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by Warden
Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 0 420 i think
Replies: 10
Views: 2320

Re: 0 420 i think

here is a pic of engine and boat
by Warden
Mon Jul 01, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 0 420 i think
Replies: 10
Views: 2320

Re: 0 420 i think

it is a ground power , so i guess 470 ,,i will post pics asap... so where am i plumbing the oil in and out of ? very nice job with your northern tools there BTW ! i got a shit ton of all kinds of coolers (heat exchangers ) off the race cars , perhaps im over thinking this conti ? my oil pressure is ...
by Warden
Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 0 420 i think
Replies: 10
Views: 2320

0 420 i think

hello, i have a panther (ice rescue boat ) im new at this , its got a continental 0 420 i think ( 6 cyl , holley 2BBL on top ) it has no oil cooler , i am looking for advise and direction on what would be the best oil cooler set up for this and how it gets plumbed in ,,, the boat is a tank its all T...
by Warden
Fri Jun 30, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 454 2 to 1 beltdrive
Replies: 5
Views: 1132

Re: 454 2 to 1 beltdrive

Fuel delivery issue most likley , check for clog or restriction , in fuel supply , air leak in fuel line before fuel pump possible also ! What exhaust system ? Birds nest in mufflers could do it but u would notice them burning '. Check and correct fuel supply before u burn a piston from preignition ...
by Warden
Tue Jun 13, 2017 12:05 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Tricks to freeing up stuck lifters?
Replies: 4
Views: 941

Re: Tricks to freeing up stuck lifters?

1 part kero , 1 part marvel , and 1 part brake fluid ! What kind of engine ? Many get musroomed ! We use a slide hammer on many , but sometimes i have to pound out from bottom ... if u can spin the cam then u can work the lifter up and down and it / they will come out eventually , i would need to kn...
by Warden
Sat May 27, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: 1st airboat ! Reccomendations "please"
Replies: 8
Views: 1538

Re: 1st airboat ! Reccomendations "please"

well , ya see , look at it this way , the Gay guys been smiling and floating along all happy happy happy 4 a long time in the closet , this is not fair to them , rite here is New Paltz NY they made Gay marriage legal , i think its great ! they aint got it in the ass for real till they go through a d...
by Warden
Sat May 27, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: First Airboat Help!!
Replies: 30
Views: 4422

Re: First Airboat Help!!

its steel flex and its like glue for my conditions ! 4x4 tractor that would drag a 2wd pick up in park had trouble dragging the boat while i was turning 2700 rpm ! add thin water and it launched but the brown wet dirt literally stopped me from like 15mph ... on flat , i got launched outta my seat ! ...
by Warden
Sat May 27, 2017 1:59 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: 1st airboat ! Reccomendations "please"
Replies: 8
Views: 1538

Re: 1st airboat ! Reccomendations "please"

It was on a "tour boat " in the glades , & like i said , i barrfed , they were just " married " which i am all for ,,, let them feel the sting of divorce now, lmao , Note /- im not politically correct at all , however i am a liberal , in a live and let die sort of way ! U folks aint seen left till u...
by Warden
Sat May 27, 2017 1:43 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: First Airboat Help!!
Replies: 30
Views: 4422

Re: First Airboat Help!!

My answer to the original question ,,, Ok , from the little i now know , 0320 boat , really lite , warp drive 6 blade , 2700rpm on the trailer , pretty fast in the water , surprisingly fast in the water , GPS said 49 mph ,, that was up stream , down stream would have been faster , but my phone died ...
by Warden
Tue May 23, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: First Airboat Help!!
Replies: 30
Views: 4422

Re: First Airboat Help!!

Thank u so much for those links ! My one worker is a pilot and he said all the 0320s he flys have been stamped 100LL ,,, he is of the impression that it is a higher hp engine that has the compression lowered for 80/87 That would be nice , as we have several thousand gallons of 112 sunoco at the shop...
by Warden
Tue May 23, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: 1st airboat ! Reccomendations "please"
Replies: 8
Views: 1538

Re: 1st airboat ! Reccomendations "please"

Life begins at 100 ....mph .... them tour boats are dangerous .... we went on one last year .... Barffed my brains out ! Has 2 grown men makeing out in the front seat every time the pilot stopped ... ill pass on the tours
But thanks for the advice ! W
by Warden
Tue May 23, 2017 12:29 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: First Airboat Help!!
Replies: 30
Views: 4422

Re: First Airboat Help!!

The tag on the engine says 150 , im pretty sure the owner knows less then me about airboats ,, and that is pretty much nothing ! I was going to blow $30k on a used diamondback that was on ebay, but i figured i will just get this little galileo and see how me and the dog get along with it , its not e...
by Warden
Mon May 22, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: 6 blade warp drive on a 0320 150 hp
Replies: 13
Views: 2227

Re: 6 blade warp drive on a 0320 150 hp

Now that dont sound very adventurous ! Lol prob good advice tho ... i was out in it with my 17 whaler with a 90 hp OMC .... it was definately interesting ... especialy where it necks down ... i would not have wanted less then the 90 ! I did it in my zodiac before ... Bridges are Bad when the water i...
by Warden
Mon May 22, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Ear protection for dogs
Replies: 8
Views: 1834

Re: Ear protection for dogs

My rott wears Peltors when we shoot .... he begs for them
I use him as a bench rest at times ! I will look for Mutt Muffs .... sounds like they may stay on better in the boat
Thanks w
by Warden
Mon May 22, 2017 11:50 am
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: 6 blade warp drive on a 0320 150 hp
Replies: 13
Views: 2227

Re: 6 blade warp drive on a 0320 150 hp

i like the more throaty noise over whine and i think i need more push to get me out of the creek and up the bank ! top speed is not real important i don't think , as long as it will plane and stay up without porpoising in deep water , my creek is for the most part deep moving water , that twists and...
by Warden
Sun May 21, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Boat will not get up on plane and is really slow???
Replies: 39
Views: 6114

Re: Boat will not get up on plane and is really slow???

How bout on dry ground ? If u take the plowing water out of the equasion ? I would Think the angle would matter less with a solid bottom ? I dont know about props ... i know about engines , i assume if the pitch is enough to produce thrust then the prop is what holds the engine from Banging past 300...
by Warden
Sun May 21, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Boat will not get up on plane and is really slow???
Replies: 39
Views: 6114

Re: Boat will not get up on plane and is really slow???

The pics of your engine .... taken after how long u running under load ? The green paint that is still on the primary tubes is very suspect ... the engine seen no significant load before that pic was taken , Unless the Prop is throwin more air then im used to dealing with and keeping your primarys c...
by Warden
Sun May 21, 2017 10:02 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Boat will not get up on plane and is really slow???
Replies: 39
Views: 6114

Re: Boat will not get up on plane and is really slow???

so , RPM is same as before ? U have an electronic tac ? Please verify RPM with other tac ... The prop noise messes with me on an air boat ... i cant tell RPM ... but with no prop i can Guess closer then most ... u wouldnt be the first victim of a tach defaulting to 4cyl calibration After power is ki...
by Warden
Sun May 21, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Boat will not get up on plane and is really slow???
Replies: 39
Views: 6114

Re: Boat will not get up on plane and is really slow???

so , RPM is same as before ? U have an electronic tac ? Please verify RPM with other tac ... The prop noise messes with me on an air boat ... i cant tell RPM ... but with no prop i can Guess closer then most ... u wouldnt be the first victim of a tach defaulting to 4cyl calibration After power is ki...
by Warden
Sun May 21, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: First Airboat Help!!
Replies: 30
Views: 4422

Re: First Airboat Help!!

How do u send pics on here ? , i appreciate your concern , I verified there actually being a boat at the Location,, im from New york state (NOT City ) , its cash on pic up , so not sure what the point would be Toying with me , i guess its possible tho , i wouldnt be my first pic of people to do that...
by Warden
Sun May 21, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: science behind props
Replies: 17
Views: 2172

Re: science behind props

Did u change from 6 blades to 4 in the same hub ? If so what did it do for you ? Was the sound different ? Thx w
by Warden
Sun May 21, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: First Airboat Help!!
Replies: 30
Views: 4422

Re: First Airboat Help!!

Ehh ,,, real cheap ... not craigs , the guy is real as is the Boat ... hes just really sick ... i dont want to bug him I have a shop full of 3.8 supercharged V6s that make 340ftlbs at 2800rpm ... if its that bad One of those can find its way into the boat pretty quickly ... they are fairly light wei...
by Warden
Sun May 21, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: 6 blade warp drive on a 0320 150 hp
Replies: 13
Views: 2227

Re: 6 blade warp drive on a 0320 150 hp

Hi , i agree , however ... i live in the land of the tree hugger and snowflake ! Im in upstate NY We still ahoot our food here ,but the cityidiots i their kyacks and canoes feel they own the place , My land included .... NO one has ever been in these parts with an air boat ... this is going to cause...
by Warden
Sun May 21, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: First Airboat Help!!
Replies: 30
Views: 4422

Re: First Airboat Help!!

Thats correct , site unseen except for pics & the sellers word , he has serious health issues and is not able to do much , and its too far for me to get there with work scedule , its also "freshley majored and 15% more hp then stock " so he says ,, im not sure if that gain is even possible with thes...
by Warden
Sun May 21, 2017 7:32 am
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: 6 blade warp drive on a 0320 150 hp
Replies: 13
Views: 2227

Re: 6 blade warp drive on a 0320 150 hp

Hi , i dont know the size , the seller has serious health issues , and is not able to give me much info , from the pics i tried to gage it and my guess is 66" - 72" i could be off , im using the trailer tires as the scale ! I know if its too much , i can remove 2 blades and run it as a bowtie 4 blad...

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