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    Re: 94 3.0 carb mixture adjustment

    With an original carb, I would think the screw is out a bit more than necessary...

    With a rebuild, its hard to say without knowing the details of what the rebuilder did...if it behaves as you...
  2. Thread: Fuel sender

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    Re: Fuel sender

    you need to match the resistance of the sender to the gauge...noramally, the American Standard is use where the sender shows 240 ohm at empty and 33 ohm at full. you also need to match the mounting...
  3. Re: 88 Nova II Port engine dies after running about 30-40 min

    could also be crud in the tank accumulating on the inlet screen of the fuel pick up tube...a vacuum gauge in the fuel line at the fuel pump will help verify a fuel supply issue,....
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    Re: Sound of air rushing into carb

    Glad to help...happy motoring!
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    Re: 95 Carver Mariner 330

    if the little wires on the connectors inside the distributor are ok, it could be the coil...quick check is to mark the coils and then switch them...if the "problem" moves with the coil, replace it.
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    Re: Sound of air rushing into carb

    the air rush is indeed air entering and its purpose is as you stated....the other one likely needs the inlet cleaned since you have some air flow (vacuum connection is intact)...Holley has done it...
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    Re: 1989 Crusader 454 Help

    The EST kits are 'ok' but won't let you tailor the ignition advance. They are simple and easy to install but I really don't prefer them unless you have a computer to monitor the timing.

    Davis...
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    Re: 1989 Crusader 454 Help

    if the props you had would let you spin 4300 and you aren't getting there now, I's start with the spark advance and make sure it works...if you don't get timing advance per the recommended curve, the...
  9. Re: Mercruiser 8.2L 2015 HO - Hard starting issue

    does the fuel pump prime when you turn the key to run?

    have you checked the fuel pressure in the rail when trying to start it?
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    Re: Engine replacement and marinization

    a couple pokes to the www suggest its a 351W part and uses a spreadbore carb...

    I can't say - not fluent in older fords used in the marine world...they left that market decades ago...
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    Re: Old bedford diesel ob-5

    this may help:
    http://www.numeralkod.com/cross/archivemanuals/general%20motors/industrial%20and%20marine%20diesel%20engines%20ops%20manual.pdf

    but it has B5 and OB5 (vs BO5)...
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    Re: 4.3 EFI fault codes 42 and 43

    it would help us out if you ID the engine a bit better...

    A code 42 could be a simple an the ignition module has failed or it could be a wiring problem...best bet is to get the correct OEM manual...
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    Re: Engine replacement and marinization

    its just your total post count that has to exceed five...so you are above that now...

    the only other caveat is the pic sizes are limited...so you may have to crop down the pic or resample it to a...
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    Re: Engine replacement and marinization

    surprised you could post any...one normally has to have five posts before you can add pictures.

    you can go to the forum home page and scroll down - they have an area where you can practice...
  15. Re: Crusader raw water cooled getting water to thermostat housing but not to manifold intake

    that would be a good place to start...maybe consider a major kit if you don't have any idea when it was last overhauled...

    Another option is to measure the flow rate the pump produces...
  16. Re: Electronic distributor for the venerable 2.3

    or shop around for a breaker plate...on the secondary market....
  17. Re: Crusader raw water cooled getting water to thermostat housing but not to manifold intake

    when was the last time the raw water pump had an impeller kit? a major service kit?
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    Re: ignition sw. mystery

    I'd be more inclined to check for voltage drops, from the battery to the switch...

    You may also want to separate the main engine harness plug...sometimes the pins/sockets corrode and cause these...
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    Re: 95 Carver Mariner 330

    fuel pressure is good to know, especially under load...if you have fuel delivery problems, a vacuum gauge on the suction side can help sometimes...
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    Re: 95 Carver Mariner 330

    Yes, you can clip it to the coil wire...or any high tension wire....as long as the cap and wires are in good shape....you want to verify that spark is/isn't occurring at specific points in time...
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