Hose block fitting, RH btw w/pump & thermostat - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > On Board > Gear & Maintenance > Engines > Gas > Atomic 4
 Not a Member? 
  #1  
Old 06-17-2007
NorfolkRagbagger's Avatar
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Pierre Part, LA
Posts: 5
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
NorfolkRagbagger is on a distinguished road
Hose block fitting, RH btw w/pump & thermostat

On starting my recently acquired A4 (recently acquired boat with A4,) I saw considerable water coming out of a fitting (see image) on the RH side of the engine. The fitting is a "T" with a hose going to the thermostat and water pump.

I tightened the clamps on the hoses, no fix, then pulled the hoses off, found the problem was the fitting as it went into the block. The fitting is bronze, common, no big deal. Upon removing it, it was noticeably loose in the block, just about fell out due to the corroded insert area, then upon removal the plate that the fitting screws into literally crumbled; I almost sh*t, then noticed the fitting threaded into a plate. Glad it wasn't the block itself.

Corrosion is considerable and needs attention, but does anyone know here I could get the flat plate, about 4" tall, 12" long (wild guess on dimensions).

I hope it's clear what I'm referring to in the images.

This forum is an oracle of information. Thanks for any advise.

Well, scratch the pictures, I've checked sizes, etc, they're way below the size allowances, but I failed in the upload 5 or 6 times. If they will help, I'll find somewhere else to post them.

Got lucky! Posted the images here!: Welcome to your Personal Web Pages!

Thanks again.

Last edited by NorfolkRagbagger; 06-17-2007 at 06:47 PM.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 06-18-2007
ChicagoNewport27's Avatar
Currently, between boats.
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 112
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 9
ChicagoNewport27 is on a distinguished road
Easy! That's a Water Jacket Side Plate:
http://www.moyermarine.com/images/689.jpg

You can get them at Moyer Marine, with or without all the fittings.
Water Jacket Side Plate at Moyer Marine (follow this link, then scroll down)

For more assistance, contact the experts at Moyer Marine (moyermarine.com)
Moyer Marine Atomic 4 Engine Rebuilding and Parts
Moyer Marine Forums
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 06-18-2007
NorfolkRagbagger's Avatar
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Pierre Part, LA
Posts: 5
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
NorfolkRagbagger is on a distinguished road
Water jacket side plate

Sometimes it's amazing how close you can be to finding something, if only you looked in the logical place! Thanks a million. I'd suspect Moyer Marine and I will be becoming quite familiar. Thanks again, you made my day (and likely the season!)

By the way, the Moyer Marine site is a Godsend. I find the community there for us "old" A4 owners to be outstanding. KUDOS to Mr. Moyer.

Last edited by NorfolkRagbagger; 09-16-2007 at 06:42 PM. Reason: Wanted to commend Bill Moyer.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
'68 M34 Water Tank Fill Hose Question dancrosswis Morgan 0 04-01-2006 03:07 PM
Deck Washdown Systems Sue & Larry Cruising Articles 0 02-23-2004 08:00 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:13 AM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.