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  1. Re: Starboard engine surges, powers down and will not pass 2400 rpm.

    Stalling problem fixed, swapped carbs engine to engine but also noted the carb on the problem engine had the idle mixture screws in about a turn and a half farther in. Backed them out and put that...
  2. Re: Starboard engine surges, powers down and will not pass 2400 rpm.

    As an update, did a little more carb tinkering before layup. Then to the electrical side and had both distributors rebuilt over winter. Last year it seems like starboard was willing to go higher...
  3. Re: Starboard engine surges, powers down and will not pass 2400 rpm.

    did swap in a new coil, but not the ignition control box. I pulled all the hard lines and inspected for blockages. New fuel lines and two sets of new filters (in line and water separating). New cap...
  4. Re: Starboard engine surges, powers down and will not pass 2400 rpm.

    Chrysler 360s. Starboard engine accessories run CCW when viewed from the front- which means CW rotation of the flywheel which I take to mean that is my reverse rotation engine. Interesting thought...
  5. Re: Starboard engine surges, powers down and will not pass 2400 rpm.

    Thanks, I did check the engine with a vacuum gauge. Readings were mostly steady at idle with a little flutter. Checked it against the port engine and the readings and flutter were basically identical...
  6. Starboard engine surges, powers down and will not pass 2400 rpm.

    Hopefully I can solve this before I go nuts.

    History. Bought the boat, a 1980 from a guy who had it around 10 years and used it little. With unknown history he had reman long locks put in, from...
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