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  1. Another great loss

    V-Drives
    Bob Follet Passed on January 2 due to complications of a surgery, He loved boats ,racing and all the rest of life like the rest of us. Bob, AKA Q-BAll, Bobby Rough was a Master Craftsman boat builder and served as the Glass foreman thru entire 70's and early 80's for Dimarco boats and built C...
  2. [Question] Fuel pressure loss after run?

    Jet Boats
    Hello. Just looking for ideas on what I can do to stop this. If I do a hard run, say WOT for 6-8 sec then let off. I look back and my fuel pressure is perfect 6-7 psi. Look back 10 sec or so after i let off, gauge is pegged at zero... . Its like my fuel pump is lossing prime. Few stabs to the...
  3. Loss of a true icon

    PB Open Water
    Rip Neil Armstrong.
  4. MHB suffers a loss

    Michigan Hot Boats
    I was informed this morning that Barb Globie,wife of Paul" TALL PAUL" Globie, a former boater with us, has lost her battle with" LUPUS ". For many years Paul and Barb and their children were regulars at our events. At this time there are no particulars about her funeral, but I will let you know...
  5. Big loss for Republicans..........

    Political Rhetoric
    :shhh:... Giffords seat retained by Democrat.....This is in a Republican majority district too?? Record money spent by both sides ... Good thing too the Dem won ! Can you imagine the nauseatinly gloating righties trumpeting to the sky how this is proof of momentum for a Romney win in Nov......
  6. Loss of another good one

    V-Drives
    Thought I would pass this on in this forum as well as in the Jet boat section. For those of you who knew Ron "COACH" Smith, I'm sad to say he lost his long battle with dimensia/alzheimers and passed away early saturday morning. He passed away peacefully at a rest home in Banning. He was a true...
  7. Loss of another good one

    Jet Boats
    Thought i would post this here as well as in the v-drive forum. For those of you who knew Ron "COACH" Smith I'm sad to say he lost his long battle with dimensia/alzheimers and passed away early last saturday morning. He passed away peacefully at a rest home in Banning. Coach was a true friend...
  8. How much Hp Loss???

    GN7 On the Dyno
    So Just curios how much Hp loss do you think I could get from a TT Autronic EFI deal from changing exhaust??? 519 ci Dart pro 1 325cc heads 14 psi boost no big deal cam +/- 630 lift full roller. (Meaning from open shorty dumps to threw transom) Water exit's at the end of the tails double...
  9. Average HP Loss

    V-Drives
    I have a 502 BBC (502 HP) in my 22 Schiada and was curious what kind of HP the Turbo 400 and Casale take away from the hP at the crank. How much HP is likely hitting the water once it is transferred through the Trans., V-drive and propshaft? At the moment I am running MerCruiser Center Rise...
  10. Another loss

    PB Open Water
    Key West Powerboat World Championship Crash Leaves 2 Racers Dead
  11. Experiencing low end power loss on your ride

    PB Open Water
    Anybody having trouble with low end power loss but with top end close to normal?
  12. loss of rpm

    Jet Boats
    So i put new gauges on my hallett and took her out yesterday. She ran good but I noticed that i had lost 1k in rpm at WOT. Before i changed it all out, It was running @ 4k. How did I lose 1k just by changing out the tach. Its stock 454/w berk jet. Could i have hooked up the tach wrong? pls help...
  13. $11B loss

    Political Rhetoric
    Oh hell, what's another $11B to lose? Let me see, that's about $18,000.00 loss for every man, woman and child in the US. That money sure could have gone a long way to help people who truly need Health Care.
  14. Intermittent Loss of Power - '92 200 XRi

    Outboards
    I thought I had a fuel delivery problem. Now I am thinking it may be electrical of some sort since I just went through the fuel delivery system. I have a 1992 2.5L EFI 200 XRi Merc. The engine experiences intermittent power loss. This isn't a complete shut down of the engine, but rather...
  15. Rudder = Speed Loss? Is it worth removing?

    Jet Boats
    Howdy, Has it been officially documented anywhere, or have been scientifically tested, or non scientifically tested with a GPS, or even seat of the pants tested whether a factory or small Place Diverter rudder creates such a substantial drag in the water that it will cause a loss of speed...
  16. weight loss contest over at RD'S and the winner is....

    PB Open Water
    mobldj. he lost alot of weight. heres some motivation for you fatties to do what this guy has done jan 1st 2009=311/ i weighed 267 april 30th 2009=236/ i weighed 205 he freakin lost 75 pounds in 4 months...congrats:)devil:)devil
  17. Reagan’s Response to 1976 Loss

    Political Rhetoric
    Reagan’s Response to 1976 Loss http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-p-Nuu8hYQ&eurl=http://www.scrappleface.com/&feature=player_embedded http://www.conservative.org/pressroom/reagan/reagan1975.asp REAGAN at CPAC: “Our people look for a cause to believe in. Is it a third party we need, or is it a new...
  18. Reagan’s Response to 1976 Loss

    Gray Water Storage
    Reagan’s Response to 1976 Loss http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-p-Nuu8hYQ&eurl=http://www.scrappleface.com/&feature=player_embedded http://www.conservative.org/pressroom/reagan/reagan1975.asp REAGAN at CPAC: “Our people look for a cause to believe in. Is it a third party we need, or is it a new...
  19. OFFCIAL 2009 Weight Loss Contest

    PB Open Water
    It's that time again to start looking towards the summer with another fat loss contest. The length of the contest has been extended and there is plenty of time to prepare. If you want to look good and feel good while boating in the 2009 season I strongly recommend you sign up. Starting on...
  20. A tremendous loss of a great friend

    V-Drives
    Just got a call from a friend that Stevie Smith was killed at ming today:)st I can't beleive my ears!!!! The little beisemeyer "angel fire" four straker supposedly got in a hole and now another wonderful great guy is gone. My heart is so broken right now. I know julian told me he hates that...
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