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  1. hemi questions

    New member Introductions
    i'm wanting to put gen 3 hemi in my jet boat. need help finding company's building said parts. like water exhaust
  2. velvet drive questions

    V-Drives
    This is a 2 part post, I have my engine / velvet drive out for an engine rebuild. 1) while I have the drive out, any service items I should attend to while its out? I think it might be leaking from the input? so seals? Who could I take it to in socal? 2) I'm not super stoked how they rigged...
  3. Sanger Drag Hydro Questions

    V-Drives
    Hi all, I have a Sanger Drag Hydro I'm putting together after a few years of sitting and need some help from you experts. Have owned a couple v drives in the past but never a Hydro w Lenco, and have never done the engine to V drive alignment or proper placement setup from transom. I'm a newbie...
  4. Sundown Daytona questions

    V-Drives
    I realize this should maybe be in the "Outboards" section, however the history about Sundown Marine leads me here to "the professors" for some intell please. A buddy of mine came across an 80's Daytona OB tracing back to Sundown in H.B. CA. (DYL) The Biesemeyer top deck was rather obvious...
  5. E 85 tank Questions

    V-Drives
    Hi there performance boats!!! I am getting ready to run drop my engine in my newly refinished 67 Belmont. Its an e 85 injected bbc. My question is can I use my aluminum tanks? Or should I start hunting for steel ones? Is aluminum ok if I empty them after the weekends? I have a lot of people...
  6. Advice and Questions

    V-Drives
    Hi Guys! So, this retired fireman in SoCal used to have a 1961Mandella with a 331 Hemi. That was about 40 years ago and a faded memory except to know that it was a fun boat. I’m to the age now that I’m ready for some more flat bottom fun but this time I am looking for something much faster...
  7. First timer to the Delta - have some questions

    Delta Lunch Bunch ( dlb )
    Bringing the family down to the Delta for the first time to attend the Poker Run event and experience the Delta. This is only our second season boating and have only boated on Lake Tahoe so I am looking forward to some performance gains at sea level. A couple of questions. Should we stay in...
  8. OIL TEMP GAUGE questions

    GN7 On the Dyno
    I only have a oil psi gauge , I would like to put a temp gauge during the winter, the issue is I know they should be in the oil pan , I have a canton oil pan that has 2 drain bungs, problem is I cant use the second oil drain (long story and not my fault:D seriously) so where is the next best...
  9. 427 Tall Deck questions

    Jet Boats
    Spent some time in the search function and couldn't find a definitive answer on a couple of potential issues. I injured my 454 engine (Jet), it's out of commission for a few months. Located a 427 TD for cheap, thinking about popping it in if I can get it to work without too much trouble. It's...
  10. Want to get into Jets. Never owned a boat and have questions!

    Jet Boats
    I've never owned a boat but can't think of anything I'd enjoy more than a boosted (screw/roots or turbo) big block Jet. I've built turbo and roots blown cars and want to have some fun on the colorado river since it snakes through our land. Occasional lake runs would be likely as well. I don't...
  11. BBC Timing Cover Questions...

    V-Drives
    Ok changing a motor from a offshore to a V-drive timing cover. First what is the torque on the three screws in the cam? Im thinking 15-18 inch pounds? Im thinking some Loctite won't hurt anything. Next the old cover had a button in it to keep the cam in the block. Im wondering if just having...
  12. IMCO -3 Shorty Questions

    Outdrives
    Thinking of going with a shorty on my 1991 Daytona/Fundeck. Planning on mating it to the Bravo 1 upper, anyone have any good pictures of a B1 and -3 shorty so I can get some ideas of what it will take to move the factory cav. plate? Has anyone here done it on an early 90's Eliminator and have...
  13. Wildercraft build and questions

    Jet Boats
    My Wildercraft build. 427 LSX efi twin turbo.
  14. PFM twin turbo plumbing questions

    Jet Boats
    I'm about to start plumbing my twin turbo motor and I was wondering how to plumb the water lines. I have heard some people are doing a secondary water source for the intercooler. Is it ok to come off the pump, through a strainer with a pressure relief, go through the intercooler, in the logs...
  15. lots of balsa questions please help

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    so i was thinking of going carbon fiber on the floor of my flat but the material alone is very expensive on top of the epoxy resin and everything else. I've decided to look into other avenues I've always loved the look of a clean balsa floor. my situation is this the floors of my kurtis are...
  16. balsa wood questions

    V-Drives
    whats it take to put in balsa sheets?? where do you guys buy your balsa? what type of resin do u put over and under the wood sheets ?? so many questions sorry guys
  17. out of state vehicle into california.......... questions...........

    V-Drives
    Anyone have advice regarding buying a vehicle out of state, and to later bring into california? this would be a new pickup of significant cost, so tax liabilities are huge. anyone-? --Sherpa
  18. 1960's Evinrude Outboard Questions!

    Outboards
    Hey people, looking for some advice or where I can get advice. In my fathers basement are two Evinrude Starflite 4 cylinder Outboards that did run at one time but have been 'hanging' for maybe two + decades. I'm not seeing ANY serial numbers anywhere on the engines etc. I'm trying to find out...
  19. Rayson Craft questions

    V-Drives
    Just a little background (I'll spare you all the gory details) earlier this summer my son and bought a package deal 2 Rayson 18' V drives boats, we went to get one but youu know how that goes they were both there and the price was right. they look nearly identical both on...
  20. A couple fiberglass questions for the experts...

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    ... starting a project to replace the toe board and the side boards in my Bezer. First, the toe board is still in good shape but the access hole is huge and it's not glassed in all the way around. I planned on cutting it out and replacing it but was wondering if I could leave it there and glass...
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