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by Jgamble
Mon May 16, 2016 7:00 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: does anyone know the price of a blue lightning belt drive
Replies: 10
Views: 1635

Re: does anyone know the price of a blue lightning belt driv

10-4 man, the metal works on mine are pretty light and built recently, everything on that boat was built new. Just throwing that out there. Also have just about everything need.
by Jgamble
Mon May 16, 2016 6:49 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: does anyone know the price of a blue lightning belt drive
Replies: 10
Views: 1635

Re: does anyone know the price of a blue lightning belt driv

I have a whole boat posted for sale with a blue lightning belt drive and 4.3. http://southernairboat.com/wp/southern- ... elow-5000/
by Jgamble
Fri Feb 26, 2016 1:29 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Big Trouble Brewing?
Replies: 64
Views: 8042

Re: Big Trouble Brewing?

Take this as a grain of sand but, a LS engine doesn't take 15w-50 at all and i don't care what anyone says. The max oil thickness you should be running is 10w-30 you could also buy it with a zinc additive. If you switch to a thinner oil you will have less drag on the supercharger and also less drag ...
by Jgamble
Wed Sep 24, 2014 4:48 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: 5.3 efi hamant
Replies: 90
Views: 7334

Re: 5.3 efi hamant

every boat is different every builder is different you can take two identical boats side by side two different builders built both one will out run the other.the biggest factor in a boat as we all know its setup. If you have something that works for you and works flawless for you then go with it whi...
by Jgamble
Tue Sep 23, 2014 1:22 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: 5.3 efi hamant
Replies: 90
Views: 7334

Re: 5.3 efi hamant

Very well put Wild :thumbleft: :thumbleft: :thumbleft:
by Jgamble
Tue Sep 23, 2014 12:56 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: 5.3 efi hamant
Replies: 90
Views: 7334

Re: 5.3 efi hamant

There is another factor that engineers look for to quantify combustion. It is called "location of peak pressure (LPP)." It is measured by an in-cylinder pressure transducer. Ideally, the LPP should occur at 14 degrees after top dead center. Depending on the chamber design and the burn rate...
by Jgamble
Tue Sep 23, 2014 10:13 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: 5.3 efi hamant
Replies: 90
Views: 7334

Re: 5.3 efi hamant

Ill step away from the croud and say I seen the boat in person in the build stage and it looked great for where it was at, And as far as everyone else i agree if you cant give good advice thats solid then you should keep your mouth closed my .02 no offence to anyone. Good job on the boat, bad judgem...
by Jgamble
Tue Sep 23, 2014 6:31 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: 5.3 efi hamant
Replies: 90
Views: 7334

Re: 5.3 efi hamant

Im glad everything is working out on your boat i hope that 3 blade R works good for you too. I know the metal works and the Q were junk on my end, So good luck
by Jgamble
Thu Sep 11, 2014 12:24 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Choices
Replies: 24
Views: 2088

Re: Choices

I say take the 5.3 re-gap the rings install a mild cam run EFI with a slick re tuned PCM and go right to E-Bay and buy yourself a $1,000 GT70 turbo kit with cooler,BOV and piping and get a solid and dependable 500+ hp and 500+ tq with almost a flat line from 2,500 RPM and up. Thats just my .02 but a...
by Jgamble
Tue Apr 15, 2014 3:12 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 4.3 build up Help
Replies: 1
Views: 443

4.3 build up Help

I have a 4.3 from a 03 chevy van and wanted to know what should be done to it to run on a 12ft bear hull with a Blue Lightning belt drive 2.38-1 with a 76" 3 blade R prop. I have ordered a intake and 600cfm carb but does it need a cam headers? Any help would be great thanks.

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