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Re: A/C power boats...

Posted: Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:48 am
by terrible ted
Vo 540 if I had the cash I put the gear box back on it I would first need a gear box

Re: A/C power boats...

Posted: Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:03 am
by carte89
swamp, where do you ride at?

Re: A/C power boats...

Posted: Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:08 am
by swampsquatch09
Old and Lost river, Trinity river marsh And various places through Jefferson county

Re: A/C power boats...

Posted: Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:22 pm
by terrible ted
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.

Re: A/C power boats...

Posted: Tue Oct 01, 2019 11:47 am
by carte89
swamp I am out in the marsh nearly every weekend. I have a camp off the main river. we should get together sometime

Re: A/C power boats...

Posted: Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:17 am
by swampsquatch09
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

Re: A/C power boats...

Posted: Sat Dec 28, 2019 8:34 am
by TC66
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.

Re: A/C power boats...

Posted: Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:17 pm
by Crabtrap62
wow, i'm surprised this is still going around, any photos ?
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Re: A/C power boats...

Posted: Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:24 pm
by KC5AKB
There are some around the state.

Re: A/C power boats...

Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2020 6:22 pm
by Seadrift
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

Re: A/C power boats...

Posted: Sun Feb 02, 2020 12:51 pm
by TC66
Seadrift I am curious as to how your getting 380hp from a 310 hp engine? Do you have problems with hot starts?

Re: A/C power boats...

Posted: Sun Feb 02, 2020 2:30 pm
by SWAMPHUNTER45
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.

Re: A/C power boats...

Posted: Sun Feb 02, 2020 3:42 pm
by TC66
?? Swamphunter

Re: A/C power boats...

Posted: Sun Feb 02, 2020 4:39 pm
by SWAMPHUNTER45
The link shared some data on TIO541 horsepower ratings.

Re: A/C power boats...

Posted: Mon Mar 02, 2020 2:23 pm
by carte89
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