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  1. Marine starter or automotive starter

    PB Open Water
    Hello, I have a 20' speed boat with a BB Chevy ( 454 stroker) jet drive and the motor is in the open meaning it is NOT covered. The starter needs to be replaced, so, do I need to purchase a marine starter or will a regular automotive high torque mini starter do? I am aware that the marine...
  2. What makes a Hardin Marine engine any different than an Automotive engine

    GN7 On the Dyno
    Just a curious thought, But what makes a Hardin marine engine any different than a car or truck engine. Talking mainly about a 80's to 90's 454 bbc. Out of curiosity i was searching for specs on the Hardin Marine engies and cant really seem to find any thing on internals, bearing clearances...
  3. What makes a Hardin Marine engine any different than an Automotive engine?

    Jet Boats
    Just a curious thought, But what makes a Hardin marine engine any different than a car or truck engine. Talking mainly about a 80's to 90's 454 bbc. Out of curiosity i was searching for specs on the Hardin Marine engies and cant really seem to find any thing on internals, bearing clearances...
  4. Automotive gm 5.3 in scarab engine oil temperature/pressure and weight

    Bob Teague
    I installed a gm ls style 5.3 in my 19 ft scarab. Its fun but i am vary curious what the oil pressure, oil temperature and oil weight should be. Its a bone stock 2006 ls style 5.3. I am on the line of putting a set of high compression heads and nasty marine profile cam in it. But right now its...
  5. Job Opening Automotive Machine Shop

    Midwest
    We are looking for a cylinder head specialist. Spread the word. Moritz Machine Tulsa
  6. Gretchens Automotive mini Scarab

    V-Drives
    Did anybody notice this Douchebag at the races in Parker this weekend? First of all the caused the K124 to go over over on its lid by getting up on plane on the course when the race as started causing big rollers in the turn. Then as he was pulling he PS/SS 5 boat around after it sank he brings...
  7. Automotive paint over ployester gel?

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    I sprayed and cut and polished the bottom of my brothers super sanger with black polyester gel. For the top I plan on using the gel as a primer. I'm going to sand to 400 grit them spray base clear colours on the top side. Does anyone know if automotive clear will adhere to gel sanded with 400...
  8. Automotive paint over ployester gel?

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    I sprayed and cut and polished the bottom of my brothers super sanger with black polyester gel. For the top I plan on using the gel as a primer. I'm going to sand to 400 grit them spray base clear colours on the top side. Does anyone know if automotive clear will adhere to gel sanded with 400...
  9. good automotive or mechanic school???

    Off the Water
    hello, my name is Dean and i am fifteen, and am very interested in cars, boats, engines, fabrication, and wood design, i have taken the wood design class along with the advanced wood design class, and metal shop. i am currently a sophomore in high school, and am a assistant teacher for wood...
  10. WTT Automotive Carb for Marine Carb

    Parts for Sale
    please help, im dumb and purchased an edelbrock carb for my 350, but purchased one for a car instead of a boat... willing to let it go as trade, or partial trade twards a good marine carb for my 350. text 806-570-2288
  11. S&S automotive

    GN7 On the Dyno
    just heard that George Santos owner of S&S automotive has passed away.He was one of the nicest guys I've ever met,great to do business with,and a great engine builder.You will be missed George! R.I.P.
  12. Robinson Automotive in Havasu ROCKS

    PB Open Water
    Robinson Automotive Rocks... Took the Tahoe in for a transfer case noise. Darrell diagnosed the issue and we made an appointment so he can tear it apart on Monday morning, order the parts and try to get it back to me by Tuesday end of business day if all goes well. I took it in before the...
  13. Automotive Sales

    PB Open Water
    I might need to look for a new job soon and I was wonderingif anyone here is in Auto Sales and could let me know about it. I have been in Business to Business sales my whole salescareer, calling on corporate accounts and signing deals with Purchasing Agents,Controllers and CFO’s. I am getting...
  14. Huge Thanks to Darrell / Shadow / Robinson Automotive!!

    PB Open Water
    So, I'm all packed up and ready to head home yesterday. The last thing I need to do is back my truck up & get in the car and head out. Walk out to the truck, and it cranks great, but no fire. I'm stuck, Sunday afternoon, 120'+ degrees, and any normal shop is going to be closed. I have no real...
  15. Automotive lifts

    PB Open Water
    Anyone here in the equipment business? Or have any connections? I know about craigslist & Ebay, I am looking for new and figure if any board members are in the equipment business i rather give them the $$ than a stranger.
  16. Havasu Auto Mechanic (Kramer Automotive)

    PB Open Water
    The guy who owns Kramer Automotive is one great guy to work with. I had a leak in my air conditioner on my Jeep. I drive up around 11am temp about 120 Degrees. I tell him my problem and he starts hunting down the leak. At this time he says I have to finish the other car so I will put some die in...
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