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  1. Foot starting button

    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. Carb Jetting Starting point ?

    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. I gave up and am starting over

    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. Chevy LS exhaust logs. Starting a drive to have them made.

    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. Shoe starting point ?

    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. The sheep are starting to revolt

    Political Rhetoric
    Obama slammed by black Chicago residents: 'Worst president ever' - Washington Times Seems the sheep aren't real happy with O and the clown posse right now. I am guessing he will throw out a few more free I phones to keep them happy.
  7. 454 starting

    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...
  8. The Church is starting a clothing line

    Outboard Church
    Here is our new women's shorts. Well, what do you think ??
  9. New Kenwood KDC X997 Locks Out After Starting Engine

    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...
  10. It's already starting............

    PB Open Water
    Here we go............ Gun Control Debate Begins to Simmer After Massacre - Yahoo! News
  11. starting the kids out right

    V-Drives
    Just like my did with me. These mini hydros are cool.
  12. 496 MAG difficulty starting

    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...
  13. cp starting line up

    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?
  14. It's starting to make sense....

    Political Rhetoric
    While turning wrenches in the middle of the night, (due to heat), I've been listening to the "Military History" channel.... The other night the program was about the closing months of WWII and the fall of the Nazi regime... We have all heard about the decisive battles, the heroics of America's...
  15. Float starting point?

    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...
  16. starting with the trailer bunks

    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...
  17. [Pics] Remember to use that blower before starting!

    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...
  18. Things are starting to shape up, about time!

    Political Rhetoric
    New curbs on voter registration could hurt Obama - Yahoo! News A must read!
  19. Union's May Be Starting to Understand

    Political Rhetoric
    Some of the nations unions are starting to understand what this administration is going to do to their jobs. The Oil Workers Union just got a taste. The Mine Workers Unions are starting to see the writing on the wall as well. As I've said in the past, this administrations policies will be...
  20. Job opportunities in O.C. 37K ++ starting

    PB Open Water
    One of my clients is Enterprise Car Rental. They are seeking new qualified applicants. this a a good career, start at 37K, medical, vacations, 401K, on and on plus they promote within. Branch managers get a car, earn about 85-100K with advancement possible to VP. Everyone is considered a...
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