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  1. Trailer Refurb/dolly conversion

    NorCal
    Who does every one recommend to give my trailer some love up north? Certainly like to get new bunks, new paint, and a possible dolly conversion. I would prefer to keep the boat on the trailer and have the shop separate them to do the work. Boat is in Redding but I could bring it any where...
  2. Place diverter hydraulic conversion

    Jet Boats
    I installed a brand new hydraulic conversion kit, got it wired and the solenoids just click. Any ideas? I've loosened the solenoids, checked wires, made sure it's full of fluid.
  3. Points conversion...

    Jet Boats
    So here is where i am at. I bought a PerTronix Ignitor® Solid-State Ignition Systems ML-181. For the coil i bought a PerTronix 40511 Flame-Thrower 40,000 Volt 3.0 ohm Coil. The current coil i have is a Accel 8140c 12v (from what i saw online it has 1.4 ohms). So here is my questions. Will i...
  4. Oil Pan Conversion

    V-Drives
    I am converting a 10 quart Dooley V-Drive pan to a Circle Boat, (Jet Boat), pan. I cut out the way trap doors and will turn it around and move it to the back of the pan. The question is how far from the back of the pan to I weld in the trap doors.
  5. Ford to chevy conversion

    Jet Boats
    Juat thought i would share some pics of my latest project this is my personal 77 21 dimarco. The boat is getting a full interior i pulled the ford out and got the 512 bbc installed last night using jet boat performances rail kit.
  6. Sneaky Peak: EFI conversion!!

    Jet Boats
    Its running but still plenty of bugs to work out. Hoping to have it in the water tomorrow.
  7. Vdrive to jet conversion

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    I have a 78 18' charger vdrive that I'm swapping for a berkley set back pump. What's the best way to patch the hole where the vdrive shaft went through the hull? I have some experience with jet boats and fiberglass but haven't done much structural and it only want to fix it once.
  8. [For Sale] Yahama G1 Monster Conversion Golf Cart.

    ATV, Offroad, Dirt Bikes
    Cross over steering, 18hp v-twin briggs big block, club car clutch. Fresh line-x body, brand new seats and seat belts, new shifter and cable. Fresh powered coat on roll cage. Located in Shingle Springs. Asking $4500.00 obo Also willing to trade for a nice 4x4 quad.
  9. EFI conversion help needed

    GN7 On the Dyno
    Since I decided to keep the boat. I really want to go injection. have been racking my brain over which route to go. the issue is we can put a guy on the moon but we can't seem to design a friggen o2 sensor that can handle a bit of water. I have large tube water cooled headers on my 496...
  10. Jet to vdrive conversion

    V-Drives
    I have a scorpion tunnel hull that is a jet. Thinking I may try to convert it to a vdrive. Anyone ever done this?
  11. Schiada wood deck conversion question

    V-Drives
    I'm re-building a 21 Schiada River Cruiser and putting a wood plank deck on it. The thread is on this forum. All wood in this hull was rotted (it's an all glass bottom). When completed I will have a much narrower gunwale and therefore less room for fuel tanks. I'm considering a belly tank and...
  12. Schiada restore wood deck conversion

    V-Drives
    I love holidays! No one works which means I can get some work done. Spent New Year's day rolling around in the Schiada trying to get rid of the diseased wood. In my first thread I mentioned that we thought this hull was set up as an I/O then converted to an outboard. After getting down through...
  13. V8 Conversion Help/Information Scarab Sprint Jet Drive

    Jet Boats
    Hello, I am working on a 5.3 V8 conversion into a 97 Scarab Sprint Jet Drive. Do you guys have any information or tips? The flexible coupling is a centaflex 28. I am going to upgrade because the engine will produce approx 500 hp. I am deciding what flywheel to go with. Does anyone know who makes...
  14. Sidewinder 18SS LS Conversion?

    Outdrives
    I've currently got a 1981 Sidewinder 18SS with a Mecruiser 260/Alpha set up that I have been playing with for a few years now. Most of my mods have been to replace worn out parts like upgrading to msd ignition since the points distributor wore out, upgrading to a demon carb cause the quadrajet...
  15. [Question] 1992 454 Mercruser Magnum / Holley Conversion

    Outdrives
    Anyone out there have any experience in knowing if a Holly squarebore or spreadbore will fit the 1992 454 Magnum Mercruser Stock Aluminum Manifold. Tired of the stock carberator and its hard starting, ( lot of cranking ).
  16. [Question] 1992 454 Mercruser Magnum / Holley Conversion

    PB Open Water
    Anyone out there have any experience in knowing if a Holly squarebore or spreadbore will fit the Mercruser Stock Aluminum Manifold. Tired of the stock carberator and its hard starting, ( lot of cranking ).
  17. Roller Cam conversion timing chain

    GN7 On the Dyno
    I was wondering what timing chain to run on a gen V block when going with a roller cam. I have done some reading and it seems no one has addressed this directly and I want to be sure because I have to be sure to order the right thing because of time. Do you go with that Cloyes double roller if...
  18. Metric to Imperial conversion question

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    I am following a stack up and the builder calls out 1 300 gram layer and 5 600 Gram layers. I assume it's a square meter. What does this convert to in imperial weights ounce per square foot ? Is there a chart available?
  19. OMC to Mercruiser drive conversion?

    Outdrives
    hey guys so im new nto boats but have been a mechanic for 7 years so im pretty handy and figure things out quickly. i recently bought a 1989 Christ craft scorpion 18.5 foot, the boat originally came with a Merc 3.0v6 and an alpha1 drive. well the motor is long gone and what i have is an OMC 5.7...
  20. 18' Southwind Tunnel Open Bow Conversion?

    Jet Boats
    18' Southwind Open Bow Conversion? I have a 76 18' Southwind that has little to no room in the back seat due to the blower & gard pushing the seat forward, so I was thinking of selling it for something bigger, but then I thought about this and was wondering if it would be worth it to open up...
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