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by mrfixit
Thu Oct 24, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: High Performance Talk
Topic: GTSIO 520/550 vs reg 520 cylinders for GPU Conversion (COST?)
Replies: 1
Views: 4855

Re: GTSIO 520/550 vs reg 520 cylinders for GPU Conversion (COST?)

As you should know gtsio rockers are really hard to come by. You will probably not be able to find this all together and have to gather together one peace at a time. i use gtsio cyls on a few of my engines and i had to make most of the parts myself. There was someone making after market parts a wile...
by mrfixit
Tue Aug 01, 2017 7:19 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: LYC. 540 rods in a 520 Continental
Replies: 2
Views: 1058

Re: LYC. 540 rods in a 520 Continental

Yes have worked on a few engines done this way. But there are a few problems. If I remember right one you have to have a small journal continentai crank then you small journal Lycoming rods with Lycoming rod bearings. But the continental rod is wider on the crank then the lycoming so the rod will no...
by mrfixit
Tue Jun 27, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Electronic Ignition Questions
Replies: 11
Views: 2791

Re: Electronic Ignition Questions

I have not seen it done with that dis but I have done it with both gm's hei dis and ford dis. the gm is almost all self contained only needed a coil and a hot wire. the ford needed a outside ign moduale like msd or fords own dura splark.
I have seen it done with a gutted mag.
by mrfixit
Fri Jun 23, 2017 7:28 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Electronic Ignition Questions
Replies: 11
Views: 2791

Re: Electronic Ignition Questions

It takes no genius to adapt a automotive dist to an aircraft engine. But not knowing what engine you have it is hard to help you out with info. But remember electronic ignition needs power if battery goes dead it will not run. some I have worked on use one mag to fire one set of plugs usually the to...
by mrfixit
Sat Aug 02, 2014 5:53 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Electronic ignition question
Replies: 2
Views: 973

Re: Electronic ignition question

It depends on the ignition system and compression . Msd small gap for super and turbo charger apps is .035 natural aspirated up to .045 depending on compression.
by mrfixit
Sat Aug 02, 2014 5:48 pm
Forum: High Performance Talk
Topic: Prop adapter/ machinest
Replies: 16
Views: 1616

Re: Prop adapter/ machinest

So where are you at ?
by mrfixit
Fri Aug 01, 2014 8:47 pm
Forum: High Performance Talk
Topic: Prop adapter/ machinest
Replies: 16
Views: 1616

Re: Prop adapter/ machinest

where you at?
by mrfixit
Fri Aug 23, 2013 8:44 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Does anyone run a MSD box on thier 220 motor???
Replies: 3
Views: 906

Re: Does anyone run a MSD box on thier 220 motor???

my uncle and I have built a handful of different styles and types . some using mags for the points ,rotor and dist dap. some with auto distributors and some made from scratch. all worked and some were easy to make and some were more complex with centrifical advance some with a retard to aid in start...
by mrfixit
Fri Jul 19, 2013 7:37 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 0-470-13 Case Motor Mount Help
Replies: 3
Views: 563

Re: 0-470-13 Case Motor Mount Help

I put control arm bushing in mine. They seam to work fine. I just pressed out the old ones miked them went to napa and found bushings to replace them.
by mrfixit
Fri Jul 05, 2013 7:41 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: outboard cooling jackets and cyliners heads
Replies: 13
Views: 1821

Re: outboard cooling jackets and cyliners heads

The problem with bleach is that it is a oxidizer it will rust and corrode metals. That is why you are not supposed use bleach threw a pressure cleaner it kills the pump.
by mrfixit
Sun Apr 28, 2013 5:10 pm
Forum: High Performance Talk
Topic: NAADR response to issues at the last race
Replies: 4
Views: 860

Re: NAADR response to issues at the last race

I think I found it but did not see much different then before but all pro classes must wear a fire suit now.
by mrfixit
Thu Apr 25, 2013 4:16 pm
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: 4000 rpms?
Replies: 14
Views: 1185

Re: 4000 rpms?

I beleave water walker was working on a wide short blade for 3600 to 3800 rpm for some direct drive ac motors. we have a cypress turning 3600 plus regulerly on a race boat with a 4cyl ac engine.
by mrfixit
Sun Apr 21, 2013 6:14 pm
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: knife making advice for beginner
Replies: 31
Views: 2014

Re: knife making advice for beginner

there are several stainless steel alloys .
by mrfixit
Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:04 am
Forum: High Performance Talk
Topic: Honor and Dishonor on raceday
Replies: 70
Views: 3848

Re: Honor and Dishonor on raceday

If the class you all are talking about is modifided class, they can not use Q16 it is an oxygenated fuel and is not allowed in that class.
by mrfixit
Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:56 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Need bendix mag for 220 gpu
Replies: 6
Views: 620

Re: Need bendix mag for 220 gpu

what is wrong with the one he has? It is usually easier to fix the one you have if you find someone close to you to fix it.
by mrfixit
Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:18 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Need bendix mag for 220 gpu
Replies: 6
Views: 620

Re: Need bendix mag for 220 gpu

I assume you need one with a impulse drive?
by mrfixit
Fri Mar 22, 2013 10:36 pm
Forum: Gun Talk
Topic: canadians warn-us-not-to-fall-for-the-national-registration-
Replies: 4
Views: 1153

Re: canadians warn-us-not-to-fall-for-the-national-registrat

That still dose not mean they won't try it here. It will give the home land security people something to do with that 3.2 billion rounds of amo and there 2700 armered personal carrers.
by mrfixit
Fri Mar 15, 2013 8:45 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Ya'lls thoughts on kill-switches?
Replies: 38
Views: 3410

Re: Ya'lls thoughts on kill-switches?

These switches are manditory for racing airboats.
by mrfixit
Mon Mar 11, 2013 9:11 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Help for Hammerhead-Paypal Information
Replies: 50
Views: 4285

Re: Help for Hammerhead-Paypal Information

Hey you out of the hospital yet? and i hope you are doing OK . I need to get by and drop something off to you or your dad when I can get up your way.
Take care and heal up.
by mrfixit
Wed Mar 06, 2013 9:07 pm
Forum: Gun Rights
Topic: Florida bill would require anger management courses for ammo
Replies: 14
Views: 4436

Re: Florida bill would require anger management courses for

And who will pay for the class? With all the cuts in the budget I am sure they will charge the individuals.
by mrfixit
Wed Mar 06, 2013 7:30 am
Forum: Redneck Cuisine
Topic: Meat Slicer or Knife for jerky?
Replies: 12
Views: 4448

Re: Meat Slicer or Knife for jerky?

For making jerky I grind the meat and use a jerky shooter to put it out in strips. The jerky that way is much easyer to eat. But I do have an enexpencive meat slicer and I have not had any troubles with it yet.
by mrfixit
Thu Feb 28, 2013 9:27 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Cam bearing tool
Replies: 9
Views: 795

Re: Cam bearing tool

I have one . I kind of live in citrus springs in Dunnellon. If you know how to use it I will loan it if not I will show you how to use it first.
by mrfixit
Wed Feb 27, 2013 7:30 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Help for Hammerhead-Paypal Information
Replies: 50
Views: 4285

Re: Help for Hammerhead-Paypal Information

I understand they are starting skin grafts tomorrow on you. Sure hope things go well and you get well soon.
by mrfixit
Tue Feb 26, 2013 7:37 am
Forum: Gun Rights
Topic: UN!
Replies: 4
Views: 3314

Re: UN!

Whats so scary you are probably right. This country being armed has saved our ass a few times in the past.

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