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  1. BBC Dart Pro1's

    Parts for Sale
    Dart Pro1 345cc original 119 cc chambers decked to 112cc Fresh valve job . Heads have been run on multiple engines Some pitting only on the exhaust flange faces Heads are ready to bolt on to your BBC build. Heads are sitting at engine shop in Anaheim if you Want to go look at them. Asking $1600...
  2. Rudder and steering question for the pros

    V-Drives
    I replaced my old nicson rudder brace with a angle aluminum piece. After the final install and checking the full quadrant movement. I noticed that the quadrant hits the brace. It seems that I am loosing about 3/8 of in inch of total movement on total steering. My questions is how much should the...
  3. rudder question for the pros.

    Boats for Sale
    I replaced my old nicson rudder brace with a angle aluminum piece. After the final install and checking the full quadrant movement. I noticed that the quadrant hits the brace. It seems that I am loosing about 3/8 of in inch of total movement on total steering. My questions is how much should the...
  4. Jet Intake Question for the Pros

    Jet Boats
    I picked up this boat and the guy said it had bottom work done. Looks like new speedcoat and it appears straight with no hook. My question is this, It has a full setback on the pump but the intake was barely epoxied in. I popped it out with just a screwdriver. I set it back in and took some...
  5. Pros and or Cons of a Calgo steering system

    Jet Boats
    I'm thinking of going Calgo, anybody know anything about this system? Is there a benefit to using this system or is it just a way to spend money?
  6. Montana Pros and Cons

    PB Open Water
    Anyone here live in or have lived in Montana? Looking at western Montana somewhere between Idaho and Missoula. Taxes? Income taxes? Property taxes? Licensing stuff? Power? Water? Permits? County/state BS? Any rants? Hates? Problems? Anything you find interesting, post it up here...
  7. Pros and Cons

    PB Open Water
    What are the pros and cons of registering a new to me Boat in California or Arizona? I live in California. Thanks
  8. WEAR RINGS Pro's and Con's shouldered on Non shouldered

    Jet Boats
    WEAR RINGS Pro's and Con's shouldered on Non shouldered?? I was installing a wear ring last night,( NON shouldered) and it got me thinking, when do you use a non shouldered vs a shouldered??
  9. Need advice from you jet boat pro's

    Jet Boats
    Ok so this is my first Jet boat i have owned and I am really enjoying this project but i need some help, let me give you all the details first so you know what i have. 20.5 Bahner Blown 468 BBC (650-700 HP) Berkeley 12JG Pump w/place diverter Performance loader grate with center blocker So...
  10. Pro's and Con's of cutting down a Merc V-6 mid to 15 "

    Outboards
    Does anyone have any real world experince getting this done the good bad and the ugly ?? Anybody recommended who can do it ??
  11. Pros And Cons To A Whipple Supercharger On A 525

    GN7 On the Dyno
    I know nothing about superchargers, so I am doing some research. I looked online at Whipples website and talked to someone at their office and I think I got some generic answers. I also called Teague Custom Marine and got a different set of answers from them. Does anybody have any experience...
  12. [For Sale] Mickey Thompson Baja Pros 33"

    ATV, Offroad, Dirt Bikes
    Fully buffed 33" Baja Pros. Great condition only used 3 times then removed. Fits a 15" wheel. $350 Contact Marty [email protected]
  13. pros and cons of cutting a skag "fin"

    V-Drives
    i want to cut down my center fin.is there a proper angle to cut it on or how much to cut off.will this affect my handleing or stearing only.just seems like i have alot of drag from this thing.any input would be nice. thanks, fast76rogers
  14. Concrete Stain in Havasu -- Pros & Cons

    PB Open Water
    Thinking about having our driveway stained in Havasu. I am basically considering this for 2 main reasons. It enhances the curb appeal to the home and helps hide if not totally eliminate tire marks from backing in and out of the driveway with the boat. I think there are several finishes from...
  15. Flywheel Questions to the Pros

    V-Drives
    Obviously nobody had time to work out the first race bugs at Elsinore, especially those of us with new power plants. I would appreciate some serious input, especially from some of the motor builders if possible on the subject of flywheel weight. Being an old fart from the old school, I am...
  16. Pros and cons on stroke and bore combos?

    GN7 On the Dyno
    This is a bit of general question but I thought I would ask when looking at different combinations. Which are more favorable than others. Some of the combos I was thinking were as follows. 9.8 deck 4.6 bore 4.25 stroke (565) or 4.375 stroke (582) Just thought I would start a new thread about...
  17. Hull Layup Question for the Pros

    Jet Boats
    Just curious why I really havnt seen any step hulls on jets. Maybe they are out there and I just havn't seen any. I realize that a properly set up drag jet doesnt really have any hull in the water per say but, what about a nice cruising speed efficiency? Wouldnt a step hull be more efficient?
  18. Pros and Cons -Edelbrock BBC REC Heads

    GN7 On the Dyno
    Ok, I need an evaluation on Edelbrock Rec BBC aluminum heads. Are they any good for a lake ski boat 500" N/A -NO Spray. Hoping for around 600HP/600TQ? Are these in the quality class of the better stuff like Canfield, RHS, Dart etc or Chineesey knock off junk?--Peanut Gallery please chime in...
  19. 396 vrs 454 pros and cons

    Jet Boats
    Ok im in the market for a motor and im comin up with alot of great 396 candidates. not so many 454 motors. Can someone tell me the pros and cons for the 396 vrs the 454. Im havin a hard time pullin the trigger on the 396 but im close. im findin 350/375 hp 396s all day long thanks, Casey
  20. Web Cam chat/conference pros

    PB Open Water
    I just hooked up a web cam and I was wondering if I could use it to conference in 3-4 other people at once for something like video conferencing without purchasing any special software. One employee is in Texas and another in in Florida. I am in AZ. How can the 3 of us web cam at the same...
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