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  1. V-Drives
    im an essential employee , but havent worked for a while im on call anyways,,,iv been home for a week going back to work monday soooo since ive been at home i cant stop myself from leaving perfectly good running motors alone,,, I rebuilt the boat motor a while back (454 chevy hydraulic flat...
  2. V-Drives
    I just got my new motor in and went to put on the throttle cable and is either to long or short. I can adjust the cable mount, but the it still wont line up. Is the adjustment at the carb end or in the pedal end? At the carb end I have the barrel that slides onto the ball on the carb. There are...
  3. V-Drives
    I am in the early stages of sorting out a 75 Barron Sprint, boat is set up as a circle boat driving off the snout with a right handed rotation on the prop, Just starting to get some seat time, I have not touched the set up from the previous owner but currently the plate is set up completely...
  4. Parts for Sale
    My risers arnt lining up with my exhaust tips, so I need some of these wedges if anybody has any lying around. I'll run my old logs before I pay full price for these things 😡
  5. GN7 On the Dyno
    First time looking at these valves. End of last season seemed to have a good bit of valve noise that wasn't there before. I'm assuming these are all stock with hydraulic lifters. My question is, does anything lock the nuts down once set to 0 lash + 1/2 turn? Or just set the lash and move on?
  6. West Coast - South
    !979 SKV Day Cruiser with 5.7 liter MerCruiser and Alpha outdrive. Throttle works fine (running or not) out of water but in water it is hard to go from reverse to forward. I adjusted the linkage once when it would go into forward but not reverse. any suggestions?
  7. V-Drives
    I have a 20ft Eliminator river cruiser V-Drive 454 chev with a turbo 400 and casale 12* and a 12-15 prop. first time out the plates gave me a butt load of down and crap for up. Electric drive for the cave plates and as we speak I have the turn buckles backed off, ram set at center of throw...
  8. Jet Boats
    Should the secondary throttle plates be set to "square" to the transition slots to match the primary throttle plates? Or just the secondary plates need to be square to the transition slots..Setup is tunnel, dual 450"s..Thanks..
  9. GN7 On the Dyno
    Broke cam in with out of the box settings, ran fine at 2000-2200 rpm for break in. Now I need help getting it dialed in to idle better and get ready to take to the lake. pump is disconnected until finished messing with engine. Looking for someone to help me or a good shop to take it to. I will...
  10. GN7 On the Dyno
    I can't seem to keep my solid roller in adjustment, only one or three comes loose but keepers are still tight? Seems to happen when high rpms for longer time. Have girdles. Springs matched to cam far as I know by respected head shop. ??
  11. V-Drives
    Need to have my prop shaft adjusted and or re-stuffed. Boat is Lake Havasu an would like to have it done this Saturday 3-8-14 first thing in the am before we launch. Have cash to pay for service, please call 909-810-7122. Thanks.
  12. User "How To" Section
    Hi new be here. I was wondering what is the best and accurate way of adjusting valves with a BBC flat tappet hydraulic cam. My intake manifold is on and engines in boat. I read there are several ways see below.Any help would be appreciatedValve AdjustmentProcedure - The Quick and Accurate Way...
  13. Jet Boats
    Just bought a new SS bimini and would like to lessen the height. Its a 3 row straight bar at the mounting( some like my old aluminum have a slight curve where it mounts). Only like to come down bout 3-6" and I have a pipe cutter. Looking for correct geometry as in not to change original fold out...
  14. GN7 On the Dyno
    Is it a common thing to adjust air screws out on a carb ,and have 2 different adjustments on the screws ? It is a holley 750 and rebuilt recently. It works fine, but just courious if this is normal.
  15. PB Open Water
    What say ye (investment gurus / gold investors / futures traders)??? I'm a little leary of my investments that are FINALLY back to levels just before the 2009 lows... The DOW is up there and about maxed out based on the last five years... Gold has bottomed out (or has it)... Is anyone here...
  16. V-Drives
    I have a 1974 HONDO flat bottom, true flat with a 1 piece cavitation plate, 12 deg. casale with 15% over drive, it has a 11 1/4 by 15 2 blade prop, it turns around 6300 rpm, the motor has been moved forward 10 inches, the plate is controled by a down pedal. I removed the plate and had it powder...
  17. GN7 On the Dyno
    I have a 850 DP. I recently put quick fuel quick change bowls on it. They have the built in sight window to adjust the floats. I took the boat out this weekend and could not get the secondary float adjusted properly. It was almost always completely full. I looked at idle and while cruising...
  18. Outboards
    Hey guys i have a 90HP evinrude and i am having a bit of trouble with the foward neutral and reverse controls, my problem being if i havent got the lever right in to neutral and hit the key the boat will start and take off its like it doesn't click in to neutral when you push it in the middle...
  19. Jet Boats
    can someone give me some insite on how to adjust the wing on front of daytona. How much does it affect the attitude of the boat on sutdown. Im having problems with the front diving on shutdown. Could this be caused by the wing or do i need to continue playing with hardware
  20. Jet Boats
    Does anyone have a picture of a place diverter in the nuetral shift position they could post? Just installed a new diverter and cables and not sure where to start with the shift adjustment.
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