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  1. Jet Boats
    I recently took over ownership of this boat from my dad who passed away. This past weekend I rebuilt the engine. It was having problems when it was put up last summer with moisture in the oil. Those issues should be fixed (evac system and gaskets). Right now (No idea if it is correct), I have...
  2. Jet Boats
    Just bought a 75 Southwind 20ft boat with a 460 and 12J/c pump. The previous owner was nor the sharpest knife in the drawer, based on a few of the issues with boat, but it was purchased dirt cheap as a project and things are expected. Doing a bit work on the pump right now, mainly sealing all...
  3. GN7 On the Dyno
    I have valve spring oilers and wondering if i could run my #4 line to the oilers then to the turbos? Would it starve the turbos of oil? Thanks For any input
  4. V-Drives
    All, looking to to double check my cooling system, I know there are a zillion threads but nothing concrete. I have a newly built BBC with 8-71, 5% under driven, nothing crazy. Running at low to moderate load I still watch the temperature creep up to 210, too high for my comfort. I ran my...
  5. GN7 On the Dyno
    Anybody use a router to put a rounded edge on aluminium Plate before ? Need to put a smooth edge on some plate for my new seat mounting brackets . :duh: 3/8" plate T6061
  6. User "How To" Section
    I just bought a Southwind Jet boat minus engine. Berkeley pump with diverter. Through transom Bassett wet Headers. I just installed 454 BBC now need to route the water hoses. All the hoses are there from the last BBC that was in it but not to sure how to route it correctly. I have a hose that...
  7. PB Open Water
    hello, Thanks up front for any help. I have a 1979 Southwind 18 with a 454 and a berk. I'm picking up a set of basset shorty's and plan to run the dry. (they are used and the chromes all ready wasted ) My? is can I tee the dump lines together and use one through thru transom exit, If so how big...
  8. GN7 On the Dyno
    Given the fact that I'm posting in the all-mighty Dyno section, I have my flame suit on and sealed. Here is the situation: 21' Eliminator Daytona Jet. 502" Obnoxious Racing engine. 8-71.. yadda yadda. Through transom headers with the tips in the CENTER of the transom rather than spaced from...
  9. Jet Boats
    I have a 1979 galaxie boat with a 454 chevy and a panther jet also has a basset headers with water tubes. My concern is how to connect water lines for headers and engine cooling. I have 2 oulets in the front of intake plus thermostat housing has an adjustable water flow and then we have water...
  10. V-Drives
    Hey V-Drivers,anybody have a Diagram or good pics of cable routing for a 81 Cole TR2? Inside Stringers.Thanx Casey
  11. Jet Boats
    Someone asked me is there a reason to exit water out the rear of our intake manifolds Vs. the thermostat housing? I didn't know if there were pros or cons for using the back of the manifold...
  12. Jet Boats
    I am looking to start re-plumbing the cooling system in my Eliminator this weekend. It has a BBC with logs and snails. I want to get rid of all of the rubber hose and convert to all braided lines. From the pump what size hose would you run -8 or -10? It looks like it currently has a 3/8"...
  13. Jet Boats
    Wondering about the routing of a steering cable. Bought a new rack set-up a little while back & ran it in the same location as the old cable. While smoother than the rotary style steering I replaced, its still not as smooth as what I expected compared to some others. It does have 3 pretty...
  14. User "How To" Section
    Trying to fabricate some combination swim step brackets/cav plate pillow blocks (see drawing). Tried cutting aluminum with a saw... worked flawlessly Tried rounding the edges.... worked good Tried template following.... worked like crap. Router chattered to beat all. Any thoughts? Not...
  15. GN7 On the Dyno
    Just got my PFM Turbo kit today:D and was wondering if anyone had a diagram for the routing of all the water lines for the manifolds and intercooler etc. I am a newbie when it comes to turbo stuff. I also am currently running dry headers on the boat so I don't know where to route the water...
  16. PB Open Water
    I am looking to have two 4x8 sheets of expanded plastic routed with a "groove" design on them. Does anyone know of a person or company they can recomend? Thanks in advance for your help! Jay
  17. Jet Boats
    anyone have a picture or diagram for one with logs?? mine has the nicson logs and I just blew my intake gasket (first time out) :mad: but want to make sure that its routed right, I am not running a stat, do you guys think I need to regulate flow to the engine with a ball valve or something?? any...
  18. V-Drives
    I am sure it is here somewhere , but I can't find it . There is a thread on routing for jets , but not for v-drives . I need to verify how to set up the water for my v-drive . Right now the way it looks the water comes in through the bottom of the boat to the pump and goes out to the pump block...
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