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by Bdriller
Thu Feb 03, 2011 1:05 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: TPI PARTS
Replies: 13
Views: 890

Re: TPI PARTS

hey crow i read here awhile back that you would probably be building a new boat in the next year or so. With your vast expierence with caddys what engine do you think will be on your next boat? sorry about being off the original subject, im just in a quandrum got a 71- 472 38k miles want to run a ge...
by Bdriller
Wed Feb 02, 2011 1:15 pm
Forum: Texas Airboaters
Topic: Old school pics.....Brazo's
Replies: 25
Views: 1346

Re: Old school pics.....Brazo's

hey brotherbob is this picture of the yellow boat on the brazos also? and ifso where on the brazos looks nice. The brazos pictures look alot like the red where we are although maybe not quite as wide. thanx
by Bdriller
Tue Feb 01, 2011 8:07 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: new to SA and new to airboats with a couple questions....
Replies: 25
Views: 2982

Re: new to SA and new to airboats with a couple questions...

Bdriller thanks for the input. No need to candy coat it for me I'm a big boy :) I'm a bit confused by the true nature of this hull. It's mfg date is 81 not a Vietnam era boat so I'm wondering if any of you have run one. The person I'm buying it from has the exact same hull with a 383 stroaker and i...
by Bdriller
Tue Feb 01, 2011 3:10 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: new to SA and new to airboats with a couple questions....
Replies: 25
Views: 2982

Re: new to SA and new to airboats with a couple questions...

It has a brand new powershift 3 blade that's never been installed. Aeon I dont normally comment on boats or give opinions on things that are for sale but in this case I must. A good friend of mine called me onetime and said he found a boat forsale that he thought was cheap, I couldnt get away to go...
by Bdriller
Thu Jan 20, 2011 12:06 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Stinger overhaul
Replies: 52
Views: 2706

Re: Stinger overhaul

hey HR captain just curious,what would be the most temp you could bring the gear up to before pressing your pinion shaft without damaging anything? definitely no warmer than 600 degrees, maybe 550, but you can always put the shaft in liquid nitrogen and that will help tremendously, i would have to ...
by Bdriller
Wed Jan 19, 2011 11:07 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Stinger overhaul
Replies: 52
Views: 2706

Re: Stinger overhaul

hey HR captain just curious,what would be the most temp you could bring the gear up to before pressing your pinion shaft without damaging anything?
by Bdriller
Mon Jan 17, 2011 9:10 am
Forum: Hunting & Fishing
Topic: who watched those goons on the discovery channel last night
Replies: 14
Views: 1229

Re: who watched those goons on the discovery channel last ni

I was watching it by myself and became embrassed when they came to the ankle deep swamp and panicked i had to turn the tv channel fast. Where did they think the hog or rabbitt would run for? Ive been a little dissapointed in discovery lately, first time ive seen gps on a dog.
by Bdriller
Sun Jan 16, 2011 10:10 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 351w airboat headers?
Replies: 24
Views: 891

Re: 351w airboat headers?

nascar dollars you may be correct real homeboy dollars your dead wrong. parts are higher, wheres yur headers? how many ford parts are available on any street corner? Boys im a die hard ford man but you got a lotta work ahead of you to convince a majority of people that ford is the answer. hell yall ...
by Bdriller
Sun Jan 16, 2011 8:40 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: single wire alternater
Replies: 16
Views: 1181

Re: single wire alternater

just curious whats that black dot on the cowbell beside this thread topic? did i do something wrong? or say?
by Bdriller
Sun Jan 16, 2011 7:32 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: single wire alternater
Replies: 16
Views: 1181

Re: single wire alternater

now that i think about theyres a gigger man dwn the road he might have one on an old cadirrac i could purchase. Just kidding they are actually good neighbors, I wouldnt trade them for a lot of pale giggers i know.
by Bdriller
Sun Jan 16, 2011 7:19 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: single wire alternater
Replies: 16
Views: 1181

Re: single wire alternater

So grant are you saying a gigger pulley might solve the problem? just funning with you man thanx.
by Bdriller
Sun Jan 16, 2011 7:08 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: single wire alternater
Replies: 16
Views: 1181

single wire alternater

Ive noticed that some folks run single wire self exciter alternaters just wondering why, what is the advantage? I ran one for awhile never noticed a problem until one night gigging, after idling around for couple hrs running the lights killed the motor and discovered it would not start back due to l...
by Bdriller
Sun Jan 16, 2011 7:26 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Alt. bracket bolt?
Replies: 9
Views: 565

Re: Alt. bracket bolt?

Its possible that your initial drilled hole into the broke bolt may have strayed into the female threads of the bolt hole, if the ease out then broke off after entering that cavity you are in worser trouble. Im pretty sure that someone will chime in with info about a much better bracket that ilimina...
by Bdriller
Mon Jan 03, 2011 9:42 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: cam failed dangit
Replies: 0
Views: 416

cam failed dangit

i think i screwed up dixies post i am truly sorry i dont know how to reply to where it takes it back to the top of page forgive me.
by Bdriller
Mon Jan 03, 2011 9:31 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: cam failed
Replies: 1
Views: 369

cam failed

the cam gear is pressed on after the cam thrust plate the cam should have a minimum distance of walking in and out of block,check for excessive thrust wear on backside of cam gear and front face of thrust plate, and like was previously stated a cupped lifter matches a bald cam lobe. also just curiou...
by Bdriller
Mon Jan 03, 2011 9:10 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: help!!!!! proping my 14' f.g with d.d 5.7 vortec wood paddl
Replies: 18
Views: 1005

Re: help!!!!! proping my 14' f.g with d.d 5.7 vortec wood p

prop in good shape you are at the sweet spot like grant says search prop speed calculater in threads.
by Bdriller
Tue Dec 28, 2010 10:05 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: sensenich price increase
Replies: 32
Views: 2275

Re: sensenich price increase

hey dan i dont mean to invade someones thread but i had 7 price increases from my supply company in 2010 at the same time that all of theyre retailers including me were reporting to them that sales were down and continuing to decline. I personally dont know any fool that is in business gouging folks...
by Bdriller
Tue Dec 28, 2010 8:24 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: should i screw it?
Replies: 13
Views: 1307

Re: should i screw it?

just curious what is the recomended rivet? on glass hull?
by Bdriller
Tue Dec 28, 2010 7:55 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: chevy 250 vs 292 inline six
Replies: 59
Views: 11884

Re: chevy 250 vs 292 inline six

in 1984 i didnt know any better so i built a 300 ford 6cyl. 260 comp cam, mallory dual point dist., aluminum 4 barrell intake, holly 500 cfm vacum secondary,custom stainless headers,steel crank weighed 95lbs, thrust bearing in center of engine great place for it, engine weight right at 450lbs, spun ...
by Bdriller
Sat Dec 25, 2010 10:34 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: jimmy wight race hulls or chuck hulk hulls
Replies: 27
Views: 3100

Re: jimmy wight race hulls or chuck hulk hulls

dan approximately what does the standard 16' jw hull weigh? ''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''' with rod boxes? are the rod boxes plenty rugged on top for foot traffic? approximate cost increase for rod boxes? approximate cost increase for two color gel coat? do...
by Bdriller
Mon Dec 20, 2010 9:48 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: holley blues,advise please
Replies: 51
Views: 2419

Re: holley blues,advise please

if it has a metering block between bowl and main body that is part of idle circuit they have small plugs in the bottom, trash can get in there and normal vatting doesnt get it out, ive also seen this block warped, changing main jets does not apply to the idle circuit for the most part. you can repla...
by Bdriller
Mon Dec 20, 2010 7:56 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: holley blues,advise please
Replies: 51
Views: 2419

Re: holley blues,advise please

metering block hmmm idle circuit hmm sounds possible.
by Bdriller
Sun Dec 19, 2010 4:28 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: holley blues,advise please
Replies: 51
Views: 2419

Re: holley blues,advise please

if it has a metering block between bowl and main body that is part of idle circuit they have small plugs in the bottom, trash can get in there and normal vatting doesnt get it out, ive also seen this block warped changing main jets does not apply to the idle circuit for the most part. you can replac...
by Bdriller
Fri Dec 10, 2010 9:09 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: "High seas ahead!"
Replies: 2
Views: 349

Re: "High seas ahead!"

seemed like i remember hearing sum crap about climate change predicted a few yrs ago dono.
by Bdriller
Tue Nov 23, 2010 9:07 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 2011 GMC 403HP 6.2 Waterthunder cam availability
Replies: 61
Views: 3477

Re: 2011 GMC 403HP 6.2 Waterthunder cam availability

Ive got all of his part #s lets see the muffler springs are br-549, the muffler bearing ( titanium) is gitsu-knive 131 oh and you need a cam letsee bnd- ovr-nowbndnek-tight-k1sass. that should make some where around 600hp depending on how hard yu whoop-em.

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