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  1. Bilge and/or J-drain Opinions

    V-Drives
    What do you guys run for drains and/or bilges? My boat (Biesemeyer) currently has 3 j-drains on the back. I have searched a descent amount, but have only come up with mixed opinions on this topic. Some people claim they are great, while others say they leak quite a bit. My boat will strictly be...
  2. Can i get your opinions please?

    Jet Boats
    there were only 2 of these made - with a 454 and a tunnel ram with 660s and a 280 cam it did 56 mph - unless chop was just right then it would free itself up and once did 59 - problem was it was all out of motor just at the time she wanted to get with the program- soo- could you guys tell me...
  3. Hawaiian Boat Opinions

    Jet Boats
    What is the general consensus on the Hawaiian Hulls ? I've acquired a 78 or 79 , 19' Hull with a 460 and a setback pump. Are these a good hull? I have to restringer it and repaint . Just wondering if its worth the effort.
  4. [Question] Getting a Boat and need advice please?

    PB Open Water
    I am looking at Performance Boats for use in Lake Michigan, Around New Orleans and Florida; Maybe California as well as Havasu and everywhere else I guess in the world. I do not know what the upkeep would be and don't know if a Performance Boat will be the right boat for me. I am looking at...
  5. [Question] Need some opinions on a boat

    V-Drives
    There is a 67 Wesco flat for sale here and I haven't heard or seen much on these boats. Are they good boats? Handle well? Any thoughts would be great. Was thinks of picking it up and flipping.
  6. Opinions?

    V-Drives
    Hey guys, looking for some opinions on a 19ft Eliminator V-drive with a turbo 400 Trans. How well do they handle and are they a good boat? Wanting to put a blown 540 in it. What do you think it would do mph wise? Thanks
  7. Seeking Opinions on Hallett 260 AC Limited

    West Coast - South
    Seeking opinions on ride quality in rough and smooth water, handling, bow rise and time to plane on a 2006 Hallett 260 AC Limited. The boat has a 496 with a Bravo III, which i would guess most of them were delivered with a Bravo I. So I'm not sure if this drive setup works best for all around...
  8. Vista Del Rio in Blythe Opinions

    PB Open Water
    I had a river front mobile at Echo lodge on the Parker Strip for over 20 years. Love that section of river. Management drove me away. New management there, but space rent is way above market value. River Lodge is priced right. I'm looking into my next river place and have wondered about the...
  9. Want a new squirtgun but need some opinions please

    Jet Boats
    I have had a couple of flats and wonder if there are any semi V hull jets that could take a bit of rough water. I go out on the Colorado north of Yuma, Hidden shores/Martinez. Its fine most of the time but middle of the day on weekends there can be quite a bit of traffic, any suggestions on a...
  10. Opinions on Mercury Racing 565

    Bob Teague
    What is your take on the mercury racing 565? Any room for improvement?
  11. Bench racing opinions please. what engine?

    GN7 On the Dyno
    I have an XR outdrive so... I want to build an engine with PEAK torque @ 6000-6300 rpm. 675-700 ft lbs. I am looking for a very flat torque curve. Can this be done NA with a carb? 540, 565, 572, 598?
  12. Sleekcraft /455 / YJ Opinions Wanted

    Jet Boats
    Long time lurker seeks some advice from those that know more than me. I've tried to do my homework but real experience here would help a lot. Been searching for an older car engine classic and found this a few hours away from me. Owner has passed and his son is selling it. Not a lot of...
  13. gimme some opinions on new twin setup hotside

    GN7 On the Dyno
    Ok guys im working on the twin turbo exhaust system(hotside) and the tech in me keeps sayin make the exhaust side equal length/volume and to hell with turbo placment being nice visually(having turbs look right and even). Ill have 5" of extra hotside on lh side of motor compared to rh side if i...
  14. Opinions on a 82 cougar tunnel??

    V-Drives
    I have been looking at an 82 cougar tunnel v-drive thats about 18-19 ft. I don't know too much on these boats so I need some opinions on it. Stringers and hull are in really good shape. Has a casale drive on it. Has a bit of sun damage from sitting out in the open but other then that the hull is...
  15. [Other] Opinions on teryx4 itch

    ATV, Offroad, Dirt Bikes
    Opinions on teryx4 Tossing around the idea of buying a teryx4. Any opinions good or bad?
  16. [Question] 2500hd shock opinions

    Tow Vehicles
    I have a hd2500 Silverado 4x4 crew cab, since new. got about 130k on it now. truck is used almost exclusively for towing the enclosed boat trailer to races, and other short trips (I don't bounce the thing all over the desert). I've never lifted it, never will. the thing needs new shocks...
  17. Keurig , tips opinions ?

    PB Open Water
    Wife and I used to guzzle a 12 cups of coffee a day but now a lot less , Still however dig (and look forward to) our morning cup of java .We spent the weekend in SD with relatives and who have a new Keurig and got hooked on the ease and simplicity and convenience but still a fan of the old Yuban...
  18. Opinions and Thoughts

    V-Drives
    Hiya guys, I'm looking for your opinions and thoughts on different v-drive styles. Reason: I'll be getting another ride in the near future, I personally prefer a long deck pure flat rather than some of the others, I've been in all the different styles at one time or another and I do love the...
  19. carb opinions

    Jet Boats
    have a 1990 cole in need of a new carburetor it has a 460 big block ford anyone have any opinions? 650 or 750? edelbrock or holly? and do I need to run a spark arrestor?
  20. carb opinions

    PB Open Water
    Ok so im going to buy a new carb for my 1990 cole with a 460 ford big block today anyone have any suggestions??? edelbrock ? holly? 650,750 and does it have to be a marine carb and do I have to run a spark arrestor in new York? Info any and all please
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