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by GMAC 76
Sat Apr 15, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: M 4-5 carb filter
Replies: 7
Views: 466

Re: M 4-5 carb filter

rowdy1 wrote:I was told by an engine builder that these filters would choke a 540 or 520, that they would not flow enough air. Any truth to that? I really need one to keep the dirt daubers out of my carb.
...especially if ya don't keep them clean they will restrict flow some
by GMAC 76
Sat Apr 15, 2017 11:23 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: M 4-5 carb filter
Replies: 7
Views: 466

Re: M 4-5 carb filter

if your main concern is keeping dirt daubers and the like out of the carb and not so much filtering the air I would suggest a spark arrestor set up
by GMAC 76
Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Boat would not start in the cold.
Replies: 24
Views: 806

Re: Boat would not start in the cold.

so when it doesn't squirt just flows it out is it air density that stops it from starting when cold ...well Ted..... that's kind of my theory...... if the pump don't squirt then the engine has to draw the fuel out of the carb up into the cyls and the dense heavy cold air makes it hard to get the fu...
by GMAC 76
Tue Apr 11, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Boat would not start in the cold.
Replies: 24
Views: 806

Re: Boat would not start in the cold.

yea ted....a good MA4-5 pump will shoot fuel 8-10ft so it would really get it up in the engine for starting and acceleration
by GMAC 76
Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:12 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Boat would not start in the cold.
Replies: 24
Views: 806

Re: Boat would not start in the cold.

when its cold even starting fluid shoot at the carb doesn't work, it is sparking. just had the carb redone. Last time it did this I was at the camp nothing worked. It is like no fuel get sucked up the intake. We put a new accelerator pump on the carb and bam it started no mater how cold. A fuel pri...
by GMAC 76
Mon Apr 10, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Boat would not start in the cold.
Replies: 24
Views: 806

Re: Boat would not start in the cold.

my boat wont start at all. I like to find a solution this has happened before how fast to carbs crap out ted if the carb was rebuilt using quality parts, put together right and tested to be sure everything is working properly and you provide it with clean fresh fuel it should work trouble free for ...
by GMAC 76
Sun Apr 09, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Boat would not start in the cold.
Replies: 24
Views: 806

Re: Boat would not start in the cold.

it is not always the "pump" that causes the accelerator pump problem......there is a check valve and a relief ball valve assembly and then the pump...I have been finding a lot of problems with the other parts of the accelerator circuit other than just the pump.....on the cold weather deal ...
by GMAC 76
Sun Apr 02, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Looking for options to replace my 220
Replies: 15
Views: 677

Re: Looking for options to replace my 220

there seems to be some 470 birddog engines available right now for some pretty reasonable prices ....problem is most do not come with carbs or mags and that can really add to the cost of a turnkey engine
by GMAC 76
Thu Mar 30, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder
Replies: 23
Views: 936

Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

sucks getting old don't it scarecrow?
by GMAC 76
Thu Mar 30, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder
Replies: 23
Views: 936

Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Scarecrow wrote:Ya'll just stop, Gregs head is gonna get so big that his magnifying glasses won't fit anymore.----------But I agree he is the best around these parts.

I had to get another pair of glasses up to 300 power now....believe the end is near for me
by GMAC 76
Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder
Replies: 23
Views: 936

Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

hdsadey wrote:It's coming by USPS, slated to be there Wed.

mag showed up today....pm sent...phone is down
by GMAC 76
Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder
Replies: 23
Views: 936

Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Didn't know he had a shop. I just posted about needing the brass tabs for new wires. He posted up and said he'd send me some no charge. Now that I know I'll be sending my mag in for rebuild s Sent from my iPhone using Southern Airboat well....its just a little 12x12 shed out behind the house but I ...
by GMAC 76
Mon Mar 27, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder
Replies: 23
Views: 936

Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

had a no show on a carb job so if the mag shows up tomorrow will probably have yours done wed and ship thur....should have it for the weekend if all goes right
by GMAC 76
Fri Mar 24, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder
Replies: 23
Views: 936

Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Took the boat out last Sunday and WOW what a difference in power. Vibration is gone. Thanks Greg. It got me wondering about the health of the other mag. Think I want to pull it off and send it to you for a tune up. Check all the same stuff. Let me know when is a good time. Daniel do a simple mag rp...
by GMAC 76
Sun Mar 19, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 220 bogs and loses power at wide open throttle.
Replies: 26
Views: 918

Re: 220 bogs and loses power at wide open throttle.

check your points gap......and coil may be weak
by GMAC 76
Tue Mar 14, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Frogging Chutes
Replies: 7
Views: 691

Re: Frogging Chutes

Lwells wrote:GMAC 76: You opened yourself up for this, lol , Does she wear them new glasses you got her to bed? :stirpot: :lol:

Naw...it scared her so she took them off...
by GMAC 76
Sat Mar 11, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Frogging Chutes
Replies: 7
Views: 691

Re: Frogging Chutes

Scarecrow wrote:Greg, you need to take those magnifying glasses off that you use when you re-build those mags and carbs when you are frogging------that's dangerous.

tell me about it pal...hell I even bought the wife a pair...but that's another story!!!
by GMAC 76
Fri Mar 10, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Frogging Chutes
Replies: 7
Views: 691

Re: Frogging Chutes

i personally need at least 10" dia chute....otherwise i can't get the frogs i gig thru the chute down into the bag... just saying....lol...but to seriously answer your question I think most everyone uses at least an 8" tube some bigger but very few smaller...I also think imo if ya paint th...
by GMAC 76
Fri Mar 10, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder
Replies: 23
Views: 936

Re: Greg McCloud Bendix Mag rebuilder

Thanks for the kind words Daniel......glad it's running good again
by GMAC 76
Tue Mar 07, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Io520 injector line help
Replies: 3
Views: 305

Re: Io520 injector line help

If ya have the part numbers..... search preferred airparts.....they have a lot but ya have to have the part numbers!!!!
by GMAC 76
Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 220 mag parts?
Replies: 5
Views: 352

Re: 220 mag parts?

nothing man, just give me a name and address and ill send some...no big deal at all
by GMAC 76
Mon Mar 06, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: new hull and who to use
Replies: 18
Views: 1780

Re: new hull and who to use

there are several builders in Nebraska and Kansas also ...that's getting a little closer to ya
by GMAC 76
Mon Mar 06, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 220 mag parts?
Replies: 5
Views: 352

Re: 220 mag parts?

I have them ...they are copper...work great to crimp or solder....how many ya need? ill send them to ya or if your close to lake placid come on over and get them
by GMAC 76
Sat Feb 04, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: one more prop question
Replies: 3
Views: 320

one more prop question

is the torque specs on the old style flat head counter sunk allen head 1/2" hub bolts the same as the newer style hex head 1/2" hub bolts on a sensenich prop
by GMAC 76
Sat Feb 04, 2017 11:03 am
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: 3 blade 72" H
Replies: 8
Views: 583

Re: 3 blade 72" H

thanks pirate....that link told me exactly what I needed to know.....he has a heavy boat and is looking for push not speed ...so imo that prop will not be a good choice

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