Ahhhh Damn I Drove A GSO480 Yesterday

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Ahhhh Damn I Drove A GSO480 Yesterday

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Well my step dad just finished his GSO480 & took it out for the first time yesterday, well I got to drive it & all I can say is damn...... Them motors are very impressive!!!! I thought my spacer jug injected 540 had some ass until I drove that thing & I was couldn't believe the power!!! It may be back to the drawling boards for me & figure out how I can acquire one of them on my boat!!

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8) Adding a supercharger and a gearbox can even make an old, tired
direct drive car motor act like it has some hair in the right places. :D
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It deff has the wheels turnin!!!! I said I was done spending money on the boat but it looks like I may have a motor for sale shortly lol

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Billy I told ya they have some power! Lol! Have some mods done to the charger and turn it about 3800-3900 and see how much ass it has! What kind of boat is it on? And prop?
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Deano wrote:8) Adding a supercharger and a gearbox can even make an old, tired
direct drive car motor act like it has some hair in the right places. :D
A supercharger & gearbox will turn a boy into a full grown man :lol:
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Skinnerback thats what everyone keeps telling me is that they are a whole different animal. Can't wait to get my GSO540 going. And Kevin who does these supercharger mods and what are they?
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:thumbleft: ha ha come ride on the Cad 507 with the Roberts box and you'd say it has wheels, cause it runs the grass like a scalded dog :lol:

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Kevin he is turning about 3900, it's a waterwalker Sirius 3blade!!! It is nasty & has ungodly amounts of power!!!! It's on 14' predator wide track!!!
farmboy wrote:Billy I told ya they have some power! Lol! Have some mods done to the charger and turn it about 3800-3900 and see how much ass it has! What kind of boat is it on? And prop?
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Heck mine don't even have a box and it has more power than I'll ever need :D But when the time comes to split it there will be one going back on it :thumbleft:
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farmboy wrote:Billy I told ya they have some power! Lol! Have some mods done to the charger and turn it about 3800-3900 and see how much ass it has! What kind of boat is it on? And prop?
come on kevin start spilling some on those internal secret mods you got.
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Dirtman wrote:Skinnerback thats what everyone keeps telling me is that they are a whole different animal. Can't wait to get my GSO540 going. And Kevin who does these supercharger mods and what are they?
Dirtman & Kyle to be honest I don't know what all gets changed around and modified inside the charger. I didn't ask what all he does and he didn't say lol! All I know is the boost comes in sooner and makes more boost than from factory at 3400 rpm.
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SkinnerBack wrote:Kevin he is turning about 3900, it's a waterwalker Sirius 3blade!!! It is nasty & has ungodly amounts of power!!!! It's on 14' predator wide track!!!
farmboy wrote:Billy I told ya they have some power! Lol! Have some mods done to the charger and turn it about 3800-3900 and see how much ass it has! What kind of boat is it on? And prop?
Damn that's a big prop too! Probably runs dry like a mofo! Probably ain't good on gas tho!
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I'm pretty sure we burnt about the same fuel honestly, we can't be to far off but if anything he probably burnt a little more....... He burnt less than half a tank on 40 gals & I burnt a little over half a tank on 24 gals but to actually know the exact #s we would have to fill them back up again.......
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SkinnerBack wrote:Kevin he is turning about 3900, it's a waterwalker Sirius 3blade!!! It is nasty & has ungodly amounts of power!!!! It's on 14' predator wide track!!!
farmboy wrote:Billy I told ya they have some power! Lol! Have some mods done to the charger and turn it about 3800-3900 and see how much ass it has! What kind of boat is it on? And prop?
Damn that's a big prop too! Probably runs dry like a mofo! Probably ain't good on gas tho!

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Oh lord. Ashley is gonna murder you son!
I do all my own stunts!!!!!!

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billybob wrote:Oh lord. Ashley is gonna murder you son!
Lmfao.... She already told me not to get any ideas but I think she already knew it was to late to tell me that!!!

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Well good deal glad u enjoyed it lol told you she was gonna be an animal. Lol
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Oh she's an animal that's for sure!!

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