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

From: Justin DeSantis <duc1098desmo@...>
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2009 11:21:09 -0400

I hope not. I really don't want to have to lay out anymore money right
now, even if it's not much. I'm going out now to take a look. I'll
report back with my findings. Thanks guys.

On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 10:43 AM, Scott Veazie <scottveazie@...> wrote:
> 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!
> ~Scott
>> 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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