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    Re: Engine runs rough/dies!?!?!

    Start by checking the connections to all the parts you replaced.
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    Re: Chris Craft 350k engine build

    ..... turn a prop with one more pitch...

    Props come in 2 inch pitch increments.

    sometimes going up one prop size (+2 in pitch) results in lower rpm, but not more speed ( engine torque...
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    Re: Blocked Exhaust on Merc 5.0L MPI?

    It is a serious question.... your answer eliminates an incorrect propeller (over propped) installed by a previous owner.

    When did this problem start?
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    Re: Blocked Exhaust on Merc 5.0L MPI?

    Has this engine ever run properly for you???
  5. Re: Volvo Penta hard steering to starboard

    IF it steers ok at low speeds, maybe trim tab ( the fin) is knocked way off.... Take a picture and post it...
  6. Re: any ideas on getting a starter out of a 5.7 when the bolt heads are stripped studs frozen?

    When I did that, had 2 extinguishers with me in bilge ( 38 Ft Chriscraft Cabin) and put water soaked towels on all the nearby hoses.... ran the bilge blower before, during and after... cabin...
  7. Re: any ideas on getting a starter out of a 5.7 when the bolt heads are stripped studs frozen?

    Bondo is correct, however, pulled a starter on a friends boat ( 7.4 inboard)... bolts spun right out however spend hours trying to get the starter to budge....ended up using a MAP torch on the...
  8. Re: Volvo Penta hard steering to starboard

    Power steering???? If so, you likely can't move the drive by hand from the outside.
    Any indication anywhere on the drive where you hit?
  9. Re: Gibson Crusader Champion Series will not start

    RE:"When I pull throttle back she stalled.".... Adjust the idle set screw which is external to the carb.
  10. Re: Mercarb 2 bl mixture not responsive - help!

    Re: " Do i need a pin to shove in there to see if anything is caked in there?"..... reread my post #2....
  11. Re: Mercruiser 7.4 Litre Bravo engine starts and runs fine on open water but stalls after

    "Rebuild carb" (once a rarity) in this era of ethanol is now routine. My experience with ethanol laced gas in carbed engines is that even with a filter/separator and good fuel "treatment" ,...
  12. Re: Mercarb 2 bl mixture not responsive - help!

    On my 5.7, the vacuum port is a pipe plug on top of the intake manifold as is likely on yours.
    Re: clogged emulsion jets..... depends on how clogged.. one jet 99% clogged, engine once warmed up (I...
  13. Re: Mercarb 2 bl mixture not responsive - help!

    Are you using a vacuum gauge to adjust the mixture ???? FWIW, the last time I set the mixture on my engine, I just set the needle to the factory default number of turns specified and called it...
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    Re: 4.3L Oil Pan

    Re: "There is always money to do the job twice but never enough to do it right."..... The same can be said for time :-)
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    Re: 454 Timing procedure...

    Thank you Jack
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    Re: 4.3L Oil Pan

    A more accurate indicator of life of an automotive pan in a boat is not likely saltwater vs fresh, but trailered vs moored/docked. 99.99% of the water in a boat's bilge is fresh water for a...
  17. Re: Volvo Penta SX-C NO GEARS sheared something

    Well.... the cheap and easy thing is a spun prop hub ( since you didn't hit anything) .... start from there
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    454 Timing procedure...

    Friend's boat... 454 "magnum Bravo" Carbed engine S/N 0C462174... third owner boat... replacing Distributor cap ( T'bolt V)..

    Am familiar with the setup up and base timing procedure for 5.7L,...
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    Re: Mercruiser 3.0

    ....keeping in mind that the 4800 RPM figure, like the 4200 RPM figure is not intended as a continuous operating RPM..
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    Re: Chrysler 360 Killing Alternators

    Exactly!!!
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