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by BWXSTREAM
Sun Jul 29, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: What size reduction
Replies: 5
Views: 591

What size reduction

Ok fellas help me out here im going to try and explane what i have and im hoping you can tell me if its right or let me know what i need. So i have a 20x9 hull thats around 5000 lbs and is also used to haul weight it has a 572 big block crate and a 2-1 reduction modified into a 2.3-1 reduction with ...
by BWXSTREAM
Thu Mar 08, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: GPS systems HELP
Replies: 11
Views: 1364

GPS systems HELP

ok so im looking for a gps with a larger screen like 9" or so and am also looking for something that dos not have a transducer and side scan and all that mumbojumbo all i want is a gps that can track me and leave way-points along with possible satellite imagery and or lake charts any suggestion...
by BWXSTREAM
Mon May 01, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Trim tabs
Replies: 8
Views: 1424

Re: Trim tabs

it is a 5000 lb 20 foot boat with a centry drive 2;1 whirlwind super wide on a 572 bbc prop may be pitched to much? can only get 4000rpm out of her
by BWXSTREAM
Mon May 01, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: big boat big block
Replies: 4
Views: 1100

big boat big block

i have a 20 foot boat estimated wight around 5000 a three blade 82" whirlwind super wide on a century drive 2;1 and a 572 bbc stock can any one tell me the pitch to rpm i should be running to get up on pad with 2000 lbs of fish in the hull after tournament? i can only get it up to 4000 rpm now ...
by BWXSTREAM
Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Trim tabs
Replies: 8
Views: 1424

Trim tabs

Do any of you guys know how I can get my boat on plane easier under heavy load would bending the tab down in the back help when I throttle up under heavy load my boat just plows water until it gets skinny
by BWXSTREAM
Wed Feb 15, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 572 bbc reliability
Replies: 31
Views: 7608

Re: 572 bbc reliability

well thanks for all your input guys but i still have a few more questions on the big 572........it is bone stock how do i tell how rich or lean my carb is running should i run a oil cooler what octane gas should i use what should i keep the rpm below for longest life.......i guess what im trying to ...
by BWXSTREAM
Wed Aug 24, 2016 9:05 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 572 bbc reliability
Replies: 31
Views: 7608

Re: 572 bbc reliability

Well the overall issue is that i have already bought a 572 without the knowledge to stay away from one and i was trying to reach out to some experienced 572 owners and see what i can do to build it up and preserve its life as long as possible because of funding i can not afford a new one at this time.
by BWXSTREAM
Fri Aug 19, 2016 12:10 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 572 bbc reliability
Replies: 31
Views: 7608

572 bbc reliability

i am going to be using a 572 big block crate on my 20 foot boat for bowfishing it has a belt reduction drive and a whirl wind whisper tip prop all my air boat buddies from Wisconsin are telling me the engine wont last one season because they blow up.. i have gotten told to buy a small block LS is th...

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