Search found 5383 matches

by Rich Andrews
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Does the dark side really have cookies????
Replies: 11
Views: 551

Re: Does the dark side really have cookies????

u can build lots of reliable power with reliable parts and a reliable builder..why leave some power on the table
by Rich Andrews
Fri Oct 04, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: CM Headers
Replies: 1
Views: 244

CM Headers

Anyone running headers w exhaust mufflers mounted to the header w no flex tube?

Anyone pointing the exhaust at the props?
by Rich Andrews
Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Dusty Brewster
Replies: 12
Views: 1261

Re: Dusty Brewster

The morning after My noles kicked ole Dusty's UM boys butts, I woke up early and put this on the passenger side of his truck. We drove to town for breakfast ran a few errands and everyone kept beeping yelling at us, then it dawned on him..he said what the F did you do. Had a good laugh https://south...
by Rich Andrews
Wed Oct 02, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Rookie
Replies: 1
Views: 258

Re: Rookie

Sent you a PM im 10mins from you
by Rich Andrews
Wed Oct 02, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: GUN RACKS
Replies: 5
Views: 269

Re: GUN RACKS

x2 why not
by Rich Andrews
Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: GUN RACKS
Replies: 5
Views: 269

Re: GUN RACKS

Tony hunts off an airboat?
by Rich Andrews
Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: Gator mount ideas
Replies: 2
Views: 130

Re: Gator mount ideas

Dont drop it off at all american they will sell it out from under you..then say we mixed up the heads have this one
by Rich Andrews
Wed Sep 25, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: Open invite for Utah duck hunt or Airboat ride
Replies: 2
Views: 112

Re: Open invite for Utah duck hunt or Airboat ride

Might need to go see one of my customers in palisade CO, nice offer
by Rich Andrews
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: JW LS wheel
Replies: 5
Views: 565

Re: JW LS wheel

ill take it....pm me
by Rich Andrews
Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: JW LS wheel
Replies: 5
Views: 565

Re: JW LS wheel

thanks..
by Rich Andrews
Thu Sep 19, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: JW LS wheel
Replies: 5
Views: 565

JW LS wheel

Anyone have an extra laying around.
by Rich Andrews
Sun Sep 15, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: I'm Building 2 Stossel Boats with High Torque Motors
Replies: 87
Views: 6670

Re: I'm Building 2 Stossel Boats with High Torque Motors

No brainer on going 7075. I’m no hull builder, but I’ve wondered why more people aren’t building their 7075 hulls out of .125. I did some research two years ago before I ordered my new hull, compared weight figures from multiple suppliers, and figured that a 13x7’2 hull made of .125 only weighs abo...
by Rich Andrews
Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: I'm Building 2 Stossel Boats with High Torque Motors
Replies: 87
Views: 6670

Re: I'm Building 2 Stossel Boats with High Torque Motors

Agree John nothing like the feel of a 7075 boat hitting everything it goes over :) especially the good ones. I will say though after many yrs of not taking it EZ on my old welded hull it never cracked and more than likely because the guy behind the torch did a fine job. i think the consumer demand a...
by Rich Andrews
Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: AAOF annual Fish Fry & Poker Run
Replies: 11
Views: 881

Re: AAOF annual Fish Fry & Poker Run

great event..
by Rich Andrews
Wed Sep 11, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Looking for a trailer
Replies: 0
Views: 359

Looking for a trailer

14x7.6 boat ASAP.. PM if you have something thanks
by Rich Andrews
Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Headers w built in mufflers
Replies: 2
Views: 315

Re: Headers w built in mufflers

THat's my only concern
by Rich Andrews
Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Headers w built in mufflers
Replies: 2
Views: 315

Headers w built in mufflers

Anyone w any feedback on running long tube headers w the mufflers built in... my question is does the noise seem any louder or lesser being that the prop is behind the exhaust?
by Rich Andrews
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Dusty Brewster
Replies: 12
Views: 1261

Re: Dusty Brewster

RIP both he and Jolly..
by Rich Andrews
Sat Sep 07, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Gearbox power reduction question
Replies: 13
Views: 584

Re: Gearbox power reduction question

So what you're saying is you believe that a gear box has more parasitic losses than a transmission, at least 2 u-joints, a differential, axle bearings and tire/surface interface? Or are you saying 500 whp is more than 500 crank hp? If the latter, duh. Do you think so? [emoji12] Sent from my SM-G950...
by Rich Andrews
Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Gearbox power reduction question
Replies: 13
Views: 584

Re: Gearbox power reduction question

I'm planning to show that crank HP and Chassis HP are 2 totally diff animals. Sure if I was a marketing agency I'd much rather promote crank HP vs Wheel HP because the crank numbers are much sexier! But when I looked deep into thrust testing those "550hp motors" were actually much less HP and torque...
by Rich Andrews
Fri Sep 06, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Gearbox power reduction question
Replies: 13
Views: 584

Re: Gearbox power reduction question

This Alum block motor has good parts.. makes over 400 ft lbs of torque and HP ( at the wheel) lil over 430 Hp(at the wheel) I know quite a few hrs have been done w thrust testing of props but the correlation of HP and torque has me interested since it appears lots of HP claims are made at the crank!...
by Rich Andrews
Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Gearbox power reduction question
Replies: 13
Views: 584

Re: Gearbox power reduction question

Ya this LS stuff is a bit challenging with so many tunes and cam grinds available. Im just trying to figure out how many blades I can spin with x given torque/hp
by Rich Andrews
Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Gearbox power reduction question
Replies: 13
Views: 584

Re: Gearbox power reduction question

Thrust loss only...w that specified combo, but would gladly like to understand the loss differences from a 2.68 to a 2.55..2.38
by Rich Andrews
Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Gearbox power reduction question
Replies: 13
Views: 584

Gearbox power reduction question

I know lots of tests have been conducted but on average what's the consensus on power loss with a CM engine and a 2.68 box turning 3 blades
by Rich Andrews
Tue Aug 27, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Asking for opinions here
Replies: 20
Views: 1686

Re: Asking for opinions here

Seven3 wrote:Don’t make us wait...who’s building the hull lol.
Who built the hull is the question... remember this is a budget build under 25k with all good quality stuff. just want to bring back some honesty to these 99k airboats.

Go to advanced search