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Old 09-12-2005, 09:32 PM
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Mark, Thanks for the pop and sandwich. I had a great time, too short though. I wish I could have stayed overnight. Dick If you trade that boat on a fountain your problems would go away (:
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Old 09-12-2005, 10:00 PM
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You stay away from those Active Thunders son,....they're dangerous! [/QUOTE]


I didn't say he beat me, but a compliment is certainly due to him for his efforts!

Same for the 390 Velocity! I wouldn't mess with either of them on their water!
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Hey Craig, I seen you out in front of the cove later in the day Saturday. I was not able to see you run fast...Did you have anyone run with ya? Dwight
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Old 09-12-2005, 10:25 PM
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For those of you that didn't like Marks engine combination - let me tell you that he got what he wanted and they are VERY stought.
These engines start at the touch of the key and idle at 600 RPM in gear with no sign of stumble ar falter.
And as far as torque - his friend with the same hull and 810 HP supercharged engines couldn't catch him from a standing start and he was under propped.( better acceleration )

After Mark gets his shorties installed and some handling isues worked out I feel this boat will be doing mid 90's.
I saw 86 GPS before Mark had to back out of it and the R's were still going up at a good clip when he put out the fire breathing monsters.
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The 390 Velocity ran good as did the 32 AT. Cat-N-Around and I are pretty even. I never ran into some of the faster boats that were there. I came out looking for people to run and I think all the partying kept the Saturday evening races toned down.
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Was great meeting alot of you guys,weekend went good for me except sat morning when my 02 sensor hole plug fell out and I thought something was clatttering in the valve train(quickly fixed it though). We stayed until dark sunday then boated today on saginaw bay(was mid 90's out). Smitty
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Old 09-12-2005, 10:33 PM
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After some salesmanship I think I have KAAMA sold on some .780" lift 280 duration solid rollers! Now that Mark has mastered the smooth idle thing he is ready for radical!! just kidding!! Nice job on the motors Mark!! It still sounds great despite the zero lope idle and it is still making very nice power.

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Hey Craig,
Any ideas on Mikes boat as to what the problem may be? I saw him on Saturday and he told me about losing oil pressure.
I love the ride of that AO.
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We haven't messed with it yet. I personally think it is either a bad sender or the oil pump pick up broke or somehow came off. The motor went from 60 PSI to 20. He was fortunate enough to see the pressure drop as it happened and he shut it down. He let the motor cool for a while and re-started and the guage didn't move off zero. The motor sounded good with no knocking or valve train clatter when they started it. Even with spun bearings the pressure would be 5 or 10. We will know more soon. Hopefully the sender is bad and we don't have to pull the motor.

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If you get the chance let me know. Hopefully it is nothing serious, it would be nice to see what that boat can do with that engine. Dwight
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