Re: [OMC-Boats] She let me down...

From: Scott Veazie <scottveazie@...>
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2009 07:43:49 -0700

Hey Justin,


Time for a carb rebuilt. It's really easy on those two barrel carbs though, so you should be back up and running in no time!


> Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2009 22:14:52 -0400
> From: duc1098desmo@...
> To: omc-boats@...
> Subject: [OMC-Boats] She let me down...
> So I pull the old Surfer to the ramp today, get her down in the water.
> Hit the key and she fires right up. Runs a few seconds and flat dies.
> Repeated tries failed to fire it back up again. It just wouldn't
> start. Plenty of juice. Had the engine cover up, and noticed it
> smelled of gas. Went back and looked, the entire intake manifold was
> wet with gas. Took the air cleaner cover off and watch the carb as I
> cranked it over. It's shooting a lot of gas. Actually, looks like it's
> shooting more gas than it should while cranking. It was dark by the
> time I got it home so I haven't messed with it yet. Tomorrow I'll look
> into it further. I'll gladly accept any suggestions of things to look
> at tomorrow.
> Good thing I'm laid off. I don't know how people with boats have jobs.
> There's always something to do to a boat. Who has time to work.
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