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  1. V-Drives
    I see all these beautiful boats with shinny cav plates and hardware. What is the best way to make it all look good? I have called around here and the chromers don't want to do aluminium. I boat in the muddy Mississippi and it tarnishes all my nice polished stuff. Any help would be appreciated.
  2. V-Drives
    I did a bit if searching and couldn't come up with the answers I needed so here's a question; What is the purpose of the small center cav plates I see on some v bottom v-drives and would this be a worthwhile addition to my Spectra since I'm in cav plate mode? I could flatten the section between...
  3. V-Drives
    ...for my 19' Spectra. Plates have 6" under transom and will be 8" on outside, 10" on inside. Will be using 6061 T6 with the grain parallel to keel. Just wondering if 1/4" will be "too" stiff and 3/16 might be better. TIA... Edit...n/m...got my answer. 3/16" it is...
  4. Parts for Sale
    Have new set of cav plate feet (10) want another direction . Make reasonable offer.
  5. Parts for Sale
    Removed off 71 Howard GN, real good condition...I know the boat has sat in storage 20 years of its life so chrome is good. $350.00 obo plus ride. 951-377-2775
  6. Parts for Sale
    SOLD I Have a Cavitation plate assembly, and pedal rod and raw water pick up SS hose The chrome is in Pretty good shape,slight signs of ageing, a couple blocks have spots The SS Hose is 16" long with adapter to plate The assembly is broke down for easy pick up. Asking $500.00 OBO,
  7. Parts for Sale
    Cav plate handle/ top loader scatter shield Custom made ratcheting cav plate handle made of stainless and billet aluminum. heavy duty piece. $175 plus the ride. Casale top loader scatter shield just chromed $100 plus the ride
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    looking for two 15"-17"cav plate turnbuckles for 3/8 pins does not have to be perfect because I going to powder coat it anyway
  9. V-Drives
    I had the boat out on Tuesday and noticed some inconsistencies in cav plate operation, first thing I noticed is it appears the switch might be going out, or the ram is only intermittently working. I'll do some troubleshooting on the switch when i'm out at the river in a couple weeks. So...
  10. V-Drives
    O.K. so starting work on the 79 Eliminator and am going to cut new stainless plates. Shouls I leave them tapered? Going to add center plate at same time and new/updated rigging.
  11. Parts for Sale
    if u need to rig a old flattie or change from fix cavs to adj cavs here ya go $500 everything
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    I'm looking for a cav plate lockout handle, alone or a handle/down pedal assy, I could go either way as I do have a funky old down pedal. Chris
  13. V-Drives
    Over the years of lurking and reading many posts on engine placement vis a vis vdrive placement, angle etc.I have always had in the back of my mind a question/thought. If, as many do when horsepower is increased, the engine / v drive set up is moved forward for better handling, why wouldn't...
  14. V-Drives
    Hi Folks I have pretty much exhausted all efforts to get 3/16" cav plate Al here in NZ. Does anyone know of a material supplier in the US (or elsewhere) that might ship a cav plate internationally? THanks
  15. Parts for Sale
    Cav. plate control "down" pedal assm. (left side of photo) $65.00 plus shipping. Cav. plate control "up/down" pedal assm. (right side of photo) $85.00 plus shipping. Pedals at top of photo - Sold. call Lynn @ (626) 375-4286 (voice only-no text).
  16. V-Drives
    I bought an old day cruiser with an electric cav plate the actuator is missing the motor. Anyone know where to buy them and how many foot lbs of force it should be. I have found them on line but should the amount of force be 50lbs or 100 or 200? Thank for any help.
  17. 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...
  18. Parts for Sale
    Cleaning out the shed. Casale 12 degree, 18% gears, out of a 18' Sanger flatty that I parted out, $450.00. Crusader V drive, 15% gears, bi-rotational, $250.00. Cav plates off of the Sanger, missing one turnbuckle, $150.00. Borg Warner 72 series trans, removed from a 1989 Supra Pirata with a 454...
  19. V-Drives
    Is there a way to determine the best length for a cav plate? I'm getting ready to build some for my 19' Spectra and don't know how long to make them. Looking at running 100+ with lots of power if that makes a difference. Sort of a GN style hot rod ski racer river cruiser whadayacallit... Plan on...
  20. Parts for Sale
    I was going to use this on my build, but decided against it later on. The handle has fresh new Chrome on it. I just threw it together to clean up and make room for my next project. I didn't give it my full attention, if I did I'd price it higher. $275.00 plus the ride. I also have the SS Cav rod...
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