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- Tue Dec 15, 2015 6:04 pm
- Forum: Texas Airboaters
- Topic: Airboat Cage, Rigging, and Lycoming 4 Cyl Engine w/ Prop
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Airboat Cage and Rigging (decent condition), Black Lycoming 4 Cyl Airplane Engine with recently Overhauled Carburetor. Engine Cylinder "Jug" has a leak that would eventually need to be repaired or replaced but still runs fine up and down the water, just sounds like a lawnmower with an exhaust leak....
Doesn't really have a top heavy feel. Turns fine. I will look into lowering rudders and start lookin for larger rudders. Has anyone ever done some custom fabrication and mount trim tabs to the inside of each rudder and a downward angle like the tail rudder of a plane so when haulin straight forward ...
Rudders are roughly 3.5-4' tall, boat digs deep in water. Once I get across the lake into the river chanel's shallows I'm good, thought about the idea of mounting some trim tabs on the inside of each rudder to have some upward thrust on the back end while driving straight forward since the rudders a...
Newer to the airboat world, have got a 18'7" Aluminum Hull with 351, is there some modifications to my rudders or other rudders to purchase that would provide more thrust in the lake settings. Works great in the shallows tho. Any help would be appreciated!