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by SkinnerBack
Fri Jun 29, 2012 1:07 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: TIGO541 LYCOMING ENG.
Replies: 36
Views: 2053

Re: TIGO541 LYCOMING ENG.

I have read a little bit about these engines a while back, it's a turbo charged fuel injected & geared engine
by SkinnerBack
Tue Jun 12, 2012 2:37 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: normal oil use 0540
Replies: 14
Views: 620

Re: normal oil use 0540

Iv been using on an average of 30 gals 1 to 1.5 quarts with a straight valve 0540.....
by SkinnerBack
Tue Jun 12, 2012 2:22 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Problems with my 0540 this weekend
Replies: 14
Views: 1098

Re: Problems with my 0540 this weekend

Yeah I kno, my grandpa has neglected the boat a lil bit over the past 4 yrs!!! So I got the plugs changed & goin to change the oil tonight, the motor is OLD!! It was bought as a run out from Winter Haven Airport in 1990 & been on a boat ever since & nvr been taken apart. My grandpa did t...
by SkinnerBack
Tue Jun 12, 2012 12:34 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Problems with my 0540 this weekend
Replies: 14
Views: 1098

Re: Problems with my 0540 this weekend

Well..... I changed the plugs & come to find out 3 of the cylinders weren't firing & 6 of the plugs were all gunked up, 2 of the others were pretty oily & the other 4 were ok but not great, replaced all the plugs with some new Denso plugs & she is back to firing on all 6
by SkinnerBack
Mon Jun 11, 2012 11:04 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Problems with my 0540 this weekend
Replies: 14
Views: 1098

Re: Problems with my 0540 this weekend

Thanks everyone on my way to et the plugs now & gonna do a run down this afternoon & figure out what's goin on with her...
by SkinnerBack
Sun Jun 10, 2012 9:29 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Problems with my 0540 this weekend
Replies: 14
Views: 1098

Re: Problems with my 0540 this weekend

Yeah me & my uncle are gonna go ahead & change all the plugs & probably check the compression, pretty sure I got some weak ones...... It's was just aggravating all day today!!! Thanks for the input thou, I appreciate it!!!
by SkinnerBack
Sun Jun 10, 2012 9:06 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Problems with my 0540 this weekend
Replies: 14
Views: 1098

Problems with my 0540 this weekend

When I got to the lake Saturday night & pulled out of camp Mack I noticed a strange sound from the right side of the motor..... Also no power & it was shaking. Didn't ride a whole lot saturday night but this morning was worse!!!!! Took the mags apart checked gaping & all was well & f...
by SkinnerBack
Fri May 11, 2012 5:18 pm
Forum: Prop Talk
Topic: need help on prop size
Replies: 20
Views: 974

Re: need help on prop size

My old boat is turning a 68 or 70in Q series sensnitch @ 3150 with the blades set on 2
by SkinnerBack
Tue May 08, 2012 5:21 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Anyone Hear About Bobby Jones JR
Replies: 10
Views: 1779

Re: Anyone Hear About Bobby Jones JR

That sucks, anyone how badly he was hurt......
by SkinnerBack
Tue May 08, 2012 3:49 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Anyone Hear About Bobby Jones JR
Replies: 10
Views: 1779

Anyone Hear About Bobby Jones JR

Heard Bobby wrecked his new race boat Saturday @ Kissimmee & got hurt pretty bad, wondering if anyone else has heard this too?
by SkinnerBack
Fri May 04, 2012 1:50 pm
Forum: High Performance Talk
Topic: My new boat
Replies: 26
Views: 995

Re: My new boat

Yeah I got away from the mudhole stuff about a yr ago & grew up on airboats so now thats where my money is goin............ theres just to much drama & BS involved in the mudhole life anymore
by SkinnerBack
Fri May 04, 2012 1:45 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: What do yall think??
Replies: 9
Views: 492

Re: What do yall think??

Thanks for the info Brett
by SkinnerBack
Fri May 04, 2012 1:41 pm
Forum: High Performance Talk
Topic: My new boat
Replies: 26
Views: 995

Re: My new boat

Thats a nice boat........ getting away from the mudhole life?
by SkinnerBack
Fri May 04, 2012 1:37 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: What do yall think??
Replies: 9
Views: 492

Re: What do yall think??

I see an airboat in my back yard in the very near future............. thanks guys ill post pics after i get it!!! Thats if everything checks out to be good with her!!!
by SkinnerBack
Fri May 04, 2012 1:22 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: What do yall think??
Replies: 9
Views: 492

Re: What do yall think??

Thats what i was thinkin, I havent saw the boat yet but heard about it threw a buddy. Even if its not exactly what im lookin for @least its a runnin boat with a good powerplant you can build are it
by SkinnerBack
Fri May 04, 2012 1:15 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: What do yall think??
Replies: 9
Views: 492

What do yall think??

Hey everyone, got a question? I found a boat for what i think is a really good deal but was wantin some input, its a 13'6 Gilieo with an injected 0470 conversion, front seat driver double back with a carbon fiber 2 blade not sure what prop for $4500.......... what do yall guys think?
by SkinnerBack
Wed Apr 18, 2012 1:07 pm
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: porpussing
Replies: 18
Views: 1038

Re: porpussing

Put a thick line of JB weld across the back of hull about 3ft & itll stop your purposing too

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