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by dak10
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Alaska Airboaters
Topic: Chuck. James Rackley
Replies: 1
Views: 805

Chuck. James Rackley

CELEBRATION OF LIFE
SEPTEMBER THE 28TH 1:30 PM
4629 W FLA 44 LAKE PANASOFFKEE 33538
My friend Chuck Rackley will be honored by guard
Asking all to bring there airboats
Fill the parking lot and more
by dak10
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Chuck. James Rackley
Replies: 39
Views: 3568

Re: Chuck. James Rackley

The family need prayers for his son who is in ocala hospital with broken bones from the accident Chucky is in a bad way fighting for is life to Prayers sent. I had assumed Chucks death was from natural causes but this sounds like it may have been from some kind of accident. Can you say what happene...
by dak10
Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Thoughts on 4 cylinder boats
Replies: 18
Views: 1438

Re: Thoughts on 4 cylinder boats

Well My 4 cly cm boat 12 ft can ride 4 people and still run dry with a cooler full of beer Love this little boat designed by Chuck Rackley Best more I ever made it slides and rides great Not to say the fuel I save I dont c any 4 cly car motors out there so I believe most 4 cly out there are ac motor...
by dak10
Sun Mar 10, 2019 6:18 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Chuck. James Rackley
Replies: 39
Views: 3568

Re: Chuck. James Rackley

The family need prayers for his son who is in ocala hospital with broken bones from the accident
Chucky is in a bad way fighting for is life to
by dak10
Sat Mar 09, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Chuck. James Rackley
Replies: 39
Views: 3568

Chuck. James Rackley

It a very sad day for me
My friend Chuck has passed away today
He will be missed very much
May he rest in peace
AIRBOAT PROS
by dak10
Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: How are the Eco Techs holding up
Replies: 347
Views: 45315

Re: How are the Eco Techs holding up

Still going in my eco tech had some issues but none of them has to do with the engine
All drive unit problems but think I got it finger it out now
Still gas and go. Charge the oil
by dak10
Thu Oct 08, 2015 6:12 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: blowing radiators
Replies: 24
Views: 1885

Re: blowing radiators

I think it an air lock most radiator fail due to pressure I c some of the way the cooling system is plumbed and they r WRONG So u have some different ways to do this Drill a 1/8 inch hole in the thermostat Run a return to a coolant recovery tank some Ls engine have a crossover tube in the rear of th...
by dak10
Thu Oct 08, 2015 6:12 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: How are the Eco Techs holding up
Replies: 347
Views: 45315

Re: How are the Eco Techs holding up

Well in February I will have 4 years on my eco and it still goes as good as the day I built it
Top off the gas and go
To sweet
Thanks Chuck for all the help
by dak10
Fri Mar 27, 2015 4:43 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: How many EcoTec airboat rigs are actually in service?
Replies: 32
Views: 7050

Re: How many EcoTec airboat rigs are actually in service?

Yes Chuck, that's me. Glad to see you got it started. Looking forward to seeing her run! Edge 1 I have the 2nd 1.4L Luj chuck did and I can tell u that 84cu will make people look at what a small engine can DO and the fuel useage LMAO at that :stirpot: it will do thing u wouldn't think it could the ...
by dak10
Fri Jan 16, 2015 5:23 pm
Forum: Airboat News
Topic: CCAA Tribute/benefit Ride for Chuck Rackley
Replies: 34
Views: 9248

Re: CCAA Tribute/benefit Ride for Chuck Rackley

Let make it a great day in the swamp Saturday the 17 at the swimming hole
let ride and slide
My friend Chuck Rackley will b out and about
it gonns b a gooooood day :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:
by dak10
Sun Jan 11, 2015 8:42 am
Forum: Airboat News
Topic: CCAA Tribute/benefit Ride for Chuck Rackley
Replies: 34
Views: 9248

Re: CCAA Tribute/benefit Ride for Chuck Rackley

:P any one looking for a ride to the swimming hole can contact me for a ride sat the 17 of January call
352 228 9587 or txt me
its going to b 70 degrees said the weather girl
by dak10
Wed Jan 07, 2015 4:39 pm
Forum: Airboat News
Topic: CCAA Tribute/benefit Ride for Chuck Rackley
Replies: 34
Views: 9248

Re: CCAA Tribute/benefit Ride for Chuck Rackley

The man sure knows how to build an airboat
by dak10
Tue Jan 06, 2015 5:29 pm
Forum: Airboat News
Topic: CCAA Tribute/benefit Ride for Chuck Rackley
Replies: 34
Views: 9248

Re: CCAA Tribute/benefit Ride for Chuck Rackley

I talk to Chuck today and yes he will be there so we ALL can have a great day
PS Chuck there will be coffee there ! :P :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:
by dak10
Mon Jan 05, 2015 7:26 pm
Forum: Airboat News
Topic: CCAA Tribute/benefit Ride for Chuck Rackley
Replies: 34
Views: 9248

Re: CCAA Tribute/benefit Ride for Chuck Rackley

:P hey jb550 jeff u should bring a fiddle, banjo, harmonica an play some tunes
And so all know I will have my wife Robin make sure that Chuck Rackley will be there
he cant say no to her :lol:
by dak10
Mon Jan 05, 2015 7:25 pm
Forum: Airboat News
Topic: CCAA Tribute/benefit Ride for Chuck Rackley
Replies: 34
Views: 9248

Re: CCAA Tribute/benefit Ride for Chuck Rackley

:P hey jb550 jeff u should bring a fiddle, banjo, harmonica an play some tunes
And so all know I will have my wife Robin make sure that Chuck Rackley will be there
he cant say no to her :lol:
by dak10
Mon Dec 08, 2014 5:01 pm
Forum: Mini-Airboats
Topic: 4a084
Replies: 3
Views: 2229

Re: 4a084

will the starters are 24 volt if its stock and u need to check for spark add fuel it should run most of the ones I have got in to hard burned up rotors in the mag and dirty points
by dak10
Thu Dec 04, 2014 6:01 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 13'6 x7'6 Revo 400hp ecotec build.
Replies: 100
Views: 22640

Re: 13'6 x7'6 Revo 400hp ecotec build.

hey terry u wait some bush light with that crow or is that pbr for someone who bashed my boat 3 years ago saying it wont work seem funny to me that u r now going to build and ecotech I just find that to b some funny shit u know the things u said u cant take back now I remember the thing u said in fr...
by dak10
Wed Dec 03, 2014 5:45 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: ECOTEC vs SBC vs O-540, A Power to Weight Ratio Discussion
Replies: 152
Views: 16751

Re: ECOTEC vs SBC vs O-540, A Power to Weight Ratio Discussi

I still cant understand how anyone can compare and 83 cubic inch engine to ANY aircraft engine. all I know is my 83 cubes will go any where I choose to go with a load of camping gear for the weekend an hail my fire wood to an still have gas to ride all weekend. and I don't got to stop and check the ...
by dak10
Wed Nov 12, 2014 5:05 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Info for Ecotec DIY'ers
Replies: 20
Views: 4922

Re: Info for Ecotec DIY'ers

ok sound like u got everything u need other then extra wire but u should b ok cuz u should have extra wire in the harness u can use a fuse box get with chuck on the fuse box he has a very nice sealed box he can get u
by dak10
Sat Nov 01, 2014 4:46 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: ECOTEC vs SBC vs O-540, A Power to Weight Ratio Discussion
Replies: 152
Views: 16751

Re: ECOTEC vs SBC vs O-540, A Power to Weight Ratio Discussi

Dak, did it get hit because it wouldn't get out if it's own way? Lol No I got hit because there was no place to go and he going a little fast for the trail he went right I went right an he bounced off a tree and came back an hit me in my cage. So it had nothing to do with getting out of my own way....
by dak10
Fri Oct 31, 2014 7:29 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: ECOTEC vs SBC vs O-540, A Power to Weight Ratio Discussion
Replies: 152
Views: 16751

Re: ECOTEC vs SBC vs O-540, A Power to Weight Ratio Discussi

Ok so the 1.4L eco has 85.4 cubic inches making 179 horses 380 ft lbs of torque. So how do u compare that to something that has 200+ cubic inches. So with that said the eco is low maintenance an high on fuel economy an great performance. But u might get there before me but I will be there. So if u h...
by dak10
Thu Oct 30, 2014 5:59 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: ECOTEC vs SBC vs O-540, A Power to Weight Ratio Discussion
Replies: 152
Views: 16751

Re: ECOTEC vs SBC vs O-540, A Power to Weight Ratio Discussi

Well Chuck sell the engine stand that can be welded to the rig u have on ur boat he just need the stringer weight I've seen it done and it looks good
by dak10
Wed Oct 29, 2014 8:43 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: ECOTEC vs SBC vs O-540, A Power to Weight Ratio Discussion
Replies: 152
Views: 16751

Re: ECOTEC vs SBC vs O-540, A Power to Weight Ratio Discussi

The 1.4L LUJ has shown my datalog of 382 ft lbs of torque at 5400 rpm and 179 hp and 34 lbs of boost leveling out at 24 psi and I do get 8 to 12 mpg based on how hard u mash the gas peddle. I have the datalogs to show all this going on. As far as deliberately l got 300 hrs or more on this little eng...
by dak10
Sat Oct 04, 2014 6:09 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: How are the Eco Techs holding up
Replies: 347
Views: 45315

Re: How are the Eco Techs holding up

Well at least when I stop my eco I aint gotta crank it for 5 min or let it cool down or check the gas and FILL the oil now I think thats is some funny sh€t there :stirpot: :lol: im going on 300 plus hours and all is working great its been 2 years of riding trouble free dont care what people think ab...

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