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  1. Re: No power to ignition or acc switches. Power to trim up/down

    the throttle/shift lever lockout wont have anything to do with the total power loss, but will only lock out the engine crank/start...

    there may be a bigger fuse in the engine bay, in the wire...
  2. Re: ignition coil, Diamond E-035, common part number?

    not in this case... the instructions that were included with the BID module kits, for those that wanted to upgrade from points to the Breakerless Ignition Distributor system, the instructions stated...
  3. Re: ignition coil, Diamond E-035, common part number?

    UPDATE... I found what I was looking for.
    the Prestolite distributor with the BID system (breakerless ignition) will use a 1.5ohm ignition coil, without a resistor in the system.... some coils,...
  4. ignition coil, Diamond E-035, common part number?

    does anyone know what the common part number for the diamond ignition coil is... the diamond number is E-035 and the sierra number is 18-5437, but none of the local parts places recognize either of...
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    Re: what is the secret to posting a photo?

    this is exactly what I do, but they dont upload...

    most pictures are taken with my phone, and they either get sent to my email, OR if several pics, they get downloaded directly to my computer...
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    Re: what is the secret to posting a photo?

    ok... this is the first time ive had this problem, and it seems like a silly and needless waste of time and trouble to have move it from my computer to someplace else, just to move it from there to...
  7. Re: searching for torque curve specs for '87 5.7... total timing advance?

    as I have the heads off, I used a dial indicator on the piston to find true top dead center, and it is dead on to the damper mark... the distributor isnt rusty or corroded inside, so hopefully the...
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    what is the secret to posting a photo?

    Ive tried to post a photo for a better idea of what im talking about in a thread, but the photo wont upload to the site....

    what is the max file size i can upload? I have resized it to 900mb...
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    what are these GM engine sensors for?

    the sensor at the top rear of the block is the oil pressure sender, but I dont know what the little one above the oil filter base is for.... is it a switch for low oil alarm? as the single wire that...
  10. Re: searching for torque curve specs for '87 5.7... total timing advance?

    "The 1987 5.7L SBC (if OEM) is fitted with the dreaded GM Full Dished pistons."
    this is a reman engine from HI Tech Engines in Spokane, assembled in 2010... the piston part number is H423NCP .030,...
  11. Re: searching for torque curve specs for '87 5.7... total timing advance?

    bondo, thanks for the reply...
    I wont disagree, and its easy enough to disassemble the carb and drop it in the tank....
    but according to the way it ran for the guy I bought it from, the...
  12. searching for torque curve specs for '87 5.7... total timing advance?

    I bought a used boat... since then Ive been having some WOT running issues with the engine not coming up to rpm under load, and so did the previous owner, who bought it from an estate without any...
  13. Re: question about 5.7 with vortec heads... and pistons?

    I dont know what you mean by the "air valve"... I have a carbureted engine which causes it to have butterflies/throttle plates on the throttle shaft. they open fully, and the shaft for the...
  14. Re: question about 5.7 with vortec heads... and pistons?

    not sure if it ever ran to full rpm with the 17p prop that came on it, and I havent tried anything smaller than a 13p.... ALL the OMC shops Ive been to says the boat with a stock hp engine should...
  15. Re: where do I ask questions for some forum navigation help?

    I can find where to post a new topic, but I could not find a topic/thread starter that I had already posted... Capt Bobs answer got me to where I wanted to go..... Thanks
  16. Re: where do I ask questions for some forum navigation help?

    Got it! Thank you....
  17. question about 5.7 with vortec heads... and pistons?

    the boat is an 1989, the tag on the engine is missing so I cant tell what year it is, but im assuming its the original which is probably an '87 or '88...
    its a 5.7 omc package, and at some point...
  18. where do I ask questions for some forum navigation help?

    im not sure if there is anyone actively running this site, but I have posted this question in other, seemingly more appropriate forums here, but it obviously isnt getting seen by anyone who can help...
  19. FOUND!... a supplier for flybridge wind shield/screens..

    I have been waiting months (thats months, with an S) for the windscreen I ordered from a certain florida company to be queued in for manufacture. the emails from them only say they are running behind...
  20. where is the "help" forum concerning this site?

    I have searched for a place to ask a question to get some help on navigating the forums/threads but I cannot find it anywhere.
    I can see the "forum rules, announcements & help" forum, but there is...
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