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by Keeth1123
Tue May 27, 2008 7:10 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 350 And Direct Drive
Replies: 23
Views: 3226

Re: 350 And Direct Drive

here is the airboat Im wanting to put a 350 on Its a 13x7 Not sure what make title says homemade but owner said it was a diamond back anyhelp on iding this thing would be nice it is a 93 Picked her up for 450$ and so far have painted trailer,metalworks,cage,rudders and I put a light kit on the trail...
by Keeth1123
Mon May 26, 2008 7:20 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 350 And Direct Drive
Replies: 23
Views: 3226

Re: 350 And Direct Drive

Sweet, here is an off topic question but since you guys seem to know Alot ill lay it on ya, Does it matter how high the seats are? My seats are way in the air (will take measurements If needed) i see alot of setups on here that have low seats what is the advantage here, also does anyone know an prop...
by Keeth1123
Mon May 26, 2008 4:42 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 350 And Direct Drive
Replies: 23
Views: 3226

Re: 350 And Direct Drive

thanks for all the help guys, My little airboat has come along ways but is not done yet, wish I would have taken pics of before and after but o well

:shock:
by Keeth1123
Sun May 25, 2008 5:25 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Rudder questions/ Hull Work
Replies: 3
Views: 628

Rudder questions/ Hull Work

RUDDERS Hey Everyone I Currently have the trailer painted,wired,carpeted and have painted the metal works and cage, (wish I had a camera that worked) Next on the list is to paint the rudders, They have an old fadded green on there already and I have no idea how to sand them with out leaving huge scr...
by Keeth1123
Wed May 21, 2008 10:49 am
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 350 And Direct Drive
Replies: 23
Views: 3226

Re: 350 And Direct Drive

Sweet Lookin setups, I sat down and looked at my conduit rigging and I think I am going to try to modify it to hold mounts for the 350, It is set up for like a continental now but I should be able to change it, Any close up pitcure on the mounts would be helpful
by Keeth1123
Tue May 20, 2008 9:33 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 350 And Direct Drive
Replies: 23
Views: 3226

Re: 350 And Direct Drive

Nice, I might be going to look at a 350 this weekend But I am still worried about the square tubing metal works that I got wwith the airboat, the guy said it was made for this airboat so I mean it ahs to work right, well either way I appreciate all the help and cant wait till I can run with yall :bo...
by Keeth1123
Tue May 20, 2008 3:56 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 350 And Direct Drive
Replies: 23
Views: 3226

Re: 350 And Direct Drive

Cool, this might be the way I will have to go since you can pick one up for like 500 bucks, How do you tell what size prop to get? This is my first airboat and My plans are mostly riding close to shore (specially till I figure out how to drive :blackeye: ) But If I ever had to run dry for a short wa...
by Keeth1123
Tue May 20, 2008 3:47 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: Jeep Engine???
Replies: 3
Views: 633

Re: Jeep Engine???

I am glad to see I am not the only one, I own a total of 6 Jeeps and one 13' airboat hull, I know about my jeeps but not a whole lot about airboats, I had the Idea of pulling one of my I6's to try it till I get some stick time but Figured it wouldnt work because A lot of people say 350s dont run tha...
by Keeth1123
Tue May 20, 2008 3:10 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 350 And Direct Drive
Replies: 23
Views: 3226

Re: 350 And Direct Drive

13x7.5-8"
by Keeth1123
Tue May 20, 2008 3:09 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 350 And Direct Drive
Replies: 23
Views: 3226

Re: 350 And Direct Drive

13'
by Keeth1123
Tue May 20, 2008 12:41 pm
Forum: Automotive Power Only
Topic: 350 And Direct Drive
Replies: 23
Views: 3226

350 And Direct Drive

Guys, I would rather have a continental but for now a 350 might be all I can afford, I was told that I can just do a direct drive and it will be good to go, but My question is this, not too many people drive their trucks around town with the motor reved all the way up, How long is this motor going t...
by Keeth1123
Mon May 19, 2008 8:01 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Things not to do while airboating/ Things to always take
Replies: 22
Views: 1429

Re: Things not to do while airboating/ Things to always take

Yeah A few pointers on stoppin her and turnin her would be nice I think I got it down But Id rather know Before I have to see If I can still swim
by Keeth1123
Mon May 19, 2008 7:56 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: New to Airboating
Replies: 21
Views: 1559

Re: New to Airboating

for places you can only get in One huh, I cant wait till Mines ready to ride, but people have me pretty nervous, I know I can drive one but a lot of poeple make it sound impossible to do lol, Wish That 220-Gpu for sale was alot closer to me :(
by Keeth1123
Mon May 19, 2008 7:44 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: New to Airboating
Replies: 21
Views: 1559

Re: New to Airboating

wow these motors are pretty expensive, Why do people put so much money into something that can be taken away so easily, Like by sinking or rolling? anyone Ride lake Hatchenhaw?
by Keeth1123
Mon May 19, 2008 2:43 pm
Forum: Airboat Talk
Topic: Things not to do while airboating/ Things to always take
Replies: 22
Views: 1429

Things not to do while airboating/ Things to always take

what are some stuff that you should always have while you are out?

Life jackets
Long rope for sticky situations (literally)
Bailing object

what are some things to avoid while driving
by Keeth1123
Mon May 19, 2008 10:18 am
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: New to Airboating
Replies: 21
Views: 1559

Re: New to Airboating

I understand a little about what yall are saying but I dont know hardly any aircraft knowledge, Can someone give me the run down or layout of the 220-Gpu such as specs,other names,up close pictures?
by Keeth1123
Sun May 18, 2008 8:27 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: New to Airboating
Replies: 21
Views: 1559

Re: New to Airboating

Thanks for the advice yall, I cant seem to find them anything but thats probably because I dont really know where to look, Where are the places you know have them and how much are they asking? also, can you run one of these motors on high octane or does it have to be av gas? Places that sell av gas ...
by Keeth1123
Fri May 16, 2008 9:01 pm
Forum: Aircraft Power Only
Topic: New to Airboating
Replies: 21
Views: 1559

New to Airboating

Hey everyone, I just picked up a 13' Airboat Hull and have started to work on it, I plan on fiberglassing it and re-slicking the bottom. I Do not have a motor and while I have been on airboats a few times I have never actually driven one. I was wanting to put a 4 cyl Lycoming on it becuse I dont wan...

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