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  • I saw a 4 point standing on the side of Krome ave. in the middle of the day Wednesday. Does that mean its time to close it down. I don't believe airboats stress deer by running by them.
    June 23, 2018, 5:50 am by Gary S
  • Again thanks for the responses. Any help is appreciated I am a car motor guy. Never had a aircraft and figured why not. I know this one ran. Why the cylinder came off and got gone I have no idea. If anyone can steer me in the right direction to …
    June 23, 2018, 12:30 am by Sumni.sumni
  • Slidin Gator that's awesome depending on how you look at it. It sounds like you got yourself one hell of a keeper for a wife. She sure sounds like fun.
    June 22, 2018, 11:50 pm by ladyblackwater
  • Excellent!
    June 22, 2018, 11:21 pm by Rick McC.
  • Obviously it is running now. What is your pitch setting and RPM on the trailer now?
    June 22, 2018, 9:47 pm by Slidin Gator
  • I will let other's comment on the cooling, other than suggest that you post running temps prior if possible and note that it is hard to have a radiator that is too big. On the motor you are going to find that all the aluminum intakes are 4 bbl. …
    June 22, 2018, 9:38 pm by Slidin Gator
  • Here is my read and summary of the key elements: 1) Forget about pre 2014, it is not applicable. 2) 2014 built motor with parts listed. The mechanical configuration has not changed. Intake was installed backwards. Boat got 50+ MPH but no mention of pitch …
    June 22, 2018, 5:34 pm by Slidin Gator
  • We'll keep you posted on what happens tomorrow. I wish I could post a video of the one I took yesterday showing how quick the RPM's climbed but it was a solid steady climb.
    June 22, 2018, 3:28 pm by Incognito90
  • Built one back in the mid 80’s. On a baby gore, ran a 66 x 34 prop equal to about 135 hp. It was the olds. Engine with the rodchester 4 gc carb. And low end cam, they use these engines on planes inverted with a dry sump.
    June 22, 2018, 8:37 am by CRG
  • I think that 2.7 will be good for the airboat community. tracking Back a few years ago Chuck had found a dual turbo V6 Cadillac and I pondered it for a bit but don't want to dive into something that I know little about. Maybe in 2-3 …
    June 22, 2018, 7:04 am by SWAMPHUNTER45