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by boobidges
Wed Feb 27, 2008 9:23 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: BOAT SET-UP/SPEED
Replies: 33
Views: 3328

set-up

if it runs the hill well,that should mean its running on its @ss.but what you're desbing in the water is that its on its nose.have you tried adjusting the engine angle?i'm guessing its fiberglass,check your runners.it almost sounds like you mite hava broken runner,that would allow the bottom to flex...
by boobidges
Wed Feb 27, 2008 9:48 am
Forum: Mini-Airboats
Topic: rudder shape
Replies: 8
Views: 2183

rudder shape

the wider airfoils seem to respond and control better.its essentially a wing.the wider airfoil sorta developes lift on either side .but size is also very important.a 24"x48" rudder is going to control better than one thats 12" or 18" x 36" or 48".you just have more area...
by boobidges
Sat Feb 16, 2008 10:44 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 0-290 wanting more hp
Replies: 11
Views: 1432

more power

thats not to mention what that guy (speed wheelie)can make a gpu do!whats up tom.
by boobidges
Sat Feb 16, 2008 8:00 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 0-290 wanting more hp
Replies: 11
Views: 1432

don't waste your money

125 is a good motor.but the money you'll spend buildn it,you could buy a stock 150,and build some serious power for a lot less money.check out the 4 cyl. cont. ground power.starts out stock at 150hp,and theres tons of cheap power tricks.pistons,intakes carbs,you can bolt on easily another 30hp for p...
by boobidges
Thu Dec 06, 2007 7:51 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: lycoming 4 cylinder i.d
Replies: 5
Views: 1482

turned out to be an 0-290-d2

sent the serial #to the webmaster on the lycoming website.very helpful.my engine is an 0-290-d2,built in 1953,and came from the factory with 140hp.thanks for everyones help.
by boobidges
Sun Dec 02, 2007 10:15 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: lycoming 4 cylinder i.d
Replies: 5
Views: 1482

4cyl

it has regular hex nuts on the cyls.straight valves.coarse teeth on the flywheel(its lycoming but the starters an add on so it didn't seem important).
by boobidges
Sun Dec 02, 2007 8:42 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: lycoming 4 cylinder i.d
Replies: 5
Views: 1482

lycoming 4 cylinder i.d

got a smokin deal on a little frog boat with a 4cyl on it.has an ma-4spa carb,whuts left of the prop is a 66x32,and the serial # on top of the case is 6327-21.this -# seems to mean something.the 125's i've seen had -24,and 150's had-27.i was told this was a 125,and this seems to be 115/108.anybody g...
by boobidges
Thu Oct 25, 2007 9:51 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: 0-300
Replies: 15
Views: 2476

0-300

if you get the geared (GO-300),they make 175hp.but the prop turns backwards.lolmite make ya feel like a car motor guy!
by boobidges
Thu Oct 25, 2007 9:38 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: GPU Timing
Replies: 3
Views: 943

timing off

is it hard to start when its hot ,or does it heat up quickly?these are sure signs your timing is advanced.
by boobidges
Tue Oct 23, 2007 10:24 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 4.3 ltr. v-6 power
Replies: 5
Views: 1276

thanx

we're considering put'n it on a 12ft hawk step.probly bareley plane the boat.lol.thanx for all the help.
by boobidges
Fri Oct 12, 2007 11:35 pm
Forum: High Performance Talk
Topic: Everybodys going to the Run What you brung nationals the 18t
Replies: 8
Views: 982

fastest place you'll ever be,"the hilton" ,3a south
by boobidges
Fri Oct 12, 2007 9:35 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 4.3 ltr. v-6 power
Replies: 5
Views: 1276

4.3 ltr. v-6 power

about how much power does a 4.3 make direct drive?what size prop does it need?
by boobidges
Mon Oct 08, 2007 10:34 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: This Could Have Turned Out Ugly
Replies: 39
Views: 4371

mounts

i've gotta 4 cyl. gpu and i built lycoming style mounts outa angle iron that bolt lengthwise.its supposed to reduce vibration and it takes the stress off the bolt and puts it on the conicle mount where it belongs.first saw this on one of hairdoos mounts.he sells the barrels and rubbers.
by boobidges
Mon Oct 08, 2007 9:01 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: Continental 0300 super charged
Replies: 6
Views: 1214

supercharged 0-300

coulda meant a 300hp. engine like a 0-520 or 0-550.coulda been a derivitive super charged on a plane.but oil psi sounds bad

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