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  1. 1/4 mile to 1,000 ft set-up changes?

    I'm curious what changes, if any, were made to your boat set up when you changed from running 1/4 mile to 1,000 feet or 800 feet. My primary interest is with the flat runner bottoms, but hydro's would be interesting too. More specifically, flats in the 8 or 9 second 1/4 mile class.
  2. World's first four second quarter mile run

    Off the Water
    Happened 29 years ago yesterday. And here is the car, driver, tuner, both owners, and the team manager. The short blonde is not only the looks, but also the brains of the team. 4.990 at 288.55 on 4/9/88, the day that seemed to demand it. Yes, we are both alive and well and happy and...
  3. Low mile rig

    Delta Lunch Bunch ( dlb )
    Not quite as fast as Adam, but close. 129 mph on regular. Many extras all over boat. Be like Adam, get this io Free goat with purchase.
  4. 1/8th mile course

    Jet Boats
    Just sayin... Left 825 - BLING BLING TONY SCARLATA 0.000| 0.004| 5.392| 142.220| 6.854| 151.007| 0.99100| 1st 2 FIN 3.77 to 1/8th 5.39 to 1000 6.85 to 1/4 Probably the numbers to beat....
  5. 1/4 mile liquid quarter mile dragracing

    August 10, 2013 Little Wall Lake in Jewel Iowa Upper Midwest Powerboat Association UMPBA Drag Races 1 Day 9:00 AM - Qualifying runs can be made 11:00 AM - Drivers meeting 12:00 PM - Races Start Additional Information: Camping is available. . View Map 3540 Little Wall Lake...
  6. UMPBA 1/4 mile dragracing

    Races and Boating Events
    UMPBA 1/4 mile drag racing August 10 at the "WALL" Jewel Iowa @ little wall lake The Jewell, Iowa race is now officially on the books……..this race is replacing the cancelled Carter Lake/Omaha race….. Race date is August 10, 2013….Qualifying runs can be made starting at 9:00 AM…..Drivers...
  7. Obama administration floats draft plan to tax cars by the mile. He just gets worse!

    Political Rhetoric
    Just when you thought he wouldn't do more damage in an election year. Oh sure, they are denying it's a real proposal but the simple fact is that they have already discussed how the new government office known as the "Surface Transportation Revenue Alternatives Office" will be established in...
  8. Electric Car: $ .74 Per Mile gas Car: $ .10 Per Mile

    Political Rhetoric
    I knew that stupid Liberal always thought electricity was free. But someone finally figure out what an electric car cost per mile. These statics are something I always knew but didn't know how to figure it out. Subject: What is good about an electric car? This is from a friend. I haven't...
  9. How Much Fuel For A 1/4 mile Pass???

    Jet Boats
    has anyone ever measured how much fuel it takes to sit on the rope idling for 35 sec and make a 1/4 mile pass???...N/ nitrous...i found a tank i really like for the new boat but its only 1 gallon
  10. K's 1/4 mile

    Just curious, what would a K boat, say similar to freedom, k-50, billy's boat, etc run in the quarter mile, MPH and ET?
  11. the new mile hi club

    PB Open Water
    Skydiving Sex? Bakersfield Couple Starts A New Mile High Club (VIDEO, NSFW)
  12. 1/4 mile boat drags Hanska MN june 18

    Mideast and Great Lakes
    The umpba is hosting it's second race of the season on lake Hanska just south of New Ulm MN on Saturday june 18. Races are free to come watch and just $35 for new boaters to race. Registration is at the city park in Hanska food and beverages will be provided starting at 6 on Friday night...
  13. Mile High Warehouse Find

    Found this sitting under tarps behind a Denver warehouse....floors and stringers rock solid and hull is in great shape, a couple of minor cracks in floor and cap but nothing major....It will be on it's way to So.Cal. in a week or so....:D... i see a small block in it's future.....
  14. Visiting WA, Nine Mile Falls, Spokane Area

    West Coast - North
    I'm here in Washington for 2 weeks house sitting for my wife's son and family. I wasn't able to bring my boat, but would like to meet some of you for a beer, talk boats, whatever. PM or call me on my cell 707.481.0633 Thanks, Ron
  15. Two Mile Tim (Futs)

    Jet Boats
    Here you go Tim ... you sure can leg one out.
  16. CFW 1/4 mile cove May 15 & 16

    Sorry Hot Boaters the Red Barons (airplane guy's) are in the 1/4 mile cove this Friday and Saturday you will not have access to 1/4 mile cove unless by boat. You may however still use the South Entrance Boat Ramp. If you close the gate behind you the Jet Skiers and Wake boaters won't be able to...
  17. Car example of cust svc going the extra mile....

    PB Open Water
    I head on over to Car Toyz. My batteries were acting funny that I had purchased from them last year along with my stereo set up. They test it and determmine that one of my batteries (big ass stingers or whatever they are called) is bad. They do not have one in stock but would replace it at no...
  18. 1/4 mile from my house....

    PB Open Water
    unfuknbeleivable!!! Brand new two story 4500sf framed home just roofed and it was blown to peices and off its foundation....
  19. k boat 1/4 mile

    So how fast do K boats go threw 1/4,time, speed? Or anytype of circle boat. ? is just for fun.
  20. Outboard 1/4 Mile Racing / NJBA

    This year we at the NJBA have changed our format.I think this will benefit the OUTBOARD racers.We will have our brackets of 7,8,9,10,and above brackets.We are also starting a new form of bracket racing!This will have a staggerd start light.This will allow everyone to have a equal chance of...