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by terrible ted
Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Tach to alternator
Replies: 2
Views: 279

Re: Tach to alternator

why hook to alternator? power ground ignition light.
by terrible ted
Fri Sep 04, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Chevy flex plates
Replies: 4
Views: 224

Re: Chevy flex plates

Ok if anyone interested found it online 6 on a 4 inch dia. Now to find a machine shop that will drill the holes.
by terrible ted
Wed Sep 02, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: WhirlWind Propellers to Answer Your Engineering Questions
Replies: 16
Views: 1841

Re: WhirlWind Propellers to Answer Your Engineering Questions

Can you help me I need the Propellers bolt pattern dimensions for a standard airboat hub. My Vo 540 has a custom starter assembly and needs a new flex plate. The Original is made out of a Chevy flex plate. So I have to add the pattern , well get a Machine shop a drawing to add the pattern to the fle...
by terrible ted
Tue Sep 01, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Chevy flex plates
Replies: 4
Views: 224

Re: Chevy flex plates

So who makes prop adapters?
by terrible ted
Tue Sep 01, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Chevy flex plates
Replies: 4
Views: 224

Re: Chevy flex plates

yes but my fly wheel finally craped out. The pace makers not attached to the fly wheel. The pacemaker hooks into where the tack use to hook up. Took the boat for a spin Sunday but the flywheel has one bad spot about 12 teeth on the compression hump. When cold its fine once warm you wont get it to cr...
by terrible ted
Mon Aug 31, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Chevy flex plates
Replies: 4
Views: 224

Chevy flex plates

Any one have the 14 .13 dia Chevy flex plate with the airboat prop adapter pattern drilled in them already? or some one who mods them, I need a new flex plate for my Lycoming 540, My friend and neighbor, JC originally made this one and I adapted an MSD 3.5 hp starter to it. If not can some one suppl...
by terrible ted
Sun Aug 30, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: Airboat Prop
Replies: 5
Views: 435

Re: Airboat Prop

I would use 4 0r 6 blade warp or similar on a standard small block dd. I say it was better balance on my old dd small blocks, but 2 blades work just I think there a little harder on the crank.
by terrible ted
Wed Aug 26, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Side instrument panel
Replies: 8
Views: 294

Re: Side instrument panel

714714xmas wrote:
Tue Aug 25, 2020 3:42 pm
Do you know if a alumitech make them for aircraft engines or just car engines
Both
by terrible ted
Sun Aug 23, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Side instrument panel
Replies: 8
Views: 294

Re: Side instrument panel

i bought my at Alumitech complete with harness
by terrible ted
Sun Aug 23, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: old mags
Replies: 4
Views: 308

Re: old mags

I have not test run it yet . Got behind on my work. I now have to pick up a new tack no more mechanical, the pace maker mount there. Cecil in Melbourne put it on. Hopefully I can run next Sunday.
by terrible ted
Thu Aug 20, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: old mags
Replies: 4
Views: 308

old mags

There any value to a pair of old mags just put on a pacemaker.
by terrible ted
Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: WhirlWind Propellers to Answer Your Engineering Questions
Replies: 16
Views: 1841

Re: WhirlWind Propellers to Answer Your Engineering Questions

I know what torque roll is. I guess I dense on slang of just saying roll. Gator pretty much nailed it, but I'll give some info on where the roll comes from when it's not fresh out'a the oven. Torque Roll is the when torque of the engine is trying to rock your boat sideways. This happens in 2 ways: 1...
by terrible ted
Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: WhirlWind Propellers to Answer Your Engineering Questions
Replies: 16
Views: 1841

Re: WhirlWind Propellers to Answer Your Engineering Questions

I know what torque roll is. I guess I dense on slang of just saying roll. Please explain what the roll Is? Slidin Gator pretty much nailed it, but I'll give some info on where the roll comes from when it's not fresh out'a the oven. Torque Roll is the when torque of the engine is trying to rock your ...
by terrible ted
Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:35 am
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: Shorter 3 blads verse longer 2 blade
Replies: 0
Views: 338

Shorter 3 blads verse longer 2 blade

So and advantages on running a 3 blade verse 2 blade Next loaded question a 68 WW 3 blade verse a 74 wtip 2 blade. The 68 will p[probably have to be heavy pitched as the 74 is at a heavy pitch. both are? My thought the 3 blade to short.
by terrible ted
Fri Jul 17, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: WhirlWind Propellers to Answer Your Engineering Questions
Replies: 16
Views: 1841

Re: WhirlWind Propellers to Answer Your Engineering Questions

Please explain what the roll Is?
by terrible ted
Mon Jun 01, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Viscosity
Replies: 15
Views: 1524

Re: Viscosity

9/5c+32=f
by terrible ted
Sun May 31, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Viscosity
Replies: 15
Views: 1524

Re: Viscosity

Thanks Deano, if that makes everyone happy its awesome. Hey that scale not in US standards so no one going to look at it. Nothin for nothin Ted, but apparently you and Rick looked at it! :stirpot: Tough crowd for sure, always getting hung up on the units. The thing is, if celsius is an issue, it ma...
by terrible ted
Sun May 31, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Viscosity
Replies: 15
Views: 1524

Re: Viscosity

Thanks Deano, if that makes everyone happy its awesome. Hey that scale not in US standards so no one going to look at it. Nothin for nothin Ted, but apparently you and Rick looked at it! :stirpot: Tough crowd for sure, always getting hung up on the units. The thing is, if celsius is an issue, it ma...
by terrible ted
Sat May 23, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Viscosity
Replies: 15
Views: 1524

Re: Viscosity

Hey that scale not in US standards so no one going to look at it.
by terrible ted
Mon May 04, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Cadillac 500 - HOLY GRAIL
Replies: 13
Views: 2413

Re: Cadillac 500 - HOLY GRAIL

then put a 1.5 to 1 gear box on it.
by terrible ted
Mon Apr 13, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: motor
Replies: 3
Views: 636

Re: motor

Gear box either.
by terrible ted
Tue Mar 03, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Converting from car engine to aircraft.
Replies: 18
Views: 2717

Re: Converting from car engine to aircraft.

OK I CONVERTED FROM A 350 AND GEAR TO A 300HP VO540. I Say I still want more power but I currently don't have the cash to put the gear box back on my vo540 (new crank prop gear.) So I say you wont like that big boat with that little motor. if you rebuild the cad and put a gear box on it you might li...
by terrible ted
Sat Feb 29, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: DELRIN ROD
Replies: 11
Views: 2071

Re: DELRIN ROD

McMastercarr is online supplier

https://www.mcmaster.com/
by terrible ted
Wed Feb 26, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 76" NGQ RPM
Replies: 12
Views: 1991

Re: 76" NGQ RPM

It will depend on you motor HP at rpm. My motors rating at315 hp @ 3200 and 3400 is for like 5 minuets overrev. I run a 74 inch prop @ 3000 slightly more push than at 2700. But fuel economy better at 2700

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