even a 41 footer is no match for the ocean when it gets angry.When waves crash onto the bow you can only hold on and face into it. When you look to the side and see a wall of water 20 feet above you and then see yourself onto a 20 foot mountain of water looking down , it`s not a very fun day.
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    Its all gone wrong :-(

    For next time ground the Hi Tension lead or remove the purple wire from the coil
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    Its all gone wrong :-(

    Make sure the coil is not bad first, the arcing could have caused a carbon track
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    Trailer Bearings

    Basically same as older car bearings. remove tire, remove dust cap, cotter pin, (discard) ,castle nut ,front bearing . reinstall nut, give hub a good pull and it comes off leaving the rear bearing and seal. remove nut, remove remaining parts Clean and inspect bearings and races. repack bearing, ask if you dont know how. pack rear of hub with grease install rear bearing, install seal ,a flat block of wood works nice, install hub. install front bearing, washer(if equipped) castle nut and tighten while spinning hub make nut snug and then back off until cotter pin can enter. If anything your better off a tic on the loose side install dust cover and wheel in
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    Fuel pump not pumping

    Not knowing what your working on makes it difficult to give any type of answer
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    Smoke and running rich

    pull the spark plug for inspection , with that much fuel a few should be blackened
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    bad injectors?

    standard GM injectors, nothing special
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    brass plug hanging on side of engine

    You will find it connected to the oil drain hose. Was supposed to be the dumbest way to change oil, pull the boat, pull the plug, remove pipe plug plug, and let drain.\ So much easier to simply attach pump to end of hose if desired or pump from threaded fitting on the dipstick