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A/C power boats...

Postby Crabtrap62 » Mon Feb 16, 2015 6:23 pm

ALRIGHT GUYS , so how many a/C power boat are on here ,and what engine did you choose ...

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Postby Sjteuton » Mon Feb 16, 2015 7:13 pm

Go big but you better have a lot of dollars for gas. The one I have will drink gas like my buddies drink beer. Fuel injected upstack 0720 lycoming 8 cylinder. It will take you where ever you want. I really like it. It is definately not the cheapest thing to run.

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Postby twister69z » Mon Feb 16, 2015 7:48 pm

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Lycoming O-540 260 hp. IN MY OPINION, best all around engine for most uses.
If you don't have time to do it right the first time ,
Where are you going to get the time to do it a second time?

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Postby getitdone » Mon Feb 16, 2015 8:14 pm

twister69z wrote:
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Lycoming O-540 260 hp. IN MY OPINION, best all around engine for most uses.


Same here 0-540 with 9:1 pistons.
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Postby swampsquatch09 » Mon Feb 16, 2015 9:00 pm

You know my lycoming crab, still slicking the trails with oil residue :blackeye: she's bad
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Postby Crabtrap62 » Mon Feb 16, 2015 9:44 pm

Just don't really have much of a club here is all ,mostly just trying to get a head count.
But Squatch, Teal , you , and I really belong to very small group with our setups.
We cant all be president of our group.

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Postby trailerdon » Tue Feb 17, 2015 7:11 am

"Jurnigan built" 520 continental gitsu, smoothest 0520 you will ever hear

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Postby jopete » Tue Feb 17, 2015 9:09 am

if it warms up today i may go try to put the o-540 back together today. it is fun to drive when it isn't broken.
although it isn't technically A/C, my little gpu powered boat has been a bulldozer.
a guy stopped by my shop and commented about the pile of empty oil jugs in the corner of my shop. i had to stop and laugh. all i could do is point at my 2 boats sitting there and laugh. at 8$ a qt it ain't a poor mans game. lol

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Postby swampsquatch09 » Tue Feb 17, 2015 10:04 am

I know some guys that run shell rotella in their gpu's I think its cheaper
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Postby Rich863 » Tue Feb 17, 2015 11:41 am

It's under $6 a qt if you buy it by the case
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Postby jopete » Tue Feb 17, 2015 3:02 pm

when i run low and have have to get it in my little town it's 8.50 a qt. lol
i ordered 8 cases before hunting season from a buddy who runs a parts store for 58$ a case for the w100, the w100plus was 78$ a case.

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Postby Crabtrap62 » Wed Feb 18, 2015 6:37 am

Jopete , which don davis hull do you have , and where are you located ?
I'm REALLY wanting to have him build me a hull.

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Postby jopete » Wed Feb 18, 2015 7:25 am

it's a 1980 sumthing 12'er with a front driver. boat is fun to drive, it will probly be for sale soon, real cheap if the engine is junk. i live in south la., near lafayette.

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Postby lilly-Pad » Wed Feb 18, 2015 7:45 am

Crabtrap62 wrote:Jopete , which don davis hull do you have , and where are you located ?
I'm REALLY wanting to have him build me a hull.

Can't go wrong with Don and Brad Davis great work exceptional people :cheers:
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Postby Crabtrap62 » Wed Feb 18, 2015 12:58 pm

I have a PE90/520 conv. That I want to put on a davis hull , maybe this year ....

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Postby Crabtrap62 » Sun Feb 22, 2015 1:46 pm

So, that's it , 6 A/C owners in texas.
Hmm , well , thanks to the guys that posted on this subject.
Jopete , I would like to see this Davis hull , can you send pics to me ?

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Postby JT122 » Fri Apr 17, 2015 10:14 pm

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Postby aggiejim » Tue May 26, 2015 2:07 am

Berry runs a CA boat I believe its a 540 angle valve south of SA runs the colorado often with us
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Postby Daniel Altman » Tue May 26, 2015 7:44 pm

In my sig. Schmidt replaced a cyl and tuned it up. It will go where you point it.
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Postby Crabtrap62 » Sat Nov 21, 2015 5:22 am

I just had Tom Jeffords rebuild my spare PE-90 engine , and its on the truck heading back to Houston, it is going to be a good engine for a 1 or 2 seater boat if anybody might be interested.


Luke , come to the dark side...

A rigged out boat, engine, and all weighs less than the usual car motor boat....

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Postby flaborn » Sat Nov 21, 2015 6:14 am

Mine is a 0540 - 260 hp by Schmidt Aviation
On a 13' 6" Cotton Mouth running area 2-A
One day it is going to turn into a Hamant Hull

GO SCHMIDT AVIATION !!!!

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Postby helicsher » Sat Nov 21, 2015 8:10 am

520 gitsu with 10 to 1 pistons
Sorry trailer don but I have been told I have the smoothest continental ever
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Postby Chaseh » Sat Nov 21, 2015 11:40 pm

Crabtrap62 wrote:I just had Tom Jeffords rebuild my spare PE-90 engine , and its on the truck heading back to Houston, it is going to be a good engine for a 1 or 2 seater boat if anybody might be interested.


Luke , come to the dark side...

A rigged out boat, engine, and all weighs less than the usual car motor boat....

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