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    Too Much Cowbell-gctid378716

    Curious to see if anyone else has had this happen.

    Fired up the boat last week and it sounded like Will Ferral was wailing away on the cowbell in the engine compartment. Had a difficult time figuring out the problem as it was only when the engine was running and I had to be careful not to get sucked into the belts while looking to see where it was coming from. Everything was running fine except for the bell ringing.

    Turns out that a metal burr on the shaft hub was pinging against the timing indicator that is tacked to the block. This is behind the belts so it took a while to find it. A little wire brush and WD40 on the hub then some pressure from a screwdriver between the hub and indicator tab fixed it. Backed to purring.

    And I thought this was going to be a post on watching curling