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by techelp3215436655
Tue Jan 10, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: VW airboat a few Questions.
Replies: 20
Views: 5645

Re: VW airboat a few Questions.

I have done many over the years call me I don't type any more than I have to call me 321-543-6655 airboatdave@gmail.com DON'T RAISE ENGINE OR LOWER IT LEVEL IS CORRECT CALL ME 30 years Making air boats for a living.
by techelp3215436655
Tue Jan 10, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Experinced opinions on poly replacement
Replies: 13
Views: 1101

Re: Experinced opinions on poly replacement

I wrote an article on installing polymer correctly you could call air boating magazine for the article or 321-543-6655 airboatdave@gmail.com
by techelp3215436655
Mon Feb 25, 2013 12:58 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Question about what kind of radiator!!!! help!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 441

Re: Question about what kind of radiator!!!! help!!!

Now ive been told you have to get a certain kind of radiators for airboat applications... Is there a reason behind this? I have a sb 350 and would like to know what kind of radiator i need. Im running a 2.3 to 1 ch3 belted drive.... any help would be greatly appreciated... Call me airboatdave@gmail...
by techelp3215436655
Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:56 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: looking for input...any advice before its done
Replies: 18
Views: 1066

Re: looking for input...any advice before its done

you should use 4-rudder bushings in the stand and 4-rudder bushings 2-each rudder airboatdave@gmail.com free tec8668075354 -1-321-543-6655 call me.
by techelp3215436655
Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:52 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: looking for input...any advice before its done
Replies: 18
Views: 1066

Re: looking for input...any advice before its done

I think it looks good but I don't see any kind of stiffening in the stand for the bottom to me, bare minimum it should have 1-screw jack on each 'T' bar and 1-jack in front of stand and 1-in back of stand after you get done and run it you might have to put the 3rd jack in the front you can jack bott...
by techelp3215436655
Sun Jul 29, 2012 10:07 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: rigging
Replies: 3
Views: 570

Re: rigging

You should not bolt the prop gaurd solid to stand they need to move or twist I would use stainless 'U' clamps so the round tubing can move twist or etch call me at free tec8668075354 airboatdave@gmail.com
by techelp3215436655
Sun Jul 29, 2012 12:35 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: O-290-G Flange
Replies: 6
Views: 591

Re: O-290-G Flange

Alumitech Inc can replace your bent/warped flanges call 407-423-3431 free tec8668075354 airboatdave@gmail.com
by techelp3215436655
Tue Jun 26, 2012 1:21 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: New Boat Build
Replies: 104
Views: 21784

Re: New Boat Build

Ok, thanks to everyone who offered help on my previous post, "IGSO-540 or LS3" http://www.southernairboat.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=85&t=45091 . I have decided on the LS3, or at least a car motor at this point and I have started building the hull. I will start posting pictures as we ...
by techelp3215436655
Sun Jun 24, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Calibrated Distributor question..
Replies: 12
Views: 749

Re: Calibrated Distributor question..

If this is belt or gear driven cad engine the card is the total degree's of advance mechanical only at 3400rpm is 22* + 10* degree's of initial at idle around 800-850 rpm 32* or 30* total and 8* initial play it safe. just make sure no more advance comes in with higher rpm. I wouldn't turn it over 42...
by techelp3215436655
Sun Jun 10, 2012 12:58 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Long belt drive
Replies: 5
Views: 716

Re: Long belt drive

I had something to do with the long belt many years before it was even thought of David Wine the reason he is in the air boat business he designed a boat called the >whisper fan< it was 18' x 8' powered by a ford at first he let me change what i wanted to they were using an automatic c-4 ford 3-spee...
by techelp3215436655
Tue Jun 05, 2012 1:21 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Prop for Angle Valve 200 Lycoming
Replies: 96
Views: 8869

Re: Prop for Angle Valve 200 Lycoming

I am thinking about trying the 72" Wisper tip Narrow on my boat.I have a 72" Q on there right now.Looking to find out what you guys are running. Anybody running the Wisper Tip on their boats? How do you like the performance.I guess I would like to know if I would see a performance gain or...

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