A/C power boats...

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Post by terrible ted » Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:48 am

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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Post by carte89 » Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:03 am

swamp, where do you ride at?
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Post by swampsquatch09 » Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:08 am

Old and Lost river, Trinity river marsh And various places through Jefferson county
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Post by terrible ted » Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:22 pm

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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Post by carte89 » Tue Oct 01, 2019 11:47 am

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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Post by swampsquatch09 » Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:17 am

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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Post by TC66 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 8:34 am

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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Post by Crabtrap62 » Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:17 pm

wow, i'm surprised this is still going around, any photos ?
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Post by KC5AKB » Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:24 pm

There are some around the state.
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Re: A/C power boats...

Post by Seadrift » Wed Jan 29, 2020 6:22 pm

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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Post by TC66 » Sun Feb 02, 2020 12:51 pm

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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Post by SWAMPHUNTER45 » Sun Feb 02, 2020 2:30 pm

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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Post by TC66 » Sun Feb 02, 2020 3:42 pm

?? Swamphunter
14'x7' lazer with av0540&72"Q series.
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Post by SWAMPHUNTER45 » Sun Feb 02, 2020 4:39 pm

The link shared some data on TIO541 horsepower ratings.

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Re: A/C power boats...

Post by carte89 » Mon Mar 02, 2020 2:23 pm

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

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