Antique Engines and Old Iron
[Home] - [HELP] - [Forums] - [Groups] - [Classified Ads] - [Subscribe] - [Books] - [Sponsors] -

Go Back   SmokStak > SmokStak® Antique Engine Community > Antique Marine Engines and Outboard Motors
Forgot Password? Join Us!

Notices

Antique Marine Engines and Outboard Motors Discussion on old marine engines, naptha, gas, oil or steam and vintage outboard motors.

Antique Marine Engines and Outboard Motors

Eclipse inboard help needed


this thread has 1 replies and has been viewed 201 times

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 08-20-2019, 12:58:16 AM
Mark20h Mark20h is offline
Registered
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Highland, Michigan USA
Posts: 42
Thanks: 0
Thanked 16 Times in 6 Posts
Default Eclipse inboard help needed

I have a single cylinder Eclipse inboard with a loose rod. Has anyone had one apart? I need to find out if it has a bronze rod or Babbitt or insert rod bearings. Thanks
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 08-20-2019, 03:46:06 PM
Andrew Mackey Andrew Mackey is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Rockaway, New Jersey USA
Posts: 14,145
Thanks: 1,991
Thanked 6,765 Times in 4,300 Posts
Default Re: Eclipse inboard help needed

Does not matter what they are made of, unless severely worn, just open up and remove a shim or two and re-check clearance. If it has a bronze rod and no shims, you can use some 150 grit sand paper and re-fit the clearance. In any case, you still have to get inside to see the problem. While you are in there, take the time to check the wrist pin clearance and wear too. It will save you time going back in to stop top end knock that you cannot now hear, due to the noise on the bottom end! Been there, done that!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

F o r u m Jump

Similar Threads Chosen at Random
Thread Thread Starter F o r u m Replies Last Post
Fairbanks Morse Eclipse - help needed crazydoug Hit & Miss Gas Engine Discussion 5 10-22-2018 08:52:49 PM
Eclipse Inboard Motor Mark20h Antique Marine Engines and Outboard Motors 2 09-10-2018 09:50:38 PM
Eclipse Inboard Mark20h Antique Marine Engines and Outboard Motors 1 08-25-2018 09:47:50 AM
Evinrude Inboard – General help & advice needed. AusAnzani Antique Marine Engines and Outboard Motors 2 07-03-2016 09:35:44 PM
Eclipse help needed caf Hit & Miss Gas Engine Discussion 10 02-25-2008 03:42:52 PM


Use "Ctrl" mouse wheel to change screen size.
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:45:08 PM.

Smokstak and Enginads site search!


All use is subject to our TERMS OF SERVICE
SMOKSTAK® is a Registered Trade Mark - A Community of Antique Engine Enthusiasts
Copyright © 2000 - 2019 by Harry Matthews P.O. Box 5612 - Sarasota, FL 34277