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Forum: Engines 06-12-2014, 11:56 AM
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Posted By mmwjr
So what happened to the dead cylinder? The engine...

So what happened to the dead cylinder? The engine will run fine with a dead cylinder when not under load (in the water under way). Have the new dealer check the engine compression.
Forum: Engines 03-05-2014, 10:00 PM
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Posted By mmwjr
When you stored the boat did you get all the...

When you stored the boat did you get all the water out of the cylinder? Also did you fog it with fogging oil. If not the piston rings may now be siezed. Pull the spark plugs and see if you can turn...
Forum: Engines 08-13-2013, 12:32 AM
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Posted By mmwjr
Not surprised about the outcome. Quote is in line...

Not surprised about the outcome. Quote is in line with what I have others paid (new or rebuilt long block?).

Best of luck finding work.

We all learn the hard way at some time in our lives.
Forum: Engines 08-01-2013, 12:52 AM
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Posted By mmwjr
Yea Shrew I'm not thinking this will end good. ...

Yea Shrew I'm not thinking this will end good.

I know you said it cranks but does it make any strange noises when doing so. Clacking is either from lose of oil pressure or valve train coming...
Forum: Engines 07-31-2013, 11:38 AM
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Posted By mmwjr
220 is hot for an open system should be around...

220 is hot for an open system should be around 160. Closed systems run around 220 but being under pressure the water boils at at much higher temp. IMHO it's 50/50, I have seen engines be Ok with no...
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