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Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-14-2010, 05:43 PM
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Posted By Pax4d
I have defeated the Gremlins!!!! Looks like a...

I have defeated the Gremlins!!!! Looks like a new ballast resistor and rewiring of alternator did the trick. Boat ran well on Sunday, with plenty of starts and stops. Thanks eveyone for your...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-08-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,753
Posted By Pax4d
I have already converted to electronic ignition,...

I have already converted to electronic ignition, so no points.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-07-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,753
Posted By Pax4d
Ok guys, here's the latest. Looks like the...

Ok guys, here's the latest. Looks like the ballast resister was bad and therefore pushing too much juice to the coil. So a hot coil doesn't work well. Also the alternator was wired (previous...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-28-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,753
Posted By Pax4d
MCprostar, That sounds like a great idea to check...

MCprostar, That sounds like a great idea to check out. Thanks, I will look at the tac in morning.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-27-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,753
Posted By Pax4d
I ordered some Gremlin bait today, I had them add...

I ordered some Gremlin bait today, I had them add a sprinkle of Malibu attractant. Going to park boat next to a Malibu and see if I can cleanse myself of the Gremlins.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-26-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By Pax4d
Maybe so. :) Friggin Gremlins!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ...

Maybe so. :)
Friggin Gremlins!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'll get them, don't you worry. Going to start tracing all wiring this weekend. Pull everything off and clean up all connections.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-25-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,753
Posted By Pax4d
No I didn't. Great thought, but I don't recall...

No I didn't. Great thought, but I don't recall any. I have the wire in my truck I will double check in am.

Basically I have "gremlins", haha. I will find them and fix them, thanks again for...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-25-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,753
Posted By Pax4d
Thanks for the input guys. I was working through...

Thanks for the input guys. I was working through wires on Sunday with multimeter, just checking out power, and when I disconnected my Coil wire, it broke. The portion that attaches to the coil...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-23-2010, 12:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,753
Posted By Pax4d
Looks like I have fuel, but no fire. I checked...

Looks like I have fuel, but no fire. I checked the coil and it looks like it is dead. Again. That is 2 brand new coils in only 2 trips to the lake. So something is causing the coil to go out...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-21-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,753
Posted By Pax4d
Ox, Thanks for the reply. I am located in...

Ox,
Thanks for the reply. I am located in Shreveport, La.

Varnish in fuel? WOW! I bet you didn't see that one coming.

I still leaning toward something electrical, cause the boat runs so well...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-21-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,753
Posted By Pax4d
1982 351 starting issue

I have an 82 S&S with a 351 PMC. I am having issues starting the engine, after it has been running. I have replaced plugs, wires, coil, upgraded to electronic ignition, new carb, filters, oil, etc....
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-03-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Pax4d
My boat shop felt it was the starter solenoid...

My boat shop felt it was the starter solenoid going out and not allowing enough spark once the engine is hot. I am not sure that's correct or not, but at this stage its a game of working through...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 05-02-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Pax4d
First run of 2010.

Took the 1982 S&S out today for its 2010 shakedown cruise. Didn't go all that well. The boat is my new project and got it over the winter. I am having a big issue getting the boat started. I was...
Forum: Upholstery 04-04-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By Pax4d
Picture

Spent all day yesterday rubbing in a gelgoat restorer and polishing boat. I took about 20 pictures in hopes of sharing them with you all. Unfortunetly I got home and discovered that my camera isn't...
Forum: Upholstery 04-01-2010, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By Pax4d
Sorry for the delay in pictures and response,...

Sorry for the delay in pictures and response, work has been a bit crazy the past couple of weeks. I am going to be working on the boat this weekend, I will take a few pics and post them.
Forum: Upholstery 03-12-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By Pax4d
1982 seat rebuild

Hey everyone just thought I would share,

I purchased a 1982 Stars and Stripes a few months ago and have been slowly going through it. The vinyl was in decent shape, not great but usable. The wood...
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