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    Re: 318 Edelbrocks and fuel guzzling

    I would also make sure the engines are 'tuned up' and get some reference data....verify the timing advance is functional and consistent on both engines...would also record intake manifold vacuum...
  2. Re: 1991 454XL's - What brand oil do you use?

    Mobil 1 full synthetic has been fine for us, for a few decades now...
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    Re: Starboard side of engine overheats

    2X on using a thermometer...

    if the exhaust elbows have any time on them, you may want to replace them...
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    Re: 2009 5.7 cusaderclassic hydrolock

    without the ECU, the pump won't run until you start to crank it - if it has the 'old style' starter solenoid. Many have added a momentary switch to enable a 'fill the float bowl' function. And most...
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    Re: 2009 5.7 cusaderclassic hydrolock

    carbureted or MPI (w the ECU)?
  6. Thread: v drive help

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    Re: v drive help

    sorry but the attachments in Post #16 were 'extras' and not relevant to the comment....look here:

    http://www.waltergear.com/vd.htm
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    Re: v drive help

    if it has what appears to be 30wt in it, it's likely a Walters - they recommend straight 30wt....
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    Re: Leak issue help

    FWIW, once you get it back, once you park it (especially on the trailer), put the drive down in the operating position...if you can, park it with the drive in the shade to the extent possible. Both...
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    Re: 2009 5.7 cusaderclassic hydrolock

    Those switches are, unfortunately, frequent failure items...it could have been intermittent and been a contributor to the problem...
  10. Thread: v drive help

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    Re: v drive help

    24171

    here's a BW V drive unit bolted to the back of an inline direct drive gear.

    you can post pictures a few ways...if you are doing it from the 'normal' reply window you need to upload it and...
  11. Thread: v drive help

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    Re: v drive help

    you may need one more post to enable posting pics....

    until you figure out what you have its gonna be tough to figure out which fluid is a viable option.

    Velvet drive makes V-drives and...
  12. Re: Chrysler LM318 Runs Rough after Restart

    after restart, does the roughness dissipate after a period of time?
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    Re: Heat Exchanger inlet vs outlet temps

    Agreed that it can be a challenge....on the health side, besides the cooling function, I usually suggest a good visual inspection under the end caps and pressure test....its no guarantee but about...
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    Re: mercrusier 1987 470 voltage regulator issue

    follow the water hose from the transom assembly....the regulator should be the first thing going forward, towards the heat exchanger....
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    Re: Chris Craft lancer 350 Q starter problems

    I'd call ARCO marine and ask them...they are the big guys in the marine alternator & starter business...
  16. Thread: v drive help

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    Re: v drive help

    there should be two plugs on the top of the v drive, offset from the centerline a couple inches. the factory dipstick usually looks like a square head pipe plug. the breather is usually what you...
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    Re: Twin engines die at low RPM underway

    based on these revelations, I'd thinking you recently acquired this hull so there are a lot of unknown?

    The factory line size accounts for a reasonable number of fittings and most use 1/4" NPT...
  18. Thread: v drive help

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    Re: v drive help

    if its a 4500 series, it swill be happy with SAE 80W-90 gear oil....and the manual says to only fill to the FIRST mark on the dipstick. you can fill it thru the breather or the dipstick.

    I haven't...
  19. Re: PCM inboard engine tbi fuel flow diagram

    visit this site:
    https://www.planetnautique.com/CorrectCraftManuals/2007/20075.05.7.pdf

    and it should give you the whole parts manual for your engine...
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    Re: '95 350 Mag TBI: How to clean TBI?

    If you are happy with how the engine is running, stay true to your philosophy.

    If the injectors are malfunctioning, I've found it is best to send them to a shop that cleans them ultrasonically and...
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