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by Seadrift
Mon Mar 25, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Tuning a Lean Running O-540 & 6AA / M5-4 Carbs
Replies: 86
Views: 2999

Re: Tuning a Lean Running O-540 & 6AA / M5-4 Carbs

WOW elaborate, totally cornfused, that's like computerized race car diagnostics
by Seadrift
Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Oil temp sender on GSO-540
Replies: 8
Views: 478

Re: Oil temp sender on GSO-540

Drill & tap to NPT (nominal pipe thread) , need not a washer with pipe threads. just don't get carried away tighting . the housing is aluminum. fyi put mine in vice between two blocks of wood for support while tapping. good luck
by Seadrift
Tue Nov 06, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Airboat News
Topic: Milk Bus on Lake Kississimee
Replies: 10
Views: 1367

Re: Milk Bus on Lake Kississimee

It was the old Bordens milk delivery truck, it happened in the late 60's if I remember right, I was still in High school in St Cloud, he didn't get much, maybe couple K but you could buy a new car for that back then.
by Seadrift
Mon Oct 15, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 520 rich/misfire?
Replies: 10
Views: 799

Re: 520 rich/misfire?

8)
by Seadrift
Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 220 won't idle ?
Replies: 19
Views: 1506

Re: 220 won't idle ?

Most likely a 1 wire delco, fits chevys
by Seadrift
Thu Oct 04, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: sensenich 3 blade on a 520
Replies: 7
Views: 869

Re: sensenich 3 blade on a 520

I run a 3 blade on a 541, worked good for cruise , smooth but I got tired of getting stuck with it, went back to a 72x50 2 blade, don't have that issue now and the economy wasn't much different & cruise is a little higher rpm's ( about 200 rpm's more). It just didn't have that get me out of the ...
by Seadrift
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 220 gpu rpm question
Replies: 4
Views: 492

Re: 220 gpu rpm question

Definitely a fuel issue, if what John said doesn't fix the issue check you fuel lines, had one that didn't leak but sucked air, good luck.
by Seadrift
Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: O320 accessory housing plugs
Replies: 5
Views: 352

Re: O320 accessory housing plugs

I tap them to use pipe threads when ever I can
by Seadrift
Mon Sep 10, 2018 1:49 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: MA-6 AA 10-4401-1 parts
Replies: 2
Views: 307

Re: MA-6 AA 10-4401-1 parts

The old gas burning Lincoln welding machines used those carbs, same parts, thats where I get my parts for MA 4-5's
by Seadrift
Sun Jul 01, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Texas Club Talk
Topic: POC area
Replies: 7
Views: 4399

Re: POC area

I'm in Seadrift ready to ride anytime, LOL ride most days, the fish don't stand a chance
by Seadrift
Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Best way to dry/clean wet mags?
Replies: 5
Views: 571

Re: Best way to dry/clean wet mags?

FYI WD 40 , the WD stands for water displacement always keep a can in the boat, works great for drying mags
by Seadrift
Mon May 28, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 0-360 flames out of exhaust?
Replies: 2
Views: 651

Re: 0-360 flames out of exhaust?

when running hard it is not unusual for that to happen and the pipes to glow
by Seadrift
Thu May 24, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Need help identifying a gpu
Replies: 9
Views: 900

Re: Need help identifying a gpu

I think I would flush it real good before putting oil in it. J/S
by Seadrift
Mon May 21, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: newish boat , needs blasted...
Replies: 16
Views: 2697

Re: newish boat , needs blasted...

I'm sure it's done by now but most boat yards have the right grit to sand blast glass boats with , they blast profile on boats to hold paint.
by Seadrift
Mon May 21, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: Sliding Around South of Port A
Replies: 4
Views: 3488

Re: Sliding Around South of Port A

Nice video, makes me want to go fishing OOp's I'm out the door gotta go.
by Seadrift
Mon May 21, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: New and need Help RGV area
Replies: 1
Views: 870

Re: New and need Help RGV area

RGV ? I take that as Rio Grande , don't know much about that area or automotive engines. Aircraft, Metal work & the mid coast I can help you with, you might try Qutlaw in Port lavaca, he works on those type of enginge
by Seadrift
Sat Apr 28, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Rudder help Please, 4ft vs 5 on 16ft boat???
Replies: 14
Views: 1160

Re: Rudder help Please, 4ft vs 5 on 16ft boat???

4 or 5 either one will work, but it sounds like your fighting the rudder stick to turn. That being the case it sounds like you have a issue with the pivot point on your rudders not being balanced
by Seadrift
Wed Mar 07, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Update overheat and detonation ! Thank you!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 796

Re: Update overheat and detonation ! Thank you!!!

Port Lavaca airport requires no tail # and has easy access to pumps , open 24/7
by Seadrift
Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Texas Airboating News & Events
Topic: POC Labor Day Weekend
Replies: 2
Views: 1284

Re: POC Labor Day Weekend

SouthTX wrote::texas: POC this weekend. Anyone want to go slide around the back lakes? :rebel:

I live here, always game for a ride
:) :)
by Seadrift
Sun Jan 28, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: Airboat Builder in Port Lavaca
Replies: 8
Views: 4832

Re: Airboat Builder in Port Lavaca

I don;t think he builds airboats just repairs engines
by Seadrift
Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 0540 Electrical Sending Units
Replies: 1
Views: 835

Re: 0540 Electrical Sending Units

stick with the mechanical, aircraft electrical is way different than automotive. I'm converted to automotive on instrumentation myself
by Seadrift
Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:06 am
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: Airboat Builder in Port Lavaca
Replies: 8
Views: 4832

Re: Airboat Builder in Port Lavaca

SS cage in TX most likely run close to $5,000.oo cheaper in fla., SS is premium here the plants use it all up, supply & demand.

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