Join Date: May 2003
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So Sorry. Only so much time to work on this monster and email too.
Thanks for all the advice.
I have purchased and installed from don moyer a new carb. rebuilt original and have for emergency throw toy.
Installed a new electronic ignition.
New plugs, twice gapped (checked 3 times)
New rotor, points (set gap 4 times) and condensor (twice)
Checked and recheck distributer wires.
Get spark between coil and block,
Get spark between spark plugs and block
Rechecked fuel pump. Plenty in bilge now.
Ohm tested coil (ok)
replaced marine batteries x2
spayed wd40, and engine starter ether into flame arrestor and spark plug holes.
Thumb tested compression (plenty of puffed air there)
have read 3 origional atomic 4 manuels (can make copies if desired)
Have read don moyer manuel twice.
Changed fuel filter once.
Added water treatment to gas tank
Checked exhaust for blockage
Checked plugs for water and other fouling (none noted)
Check, Checked and rechecked. Everyone I
talk to says it should run, now it just spurts.
Am fed up and have called in the gutters.
FOR SALE AND REMOVAL ONE ATOMIC 4
Docked sadly corpus christi texas
Plan on taking to the bankers and seeing about putting an electric motor in from solomon technologies.
PS I have looked at others atomic 4 engines in similar boats that run which you would not want to show your mothers. Mine is so clean you would be proud to show your mother in law.
arrgh, The choke makes it not run at all.