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by papasmurf
Tue Jul 26, 2016 4:24 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Cruising speed rpm?
Replies: 40
Views: 6465

Re: Cruising speed rpm?

running apache hull with 400 sbc DD and cruising at 1800 rpms with no wind
by papasmurf
Sun Jun 26, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: Georgia Airboaters
Topic: Lake Seminole
Replies: 3
Views: 3886

Lake Seminole

Anyone riding lake Seminole this weekend

:rebel: :old_glory:
by papasmurf
Sat Feb 27, 2016 4:22 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Lake Eufaula
Replies: 27
Views: 3628

Re: Lake Eufaula

I live in Georgia and have a airboat we run lake seminole alot which is about hour south of lake Eufaula. Not much to ride but its fun to ride what we have. If yall get a ride up at lake Eufaula let ppl no bc i never been on that lake.
by papasmurf
Sat Oct 03, 2015 10:52 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: power issues on 400 smb direct drive
Replies: 28
Views: 3106

Re: power issues on 400 smb direct drive

ok Done all yall have said put prop pitch on 4 and the boat run great hit 2800 rpms cant be any happier. thanks guy for the help.
by papasmurf
Fri Oct 02, 2015 7:18 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: power issues on 400 smb direct drive
Replies: 28
Views: 3106

Re: power issues on 400 smb direct drive

Do put the pitch gauge on the tip of the blads or in middle of the blads.??????
by papasmurf
Fri Oct 02, 2015 7:08 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: power issues on 400 smb direct drive
Replies: 28
Views: 3106

Re: power issues on 400 smb direct drive

Yes I have vacuum line hooked up. And on timing is advanced 10 degrees. The 400 is bone stock rv cam, 600 carb, and aftermarket stock distributor.
by papasmurf
Wed Sep 30, 2015 4:37 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: power issues on 400 smb direct drive
Replies: 28
Views: 3106

Re: power issues on 400 smb direct drive

And Where do i need to place the pitch gauge at on the props????
by papasmurf
Wed Sep 30, 2015 4:34 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: power issues on 400 smb direct drive
Replies: 28
Views: 3106

Re: power issues on 400 smb direct drive

ok guys took two blades off and changed the pitch some. Boat run alot better but only got 2400rpm. Im going to try and run the boat some this weekend and change the pitch some more. Or do i need to leave it alone and stay where im at. the prop has a lot adjustment where the props can move in to a 72...
by papasmurf
Thu Sep 24, 2015 6:56 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: power issues on 400 smb direct drive
Replies: 28
Views: 3106

Re: power issues on 400 smb direct drive

Do you guys thing i need to cut my prop done to 73" or 72" to make the motor push the boat good?????
by papasmurf
Tue Sep 22, 2015 10:08 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: power issues on 400 smb direct drive
Replies: 28
Views: 3106

Re: power issues on 400 smb direct drive

Ok thanks guy
by papasmurf
Tue Sep 22, 2015 8:45 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: power issues on 400 smb direct drive
Replies: 28
Views: 3106

Re: power issues on 400 smb direct drive

Ok do they make a tool to check ur pitch with. If so where can I order from??
by papasmurf
Tue Sep 22, 2015 2:00 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: power issues on 400 smb direct drive
Replies: 28
Views: 3106

Re: power issues on 400 smb direct drive

It's a 77in from tip to tip. Ok thanks guys.Do I need to take two blade off yall think and just make it 4 blad?? Or just play with the pitch
by papasmurf
Mon Sep 21, 2015 8:51 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: power issues on 400 smb direct drive
Replies: 28
Views: 3106

power issues on 400 smb direct drive

I have a 400 smb direct drive with a 600 Edelbrock carb with rv cam and a new 6 blad warp prop. I am only pushing about 2000 rpms. Just wanting to know if i need to change my carb or what else i could do to get 3000 rpms.

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