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Search: Posts Made By: Gummy
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 12-22-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 4,182
Posted By Gummy
I was shopping for one about 2 years ago and have...

I was shopping for one about 2 years ago and have wondered what people thought of them. Thanks for input. I'm sure people find value searching through old posts and in my opinion adding information...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-20-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 5,251
Posted By Gummy
Chris, Mine's not working again now. Going to...

Chris,
Mine's not working again now. Going to replace brushes. If that doesn't work, here is a link for a new one.
http://www.woodauto.com/component.aspx?ref=DST10001
Rod
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-28-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 1,698
Posted By Gummy
Yes and no. When I had my starter off, it would...

Yes and no. When I had my starter off, it would spin with power applied(this made me think the starter was fine). This was not an official bench test in my case, it was me taking the motor off and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-27-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 1,698
Posted By Gummy
When you touch the power to the post, have your...

When you touch the power to the post, have your decompression valve open and give the flywheel a little spin with your left hand(carefully). I'll bet just that little assist will get it going. Mine...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-26-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 1,698
Posted By Gummy
Somehow I missed this. Yeah, the biggest bolt...

Somehow I missed this. Yeah, the biggest bolt toward the middle of the starter is the one the positive cable should be touched to. I jump mine this way all the time.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-25-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 1,841
Posted By Gummy
Thanks Timebandit. I have a good article on the...

Thanks Timebandit. I have a good article on the timing. I'll update the thread when I try something new.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-22-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 1,305
Posted By Gummy
I once got gifts wrapped in charts. It looked...

I once got gifts wrapped in charts. It looked really great and I liked the theme of course.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-22-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 1,698
Posted By Gummy
Very Very frustrating. I was so disappointed on...

Very Very frustrating. I was so disappointed on Fri. but I am feeling inspired again. I am going to change all my fuel lines and have the injector pump rebuilt. I am thinking about pulling the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-22-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 1,841
Posted By Gummy
@Timebandit, How do you check fuel flow with with...

@Timebandit, How do you check fuel flow with with system intact? I'd love to. I have checked it with injectors on the lines but not while in head. They make a nice popping sound and I can hear them...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-22-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 1,698
Posted By Gummy
The same thing happened to me. I could take the...

The same thing happened to me. I could take the dynastart off and it would spin but once on the engine it would not spin. It drove me crazy. Somehow just the tension of the belts on the motor was...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-21-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 1,841
Posted By Gummy
Yes, when it ran, it knocked. At least when it...

Yes, when it ran, it knocked. At least when it was running badly. I am not even sure both cylinders were firing. When it ran well, it didn't knock at all. This is what makes me think the solonoid...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-21-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 1,841
Posted By Gummy
What I don't get though is how this can be a fuel...

What I don't get though is how this can be a fuel flow problem when I can get a good spray pattern from the injectors. Also, when I disconnect injectors and catch the pre-injector fuel, it is clean...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-21-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 1,841
Posted By Gummy
Thanks Faster and Rewell. I have 3 batteries, the...

Thanks Faster and Rewell. I have 3 batteries, the starter is not super fast but when I use the decompression lever, it spins up fast then I drop it for start. There are no glowplugs on this engine....
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-20-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 1,841
Posted By Gummy
Yeah, I am talking about a shutoff valve that is...

Yeah, I am talking about a shutoff valve that is located on my injector pump. I don't have a solinoid on mine but I think it is called a solinoid valve because some engines have a solinoid on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-20-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 1,841
Posted By Gummy
Engine won't run. Solinoid Valve?

Hi,
I have been battling my Volvo MD-6A for couple months now. I got the engine with a new to me boat a couple months ago. The engine would only idle slowly and die after a few seconds. I...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-12-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 5,251
Posted By Gummy
Sent. Let me know if you don't get it.

Sent. Let me know if you don't get it.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-12-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 5,251
Posted By Gummy
Send me an e-mail to rodspake (at sign) usa.net...

Send me an e-mail to rodspake (at sign) usa.net and I'll send you a diagram from the parts manual. It must be online somewhere too, but I can scan that page.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-12-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 5,251
Posted By Gummy
Good luck with that, I'll bet you get the motor...

Good luck with that, I'll bet you get the motor working. Why not try before you buy anything?

Pretty funny. I just looked through some of you older posts. your experiences seem to mirror mine...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-12-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 5,251
Posted By Gummy
I have one that was giving me trouble. It would...

I have one that was giving me trouble. It would not turn unless I spun it by hand with no load on it. I could not find another one and decided to take the plunge and open mine up. It is really not...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-04-2007
Replies: 19
Views: 1,857
Posted By Gummy
I have a friend with an O'day 30. He likes it...

I have a friend with an O'day 30. He likes it well enough. Pretty much uses it as a novelty to interest ladies, to drink beer on and to grill on. Some sailing too. I found my 28' Morgan this...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-25-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 3,749
Posted By Gummy
I am new to this stuff and have a new boat with a...

I am new to this stuff and have a new boat with a tiller. I have sailed a little with a wheel and it is kind of like a car, but not exactly. I wonder if I'm right but it seems like adding an...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-21-2007
Replies: 28
Views: 3,544
Posted By Gummy
Jbrock, could you contact me via e-mail? I need...

Jbrock, could you contact me via e-mail? I need an exhaust manifold for my MD6A. Is yours in good shape? Mine corroded inside and blocked up then broke while I was cleaning it.(I bought the boat...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 09-21-2007
Replies: 18
Views: 1,402
Posted By Gummy
I had the same problem acouple weeks ago. I have...

I had the same problem acouple weeks ago. I have the same engine. Ther is a little screenlike filter under that cap that is flat. I ended up just sticking a screwdriver shaft just into the hole...
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