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  1. V-Drives
    Well it wouldnt be right if i wasnt screwing something up so i was running the boat on the trailer with a bucket of water and was adjusting stuff on the motor, well everything was fine I kept checking temp because my water hose was filling the bucket half way but motor never got hot and was just...
  2. GN7 On the Dyno
    From time to time we all do stupid things for our own stupid reasons. Well here in the Miller family we have one of those reasons. We just pulled the engine out of my brothers 75 Chevy blazer that has over 400,000 miles on the ticker. The engine has about 250,000 on it. Well we have an open...
  3. PB Open Water
    You know......I come to performance boats for the motorcycles- not for.....oh, lets say the boats.....:)sphss I don't mind having ads, but I was trying to watch a video on Camp Far west, and I could not get the stupid mc ad to stop it's audio. If I was interested in tiny 1L engines, I'd buy...
  4. V-Drives
    I havnt posted in a while, been to busy , I finally got around to putting a new fuel pump (holley marine) in the motor (454 bbc), my question is, the pump is a mechanical marine pump that has a vent tube on the top of it, what is this for? I have never used a marine pump and I thought it would...
  5. GN7 On the Dyno
    I was gapping rings today for a 540 BBC, SRP pistons. Top rings are 24 and some how I gapped my second rings at 35. I dropped a feeler guage and grabbed the wrong one with out my glasses on. Question is will it work or should I just throw another 100 away and get another set. I like the...
  6. Jet Boats
    Okay, I'm no where near the level of needing a pop off valve, but I'm curious about their operation. I understand how it works and why, just wondering how they are actuated. I've seen where they are operated by pressure (CO2) but can they be operated manually (by cable)?
  7. V-Drives
    I am putting the exhaust together (glenwood wet), I have never put silicone or anything on the gasket between the main header and the elbow but I noticed a really deep cut right where the mating serfaces go together, I took a picture of the side that is ok just so you guys know what im talking...
  8. V-Drives
    Why do some Braces bolt facing forward and some to the rear ??? Could they go either way or is there a specific reason which way they go?
  9. Jet Boats
    Ok, I'll start: If I have a set of DOVE heads(Non CJ), and a set of Bassett headers w/CJ sized primary tubes, do I use the CJ ex gaskets, or non CJ?
  10. GN7 On the Dyno
    Does anyone manufacture performance logs and risers? I have jet boat style hardin marine garbage. I was looking for something that is a performance replacement. Any help?
  11. PB Open Water
    Last night at about 9:30 I was in the living room watching tv w/ my wife and 10 month old. All of a sudden the dogs started barking like I've never heard before. I turned down the tv and we could here some dude yelling in the street. He was saying "please don't kill me" and "give me one more...
  12. Jet Boats
    Whats up good people. Last weekend I got my JetBoat back finally after a topend rebuild and some other stuff I had done to her.... Well, after backing it down the ramp and launching it, it became clear very quick and in a hurry that I had forgotten to stick the plug into the back of my...
  13. V-Drives
    well my blower motor requires a pto to run of the blower pully to the drive shaft 1350 i get a pto from bergeron and i can seem to figure it out it obviously dont go inside the pully becaus it dont fit,it doesnt go on the back side then you couldnt bolt your drive shaft up to it, i cant flip the...
  14. GN7 On the Dyno
    I have searched all the threads here and other sites and see conflicting information about inconel-super alloy-extreme duty exhaust valves...however you call them...my question is i just picked up a set of Keith Eickert pro 1 heads from a guy who parted his spare boat motor. he bought them...
  15. Michigan Hot Boats
    Well this kind of goes along with don't put a egg in a microwave.. 1. don't purge your methanol injection with tri-flo @ 100 psi while smoking :badidea: 2. never put a un-opened can of Bud on the buffer to make it shiney:yikes:
  16. Jet Boats
    Old video but I just have to ask: Watch at 1min 20 seconds.............anyone know a jet boat this stupid? Bass Boat Crash - YouTube S CP
  17. PB Open Water
    So I downloaded the performance boats app on my droid x. Starting today everytime im online from my phone(not the app) this stupid annoying pop up shows up for pb app in the android market. Everytime I view a different thread it pops up. Can I disable this or just have to live with it. Tried...
  18. PB Open Water
    This is what I have to deal with daily. I am, among other things, the "green", energy conservation guy. Yeah, I know, the guy who drives a Vette to work every day and has rock crawler, quads, and a supercharged boat is in charge of energy conservation. Anyway, I have access to this gizmo...
  19. V-Drives
    All the bushings in my pillow blocks are shot ther might be one or two holding in there can I buy just the bushings or do i have to buy new pillow blocks ? Do the new pillow blocks come with the bushings hopefully I'm not waisting your time thanks.
  20. PB Open Water
    2manymustangs has done an amazing job contacting a variety of race organizations that might be in need of a planning forum and access to either the group calendar or their own calendar. These sections have been setup in their own new category. I have already started getting PM's from other...
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