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Old 05-08-2005, 09:45 PM
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Maybee he did it that way because HE liked it and didn't give a crap about if you liked it or not.
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Old 05-08-2005, 10:00 PM
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You put the air-intakes facing the stern so it looks like you have rocket-boosters! Didn't u know chicks dig rocket-boosters?
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Old 05-08-2005, 10:11 PM
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dave ur totally right.... i forgot about the rocket boosters.lol


what ever, i wasnt trying to make a ruckus... just showing everyone how funny i thought that boat looks.

personally i think he should add flamethrowers inside the scoops so when hes goin 110 he can hit a bunch and capow it will take off like a rocket pack.

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Old 05-08-2005, 10:20 PM
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Maybe the guy drives around in reverse
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Old 05-08-2005, 10:24 PM
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Actually they are not on backwards. They are on that way for two reasons , first they keep water out of the bilge and carberators , second
they draw air into the bilge much like a cowl induction hood on a car would . For example the chevelle and camaro both had hoods that you guys would have considered backwards because the air inlet was at the base of the windsheild as opposed to facing forward . Hope that helps.

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Old 05-08-2005, 10:27 PM
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the cowl inductin idea works best when it is drawing air from a high pressure area like the base of a windshield, not much high pressure at the stern of a boat..... but i agree, they are not backwards, just not the way most are installed...
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Old 05-08-2005, 10:39 PM
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sorry to be offensive to anyone US

didnt mean to offend anyone here.... just trying to make the point that it didnt make any sense for him to do that. plus even if u had to do that, atleast the owner could have mounted lower so they dont stick up so high.


as i said before i really dont mean to be offensive... and if i hurt your feelings i am sorry
No offense taken by me. Just figured it might be best to point out that possibly someone here is the owner of that boat. Anywayz, I think I recall where it also cuts down on the blower whine noise by having the openings to the rear. Whatever the reason, there was one. That's some serious sparkplug holders under the hatch.
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Old 05-08-2005, 10:48 PM
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doesn't the yellow 42 w/ 1350's with fountaindealer.com on it have them backwards too? somebody better call reggie and tell him he doesn't know what he is doing.... oh yeah, and didn't the kilo boat that went 177 have them backwards too?
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Old 05-08-2005, 11:20 PM
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Belive it or not, a friend of mine turned his around on his 25 Talon, the resaon was that the blower whine at cruise was to loud and turned around the motor could still pull in enough air and it was much quieter.
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The newer fountains have the huge inlets on the side of the boat. I would imagine that taking air in the side running it through the bilge and out the back of the scoop moves a lot of air through the engine compartment.

Also i have seen a few boats that build a sort of vacum at the stern of the boat at speed.

Here is another one of those dumb (130mph) Fountains.
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