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Forum: Engine / Drive Train Today, 10:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 496
Posted By JimN
The normal method of testing spark is with a...

The normal method of testing spark is with a spark intensity gauge. It has an adjuster that allows increasing or decreasing the gap- if it fails to jump the gap on any plugs, something is wrong and...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train Today, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 154
Posted By JimN
Testing on the driveway isn't a valid method- the...

Testing on the driveway isn't a valid method- the only way to find out is to test it in gear, on the water, under load.

Here's a list of possible causes for what you seem to be experiencing- it's...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train Yesterday, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 164
Posted By JimN
Ahhh. What if you were to move the crank sensors,...

Ahhh. What if you were to move the crank sensors, rather than re-engineer the trigger wheel, assuming they’re surface-mounted?

If you get this sorted out and to the point of fuel mapping, will you...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train Yesterday, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 164
Posted By JimN
Base timing only matters at idle- as soon as the...

Base timing only matters at idle- as soon as the throttle opens and RPM & vacuum change, fuel delivery and timing can be whatever they want.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train Yesterday, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 164
Posted By JimN
Since the ECM adjusts the timing advance, the...

Since the ECM adjusts the timing advance, the star wheel can be oriented in almost any position, as long as someone knows this at the beginning of calibration. Base timing is 10 degrees BTDC, but not...
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,235
Posted By JimN
My recommendation to use a UPS has nothing to do...

My recommendation to use a UPS has nothing to do with anyone cutting the power- how would this work if a storm interrupts it? Cameras would be down, network would be down, what else needs to be...
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,235
Posted By JimN
IF you use a DVR or NVR, you’ll see 4K, but ONLY...

IF you use a DVR or NVR, you’ll see 4K, but ONLY if the display can show 4K. Over the internet, the display may do 4K, but you won’t see an uncompressed video format unless your ISP can provide that...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 06-21-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,032
Posted By JimN
Well, can't you just have a really long power...

Well, can't you just have a really long power cord that's in a retractable reel, hanging from the ceiling? That way, the lift can drive around and the cord will still reach.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 06-21-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 43,029
Posted By JimN
I was on a ladder cleaning my gutters one Fall...

I was on a ladder cleaning my gutters one Fall day and heard people talking across the street- two Turkeys had arrived and were walking across to my yard (we have a lot of them in our neighborhood)....
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 06-21-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 43,029
Posted By JimN
And here, I have been doing it wrong- I thought...

And here, I have been doing it wrong- I thought the arrow was supposed to kill them.:D

Check this out-

From...
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,235
Posted By JimN
The camera can be 1080 or 4K and the zoomed image...

The camera can be 1080 or 4K and the zoomed image can still look bad because after it's recorded, the only kind of zoom is digital, which is only enlarging the existing video. If it was optical zoom,...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-20-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By JimN
They should ask for the block numbers- these are...

They should ask for the block numbers- these are found inside of the bell housing or cast into the rear of the block, usually near the top.

How long is the warranty- all I found was a statement...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-20-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 456
Posted By JimN
I would disconnect the coupler and pull the whole...

I would disconnect the coupler and pull the whole thing as a unit. If you have access to a chain hoist and an engine stand (you could buy those used and sell them when you're done), it's not a...
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,235
Posted By JimN
How many people who use wireless IP cameras and...

How many people who use wireless IP cameras and cloud storage use a decent UPS for their network? The answer is, not enough. The network goes down because of a power cut- no reporting to the cloud....
Forum: General Discussion 06-20-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,235
Posted By JimN
"Only 1080p"? 1080 wasn't available for analog...

"Only 1080p"? 1080 wasn't available for analog cameras at a low price until only a couple of years ago and even then, that's not the only important factor when viewing the recording- if the frame...
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,235
Posted By JimN
No, they had some issues with the image freezing,...

No, they had some issues with the image freezing, losing connection with the hub and some others. A friend was having problems, so I googled ‘Arlo problems’- the first link was for the freezing video.
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,235
Posted By JimN
And they have had some issues with the app, so...

And they have had some issues with the app, so make sure to update the firmware.
Forum: General Discussion 06-19-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 249,107
Posted By JimN
Why would he? If someone asked him if he has done...

Why would he? If someone asked him if he has done anything wrong, I doubt he would admit it.
Forum: General Discussion 06-18-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 926
Posted By JimN
I wouldn't want to try to replace that if 5200...

I wouldn't want to try to replace that if 5200 had been used.
Forum: Electrical 06-17-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 290
Posted By JimN
Parts Express has all of the parts you need- heat...

Parts Express has all of the parts you need- heat shrink terminals, wire, split loom tubing, distribution blocks, breakers, fuses- no batteries or battery cases, though.

Make sure you don't use...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 06-16-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,032
Posted By JimN
Not if they had used the good stuff. I buy big...

Not if they had used the good stuff.

I buy big rolls of tarp tape- the kind used for shrink-wrapping boats. More durable and it lasts a long time.
Forum: Electrical 06-16-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 149
Posted By JimN
LED or incandescent? If LED, they draw very...

LED or incandescent? If LED, they draw very little current, so it might be a bad switch. If they're incandescent, how many are on that circuit? The current may exceed the switch's capacity. Remove...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 06-15-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,032
Posted By JimN
It's not missing, it's 'strategically placed'.

It's not missing, it's 'strategically placed'.
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 397
Posted By JimN
Is the lens glass, or plastic? Probably plastic,...

Is the lens glass, or plastic? Probably plastic, but I just installed some LED courtesy lights in a friends' boat and he wanted yellow, but they're not easy to find, or inexpensive. I used a a yellow...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 06-15-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 291
Posted By JimN
Unless you need to do some work on the...

Unless you need to do some work on the transmission, I would leave it. Might not hurt to see if you can clean it up, though. Spray some PB Blaster on the screws and use a wire brush and pick tool to...
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