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"Fred, Your problem is likely that the wire between the gauge and your sender is open…"

Ronald Zick replied 11 hours ago to Guage Problem

3 11 hours ago
Reply by Ronald Zick

"This deserves  more than my initial very short explanation. The spark plugs have a v…"

Ronald Zick replied on Wednesday to Engine Gremlin, any thoughts?

7 on Friday
Reply by Mark Steinmann

"I would be checking you're carb. I think the one side had plugged main metering jet."

Ronald Zick replied on Tuesday to Engine Gremlin, any thoughts?

7 on Friday
Reply by Mark Steinmann

"William, It is time to seriously consider replacing the complete system. There is a…"

Ronald Zick replied Jul 5 to Air Conditioning

3 Jul 11
Reply by Andrew Franklin

"Mark, One the the main reasons why electric fuel pumps were added back at the fuel t…"

Ronald Zick replied Jul 3 to Old Topic, new thoughts 427 Hard start!

22 Jul 10
Reply by Mark Steinmann

"Mark, You need a fuel pump that will flow in excess of 50gpm, not that it actually n…"

Ronald Zick replied Jul 1 to Old Topic, new thoughts 427 Hard start!

22 Jul 10
Reply by Mark Steinmann

"Philip, There won't be much difference in wear if you crank the engine over or just…"

Ronald Zick replied Jun 29 to Detroit 853 deisel engines - Pre Oil?

1 Jun 29
Reply by Ronald Zick

"If your engine ignition timing is too far advanced it can also make it hard to turn…"

Ronald Zick replied Jun 26 to Engine Trouble

5 Jul 2
Reply by Dave Bernard

"There are after market "fuel injection" systems that will replace the standard carb…"

Ronald Zick replied Jun 24 to replacing carb w Fuel Injection

2 Jun 24
Reply by Ronald Zick

"Daniel, First I hope you are getting the marine rated alternators as they have a fla…"

Ronald Zick replied Jun 19 to Alternator wiring

6 Jun 20
Reply by Mark struebing


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