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  1. Opinion on a 18.5' 1976 Mantra for first boat?

    Jet Boats
    I'm talking to a local seller (hard to find inexpensive jets in texas apparently) about his 18.5' 76 Mantra jet. single axle trailer, has mild pump gas 454, berkley JE with jetovator, quarter stringer with reinforcement around mounts, medium layup, supposedly pretty low hrs since rebuild, no...
  2. As a Republican, does your opinion matter?

    Political Rhetoric
    http://finance.yahoo.com/video/primary-not-held-rnc-member-113700300.html Reality As a Republican, does your vote matter when choosing the presidential nominee? According to the convention member, it doesn't. For the staunch Republicans, you still have hope, I guess. Perhaps the Democratic...
  3. need your guys opinion on cam selection !!

    Jet Boats
    i have a 1977 daytona elimnator with a 468 bbc it has a tunnel ram with 650s on it steel cast heads rectangler port heads 110cc 10:1 compression flat tops motor spins at 5000 rpms i want to pull out the solid cam and go roller i had with all the idling and going threw no wake zones you have to...
  4. Oil PSI opinion

    GN7 On the Dyno
    I have a 496/600hp/575 tq lake motor that has a 10778C pump. At idle(900) the psi is 75 cold and 75 psi at 180 degree oil temp. At 4000- 6000 rpm it is 100 psi. Readings from the front and rear two different senders and guages. Dyno and in the boat. Does this seem excessive ? I hate oil leaks...
  5. GN7...Fact vs Opinion...

    GN7 On the Dyno
    Seeing the "GN7 On The Dyno" forum name reminded me of a thread...... Back in early 2009, I was fairly new to this forum and had bumped heads with Bob on a couple subjects. Being somewhat of a wise ass, I started a thread about Fact vs. Opinion intending it to be satire. As with a lot of satire...
  6. opinion needed on car restoration

    PB Open Water
    I bought a 68 nova with the intent to restomod it with a 540 I have. Once I got the car and started to decode everything it was originally a 327/ 275 horse with a 3 speed on the column. I bought it without an engine then found out the numbers matching engine was in the neighbors garage. I have...
  7. hull opinion

    Jet Boats
    My buddy is thinkin about getn this hull, any good or stay away
  8. Need opinion

    V-Drives
    I Have found a 1965 hallett flat bottom v drive with nail head motor, edelbrock alum. intake, edelbrock exhaust logs, casale drive, every piece of original boat is there, its a dual cowl(back to back bench seats with divider). Good tandem trailer, He told me he would let me have it for 1...
  9. [Question] Your opinion

    Jet Boats
    Im looking at purchasing an almar sounder with a 300hp diesel and jet drive. I would be using this boat for weekend trips with travels up to 150 miles round trip, all in salt water. Was wondering with your experience if this would be the boat for me based on performace compared to the same boat...
  10. need your opinion guys

    V-Drives
    hey everyone! i haven't been on here in a while i must say theres some very nice rides showin up on here and also for sale wow! but heres my question, now that our little one is gettin bigger to finally take to the river i wanna have my wood flat fixed and cleaned up. by that i mean it needs...
  11. hello and opinion

    Jet Boats
    first let me say hello and that i am from ohio. i grew up around boats, mainly a 76 rayson craft with a 427 in it. learned to ski behind that thing, LOL. anyway i have been missing the whole boating thing lately and looking to get back in it and want something fun with a jet. i checked...
  12. Opinion

    Jet Boats
    Have owned several jet boat and a hand full of v-drives, very close to pulling the trigger on a Tunnel hull that has neen listed here, have never owned a tunnel any opinions?
  13. War Canoe wants your valued opinion...

    Outboard Church
    We are prepping for the Parker race and have 2 possible race strategies ... Here's the deal.. We won class 5 in 2010... We won class 6 in 2011 ... We are slated to be in class 5 again for 2012 ... We feel we could get our third consecutive class win, and even have a shot at a podium finish...
  14. Opinion on Wisdom Teeth Removal......

    PB Open Water
    I know everybodys situation is sometimes different about this but just thought I would check here for some feedback. All 4 of my Wisdom teeth are in, just not showing. I am 33 years old now and have been told ever since I was 13 that they needed to come out before they start to bother me. I have...
  15. what is the best hydraulic lifter in your opinion?

    GN7 On the Dyno
    i run hydrualic cams in my engines, and am getting ready to install a new 305h comp cam in my 468 bbc, i usually run up into 6000 or better rpm range in my jet boat, what i am wondering is what lifter i should be running in your opinion? summit has told me to run howards lifters, and jegs has...
  16. Opinion on this cam

    Jet Boats
    Found the cam card for the cam that was installed by the PO during the rebuild of my 460. Here are the cams Specs. Elgin-1088p cam lift Int 280 Exh 280 Valve lift Int .490 Exh .490 Lobe Ctrs Int 106 Exh 114 Adv Dur Int 278 Exh 270 .050 Dur Int 212 Exh 212 Adv Timing btc 32 abc 66 bbc 72 atc...
  17. Need an opinion

    V-Drives
    Using the same boat and driver for the quarter mile, 2 different starting systems the old one being the idle to the commitment bouy watch the yellow light and go on the green and the system used today. How would the ET and MPH change? Thanks for the help.
  18. just want opinion

    GN7 On the Dyno
    I have a 555 BBC, 9:1 comp, SRP pistons, Scat crank, Eagle H beam rods, pro topline aluminum heads that have been worked, Crower cam; .777 .731 288 290 @.050 110 lobe seperation, with the tunnel ram it made 764 horse on the dyno at 6000. heres my question; I'm putn my 10:71 mooneyham with...
  19. [Question] Vet Costs your opinion?

    PB Open Water
    I have an older Shih tzu that fell in a hole yesterday and ruptured his acl on right rear leg. He can't put weight on it. Vet has quote $1800 for surgery to fix it. Seems like a lot to me but perhaps I'm just out of touch with vet costs. This little guy's a 10 pounder. Putting him to sleep is...
  20. Not one opinion about killing Al Awlaki??

    Political Rhetoric
    Or how about the stir its caused, the ACLU, CAIR or even comments from Ron Paul about him not getting his "due process". As for me, I say great, one less asshole muslim terrorist, well, actually 2. We will find you and kill you, that about says it all IMHO. NSF
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