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Old 07-07-2009, 11:45 PM
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Look what I found sitting out in a barn!

After removing the covers and clearing off the dust, I found these Twin Turbo engines. Aluminum Blocks, Aluminum Heads along with a whole lot of goodies inside and out!

As I removed each component I would find more and more engineering that just amazed me!

The creative ideas that lay inside these engines were just unbelieveable.

I hope OSO can help me with finding the person that may have designed and/or built these engines.

There is one person's name that comes to mind, Bruce Falls?

I have 32 photos I will post here to share.

Maybe somoene knows where I can find out more information about these engines and possibly get more parts for them?

I hear they were in a 42 CUV at one time and a few other boats as well.

Come on OSO!

Info needed.... Thanks!
Haha, yeah..... Barns like that have nicely finished concrete floors and drywall that's nicely painted.
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Old 07-08-2009, 06:58 AM
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What kind of turbo engines did Reggie put in the 10 meter Fountain in the late 80's? Weren't they about 850 hp each and pushed the boat over 100 mph?
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Hey Sharkey - I just spoke with Wiley McCoy at McLaren Engines about these engines. He says he knows "everything about them". Call him at (248) 477-6240.
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Old 07-08-2009, 10:57 PM
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Hey Sharkey - I just spoke with Wiley McCoy at McLaren Engines about these engines. He says he knows "everything about them". Call him at (248) 477-6240.
Thanks Chuck.

This thread is over 3 years old.
A friend of mine is no longer involved with the boat and I have lost touch on the status. Last I heard they eventually got them on a dyno but were still working out some kinks...

Obviously the owner is in no rush to get this boat together.
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Old 10-04-2013, 07:59 AM
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Tim, Do you have any more info on these???????

Is there a name you can reveal to google? This was a cool thread. Some 'fine characters' responding in it.

'Cause Sharkey Knows Everything'
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I'm pretty sure these were the engines that were listed in the classified section last year...
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My brother in law has a set of these for sale, a different set than these. They were the ones in upstate NY that were mentioned in this thread. PM me for more info.
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Tim, Do you have any more info on these???????

Is there a name you can reveal to google? This was a cool thread. Some 'fine characters' responding in it.

'Cause Sharkey Knows Everything'
Sorry I do not.

Last I heard the boat was tested with the engines on Barnegat Bay.

Kept hearing all the things they would like to do but the boat has yet to see a race course in all of these years.

I don't know everything, but I know when to stop listening after hearing the future plans several times....
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Here is a good hint to has the boat.

The owner raced a triple O/B Cobra cat in SBI called Pancrecarb
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Gabe Sipos

BTW, awesome engineering, I'd love to own those engines myself!
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