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by RJC5778
Tue Apr 28, 2015 10:31 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker
Replies: 79
Views: 19644

Re: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker

got the cage mounted and some other misc items hooked up like the fuel pump and headers temporarily on for clearance concerns, got the exhaust dumps on and wating on a few parts to come in for the cooling system and reduction mounts, all in all it coming out great imo and cant wait to here it run, h...
by RJC5778
Fri Apr 24, 2015 12:39 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: timing jumping around
Replies: 50
Views: 6544

Re: timing jumping around

how many hours on the motor?
by RJC5778
Fri Apr 24, 2015 11:44 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker
Replies: 79
Views: 19644

Re: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker

all good ma man, and its really for both reasons u stated, it will be used some kinda way hhhahah
by RJC5778
Fri Apr 24, 2015 10:46 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker
Replies: 79
Views: 19644

Re: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker

chevy, its more of an insurance policy and "why not have one", "better to have it and not need it than need it and not have it", $250 at the end of the day can save a more expensive motor, im all for it, yes I will invest in a ground anchor to have on the boat at all times and chainsaw when im runni...
by RJC5778
Fri Apr 24, 2015 8:17 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker
Replies: 79
Views: 19644

Re: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker

and some more
by RJC5778
Fri Apr 24, 2015 8:15 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker
Replies: 79
Views: 19644

Re: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker

more pics
by RJC5778
Fri Apr 24, 2015 8:14 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker
Replies: 79
Views: 19644

Re: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker

got a little more done yesterday afternoon, got the pulleys on the front the engine and mocked up the headers, bolted up the reduction and torqued it down to the motor, still waiting on the flywheel from diamond back to come in, reconfirmed my measurements of 19" from the rear stand support to the l...
by RJC5778
Thu Apr 23, 2015 3:15 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker
Replies: 79
Views: 19644

Re: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker

oh yes most def, anyone who rides in south la knows anything can happen in these things in the marsh, im sure it will hardly ever get used to pull the boat out but will mostly likely be used to pull other things as stated before, really looking forward to see what this boat will do now that I increa...
by RJC5778
Thu Apr 23, 2015 2:20 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker
Replies: 79
Views: 19644

Re: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker

purpose of the winch is for the crazy ass situations where you wish you had it, got it on sale at cabelas, I know the boat makes a lot of torque and I "shouldn't" get stuck but you never know. plus if I need to drag something out a ditch or anything of that sort. just piece of mind really that I hav...
by RJC5778
Thu Apr 23, 2015 9:07 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker
Replies: 79
Views: 19644

Re: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker

got a few hours in on the stand last night, got a few things mounted like the fuel tank, fuel filter, fuel pump, gauge console and the front winch and grass rake hardware, its coming along, waiting on the flex plate from diamond back for the reduction gear itself, then I can bolt the engine to the s...
by RJC5778
Fri Apr 17, 2015 1:22 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker
Replies: 79
Views: 19644

Re: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker

getting close on the paint and powder coat, got a pic from the painter again this am, the cage is done and awaiting pickup and he will spray one last coat of tan on the boat.....getting excited
by RJC5778
Thu Apr 16, 2015 8:50 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker
Replies: 79
Views: 19644

Re: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker

another text from the painter last night, he got the first coat of base coat on, looking sweet, shooting for a Friday completion on paint and powder coat...
by RJC5778
Wed Apr 15, 2015 9:04 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker
Replies: 79
Views: 19644

Re: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker

gauges in gauge console
by RJC5778
Wed Apr 15, 2015 9:02 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: MR Kendall's 442cui WaterThunder motor.
Replies: 54
Views: 11546

Re: MR Kendall's 442cui WaterThunder motor.

waterthunder

did you order those heads from brodix with Inconel exhaust valves?
by RJC5778
Tue Apr 14, 2015 3:50 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker
Replies: 79
Views: 19644

Re: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker

well, got a text from my painter, the stand is done and ready for pick up, will pick it up tomorrow, gloss black powder coat, came out great...bayou brothers blasting llc, great guys
by RJC5778
Thu Apr 09, 2015 9:13 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker
Replies: 79
Views: 19644

Re: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker

pic of motor
by RJC5778
Thu Apr 09, 2015 9:12 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker
Replies: 79
Views: 19644

Re: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker

well guys n gals, I went get the engine yesterday, after talking to shane for a bit we loaded it up and went over the build sheet and its over built to say the least, it has all the big names in or on the motor, k1 crank, k1 rods good for 1200 hp, mahle coated pistons block decked to 9.780, comp hyd...
by RJC5778
Mon Mar 30, 2015 9:32 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker
Replies: 79
Views: 19644

Re: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker

went drop off some parts to shane to get the engine on the dyno, after a few mins of talking im excited to see what this thing will do, should pump out about 650hp below 5500 rpm, he went with an 850 quick fuel carb for better low end, motor is ricked out to say the least, ill update with a full bui...
by RJC5778
Thu Mar 26, 2015 3:06 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker
Replies: 79
Views: 19644

Re: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker

Shane texted me today, going to the dyno next week
by RJC5778
Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:21 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker
Replies: 79
Views: 19644

Re: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker

and some more
by RJC5778
Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:20 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker
Replies: 79
Views: 19644

Re: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker

my first attempt at a grass rake came out pretty good, little more tweeking but will have it all nailed out Saturday am
by RJC5778
Tue Mar 24, 2015 8:59 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Carmotor Headers
Replies: 9
Views: 2226

Re: Carmotor Headers

these are from alumitech, all stainless 2" primaries, give them a call, really nice ppl and will probably have them in a week from call in order, as far as the muffler goes, maybe they can help you out with that and weld it up for you, def some bada$$ headers and awesome customer service, these were...
by RJC5778
Tue Mar 24, 2015 8:13 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker
Replies: 79
Views: 19644

Re: Robicheaux hull rebuild, 496 stroker

got the cage and light mounts finished up last night, both access hatches built and done, gonna build the grass rake Wednesday then its off to paint. getting close to final assembly, I have a pic of the motor but the site wont let me upload it for some reason......not sure why, but engine has the he...
by RJC5778
Mon Mar 23, 2015 11:25 am
Forum: Airboat Tech
Topic: 750 holly carb rebuild?
Replies: 10
Views: 1928

Re: 750 holly carb rebuild?

floats are stuck, happened to me a few times, take apart and clean, add small inline fuel filter just before carb, solved my problem

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