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by terrible ted
Thu Jan 21, 2021 1:07 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Hunting Kissimmee chain of lakes
Replies: 10
Views: 1014

Re: Hunting Kissimmee chain of lakes

I know the feeling sitting in a stand with orange on and two other air boat start running the grass trying to push hogs or deer up. I threw up my hands like WTF and they flipped me off.
by terrible ted
Tue Dec 22, 2020 7:58 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Vo 540 HP and RPM
Replies: 9
Views: 1145

Re: Vo 540 HP and RPM

Sorry wife been in and out of the hospital haven had time to do anything. Now the roofing company's here yard access is blocked for a few days.
by terrible ted
Tue Dec 22, 2020 7:53 am
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Airboat Won’t Start
Replies: 10
Views: 922

Re: Airboat Won’t Start

Checked the fuel pump and it’s working fine. This is the second time I’ve heard someone say accelerator pump. Is it easy to clean or repair? Or should I just take it to someone? its a flat square rubber under a plunger lever arm, throws fuel up to motor I do mean throws usually accessible on out ed...
by terrible ted
Mon Dec 21, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Airboat Won’t Start
Replies: 10
Views: 922

Re: Airboat Won’t Start

After its hot does it start fine? May be accelerator pump on carb. My boat would not start cold warm day fine cold morning no pump was weak.
by terrible ted
Thu Dec 17, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Airboat Safety
Topic: Airboating Do & Don'ts..a handbook
Replies: 155
Views: 59931

Re: Airboating Do & Don'ts..a handbook

Well I read allot of these suggestions there good. All I can say if from experience keep your eyes on where you are going, don't watch the two girls making out in the back seat while you driving.
by terrible ted
Wed Dec 16, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Vo 540 HP and RPM
Replies: 9
Views: 1145

Re: Vo 540 HP and RPM

I will verify the position. I am off the seam line in the prop, Should be around 13 degrees. 74 inch wispertip. I may be working this week end on nuisance hog reduction. I also like to get a little fishing in.
by terrible ted
Wed Dec 16, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Vo 540 HP and RPM
Replies: 9
Views: 1145

Re: Vo 540 HP and RPM

I will verify the position. I am off the seam line in the prop, Should be around 13 degrees. 74 inch wispertip. I may be working this week end on nuisance hog reduction. I also like to get a little fishing in.
by terrible ted
Tue Dec 15, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Vo 540 HP and RPM
Replies: 9
Views: 1145

Re: Vo 540 HP and RPM

I been told that my boats quit. I know wispertip said you must be pushing some hp for were the prop is set. Yea.i am looking to get better fuel thats why ihave a 74 inch wt, Now i think the quit is the motor exhaust tips point down toward the water, i just puton a pace maker. Dont know if that chang...
by terrible ted
Mon Dec 14, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Vo 540 HP and RPM
Replies: 9
Views: 1145

Re: Vo 540 HP and RPM

original 7.? compression twin carb. Went to the 10 to 1 compression. original tag 315@3200, I looked it up once. The motor does have thump. Running one carb now. I can say it sucks fuel. I guess the really question is with the increases in pitch, does that offset the drop in hp to some extent? I bel...
by terrible ted
Thu Dec 10, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Vo 540 HP and RPM
Replies: 9
Views: 1145

Vo 540 HP and RPM

My 540 tag was 315 hp @ 3200 Helicopter motor Now we increased the hp raise the compression over 2 points. But i have the prop set for 3000 rpms. I wonder what hp drop from 3000 to 2700? I probably be setting down to 2700 to conserve more fuel and give me a better cruse rpm. I wonder how much pitch ...
by terrible ted
Thu Dec 10, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Air tec alternator
Replies: 6
Views: 668

Re: Air tec alternator

i have the life time from auto zone been on for years
by terrible ted
Thu Dec 10, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Air tec alternator
Replies: 6
Views: 668

Re: Air tec alternator

suzuki samurai
by terrible ted
Fri Dec 04, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: Trapped them all out.
Replies: 0
Views: 449

Trapped them all out.

Currently I trapped all my neighborhood hogs out. My traps sitting idle. Such a terrible thing.
by terrible ted
Tue Nov 24, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: Florida Airboaters
Topic: St Johns river riding
Replies: 8
Views: 4525

Re: St Johns river riding

The only thing is roots no real rock sand and of course black mud. From cabbage the trails on the west side heading south if you put in at Florence there trail is in the south west corner of the lake heading south. You can see them on google earth.
by terrible ted
Mon Nov 23, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Air tec alternator
Replies: 6
Views: 668

Re: Air tec alternator

research old post, I get my alternator now from auto zone to replace my Artech. Now it life time replacement same alternator. I think Suzuki
by terrible ted
Mon Nov 16, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: lake winder hunting
Replies: 16
Views: 2924

Re: lake winder hunting

I hunted tiger bay toso buck lake out there one day just started seeing deer move last week end.
by terrible ted
Sun Nov 01, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: Black Powder who ridding to the oak head tomorrow
Replies: 5
Views: 640

Re: Black Powder who ridding to the oak head tomorrow

daughter came down with covid ended up going in for testing. She was by earlier in the week. negative result
by terrible ted
Sun Nov 01, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: Black Powder who ridding to the oak head tomorrow
Replies: 5
Views: 640

Re: Black Powder who ridding to the oak head tomorrow

daughter came down with covid ended up going in for testing. She was by earlier in the week.
by terrible ted
Wed Oct 28, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: Black Powder who ridding to the oak head tomorrow
Replies: 5
Views: 640

Re: Black Powder who ridding to the oak head tomorrow

NO PERMIT so I be back Saturday morning. I probably stop by this week end if your there.
by terrible ted
Fri Oct 23, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: Black Powder who ridding to the oak head tomorrow
Replies: 5
Views: 640

Black Powder who ridding to the oak head tomorrow

Plan on heading out some time from 5 to 530am any one else heading to winder? 4074847119 Saturday morning 10-24
by terrible ted
Mon Oct 19, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: lake winder hunting
Replies: 16
Views: 2924

Re: lake winder hunting

Not very active here. This year
by terrible ted
Mon Oct 19, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: lake winder hunting
Replies: 16
Views: 2924

Re: lake winder hunting

Not very active here.
by terrible ted
Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Tach to alternator
Replies: 2
Views: 682

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: 708

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: 22
Views: 3378

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...

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