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  1. V-Drives
    Is there a certain one everyone uses to start their engines up. Also, does anyone have a picture of how they mounted one. Thanks.
  2. GN7 On the Dyno
    Dominator 1050s on a very healthy 8/71 blown 555 Traded my e85 carbs , going back to gasoline ..... lost all my old data I had written down on old tune up , but that engine was 454ci and not near what this engine is IIRC those jets were 89 squared anyone out there on gas running something...
  3. New member Introductions
    Probably 7 years here as Cjbuilder1 but try as I may could not reset password nor contact Admin so here I am back as 71Blazer out of Fresno, Ca. Ride in a '78 Campbell20 or '72 Sanger Family Skier. Both are survivors with the Campbell getting repowered and the Sanger reupholstered.
  4. V-Drives
    I have wanted to use an LS for sometime, myself and I find a lot of guys. The hickup is always the exhaust. Unless you want to run headers and give Basset $1,200.00 the only other route is turbo headers from Performance Headers, short primaries and needing mods. I really don't want headers, wet...
  5. Greg Shoemaker
    Greg , first off thanks for the motor placement help . Now I'm having intake reset (leaked ) and I want to go with a back cut shoe to try and get ass of boat to lift and free up (as prior conversations it was breaking water about 4' from rear as you can see in my avitar ) . Had a tapered shoe in...
  6. Jet Boats
    Hey guys! I got a cheetah with a 454, berkeley 12jc pump. I'm having a little starting issue. The dizzy looks original. Vacc advanced is plug and I believe(checked last year) the timing was at 24° degrees I believe at 3000, not positive and can't remember. Runs fine once started. But this...
  7. Outboard Church
    Here is our new women's shorts. Well, what do you think ??
  8. Audio
    Replaced my old stereo that worked fine with radio and CD's. The new KDC X997 will lock up almost every time after I start the engine. I have to pull the face plate and push reset button to get it going again. When I start I see the stereo go blank, sometimes it will come back after about 30 to...
  9. PB Open Water
    Here we go............ Gun Control Debate Begins to Simmer After Massacre - Yahoo! News
  10. V-Drives
    Just like my did with me. These mini hydros are cool.
  11. Bob Teague
    My 2006 Gen VI 496 MAG runs great from initial morning start, but after running a while at Mojave (~106* ambient temp), it is very difficult to start. It begins to fire right away, then immediately dies, almost like a sticky choke or vapor lock condition. Vapor lock is likely not the problem...
  12. Jet Boats
    :hmmm:this is who id like to see run that weekend if anyone cares. If you dont.....well f u im drinkin :captain: 1. bobby fry vs cs19 and or pattymelt 2. futs vs TRG 3. 76miller vs river racer 4. dominator vs my buddies new seadoo :)hand 5. bc18 vs shoemakers cp 6. whats your pick?
  13. GN7 On the Dyno
    I just replaced my holley bowls on my 850 4150dp with quick fuel quick change bowls with fuel sight windows. I'm planning on starting the boat up today. Prior to installing them is there a rough position to set the needles to get the thing started? I'm not sure how high in the fuel the floats...
  14. Jet Boats
    just a few quick questions before i head off to home depot and buy some supplies 1 what kind of wood should i buy to cover in carpet? 2 does a wider bunk help distribute the weight of the boat better or would it be a drawback to use more than a 2x4 (loading, travel shifting, ect.) 3 should my...
  15. PB Open Water
    At 11:30am today a twin engined boat was being launched at the Islander Resort in Lake Havasu. As the engines were started, the boat exploded and burst into flame. I have no more direct information but from what I can piece together it was very likely a build up of gas vapors in the engine...
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