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  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
merwin10

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Sun Sep 18, 2011 8:59 pm   Subject: not gone
No I check in once in a while to see what is going on, not much!

Mike Cool
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
merwin10

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 5:09 pm   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
Hi Adrian -

Found a workshop manual go here ->
http://www.filemirrors.info/index.php?q=Volvo+Penta+KAD+32+Workshop+Manual.pdf&search=Search

Now did a little research Forget what I was s ...
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
merwin10

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2011 4:06 pm   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
Hi Adrian -

Post the exact volvo engine type and serial number, I will see if I can find anything!

Look where the exhuast header makes contact with the turbo you will be close to the waste gate! ...
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
merwin10

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Sun Aug 14, 2011 6:46 pm   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
Hi Adrian -

Yes some of us die hards are still around! Have your mechanic check the boost pressure on the turbo sounds like a sticky waste gate valve to me! This valve keeps the turbo from over boo ...
  Topic: Captwoody
merwin10

Replies: 2
Views: 4976

PostForum: Classic Pacemaker Woodies   Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2009 9:55 pm   Subject: Captn Woody
Well been busy and Had a back operation that has been taking its time healing up so haven't had alot of time!

Is the Genny running as of yet? Could be I would have to talk to you while you are the ...
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
merwin10

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Wed Dec 10, 2008 3:20 pm   Subject: yet another overheating problem!!
Adrian,

I would not suggest that you make any changes in the strainer! All you will do is allow all that stuff to plug up the internal engine cooling ports thaen you will have a bigger issue!

Mi ...
  Topic: need some help with a velvet drive trans.
merwin10

Replies: 18
Views: 13570

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Wed Nov 26, 2008 10:17 am   Subject: need some help with a velvet drive trans.
Terry

Why I came up with that laser method is I used to align it with the flanges but that aligns just the mating of the shaft flange to the transmission flange, it does little for the shaft once ...
  Topic: need some help with a velvet drive trans.
merwin10

Replies: 18
Views: 13570

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Wed Nov 26, 2008 9:44 am   Subject: need some help with a velvet drive trans.
Leo -

Strut alignment is a difficult subject to talk about without some diagrams and pictures. Obviousily the are multiple angles and multiple planes of torque. Not only that but as the bost flexs ...
  Topic: need some help with a velvet drive trans.
merwin10

Replies: 18
Views: 13570

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Tue Nov 25, 2008 9:15 am   Subject: need some help with a velvet drive trans.
Hi Leo -

Well sounds like you did a fair job on your hard grounding! Thank god that you didn't loose the boat all together!

It would be nice to tear down the old tranny just for academic reason ...
  Topic: Fall 2008
merwin10

Replies: 1
Views: 3689

PostForum: Site problems or issues   Posted: Fri Nov 21, 2008 10:11 am   Subject: Fall 2008
Been kinder quite here guess we are running out of things to talk about!! How about spending a little time here to keep the site open and free!

Mike - Rolling Eyes
  Topic: GIVE ME A BREAK
merwin10

Replies: 30
Views: 24351

PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Fri Nov 21, 2008 10:09 am   Subject: Fish Stories
John -

Now that is a fish story! You have no mercy on Mr. Big Mouth! Serves him right!

Mike - Twisted Evil
  Topic: need some help with a velvet drive trans.
merwin10

Replies: 18
Views: 13570

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Thu Nov 06, 2008 10:44 am   Subject: need some help with a velvet drive trans.
Leo -

Sorry to hear about your grounding! Well I guarantee that you have to at the very least realign the engine to the shaft! Remember to check the shaft alignment in the struts. If you don't ali ...
  Topic: Log in and out problem or me?
merwin10

Replies: 3
Views: 4266

PostForum: Site problems or issues   Posted: Thu Nov 06, 2008 10:31 am   Subject: Auto login
Hi All -

Under some versions of XP Service Pack 2 and 3 there is a new utility that remembers your logins. When you go to a site that you previousily where at it logs you in as it pulls up the site ...
  Topic: Late 80's Pacemakers
merwin10

Replies: 16
Views: 18853

PostForum: Fiberglass Pacemakers   Posted: Wed Oct 08, 2008 9:55 am   Subject: Late 80's Pacemakers
Yep! Done your homework! I wouldn't get into it either! I don't trust the organization that is trying to sell it! to much negative feedback! No real tangible lines of who they really are! Smells like ...
  Topic: PROOF THAT STARTRON WORKS!
merwin10

Replies: 1
Views: 3643

PostForum: Ethanol Fuel Issues   Posted: Tue Oct 07, 2008 8:48 am   Subject: PROOF THAT STARTRON WORKS!
Good input! I have a couple of those Honda engines and yes they are the Energizer Bunny of small engines, they just keep going and going!

Mike -
  Topic: Late 80's Pacemakers
merwin10

Replies: 16
Views: 18853

PostForum: Fiberglass Pacemakers   Posted: Tue Oct 07, 2008 8:30 am   Subject: Late 80's Pacemakers
Terry -

If the boat was registried there is a record of liens. I don't see any numbers on the boat so it was most likey documented boat! The current name does not ring any bells at the coast guard ...
  Topic: Friday/Sat report for New Haven
merwin10

Replies: 14
Views: 9384

PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Tue Oct 07, 2008 8:16 am   Subject: Friday/Sat report for New Haven
Be happy that she lets you go fishing! She could be complaining about the honey-do list!

Mike - Laughing
  Topic: Late 80's Pacemakers
merwin10

Replies: 16
Views: 18853

PostForum: Fiberglass Pacemakers   Posted: Mon Oct 06, 2008 7:02 am   Subject: Late 80's Pacemakers
Hi Terry -

Hey don't give up just be VERY careful might be a good purchase as the biding is low! Check it out take your time! You have enough experience to look at it and make the call check the en ...
  Topic: Late 80's Pacemakers
merwin10

Replies: 16
Views: 18853

PostForum: Fiberglass Pacemakers   Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2008 8:31 pm   Subject: more searching
Terry

Been spending some time surfing around for "Works of Life Ministries" found this little tit-bit!

Mike

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
halebop wrote:

3 months ago i donated ...
  Topic: Late 80's Pacemakers
merwin10

Replies: 16
Views: 18853

PostForum: Fiberglass Pacemakers   Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2008 8:07 pm   Subject: Late 80's Pacemakers
Hi Terry -

That is it! "Station Break" I bet you the boat does not look like the pictures! As those photos I have seen years ago! Be careful buddy this one smells of problems you know what to look ...
  Topic: Late 80's Pacemakers
merwin10

Replies: 16
Views: 18853

PostForum: Fiberglass Pacemakers   Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2008 9:26 am   Subject: Late 80's Pacemakers
Hi Terry -

You know I try to keep taps on Pacemakers in Mass. As I remember this boat has some financial issues with it! One of the owners was bailing out of bankruptcy! Be careful as Liens on boat ...
  Topic: Pacemaker History
merwin10

Replies: 2
Views: 48799

PostForum: Boating in General   Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2008 9:00 am   Subject: More History
Found more history of our beloved Pacemaker boats on the Egg Harbor Boat site. Interesting to find that Pacemaker/Egg Harbor/Post Boats are cousins!

Mike -

++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ ...
  Topic: Late 80's Pacemakers
merwin10

Replies: 16
Views: 18853

PostForum: Fiberglass Pacemakers   Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2008 8:52 am   Subject: More History
Hi Terry -

Found this article when searching for PACEMAKER/SEIDELMAN! Interesting as it adds in some history of the Pacemaker/Egg Harbor/Post Boats.

The article is long history about the Egg's ...
  Topic: Late 80's Pacemakers
merwin10

Replies: 16
Views: 18853

PostForum: Fiberglass Pacemakers   Posted: Fri Oct 03, 2008 9:20 pm   Subject: Late 80's Pacemakers
Well first off I don't think it is a pacemaker 1989 is to late! It is really a Alglas sounds like one from Massachusetts North shore! Kind of sketchy on the particulars! If it is the one I am thinking ...
  Topic: Ocean Yacht/Egg Harbor boats/Pacemaker Boats
merwin10

Replies: 5
Views: 8488

PostForum: Boating in General   Posted: Fri Oct 03, 2008 8:44 am   Subject: Ocean Yacht/Egg Harbor boats/Pacemaker Boats
John,

Well you will notice that they are out of ratio beam to length for the old Pacemaker's and have very narrow beams at the transom. They are much lighter than than the older Pacemaker's with sh ...
  Topic: Ocean Yacht/Egg Harbor boats/Pacemaker Boats
merwin10

Replies: 5
Views: 8488

PostForum: Boating in General   Posted: Thu Oct 02, 2008 10:08 am   Subject: Ocean Yacht/Egg Harbor boats/Pacemaker Boats
I found this on the web! Hard to believe that Pacemaker's and Ocean's have the same designer! I always considered the Ocean Plastic Rocket a ill design hull! Thin and over flexible! Ever see one being ...
  Topic: BATTEN DOWN THE HATCHES
merwin10

Replies: 2
Views: 3136

PostForum: Boating in General   Posted: Fri Sep 26, 2008 9:59 am   Subject: fall storm
Hi Guys and Gals,

Thought I would respond so that you would not feel that I fell of the face of the earth!

Well the Fall is upon us and we are hoping for good weather to Columbus day weekend and ...
  Topic: yet another overheating problem!!
merwin10

Replies: 111
Views: 72717

PostForum: Engines and drive train   Posted: Fri Jul 11, 2008 8:53 am   Subject: Yamaha intermittant overheating issue
Interesting! Hopefully the engine will be the same!

Here is an interesting one on overheating! Friend of mine has a Yamaha I/O that he has had in the water since April. He has had an overheating is ...
  Topic: Launch Date
merwin10

Replies: 13
Views: 8366

PostForum: Boating in General   Posted: Mon May 19, 2008 9:41 am   Subject: Launch Date
Ok Terry -

I am surprized at you, one of my pre-water checks is touch every clamp on the boat! I check for rust and tightness! Don't forget those seacocks! This started about 25 years ogo when I di ...
  Topic: Launch Date
merwin10

Replies: 13
Views: 8366

PostForum: Boating in General   Posted: Sat May 17, 2008 9:42 pm   Subject: Launch Date
Terry -

To steal a Forest Gump line "S?!T Happens"

Mike - Wink
  Topic: Engine Troubles
merwin10

Replies: 8
Views: 5055

PostForum: Mechanical   Posted: Thu May 08, 2008 12:37 pm   Subject: Engine Troubles
Hey Shawn -

How is it going with the engine have you check the gas and the filters filters. You may have some separation of the fuel you know the old ethanol issue! I agre start with the carb and g ...
  Topic: 1974 Pacemaker 40
merwin10

Replies: 2
Views: 5476

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: Thu May 08, 2008 12:31 pm   Subject: 1974 Pacemaker 40
Hi Pete -

Welcome to the forum sure sounds like a nice old boat now about some pictures. As for suggestions if it fits your needs it is fine! Put if you are going to do some project on it give us a ...
  Topic: Interesting tibit
merwin10

Replies: 1
Views: 2944

PostForum: Non - Boating Related   Posted: Thu May 08, 2008 12:24 pm   Subject: Interesting tibit
I got this email and it was interesting and who would have ever known!

Mike - Rolling Eyes

You Would Never Have Guessed

Captain Kangaroo passed away on January 23, 2004 at age 76 , which is odd, ...
  Topic: 40' Pacemaker SF
merwin10

Replies: 2
Views: 4166

PostForum: Fiberglass Pacemakers   Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2008 1:31 pm   Subject: 40' Pacemaker SF
Hi Pete -

Welcome to our site! Sounds like your boat is fit well! Got any pictures of her that you can add to our picture topic! Anyway welcome and if you ever need a answer to a question please a ...
  Topic: MUSIC: YES/NO???
merwin10

Replies: 2
Views: 2631

PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2008 11:02 am   Subject: MUSIC: YES/NO???
Hi All -

Well I have heard stanger things! Normally I don't have the radio on when I fish but that has nothing to do with the fishing it is so I can hear whet is going on in the cockpit from the br ...
  Topic: Corporate America or Private business
merwin10

Replies: 12
Views: 6686

PostForum: Non - Boating Related   Posted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 2:28 pm   Subject: Corporate America or Private business
I tell you what Terry! The one thing you will get is to spend more time with your family, particularily your son! I he still likes to hang out with you better take advantage of it because he soon won' ...
  Topic: Corporate America or Private business
merwin10

Replies: 12
Views: 6686

PostForum: Non - Boating Related   Posted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 11:47 am   Subject: Corporate America or Private business
YEP! That is the usual non-compete agreement! I had one from Schlumberger but I was compensated for six years. Worked out well as that division was gone in a year and corporate had to honor the non-co ...
  Topic: Corporate America or Private business
merwin10

Replies: 12
Views: 6686

PostForum: Non - Boating Related   Posted: Wed Apr 16, 2008 9:13 am   Subject: Corporate America or Private business
Hi Terry -

I have done both I worked for Schlumberger for 27 years and climbed the corporate ladder to VP of R&D high speed electronics division. As you, I got dissatisfied with all the demands ...
  Topic: New Jersey Swimming Hole
merwin10

Replies: 6
Views: 5133

PostForum: Boating in General   Posted: Tue Apr 15, 2008 10:18 am   Subject: New Jersey Swimming Hole
Hi Shawn -

Even though I am not from that area I have heard of Barnegat area particularily from the End of the Road south on Island Beach State park is nice. North side of the Barnegat Inlet by the ...
  Topic: Tackle Storage
merwin10

Replies: 4
Views: 3220

PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Sun Mar 30, 2008 8:05 pm   Subject: Tackle Storage
Well to be trueful I perfer my tackle cabinet but I do most large species and the lures just don't fit in a box! It has eight large long draws and a double cabinet that stores the terminal tackle and ...
  Topic: Launch Date
merwin10

Replies: 13
Views: 8366

PostForum: Boating in General   Posted: Thu Mar 27, 2008 8:09 pm   Subject: Launch Date
Drop in Day April 1, 2009

Bummed!
Mike -
  Topic: Captwoody
merwin10

Replies: 2
Views: 4976

PostForum: Classic Pacemaker Woodies   Posted: Thu Mar 20, 2008 11:39 am   Subject: Captwoody
Hey Tim,

I have not heard from you lately you fall off the face of the earth? How is it going? Did you get the boat fixed and is it home yet! Let us know if you need any help or just stop by and sa ...
  Topic: WIRING YOUR BOAT ----> READ THIS FIRST
merwin10

Replies: 0
Views: 3708

PostForum: Electrical AC or DC   Posted: Wed Mar 19, 2008 3:44 pm   Subject: WIRING YOUR BOAT ----> READ THIS FIRST
Hi Guys and Gals -

I have been asked a number of times why do I have such a low voltage on the bridge when the instruments are all on - The reason is that your wiring is ampage starved. Below is th ...
  Topic: Happy Easter Holiday
merwin10

Replies: 7
Views: 6466

PostForum: For the Good of the Order   Posted: Wed Mar 19, 2008 11:19 am   Subject: Happy Easter Holiday
Is it easter already! Since I decided not to put the boat in water this year I have lost track of time! With the blister issue and a few other fixes I want to do it will be August before she is ready! ...
  Topic: GFCI
merwin10

Replies: 0
Views: 2996

PostForum: Electrical AC or DC   Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2008 9:37 am   Subject: GFCI
I have been asked a number of times why the dock GFCI may be tripping!
Where does Ground Fault Current come from? Here is a explaination that that expalins the situation!

Here is the situation if ...
  Topic: KETCHUP AS A CLEANER
merwin10

Replies: 1
Views: 2880

PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Sat Mar 15, 2008 6:50 pm   Subject: KETCHUP AS A CLEANER
Ya learn something new everyday!

Mike -
  Topic: Blisters
merwin10

Replies: 12
Views: 11386

PostForum: Fiberglassing   Posted: Tue Mar 11, 2008 8:49 am   Subject: Blisters
Leo -

Thanks for the information, it is always nice to hear about something that works well! From the size of the problem I don't think the baot will hit the water much before July needed the hot w ...
  Topic: 1977 36' SportFish
merwin10

Replies: 23
Views: 14958

PostForum: Fiberglass Pacemakers   Posted: Sun Mar 09, 2008 7:45 am   Subject: 1977 36' SportFish
Rob -

See that is what I am talking about - your not alone on your boat! You will find that most of us that love these old boats run into the same things over and over!

Mike - Wink
  Topic: Blisters
merwin10

Replies: 12
Views: 11386

PostForum: Fiberglassing   Posted: Sat Mar 08, 2008 4:56 pm   Subject: Blisters
Actually I started popping them last year the ones I found! I figured that the less the acid solution was in there the better and the winter fresh water from rain and snow could only help - My only co ...
  Topic: 1977 36' SportFish
merwin10

Replies: 23
Views: 14958

PostForum: Fiberglass Pacemakers   Posted: Sat Mar 08, 2008 4:49 pm   Subject: 1977 36' SportFish
Yep! When I started on mine was when I put hydraulic steering in - of course I had to come down the wire chase - It was so stuff that there was no way! So I started pulling on wires and got a little c ...
 
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