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by CWAIS
Tue Feb 16, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP
Replies: 562
Views: 68553

Re: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP

Looks great guys. It got up to 16 degrees here today with the last week pretty much below zero. Just like t-shirt weather now.
by CWAIS
Sun Dec 13, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: need advise
Replies: 7
Views: 861

Re: need advise

freshwaterhunter my set-up is very similar but I do not have a lot of run time on this boat but I love how it pushes. I have a 13' x 7'-9" with 3/16" bottom, 1/8" sides 24"s and a 2' grass rack. Engine Is a ecotec 2.0 ltg at 300+ HP and ballistic gear box 2.3 : 1. Prop is a Sense...
by CWAIS
Sun Nov 01, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Ecotec 2.0 LTG High School/Home Build
Replies: 13
Views: 1199

Re: Ecotec 2.0 LTG High School/Home Build

Good luck Eddie
by CWAIS
Thu Oct 29, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Maintaining Bolt Torque
Replies: 21
Views: 1964

Re: Maintaining Bolt Torque

I don't know if it has been mentioned or not but could you use a guided counter boring bit to reduce the angle. It looks like you would have to remove the clip. just an idea.
by CWAIS
Sun Oct 25, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Ecotec 2.0 LTG High School/Home Build
Replies: 13
Views: 1199

Re: Ecotec 2.0 LTG High School/Home Build

Thanks Gary S and Old Yeller. Gary got about two or three years left to retire but getting close. The boat should be broke-in by then.
by CWAIS
Tue Oct 20, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Ecotec 2.0 LTG High School/Home Build
Replies: 13
Views: 1199

Re: Ecotec 2.0 LTG High School/Home Build

Thanks Keys2pines and kwanjangnihm ! I'm hoping to do more riding and less building when I retire.
by CWAIS
Mon Oct 19, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Ecotec 2.0 LTG High School/Home Build
Replies: 13
Views: 1199

Re: Ecotec 2.0 LTG High School/Home Build

Thanks glades cat. So far this year we have been back in school, that could change anytime now. There are a lot of cases in our area. Stay healthy!!!
by CWAIS
Mon Oct 19, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Ecotec 2.0 LTG High School/Home Build
Replies: 13
Views: 1199

Re: Ecotec 2.0 LTG High School/Home Build

Here are a couple of short clips of the Maiden Voyage. This thing sits high in the water and is on plane with two people as fast as you give it gas.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjsiVmP ... =chuckwais

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8r6AXHe ... =chuckwais
by CWAIS
Mon Oct 19, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Ecotec 2.0 LTG High School/Home Build
Replies: 13
Views: 1199

Ecotec 2.0 LTG High School/Home Build

This last year was a tuff one for my Technology and Engineering Classes in our school district, up here in Wisconsin. We started our planning process the year before starting with the hull, this build was going to be my retirement boat (not ready to retire yet but getting very close). 13’- 0” by 7’-...
by CWAIS
Wed Sep 09, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: lycoming 200 wide deck
Replies: 52
Views: 5523

Re: lycoming 200 wide deck

The first airboat that we built, we purchased a gauge box with gauges from classic airboats and it worked out great. The next three boats that we built we made our own.
by CWAIS
Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: lycoming 200 wide deck
Replies: 52
Views: 5523

Re: lycoming 200 wide deck

Couple more
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We made our own rear mount and front mount
by CWAIS
Tue Sep 08, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: lycoming 200 wide deck
Replies: 52
Views: 5523

Re: lycoming 200 wide deck

I can share a couple pictures on how we mount engine. hope it helps a little.The steel disc is replacing the mount while we welded it up.
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by CWAIS
Sat Aug 08, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP
Replies: 562
Views: 68553

Re: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP

Hang in there Eddie !!!!!
by CWAIS
Fri Apr 24, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP
Replies: 562
Views: 68553

Re: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP

Your just teasing me, boat looks great Eddie!
by CWAIS
Fri Apr 24, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP
Replies: 562
Views: 68553

Re: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP

Looks great Eddie !!!!!
by CWAIS
Mon Apr 06, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP
Replies: 562
Views: 68553

Re: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP

Sliden Gator so thats how they do that.
by CWAIS
Sun Apr 05, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP
Replies: 562
Views: 68553

Re: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP

You won't even notice the pedal on the left, we did that on our high school builds so that if you got stuck you could get out and run the foot pedal and rudder stick at the same time.
by CWAIS
Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP
Replies: 562
Views: 68553

Re: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP

Yes I would and I will give you a call later.
by CWAIS
Wed Apr 01, 2020 11:54 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP
Replies: 562
Views: 68553

Re: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP

Looks awesome Eddie !!!!!!!
We have used hydro-turf and had good luck with it, easy to work with. We haven't used sea deck so I can't really help you there.
by CWAIS
Wed Mar 11, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP
Replies: 562
Views: 68553

Re: ECOTEC 2.0 LTG SWAP

Looking really good !!!!!
by CWAIS
Tue Jan 28, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: High school airboat build III
Replies: 39
Views: 5630

Re: High school airboat build III

Thanks Lancer21, we do find some fun ways to learn. NOT EVERY PLAN WE MAKE GOES AS PLANNED!
by CWAIS
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: backfire through carb
Replies: 16
Views: 1985

Re: backfire through carb

Did you check the fuel filter, sometimes the simplest things can get over looked.
by CWAIS
Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: High school airboat build III
Replies: 39
Views: 5630

Re: High school airboat build III

Here are a couple of videos I could get to work.

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