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  1. Proper way to size new wear ring?

    Jet Boats
    I am rebuilding a 12jc and the impeller clearance will be a little tight with an undersized .045 wear ring. Question, Do I install the .045 wear ring and cut the impeller to .025 clearance, or can I get a wear ring to the exact clearance needed to match my impeller?
  2. proper v-drive plumbing for a cruiser

    V-Drives
    I need a shot of the correct way to plumb a cruiser (v-drive trans cooler gear box cooler) with water logs and snails out the back.
  3. Proper buffing and polishing supplies

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    Hey guys! Ive been lurking around for a few years now. Just picked up a little boat off my buddy and am looking to buff the original gelcoat out. It's just a little '67 Dorsett Daytona and the gel is a a bit dull. Its not quite chalky but it needs some love. Looking to do a driveway buff...
  4. Proper Prop Location on 12* Flat Bottom Rayson

    Propellers
    Can anyone tell me what the correct location (prop tip clearance with the bottom or distance aft of the strut) should be on an 18" flat bottom v drive Rayson. the prop is a 12x15 3 blade stainless. I'm installing a new gearbox and either need to move the prop shaft forward a couple of inches or...
  5. The proper sending units for Teleflex Gauges

    Jet Boats
    What water temp and oil pressure senders do I need for Teleflex gauges on Chevy BBC? I just bought new teleflex lido gauges and want the right senders. Last year I ran stock senders on Beede gauges and they were inaccurate. Where can I get them? Part numbers?
  6. Back to basics- The proper way to operate a v drive

    V-Drives
    Wanted to start a thread on the proper way to operate a v drive. This will be the 3rd summer for me learning and operating mine. Hope to have the Hondo in the water in a few weeks. It's a 17-18' 1972 Hondo flat with a blown/injected 1962 Hemi Pontiac. I think the prop is overdriven 30% and I put...
  7. I need help chosing the proper Prop...

    PB Open Water
    I have a 22' Donzi zx with a 502 supercharged motor and bravo one drive. It has around 800hp. Currently it has a 34p bravo 1 prop on it. It feels as though the ass end of the boat is getting to much lift and therefore i dont have good control of it at high speeds. I really have no clue and need...
  8. What is the proper length for wearing a pair of shorts?

    PB Open Water
    I have recently been taking some ribbing about the length of my shorts. Below the kneecap At the kneecap Just above the kneecap Nobody gives a damn
  9. Whats the proper signal?

    PB Open Water
    On my way to work this morning, I cut off a car that was in my blind spot on the freeway. The guy honked and flipped me off. I gave him a wave to try and say I was sorry. He thought I was waving him off, and up came his middle finger again. I then banged my palm into my forhead, to show him I...
  10. Proper way to gap spark plugs

    GN7 On the Dyno
    I figure this ought to be fun. What is the proper way to gap spark plugs? Do you use the screwdriver and hammer on the fender method? Feeler gauges, or the round wire gauges? Or the single round disc piece of crap. Does it really matter? (to mag guys if course it does cause they hardly spark)...
  11. [Question] Proper Spark Plug Torues

    Outboards
    Proper Spark Plug Torques Anyone know off hand what the proper torque is for the spark plugs on a Merc 2.5? I have always just sinched them down pretty decently but I just got this badass new torque wrench so I figured it would be a good time to try it out. Thanks!!
  12. Cole Tr1 Proper Plate Set Up - Tony?

    V-Drives
    OK WHERE SHOULD THEY BE - OR WHAT DO YOU RECOMMEND I DO
  13. The proper way to sell a car...

    PB Open Water
    http://www.autojunk.nl/clips/view/155640 :D
  14. Acquiring proper Pushrod length...?

    GN7 On the Dyno
    If it isn't a trade secret, what's a good method of determining proper pushrod length? As always, your suggestions are greatly appreciated-Ray
  15. Proper way to clean carboned pistons???

    GN7 On the Dyno
    Going to be getting a new set of pistons for my turbo engine but have 7 JE 4.25 Flat Tops that I may be able to sell/trade on ebay or somewhere... What is the proper way to clean the carbon from the tops & sides above the 1st compression ring? TIA
  16. Proper way to dispose of a flag?

    PB Open Water
    so what do you do when your american flag is on its last leg from hanging outside all its life? its fadded torn on the ends and starting to look pretty shaggy.....i bought a new one and was just wondering what do you do with the old ones? is there a proper way to dispose of them?
  17. proper fuel pres. for a holly

    GN7 On the Dyno
    Sorry for the dumb Q? I've bought 2 new holly regulators to go with my holly blue pump, and I can't get either one under 9 psi. I pulled the float adj. plugs and at 9 psi nothing was coming out there??
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