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  1. V-Drives
    So I gotta story to tell ya…it’s long though. In 1966 my Dad had put together a 17’ Aqua Craft call “Cobra a Go Go” owned by Bill Boaz. The San Jose Boat and Ski Club with APBA had put together a set of rules for a class called “Super Stock”. It was a class designed to run ski boat type v-drives...
  2. V-Drives
    So I gotta story to tell ya…it’s long though. In 1966 my Dad had put together a 17’ Aqua Craft call “Cobra a Go Go” owned by Bill Boaz. The San Jose Boat and Ski Club with APBA had put together a set of rules for a class called “Super Stock”. It was a class designed to run ski boat type v-drives...
  3. V-Drives
    Found this nice story about Hank Went on the MSN Homepage. Most of us on the East coast knew and raced against and with Hank for many years. http://www.hotrod.com/articles/corvette-barn-find-period-perfect-race-car-blast-past/
  4. GN7 On the Dyno
    Dont know if it has been posted before. First time lve seen it. REMEMBERING BUDDY INGERSOLL AND THE DAY HE RAN A V6 IN PRO STOCK Be safe, schick
  5. V-Drives
    In 1966, the late Bernie Buck and I (Lynn Youngs ) were pardners in a 18' Hallett Enduro Boat (Yellow #13). I owned the boat and Bernie supplied the engine (396 Chevy). In January of 1967, Bernie built his own Hallett Enduro boat ( Mr. Bs Peanutbutter Boat), and installed his 396 Chevy in...
  6. Jet Boats
    Friend of mine at McIntrye Park got his boat stolen. Was found outside Needels in the desert stripped. He hit the internet hard. Long story short, he found all his stuff at a shop in Havasu. Jet Boats Plus. Owner of shop said he did take the boat but with permission from the owner to get it...
  7. Jet Boats
    A few months a go I was on a search for another jet boat, my price rang was 6k, after selling my 77 eliminator bubble deck a year ago I had to deffently pick up another jet for sure. Searching the net for months nothing was really coming up, the boats I was finding where either to high in price...
  8. Jet Boats
    I went to Jim Grubbs to pick up some parts for my heads yesterday and he told me a really cool story. You Ford & Chevy guys are gonna like this one. :)violent Back in the day Jim was a Ford guy. He built a good motor and wanted a Rogers back in 1973. He went down and talked with Roger about...
  9. V-Drives
    A buddy of mine and I bought this 1988 Mako last May from Lolyfe. Originally planed on repainting it to change its identity and making it our own. Since then I've heard bits and pieces of its past such as Dexter Tuttle originally had the boat laid up to race BFF, Carter Reed and/or Wayne...
  10. Jet Boats
    ...So I go with Jim last week to look at one of those low swoopy Chrysler RT station wagons... ...This thing is slammed with 22's,...silver with a black top and black hood and a boom box... ...Pretty bad ass lookin... ...He and I ran the dealer through the ringer for a couple of days and...
  11. PB Open Water
    My german shepherd ,maybe 8 years old, came from the pound 3 years ago is hurtin.. Tuesday night he was having trouble breathing so I took him to the emergency vet. Seems his thlorax(sack around the lungs)was filling with air and had collapsed one lung. I had him tap and drain the thlorax and...
  12. GN7 On the Dyno
    So I was helping a friend on his motor, he knows nothing, always had a mechanic do it, its 289 in a 65 mustang, runs...barely. He tells me carb was rebuilt...etc. I look at the carb...:confused: Appears to be a double pumper, two metering blocks, (my first look) then I see the vacuum pump on...
  13. PB Open Water
    I was at the drags in Albert Lea, MN this past weekend and was visiting with a bunch of guys that were at the Jewell, IA event a couple of months earlier. I was surprised that nobody had heard the story about the lake. You cant make this stuff up. So... Little wall lake is a small shallow...
  14. PB Open Water
    I watched the opening of college football and swam in the pool with the kids. Nothing exciting.
  15. Jet Boats
    I took everyones advice to take care of my "tire spin feel" in my boat. I got rid of most of the problem but last sunday I was running across the lake and my boat just shut off. A few minutes of looking and I found that my rotor in the distributor wasn't turning. I figured it was the roll pin...
  16. V-Drives
    So I was on my way to the lake this morning for a ski when all of a sudden a red dodge was behind me telling me to pull over. Turns out although I unplugged my battery charger, I did in fact forget to remove it from the back of the boat. I ended up pulling it behind the boat for 10 or so miles...
  17. PB Open Water
    The Devil is in the Details My story with BAM Marine and new fuel injectors So I recently rebuilt my 500 EFI's, after 500 hours at 5000 RPM they needed some love. Since we were in there, new powdercoat on all the brackets, motor mounts, boxes, etc as well as hit the bilge for days with a sander...
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