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by ddriver
Tue Jan 03, 2017 9:52 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Battery Drain
Replies: 23
Views: 2923

Re: Battery Drain

remove battery wire from alt. connect test light from post to wire. if it lights even dim alt bad. if no light look elsewhere for problem.
by ddriver
Tue Dec 20, 2016 11:06 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: electric fuel pumps
Replies: 13
Views: 2192

Re: electric fuel pumps

i have been running a carter for about 5 years now with no problem
by ddriver
Mon Mar 14, 2016 8:35 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: sbc 327 or 350 what is your boat usually run tempature
Replies: 4
Views: 1075

Re: sbc 327 or 350 what is your boat usually run tempature

i have a vortec 350 with 160 thermastat and that is just what it runs.
by ddriver
Thu Oct 15, 2015 10:38 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Aluminum flex
Replies: 14
Views: 1839

Re: Aluminum flex

temp. would burn it right out.
by ddriver
Tue May 26, 2015 11:38 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Airboat cam sbc 350
Replies: 8
Views: 1491

Re: Airboat cam sbc 350

i have 1989 350 and i went with vortec heads,summit 1100 cam and 650 eldo carb. it does fairly well.
by ddriver
Thu Jan 29, 2015 8:19 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Need Info on 350 vortec dd build
Replies: 13
Views: 3184

Re: Need Info on 350 vortec dd build

john, i run 72 whispertip narrow set on a14 and i turn it 3000. it will run some dry but if you stop it is hell to get it moving again.
by ddriver
Thu Jan 29, 2015 6:53 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Need Info on 350 vortec dd build
Replies: 13
Views: 3184

Re: Need Info on 350 vortec dd build

your post said you wanted to run dd. did not say anything about gear box so i will put my 2 cents in. i run 14 rivermaster with rod boxes so it is a very heavy boat. i have 350 vortec motor. summet 1100 cam, eldo intake, 600 eldo carb, carter fuel pump, hei dist. it is not a barn stormer but it does...
by ddriver
Sun Jan 25, 2015 9:46 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Loose valve cover bolts on 350 sbc
Replies: 20
Views: 2817

Re: Loose valve cover bolts on 350 sbc

spend the money to buy good rubber gaskets for vortec motor and be done with it.
by ddriver
Tue Jan 20, 2015 9:07 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: New Rebuild
Replies: 12
Views: 1730

Re: New Rebuild

if my boat ever grows up i want it to look just like that.
by ddriver
Tue Nov 25, 2014 8:34 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: prop for 350 dd
Replies: 16
Views: 3939

Re: prop for 350 dd

i have a 350dd on a 14 rivermaster with side boxes. i run a 72" whisper tip narrow set on 15 and it does a good job.
by ddriver
Mon Sep 08, 2014 9:18 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 400 sbc
Replies: 5
Views: 771

Re: 400 sbc

john in a lot of your posts i see you recomd the 450 holly. have you ever ran one yourself? i have 14 rivermaster with rod boxes and small block chevy. 72 inch ww narrow set on 14. 600 eldo will snap to 3000 and get you out of trouble a lot faster than 450 holly. i have ran both.
by ddriver
Wed Aug 20, 2014 8:48 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Needing more out of my ZZ454
Replies: 24
Views: 4844

Re: Needing more out of my ZZ454

happy harold my wife tends to agree with you. everytime i do a little something to make it run a bit better all i hear is the boat runs good now when does this end.
by ddriver
Tue Aug 19, 2014 8:58 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Go Right to Avoid Collision
Replies: 52
Views: 4518

Re: Go Right to Avoid Collision

i am 70 years old. i have been boating all my life. when a problem comes up going right has always been natural to me. what the h**l is this go left s**t all about. new boaters making new rules or what?
by ddriver
Thu Jun 26, 2014 8:50 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Well that didn't go well
Replies: 13
Views: 1876

Re: Well that didn't go well

puts a lot of weight on headers and when you do a little jump on dry that hard hit might crack a header.
by ddriver
Tue Apr 15, 2014 12:07 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: who installs stainless steel hull bottoms?
Replies: 7
Views: 1160

Re: who installs stainless steel hull bottoms?

contact bret saul in pierson fl.
by ddriver
Fri Mar 21, 2014 8:06 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Fuel Float Delima
Replies: 25
Views: 3033

Re: Fuel Float Delima

what about a small cork. any hardware store.
by ddriver
Thu Mar 13, 2014 9:58 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: edelbrock carb
Replies: 13
Views: 1322

Re: edelbrock carb

i have 350 dd on 14 rivermaster. ran 750 eldo for several years. it always ran just a little rich but not to bad. in autozone a while back and saw 600 eldo for good price. it no longer runs rich and idles good out of the box. is it to much carb for it i dont know but i am happy with it so for my boa...
by ddriver
Sun Mar 02, 2014 9:35 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: new motor deiseling wont shut off
Replies: 20
Views: 3714

Re: new motor deiseling wont shut off

what is carbshot. i guess i am just a slow old guy but i never heard of it.
by ddriver
Thu Jan 16, 2014 9:59 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: SFWMD PLANS ON BURNING JOHNSON ISLAND MARSH.
Replies: 13
Views: 2218

Re: SFWMD PLANS ON BURNING JOHNSON ISLAND MARSH.

mother nature did just fine before man started screwing with her!!!!!
by ddriver
Mon Jan 06, 2014 9:03 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: backfiring threw the carburator
Replies: 14
Views: 1006

Re: backfiring threw the carburator

do a comp. test. that may give you he answer.
by ddriver
Mon Dec 16, 2013 2:22 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Airboat rigging
Replies: 16
Views: 2799

Re: Airboat rigging

i spray it with rust-oleum about once a year.
by ddriver
Mon Dec 16, 2013 7:11 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Airboat rigging
Replies: 16
Views: 2799

Re: Airboat rigging

brett saul built my rigging over 10 years ago and so far i have had no problem with rust. conduit works if you take care of it.
by ddriver
Tue Oct 29, 2013 9:23 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: carbs
Replies: 33
Views: 2201

Re: carbs

i have a 14 ft rivermaster with a 1990 350 marine eng. the moter has all the normal things done to it for dd. it has 72" super snapper prop set on 18. i have been running 750 eldo. carb for 10 years an it does well for what it is. it turns 3000 rpm and gets there fast.
by ddriver
Sun Jul 07, 2013 11:59 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Best airboat runnin in central fl with cabin.rentals
Replies: 14
Views: 1780

Re: Best airboat runnin in central fl with cabin.rentals

before you spend the money to go down there think about paying me for your prop!!!!!
by ddriver
Thu Jun 06, 2013 9:36 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: National Weather Service East Central Florida ! ! !
Replies: 13
Views: 1409

Re: National Weather Service East Central Florida ! ! !

if your not on plane your dragging bottom all the way down cross creek. we need the rain. bring it on!!!!!

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