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Forum: Engines 10-26-2014, 02:34 PM
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Thank you! Will keep you posted.

Thank you! Will keep you posted.
Forum: Engines 10-26-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By forbes210
Mike, I feel the same way about it. He should be...

Mike, I feel the same way about it. He should be responsible for entire job. Just wanted to make sure that I got enough good arguments to show him where the problem is and don't get send back with...
Forum: Engines 10-25-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By forbes210
Mechanic which removed the head is marine...

Mechanic which removed the head is marine mechanic not sure if certified by mercruiser. He remove the heads and gave them to other head guy who machine the heads and installed new valves. It looks...
Forum: Engines 10-25-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By forbes210
Mike, I did the leak down test yesterday. Cyl #1...

Mike, I did the leak down test yesterday. Cyl #1 had a leaking intake valve and that's perfect explanation why compression on this cylinder was lower. Compression on all the other cylinders was...
Forum: Engines 10-24-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By forbes210
Spurk plug #8 had a weird black deposit on...

Spurk plug #8 had a weird black deposit on ceramic part of the spark plug. I was wondering how it could happen.
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Forum: Engines 10-24-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By forbes210
I did the dry compression test. Didn't have...

I did the dry compression test. Didn't have enough time to do the wet test. Cylinder #1 had 125 psi all the other between 170 - 195 psi. Im not an expert as far of judging the spark plugs but all of...
Forum: Engines 10-23-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By forbes210
The engine block was winterized by running...

The engine block was winterized by running antifreeze through it.

Is there any way to determine if the block is cracked? The engine runs fine besides oil consumption. I would like to take care of...
Forum: Engines 10-23-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,510
Posted By forbes210
I keep my boat in the water- no trailer. I...

I keep my boat in the water- no trailer.

I do get the sheen in the water but only after the start up and thought that it might be gasoline when engine running on choke. After some time sheen goes...
Forum: Engines 10-23-2014, 01:51 AM
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Posted By forbes210
No signs of water in the oil. I'll remove...

No signs of water in the oil.

I'll remove the water from the bilge and lay some mats but my bilge is clean and by this time I added about 5 quarts which in case of leak oil will be all over the...
Forum: Engines 10-22-2014, 09:20 PM
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Posted By forbes210
Oil consumption after head rebuild merc 5.7 2002 (maxum 2500 scr)

Hi All,

After I had an issue with my heads (2 of the exhaust valves got tuliped 370 hours) i had a mechanic remachine the heads and install stainless steel valves. After I picked up the boat the...
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