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by Canes350
Wed Mar 03, 2010 7:40 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: used tele-flex
Replies: 7
Views: 1175

Re: used tele-flex

Thanks for your responses 8)
by Canes350
Tue Mar 02, 2010 11:15 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: used tele-flex
Replies: 7
Views: 1175

used tele-flex

I was just wondering what a good price would be for used tele-flex. My buddy is tearing apart his boat and i need some and we cant come to a price.Its the smaller size and its about 2 years old. I have never really seen any in the classifieds so i figured i would ask around
by Canes350
Wed Dec 30, 2009 9:45 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: Stringers and Poly
Replies: 1
Views: 598

Stringers and Poly

I am redoing my boat and was wondering if I should put more stringers in the hull. Its a 12' aluminum hull it has 5 in it already but in between the bottom aluminum is like bulging up. The boat didnt have jacks in it when i got it but I put 3 in. Should I just beat the middle back flat and put poly ...
by Canes350
Thu Jul 23, 2009 10:47 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: dd chevy set up
Replies: 2
Views: 735

dd chevy set up

I was wondering if I could get some help on the set up of a dd 355 chevy cam, heads, intake that kind of stuff
by Canes350
Wed Oct 29, 2008 6:45 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: The best way to destroy a good airboat motor!
Replies: 27
Views: 3236

Re: The best way to destroy a good airboat motor!

Question Are these ideas you leave on the carb full time or just when the boat sits. I mean can you leave the dog bowl on the carb while running down the river?
by Canes350
Sun Oct 12, 2008 5:04 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: WHISPER TIP
Replies: 5
Views: 1058

Re: WHISPER TIP

I have one on my boat I like the push but wish I could get just a little more out of my motor. Its a 72" on a dd 350 and i am at the very first mark and I can run some dry if I get stuck all I have to do is get off and it moves no problem. Then again I weigh 290 lbs but like I said the prop is set o...
by Canes350
Sat Sep 20, 2008 1:07 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Different Steering
Replies: 14
Views: 1982

Re: Different Steering

Thanks redfin that was the kind I was thinking of. I am up a little late trying to throw it together so i can make it out for the open of bow :roll: Working 2 jobs to be able to have a boat is really getting old quick, the things you do for stuff you love to do..but thanks to both of you guys for th...
by Canes350
Fri Sep 19, 2008 3:44 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Different Steering
Replies: 14
Views: 1982

Re: Different Steering

Yes that is the type of steering i was talking about just a little different but thatnks for the pictures. It is allways helpfull to have diff ideas in mind

Thanks Roper
by Canes350
Fri Sep 19, 2008 12:22 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Different Steering
Replies: 14
Views: 1982

Different Steering

I have been looking for some pictures of the dogleg steering cant find any pictures in the forums. Would really appreciate some photos of a setup or two.When the three rods meet it has to be able to pivot and where the stick meets also has to pivot I mean I have the jist of it I was really wondering...
by Canes350
Mon Aug 25, 2008 9:08 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Well the old saying is right
Replies: 12
Views: 1452

Re: Well the old saying is right

For those of us still green, I'd sure appreciate a reason as to how the boat sank. It can help me keep from sinking a second time to get more info. Thanks, and best of luck, BTDT already... Jeff Well the first thing I did wrong was i bought a boat with a 13 inch transom. But that is no excuse for w...
by Canes350
Sun Aug 24, 2008 9:36 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Well the old saying is right
Replies: 12
Views: 1452

Re: Well the old saying is right

Did you sink at the jump? Yes it was right at the C-2 jump over my wife kinda slipped when trying to jump off the boat and kinda did a belly flop on the front of the boat. But no serious injuries. The only thing lost was a 12 pack of soda and the wifes shoe. Ohh ya and a half a tank of gas. And I'm...
by Canes350
Sun Aug 24, 2008 3:06 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Well the old saying is right
Replies: 12
Views: 1452

Well the old saying is right

We rode all night out in Middle Feild and surrounding areas. On the way back to the hill we stopped where the C-2 jump over is and I did it I sunk my boat :( :x :twisted: :cry: all the emotions running high. 8 guys, a shovel, a come along, and about 2 hours and we got her afloat. BIG THANKS TO Chad ...
by Canes350
Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:58 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Some flooding in Melbourne
Replies: 16
Views: 1529

Re: Some flooding in Melbourne

hope you guys are ok up there...would be cool to see some boats on the road though! They did have some boats up in melbourne they were on the news at 8:00 i think. They were back in the hood off of university it looked like. I live about a block away from babcock and i was really wondering what kin...
by Canes350
Sun Aug 17, 2008 8:51 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: FUEL IN FLORIDA
Replies: 7
Views: 1210

Re: FUEL IN FLORIDA

I have been told that 100LL loses octane with time. I have 15 gallons from when I bought the airboat that was sitting around in the tank before I drained it. Wonder if I could use it in my generator in a worst case scenario since I dont want to dump it. well i worked in a mower shop when i was in h...
by Canes350
Sun Aug 10, 2008 12:00 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Boat Ramp theft!
Replies: 25
Views: 1684

Re: Boat Ramp theft!

Hey Bob, those same scumbags have been in S Fl as well. The SCUM bag recyclers should all go to jail as well. ....I had a metal tiki torch taken from my yard the other night. Hey man you cant put all people that recycle iin that catagory when i get the chance to help my buddy scrap and make a littl...
by Canes350
Sun Aug 03, 2008 10:13 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: best prop for dd 350?
Replies: 11
Views: 2214

Re: best prop for dd 350?

well i used a 72x30 paddle prop on my DD 350 i only turned it 2600 but my cam was not advanced. I put a 70'' 6 blade warp drive on the boat dont know the pitch and it pushed the better than the paddle prop. The warp drive still only got turned around 2600 too but still pushed better
by Canes350
Sun Aug 03, 2008 1:00 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: whisper tip
Replies: 1
Views: 715

Re: whisper tip

well i bought my new whisper tip about 3 weeks ago but because of motor problems and a second job i havent been able to use it yet. when i get a chance to run it i will post again. i used to run a 70 in 6 blade warp drive so we'll see
by Canes350
Sat Aug 02, 2008 11:30 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: WOO HOOO CHEAP FUEL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1417

Re: WOO HOOO CHEAP FUEL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

man sounds almost like winning the lottery. :D to bad i have never had either happen to me :x
by Canes350
Sat Aug 02, 2008 11:26 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 350 dd boat pushing down in back
Replies: 16
Views: 1789

Re: 350 dd boat pushing down in back

that is what my boat looks like. i think my boat even sits a little lower in the water. when slowing down in deep water i have to slow down then speed up to get away from my wake or i think i would go down. :lol: everybody told me that it isnt a good hull for a first boat
by Canes350
Sat Aug 02, 2008 11:17 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Small Hull-small block
Replies: 5
Views: 1138

Re: Small Hull-small block

my boat is 12' by 7' and its only 1'6'' at the transom dd 350. it was really scary in deep water while turning with a 72 x 32 wide blade on it. i bought a 72'' whisper tip but havent got to run it yet because of a bunch of engine problems. I was thinking about 3/4 decking to try and relieve some of ...
by Canes350
Mon Jul 28, 2008 8:58 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: timing
Replies: 10
Views: 1171

Re: timing

BIG THANKS TO JOE FOR STOPPING BY AND GETTING THE BEAST TIMED RIGHT :D :D :D :D I think i had tried to time it one to many times and it was really starting to frustrate the hell out of me. but what i thought was 2 teeth off on the distributer :lol: :lol: once again a big thanks to Joe and everyone e...
by Canes350
Mon Jul 28, 2008 12:22 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: timing
Replies: 10
Views: 1171

Re: timing

turn the distributor back and fourth and you should see the plug fire. Then you know that the plug is firing at least very close to where you want it to Do you mean turn the distributer by hand or turn the motor over by starter? i have taken number one out and turned the motor over with my finger o...
by Canes350
Sun Jul 27, 2008 10:47 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: timing
Replies: 10
Views: 1171

timing

well i was on last week with starter problems now that i got that all figured out we cant get the timing set right it seems. It is a chevy 350 cam is advanced 4 degrees its bored 30 over nothing special. we have checked the timing ten to fifteen time take number one plug out put it a top dead center...
by Canes350
Fri Jul 25, 2008 8:49 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: riding tomorrow
Replies: 0
Views: 482

riding tomorrow

Going to be ridding out from Sarno tomorrow about 10 am wondering if any one wants to ride south from there
by Canes350
Wed Jul 23, 2008 10:41 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: chevy 350 problem
Replies: 19
Views: 1981

Re: chevy 350 problem

yes the motor would turn. i took the starter over to my buddies and put it on his boat and it wouldn't turn it over either. So i droppeed the starter off at the local auto electric shop. Hopefully that will be the end of this little problem :lol:

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