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by riverrat1
Sat May 12, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Tach ?
Replies: 11
Views: 1068

Re: Tach ?

You can take your old Cable to a truck stop and they can make you a new one or classic airboats

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by riverrat1
Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: GPU
Replies: 3
Views: 797

Re: GPU

I'm running the same set up. I've been told 240-250hp. I can run with the 260hp SV540's anywhere they go. That's what I think also , but then again the Pistons are 260hp Pistons some of the GPU come with driffrent hp rating I was told mine was the higher-rated camshaft , all I can say is that it ru...
by riverrat1
Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Angle valve 470 vs angle valve 540
Replies: 28
Views: 4158

Re: Angle valve 470 vs angle valve 540

Rich Andrews wrote:better make sure the 470 your looking at isn't one of those less then 250 hp motors they made. If so you need those helicopter pistons to pump em up to 300hp [emoji38]
What's the driffrence in the Pistons

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by riverrat1
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Srnenich 72"h series prop
Replies: 4
Views: 781

Re: Srnenich 72"h series prop

I see the 3blade H and they really don't seem to have much push off ground just my opinion

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by riverrat1
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: GPU
Replies: 3
Views: 797

GPU

Okay I'm the kind of person that likes to know everything I can about what I'm running so here we go, I have a GPU I converted to a 470 aircraft with 8.6.1 Pistons what do you think the actual horsepower of this motor would be I would say to 260 Myself by the way it runs but it's probably closer to ...
by riverrat1
Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Srnenich 72"h series prop
Replies: 4
Views: 781

Srnenich 72"h series prop

What is the pros and cons on a 3 blade h series compared to a 72" whisper Tip
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by riverrat1
Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Polymer Price's
Replies: 7
Views: 1814

Polymer Price's

Who on the west coast middle of the State of Florida has 3/8 polymer and prices for a 13' gillo hull

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by riverrat1
Sun Feb 25, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Actual power of a converted GPU to a 470
Replies: 5
Views: 732

Re: Actual power of a converted GPU to a 470

I agree with John. I've been running a 470 conversion for 10 years with the 260hp dome top pistons. I go anywhere my buddy go's with his stock SV 540 (260hp). You are using the the 8.6.1 that comes in the 470 because that's what I have Sent from my [device_name] using [url]Southern Airboat mobile a...
by riverrat1
Sat Feb 24, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Actual power of a converted GPU to a 470
Replies: 5
Views: 732

Re: Actual power of a converted GPU to a 470

Thanks

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by riverrat1
Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Actual power of a converted GPU to a 470
Replies: 5
Views: 732

Re: Actual power of a converted GPU to a 470

riverrat1 wrote:What would be the actual power of a converted GPU before 70 with 8.6 compression

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Talk-to-text is terrible

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by riverrat1
Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Actual power of a converted GPU to a 470
Replies: 5
Views: 732

Actual power of a converted GPU to a 470

What would be the actual power of a converted GPU before 70 with 8.6 compression

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by riverrat1
Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Very hot cly
Replies: 1
Views: 503

Very hot cly

Did a leak down on number 4 cylinder seems to be blowing out the exhaust valve it was almost glowing red the last time I had it out
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by riverrat1
Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 220 gpu restart issues
Replies: 12
Views: 1282

Re: 220 gpu restart issues

What Pistons are in it

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by riverrat1
Mon Apr 10, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: pacemaker Ign.
Replies: 3
Views: 921

Re: pacemaker Ign.

Found the problem broken intake tube coupler,

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by riverrat1
Sun Apr 09, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: pacemaker Ign.
Replies: 3
Views: 921

Re: pacemaker Ign.

good spark on both sides , compression on the both side is good the lowest is 110 psi
by riverrat1
Sun Apr 09, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: pacemaker Ign.
Replies: 3
Views: 921

pacemaker Ign.

I have a Pacemaker Ign. on a converted 470 one side is not hardly firing at all , seems to be firing good when I check plug wire to engine , changed plugs old plugs gap was .40 I only changed the one side that wasn't firing . after running for 30 min. I can grab one header pipe other two are a lot h...
by riverrat1
Sat Apr 01, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Adjusterble push rods
Replies: 2
Views: 857

Adjusterble push rods

I've got a 0-470 and it has adjustable push rods , what is the lash adjustment on the valves , Hot or Cold
by riverrat1
Thu Mar 30, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Paint
Replies: 7
Views: 1228

Re: Paint

Thanks guys
by riverrat1
Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: GPU camshaft
Replies: 4
Views: 854

Re: GPU camshaft

Thanks I appreciate your input .
by riverrat1
Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Paint
Replies: 7
Views: 1228

Paint

what kind of paint dose ever body use inside the boat , and where can you get it along with webbing paint.
by riverrat1
Thu Mar 23, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: GPU camshaft
Replies: 4
Views: 854

GPU camshaft

Is the GPU PE 180 or as some say a 220 camshaft the same as a 0-470 aircraft ? Or is there a upgrade one from stock , or is it worth it I have 470 cly. and dome pistons I would think 10-1
by riverrat1
Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: M 4-5 carb filter
Replies: 7
Views: 1190

M 4-5 carb filter

Where can I get a low profile filter , I have a 3" adapter to bolt on the updraft carb.
by riverrat1
Sat Mar 18, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: carb
Replies: 2
Views: 523

Re: carb

Didn't think so, have to move the battery, thanks

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by riverrat1
Sat Mar 18, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: carb
Replies: 2
Views: 523

carb

Can you turn a up draft carb on a 45 degree angle
by riverrat1
Fri Mar 10, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: GPU
Replies: 1
Views: 529

GPU

Ok guys I have a GPU with 470 conversion and pop up's and pacemaker ign. I figure somewhere around 260hp , what do you think.

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