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  1. V-Drives
    New member here, excited to be starting on a boat my grandpa gave me. It's been sitting since 96 though, needs a lot. I'd appreciate some recommendations on places in Central Valley (I'm in Fresno) that are good for buffing out the gel coat, restriping, and interior work. A glass shop too...
  2. Bob Teague
    past summer i picked up a nice jet. still having challenges with what seems like lack of fuel and air on top end. from what i understand: BBF bored to 502, performance cam, solid lifters, roller rockers... MSD ignition and Mallory dizzy carb: Holley Model 4011 800CFM Marine (been...
  3. V-Drives
    I know only a few guys are running them, but what props are people running on the 21' or 19' Eliminator Daytona V-drives (or Cougar)? Currently have a 3 blade round ear - not sure of pitch, etc.
  4. V-Drives
    I was wondering if anyone had any shop recommendations for some rigging work on a 21' cruiser. I've been hanging onto this cruiser for a couple of years now and I dont have the skills or drive to get it going. I'd like to take it to a shop, have the go through it and handle the following...
  5. Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    Posted in the jet section too... I'm looking for a top notch fiberglass/gel shop. I'd like top quality work at a reasonable price from a place that really knows their stuff. Someone mentioned Pat's Fiberglass. Any experiences there or other recommendations? Nobody local to me seems to fit the...
  6. Jet Boats
    I'm looking for a top notch fiberglass/gel shop. I'd like top quality work at a reasonable price from a place that really knows their stuff. Someone mentioned Pat's Fiberglass. Any experiences there or other recommendations? Nobody local to me seems to fit the bill, so I'm planning on a road...
  7. V-Drives
    Looking for baffle or muffler recommendations for a BBC with cast water jacketed OT's. Im getting old, 'cause this thing is too damn loud. I am curently running Schoenfeld baffles, which don't do much at all. Bassetts? Other options? I'm running a blown 540, so losing a little power is ok...
  8. V-Drives
    I'm looking for some reputable shops to do some work on a project boat. The floors need to be done and it may or may not need stringers. The boat is in need of a total restoration its a 1964 ceasar flatty. Thanks wally 209-304-3862
  9. GN7 On the Dyno
    Need to machine up my block
  10. Outdrives
    Hey Gang, I'm looking for recommendations on steering systems for my current project - 22' Vaughn that will have a Merc HP500 EFI and Bravo One powertrain - it should run low to mid-70's spinning a Bravo 1 26p prop - Rotary, Rack-n-pinion, hydraulic single, dual ram or????? I'd like to be safe...
  11. PB Open Water
    Looking into 25ft boat trailers for a V-hull. Want to stick with competitive or extreme twin axle. Want to do custom wheels and tires and guides for the sides. What are your guy's thoughts about these two companies? Any experience on pricing I will be looking at in terms of a a fairly high...
  12. PB Open Water
    Anyone out there in the PB community (individual's or companies) that does this work for a living , recommendations ? looking to upgrade and change some of our sites Thanks in advance Tom
  13. PB Open Water
    I just bought a '01 Grady White for the family (and me). Previous owner used Collinite Fleetwax #885 and the hull looks great, but that stuff is murder to use. With the new technology polymer spray on stuff.... what do ya'll recommend to spray and wipe on my fiberglass to keep it shiny and...
  14. GN7 On the Dyno
    Hey guys, I'm in the process of building an EFI blown 540 for my 21' Rayson Craft V-Drive and want to spend the extra money (insurance :wink2:) to have it tuned on a dyno. I'm having a custom cam ground and still have a couple more things to do before it's ready, but I want to start getting...
  15. PB Open Water
    Looking for Realtor recommendations in the Bakersfield area if anyone can give some it would be greatly appreciated as we are planning on interviewing this weekend if at all possible.
  16. V-Drives
    was having carb issues this weekend so i dropped my carb off at the carb shop in ontario on my way home from parker. they told me my holley blue marine pump wasn't adequate for my motor 750ish HP twin turbo 468 single 850 DP holley. will the holley black pump be enough or anybody know of a great...
  17. GN7 On the Dyno
    Dyno recommendations, Doing Water Test First Questions Ok i'm ready to have my engine dyno tuned and need some recommendations on any places you guys have used or heard good things about. Preferably in the San Fransico bay area. I have a blown 540 BBC pump gas. Also what is the going price for...
  18. Outboards
    A friend of mine wants to own a 30'+ v-bottom, step pad, closed deck with a nice v-berth or similar sleeping accomodations and wants to run twin large outboards. I think he would like to run out of Florida out to the nearby islands. He is a very accomplished boater and wants to be able to run...
  19. PB Open Water
    My older cousin wants to be married in Vegas in Feb. anybody have any experiences or recommendations?
  20. V-Drives
    Motor builder I know of who used to reccommend Valvoline racing oil said he switched to Joe Gibbs XP 4 three years ago..... My plans were to use Valvoline racing oil with the Lucas zinc additive .... Should I change plans? Why/why not? Thoughts, comments welcome .... Thanks David
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