A/C power boats...

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Vo 540 if I had the cash I put the gear box back on it I would first need a gear box

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swamp, where do you ride at?
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Old and Lost river, Trinity river marsh And various places through Jefferson county
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Well after destroying small block Chevy's I went Vo 540 original tag 315 hp @ 3200 trim ma5s, 7 something to one compression, now 10 to 1 with one ma6.

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swamp I am out in the marsh nearly every weekend. I have a camp off the main river. we should get together sometime
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Ya man I’m right before jack pass the 3 palm trees I have my engine apart right now doing a total rebuild she was tired should have it back together in about two weeks
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Jasper tx. I got my rig right and tight and dependable to run. 0540 av on a 14ft lazer. Swinging a 2blade 72" prop. Runs dry with three and cruises 50mph.
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wow, i'm surprised this is still going around, any photos ?
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There are some around the state.
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A/c for ever, TIO 541 380 hp , 18'' Combee, fuel burn 3 gals. @ cruse, something ungodly WFO, 1 quart every 100 hrs oil burn. Only killed 1 engine in 20 yrs. and it was my fault but have towed a bunch of broken autos in
2000 Combee 18' / TIO 541 Don't laff, it takes me there and brings me back.

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Seadrift I am curious as to how your getting 380hp from a 310 hp engine? Do you have problems with hot starts?
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lycoming_TIO-541

The TIO-541 family of engines covers a range from 310 hp (231 kW) to 450 hp (336 kW). The engine has a fuel injection system which meters fuel in proportion to the induction airflow. The engine has a displacement of 541.5 cubic inches (8.87 litres) and produces a maximum of 450 hp (336 kW) in its TIGO-541 version.

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?? Swamphunter
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The link shared some data on TIO541 horsepower ratings.

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14' x 7.6 Robicheaux Lycoming 0540 up-stack pacemaker 76" NGQ

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