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by old skool
Wed Dec 25, 2013 11:28 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: 7x12 sled "Gangster Boats"
Replies: 53
Views: 10452

Re: 7x12 sled "Gangster Boats"

super cool love the saving of the history , keep the pics of it comin as you put it back to gether
by old skool
Wed Dec 25, 2013 10:57 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: gillieo hull update?
Replies: 19
Views: 2787

Re: gillieo hull update?

you know this is twice i put up a post and it gets slamed by some ones buddy and i guss it is alright for him to talk trash about some one you dont know . did any body look at his totally uncalled for post , he really did not slam me i could really care less what is the point is he slams some one he...
by old skool
Tue Dec 24, 2013 10:16 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: gillieo hull update?
Replies: 19
Views: 2787

Re: gillieo hull update?

p.s i really dont under stand way that guy wildcard would call a gillieo hulls junk any way he must not follow any airbout history or respect the fact that mr gillieo has probly built more boats in his life time than wildcard has ever seen and there must be something to them because ever one i have ...
by old skool
Tue Dec 24, 2013 10:04 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: gillieo hull update?
Replies: 19
Views: 2787

Re: gillieo hull update?

wild card is just so smart hell i will give you my adress and your more than welcome to make some more public threats , if you would have read the post you would have know i was working on a customers boat , he took one look at the post you made and decided he really did not need any help from some ...
by old skool
Mon Dec 23, 2013 10:20 pm
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: how hard can i turn a three blad h
Replies: 11
Views: 1733

Re: how hard can i turn a three blad h

turned it up all i care to 3250 my 3300 played with lowering the back of the engine to so the bubble on the level was against the line took a little load of back of boat . really jumps out and up on plane runs the hill better but cruise rpm up to 2800 or 2600 so the trade is it runs good for what it...
by old skool
Thu Dec 19, 2013 5:08 pm
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: how hard can i turn a three blad h
Replies: 11
Views: 1733

how hard can i turn a three blad h

right know there is a real fine line with it being direct drive i have been turning it 3150 . but thought about play a little higher like 3450 or 3500 it is a 72 three blade h have set it lower to 2800 but boat did not like it / made big differance movint up rpm :stirpot:
by old skool
Thu Dec 19, 2013 4:49 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: gillieo hull update?
Replies: 19
Views: 2787

Re: gillieo hull update?

stir stir stir . i asked one question and it has takin on a whole life of its own . the hull is so wide in the front that the area between the out board stringer and the port and starboard rails looks like a mud flap being drug down a dirt road i was told the fix for this was a out board stringer . ...
by old skool
Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:18 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: gillieo hull update?
Replies: 19
Views: 2787

Re: gillieo hull update?

been one of those days
by old skool
Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:16 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Slick bottom
Replies: 24
Views: 3048

Re: Slick bottom

love my quick slick and even like the owner of the company once you go quick slick you never go back to any thing else
by old skool
Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:32 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: holley carb HELP
Replies: 37
Views: 4471

Re: holley carb HELP

the funny thing nobody has realized is you are only turning 3400 max probly does not need any more than 650 cfm and boost ref no but blower specific yes . i raced alchol funny cars for a time so i learned a little bit bout blowers hair dries super chargers blow thu and draw thur very differant to sa...
by old skool
Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:16 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: gillieo hull update?
Replies: 19
Views: 2787

Re: gillieo hull update?

aparretly am a dumba?? that is smart from someone with the reading ability of a woodtick try out those comprehension skills there wildcard i have a kennedy hull and a bear deck over. the hull in question is a hew gillieo with a 540 that got his a$$ spanked buy the 16 foot kennedy with a gpu i tossed...
by old skool
Mon Dec 09, 2013 9:34 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: gillieo hull update?
Replies: 19
Views: 2787

gillieo hull update?

have a gillieo hull in it looks like a vibertor going across the water i saw a while back bull frog or some one that was building these hull add some xtra stringer or half stringer for sapport on the wide hull i need this info so i can show the guy i am not making this up . me myself i would do it j...
by old skool
Thu Nov 28, 2013 1:01 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Help me understand
Replies: 15
Views: 1950

Re: Help me understand

actully it is the rods and crank that weak link it but with a few mods like arp rod bolts and so on they are great i am also working in conjuction with a cam grider of corperate proportion so cant say who yet but the new technolegy should bring it way up on torque the thing is it will be labled a ge...
by old skool
Thu Nov 28, 2013 12:49 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: rings
Replies: 0
Views: 945

rings

got 220 and numerous other +5 and bigger plus 520 and a few others most are test fires but some are new in cosmo give me a call 352-289-4182 :D
by old skool
Thu Feb 28, 2013 4:54 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Snapped ANOTHER rudder rod..
Replies: 259
Views: 22065

Re: Snapped ANOTHER rudder rod..

has any one look at the rudders them selves maybe the are out with the center of gravity that would wear them quickly there should be a stantard for the rod shaft in the rudder and that is where i would start , oh chuck does have a point with the carb causeind harmonics jeting and the right power en...
by old skool
Thu Feb 28, 2013 4:35 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Whirlwind props on GPU 220
Replies: 14
Views: 1596

Re: Whirlwind props on GPU 220

i love my 72 three blad h i have run it on all my boats from a worn out pe 90 to my 302 gt 40 ford engine and now it is going on my new 12foot kennedy with a 220groung pounder . but i am going with a gear box 2,12 and a 74 three blade whril wind on the car boat and will run at least a 72 on the grou...
by old skool
Thu Feb 28, 2013 4:21 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: is it too much?
Replies: 6
Views: 986

Re: is it too much?

i ran a ten foot gillio with single front and double rear it was fine with wife and daughter 6years olds but if my son and i went and i sat in back we had to watch our trans wake the power plant was a pe90 with a three blade h 72 inch it was a fun little boat just never wanted to go very fast in a b...
by old skool
Thu Feb 28, 2013 4:12 pm
Forum: Buggy Talk
Topic: ful track build help need info and knowlage
Replies: 0
Views: 1044

ful track build help need info and knowlage

hey guys made one post with little succes need some help and pics for full track thanks :bounce:
by old skool
Thu Feb 28, 2013 4:09 pm
Forum: Buggy Talk
Topic: agriculture tractor tires
Replies: 7
Views: 2297

Re: agriculture tractor tires

weeks auction in ocala 1st fri of month they always have lots of tires
by old skool
Thu Feb 28, 2013 4:07 pm
Forum: Buggy Talk
Topic: full track build
Replies: 7
Views: 2459

Re: full track build

thank you any pics would be great too . :bounce:
by old skool
Mon Feb 25, 2013 7:14 pm
Forum: Buggy Talk
Topic: full track build
Replies: 7
Views: 2459

full track build

ok here i am wanting a full track or would like to start building one . but have no idea where to start , would like to start with small block auto tranny and corpate rear on custom frame know who knows how or where to source the rest of what we need / like tracks where and how ? and the boogie whee...
by old skool
Mon Feb 25, 2013 6:58 pm
Forum: Buggy Talk
Topic: Really BIG fulltrack
Replies: 12
Views: 2724

Re: Really BIG fulltrack

murry tucker of tuckers heavy equipment in lees burg fl has all history on that machine his grand father built it . greg and greg is tuckers now and dura stress or used to be about 20 years ago i grew up with little murry tucker
by old skool
Mon Feb 04, 2013 4:58 pm
Forum: High Performance Talk
Topic: Ron's EcoCruse 127
Replies: 431
Views: 37842

Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

that was werid any way got a 12foot restored bear car boat and also puting togeter a new restored 12 foot hoffman /kennedy with a 0-470. then will start the audi tdi 4cyl trubo desial on hopefully a old racing hull that dick built many moons ago . so i think the future is what we see chuck building ...
by old skool
Mon Feb 04, 2013 4:44 pm
Forum: High Performance Talk
Topic: Ron's EcoCruse 127
Replies: 431
Views: 37842

Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

chuck i would sweat the small stuff there will be plenty time for those tired old dogs on the porch to smell the beef and if they dont well they will wither up and die . i think you have showed them all a thing or two i think it is great . the one i love hearing is how a car motor will not last . th...
by old skool
Fri Oct 05, 2012 4:23 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: eco airboats
Replies: 18
Views: 2319

Re: eco airboats

it is just a thought with audi running a electric car at sebring and daytona with just crazy instant tourge 800= horsepower + and occ built that drag bike that has run in the 8s or 7s i it takes a lot of instant power to do that ; just wondering why if they can do it why a couple of airboat nuts can...

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