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Which prop on 2.0T Ecotec
Unfortunately, I’m limited to 76” inside my cage. I think you’re friends with my buddy John with the Stossil style hull and ecotec. He’s been helping me a lot on this swap. I’m leaning towards the prop he has. I’ve always had whirlwind, but hear good things about Sinsenich. …
February 21, 2019, 8:30 pm by TDezso
Broken bolt stuck in prop hub
Andrew, aren't you getting a new motor, so perhaps beating on the crank may not be such a big deal. With the picture staring at me for a bit I got to thinking. With all 3 of the other bolts out but the blades still in, the hub is …
February 21, 2019, 6:33 pm by Slidin Gator
thrust vectoring
The early shallow water jon boat conversions were made by a company called "AIRBOY." They used a small singe cylinder engine apx. 5hp and a small wood prop. The entire engine, cage and prop turned to direct the thrust and it did not use a rudder.
February 21, 2019, 4:45 pm by SWAMPHUNTER45
540 short jug info.
You can make it a straight valve by changing from jug out. May have to put 540 rods in it if it doesn't have them. gimme a call if I can help bud. 8636980383
February 21, 2019, 3:23 pm by boostedigo540
Jimmy White square nose HELP
I"ve been told that the last 4 inches of the hull can make a huge difference if its not straight
February 21, 2019, 3:11 pm by Andy
Cadillac - Gear Drive Ratio
Branch Fantasy555.jpg pic is my in progress build 555cid JohnC ran a flat tappet mechanical Branch 520 on a 2.68 drive for a while years back, he sold it to FireDuck who ran that engine for several more years before a slipped hose cooked it. …
February 21, 2019, 2:44 pm by SWAMPHUNTER45
GO-435
1.56 puts prop RPM around 2,200 so at least 3 wide blades with lot's of pitch. Call Sensenich to see what blade and hub combinations they can offer in NGQ or JW.
February 21, 2019, 10:15 am by Slidin Gator
Building an airboat slide...
Azek PVC decking will slide like Ice.
February 21, 2019, 8:20 am by White Hawk
Mack's ride date change!!!********
Good deal! Look forward to seeing ya there
February 21, 2019, 3:04 am by radtech
Going to have new boat built soon
I say go with the Ls, that is plenty of power to push a deep sided 15x8 and should be a point and go boat loaded down. Has to be a reason most car motor boats being built now are Ls powered. More power,less weight,plenty reliable.
February 20, 2019, 8:17 pm by Mossy Cypress