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by Crabtrap62
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: A/C power boats...
Replies: 39
Views: 12959

Re: A/C power boats...

wow, i'm surprised this is still going around, any photos ?
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by Crabtrap62
Sun Sep 03, 2017 8:12 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: case pressure...
Replies: 4
Views: 1014

case pressure...

Alright guys , i have a PE90/520 engine, and i belive that my case vent hose is kinking while i'm running building up too much case pressure , because now i have a [new] oil leak , from what i can see is out of the cylinder/block/case flange. Could case pressure find a way around the cylinder seal c...
by Crabtrap62
Mon Nov 28, 2016 6:44 pm
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: newish boat , needs blasted...
Replies: 16
Views: 4795

Re: newish boat , needs blasted...

Seriously dodnt think i would make it thruogh louisiana pulling it , if it had any yellow on it ...
Vero beach ?
Yea, swindoll's is probly going to win out.
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by Crabtrap62
Mon Nov 28, 2016 12:45 pm
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: newish boat , needs blasted...
Replies: 16
Views: 4795

Re: newish boat , needs blasted...

That might work out, they have a trailer unit ,fully set up,with glass media ($10/bag) 400.00 / day
Hmm...
by Crabtrap62
Mon Nov 28, 2016 7:26 am
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: newish boat , needs blasted...
Replies: 16
Views: 4795

Re: newish boat , needs blasted...

its going to be a delicate job , i know it should be a glass bead project , but that is what im shopping for , a non industrial , yard that understands what I want done.
by Crabtrap62
Mon Nov 28, 2016 6:10 am
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: newish boat , needs blasted...
Replies: 16
Views: 4795

Re: newish boat , needs blasted...

yes, 3 different types of stripper , the bottom layer turns gummy/rubbery , and i really have the extra time to a week or so sanding/grinding all this off.besides, all of the different tricky angles...
by Crabtrap62
Sun Nov 27, 2016 8:34 pm
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: newish boat , needs blasted...
Replies: 16
Views: 4795

newish boat , needs blasted...

465.jpeg 465.jpeg 465.jpeg just picked up a new, to me, boat,but its PURPLE, gotta get it blasted ,{old paint is being a bugger to get off with stripper/paint stripper not pole}. This is a new topic to me, ive done research , thought about picking up the equipment and doing it myself , i've contact...
by Crabtrap62
Fri Feb 12, 2016 4:57 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Weber carb on a 90
Replies: 5
Views: 965

Re: Weber carb on a 90

Alright , I surrender ... Looks like Imana be going wife a 350 holley , but the original spider block won't accept it , (too small), I need a picture or directions. Am I going to take the spider box to a machine shop ,or fabricate one out . I have researched the topic and don't find what I need to m...
by Crabtrap62
Sat Feb 06, 2016 4:29 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Weber carb on a 90
Replies: 5
Views: 965

Weber carb on a 90

This may have been brought up before but, I have decided to put a Weber32-36 2bbl. carb on this PE90 I have . Has anybody used one before and if so, did it perform for you. I will not be keeping this motor for long, I just do not want to fab or machine out a spider box for a holly. BUT , if someone ...
by Crabtrap62
Sun Jan 24, 2016 5:14 pm
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: Low tide on wallisville ?
Replies: 0
Views: 2433

Low tide on wallisville ?

The middle of January and just now looking like the floods are over (for now again),
At least I won't bother the duck hunters...
The tide is normal for summer now, but falling quick.
by Crabtrap62
Fri Dec 11, 2015 4:54 am
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: 3 blade on a ...
Replies: 12
Views: 2867

Re: 3 blade on a ...

kewl , well , thanks for the input guys .
by Crabtrap62
Thu Dec 10, 2015 6:56 pm
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: 3 blade on a ...
Replies: 12
Views: 2867

Re: 3 blade on a ...

I'm turning a 70" whisper tip narrow now and it does everything I want / no ,make that NEED , just thought I could do better with an extra blade.
by Crabtrap62
Wed Dec 09, 2015 9:09 pm
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: 3 blade on a ...
Replies: 12
Views: 2867

Re: 3 blade on a ...

Well , unfortunately that's what I've been getting, bad part is , I belong to a very small group ,and haven't seen or heard these props first hand.
by Crabtrap62
Wed Dec 09, 2015 8:20 pm
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: 3 blade on a ...
Replies: 12
Views: 2867

3 blade on a ...

I have a burning desire to put a 3 blade prop on a PE90-520 conversion (boat is a 10x6 3/4 deckover),
I run a 70" whisper tip narrow now ,but , I suppose I, I just want more.
no sabres,excalibers , or warpdrives (I have a 4 blade warp already)
Is this a possiblility and what suggestions .
by Crabtrap62
Sat Nov 21, 2015 5:22 am
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: A/C power boats...
Replies: 39
Views: 12959

Re: A/C power boats...

I just had Tom Jeffords rebuild my spare PE-90 engine , and its on the truck heading back to Houston, it is going to be a good engine for a 1 or 2 seater boat if anybody might be interested. Luke , come to the dark side... A rigged out boat, engine, and all weighs less than the usual car motor boat....
by Crabtrap62
Sun Feb 22, 2015 1:46 pm
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: A/C power boats...
Replies: 39
Views: 12959

Re: A/C power boats...

So, that's it , 6 A/C owners in texas.
Hmm , well , thanks to the guys that posted on this subject.
Jopete , I would like to see this Davis hull , can you send pics to me ?
by Crabtrap62
Wed Feb 18, 2015 12:58 pm
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: A/C power boats...
Replies: 39
Views: 12959

Re: A/C power boats...

I have a PE90/520 conv. That I want to put on a davis hull , maybe this year ....
by Crabtrap62
Wed Feb 18, 2015 6:37 am
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: A/C power boats...
Replies: 39
Views: 12959

Re: A/C power boats...

Jopete , which don davis hull do you have , and where are you located ?
I'm REALLY wanting to have him build me a hull.
by Crabtrap62
Mon Feb 16, 2015 9:44 pm
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: A/C power boats...
Replies: 39
Views: 12959

Re: A/C power boats...

Just don't really have much of a club here is all ,mostly just trying to get a head count.
But Squatch, Teal , you , and I really belong to very small group with our setups.
We cant all be president of our group.
by Crabtrap62
Mon Feb 16, 2015 6:23 pm
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: A/C power boats...
Replies: 39
Views: 12959

A/C power boats...

ALRIGHT GUYS , so how many a/C power boat are on here ,and what engine did you choose ...
by Crabtrap62
Fri Feb 13, 2015 11:08 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Help matching hull to engine...
Replies: 3
Views: 1174

Re: Help matching hull to engine...

These dimensions aren't set in stone , just a starting point . my neighbors boat is 10x6 with a pc60 on it and it is pretty stable. My main problem is , I cant use all of my H.P. without hopping. Most of the 12 ft. boats I read about in here have big 6 cyl. and V8's on them. We also run some very na...
by Crabtrap62
Fri Feb 13, 2015 8:51 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Help matching hull to engine...
Replies: 3
Views: 1174

Help matching hull to engine...

Guys , I need to get some input on matching a PE90/520 to a boat. I have a 10' x 6' 3/4 deckover now , but its time to put it to pasture. The boat has some serious limits to it, 1) it does not like deep water (top heavy),2)hops past 2300 rpms(no shimming will fix it)3)old and tired and beat up. Thes...
by Crabtrap62
Wed Dec 17, 2014 6:21 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Need rings...
Replies: 1
Views: 736

Need rings...

Guy's , I lost a cylinder on my PE-90 and when I took it apart I found these pistons in it , the numbers can barely be read and this is the best one. They are domed , 4 groove and .15 over pistons. What do I have , and can I find the rings to these pistons . Well the pics wont upoload . The numbers ...
by Crabtrap62
Fri Mar 14, 2014 9:37 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Bendix mag. parts...
Replies: 1
Views: 359

Bendix mag. parts...

I am in need of a bendix mag contact . Is anybody in here a full time tech in this field ?
Right now i need a plug/ rotor cap (?).
by Crabtrap62
Mon Jan 20, 2014 8:41 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Airtech starter kits...
Replies: 1
Views: 628

Airtech starter kits...

Does anybody KNOW what model number the starter in the Airtech kit is , I havr 2 different sizes, the 1.4 kw , and the 2.1kw, I belive.
I`m looking for parts to rebuild them myself and i can`t give anybody any numbers.

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