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    Re: New 3.0 in older boat

    Maybe but then it would have voided the warranty. Better safe than sorry.
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    Re: New 3.0 in older boat

    Update on this. They took the motor back and sent a new one and it runs fine. They never did say what was wrong but I think the timing chain was off a few teeth.
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    3.0 idle adjustment

    Hey experts. What is your method of idle speed and mixture adjustment on 2001 3.0? The manual is very vague so this is what I did. I turned the speed screw all the way out and then back in two turns....
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    Re: Manifold gasket

    Okay thanks. It's in brackish water so I'm going with the fiber one.
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    Re: Manifold gasket

    Well I don't know if they provided it or the place I purchased it from did. What do you guys use and why?
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    Re: Manifold gasket

    It's a barr marine combo for a 3.0.
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    Manifold gasket

    What is everyone's preferred manifold gasket? My new manifold came with the silver colored type but the old manifold gasket was more of a fiber looking gasket. Don't want ANY leaks!
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    Re: 3.0 carburator gasket

    I don't remember as it was way last August when I removed the motor. Like you I assume it's the two hole gasket which seems odd because there is no mating surface that matches it on any of the...
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    3.0 carburator gasket

    Does anyone know which carb mounting gasket should be used? Brand new combo header and carb but there are two different gaskets. One is an open hole and the other has a bar in the middle. Going on a...
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    Re: Alpha 1 water pump

    I ran water through it so must be ok.
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    Alpha 1 water pump

    So I replaced my Alpha 1 gen II water pump impeller for the first time which was pretty easy but when assembling the unit back together, I forgot to put the little plastic sleeve back on the water...
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    Re: New 3.0 in older boat

    I wonder if they would be able to tell if I just went ahead and opened it up.
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    Re: New 3.0 in older boat

    They want me to pull it and send it back. Shesh
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    Re: New 3.0 in older boat

    Just want to be 100% sure it's ok. Knowing a little about the law regarding warranty, They could come back and say, why did you open it up before the ten hour run? You should have requested an RMA...
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    Re: New 3.0 in older boat

    Yeah but I need them to tell me okay in writing.
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    Re: New 3.0 in older boat

    Not yet. I'm waiting for the go ahead from the place I purchased it from.
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    Re: New 3.0 in older boat

    Waiting for the go ahead from the place I got it from. Pretty sure it's a valve issue though.
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    Re: New 3.0 in older boat

    New vid after re checking everything. I used my stethoscope and the noise is loudest near the center of the valve cover.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnGroO-fQiA
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    Re: New 3.0 in older boat

    Vid of vaccum gauge.
    https://youtu.be/QE6EY9xD3fk
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    Re: New 3.0 in older boat

    That is what I think also. Did you listen to the video?
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