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Old 05-21-2005, 04:39 PM
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Here they are sitting on a cart after dyno testing...
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Old 05-21-2005, 04:50 PM
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Starboard engine during dyno testing...
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Old 05-21-2005, 06:31 PM
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niice...any numbers to post?
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They are 565cid, HP950 Holley carbs, 9.4 cr, hyd roller cams, AFR cnc ported heads, Dart single plane intakes. They idle at about 750-800rpm in neutral, make peak torque at 4400rpm, and make peak HP up to 5600rpm. They have a very broad, flat torque curve, and very impressive throttle response. Dave Wessledyke (WESCO) assembled, and dyno tuned the engines, JimV ported the exhaust ports of the already CNC'd ported heads, and I wanted a cam that would idle as smooth as it could, and still make power up to 5600-5800rpm----a request that you almost never hear of---and not an easy task! My personal requirements for these cams were given to "rmbuilder" (Bob), and he was just the man for the job. The engines were built for smooth idling charactoristics for long idling periods, drivabilty, longevity, endurance, torque, and throttle response. I am very happy with the results from all involved. The thought of my boat being in the water shortly is almost unbelievable!
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Congrats KAAMA!!
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Sounds great! I guess this answers my question from a different post. Hope to see lots of your boat this summer.
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Old 05-22-2005, 05:03 PM
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sound like fishin boat motors to me......I got a Zebco pocket fisherman with your name on it Mark.......New nick name.... the Screaming Yellow Fisherman! You know I love ya man! Now lets get them things in the boat!
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Sheesh.... throw us a bone here KAAMA... how many hp did they make?? Tq numbers?
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he's skeerd!
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