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Old 09-17-2011, 08:06 PM
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cwfdive...

I was wondering if u guys were still going to make the attempt..i believe someone did it a few yrs ago.. give me a call..i'll b glad to show you around the island..

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SS930 - Arnesons would have been great but we went with XR's with a little work done to them. We will need to take care of the drives on the way over as they are probablly the weak link on the boat.


You still have time to change over to the ASD6. Bolts right up...
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Here is a recording from our streaming video system which shows the air ride suspension in action:
http://swampjaw.com/temp/download/BC_HighSpeed.wmv
I didn't see the driver do any squatting or knee-bending. Must be nice not to have any spinal compression. You guys are gonna have a nice soft trip over there and back.

You choice of engines was right on too. Are they 350hp? The truck engine would make 500hp with twin turbos.
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Old 09-18-2011, 07:58 PM
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Catmando,

Yes they are 350's. at only 810 pounds a piece, they pack a mean punch, especially getting on plane with the twin VGT turbos.
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Looks like we might finally get a break in the weather in the next couple days. Stay tuned....
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Looks like we might finally get a break in the weather in the next couple days. Stay tuned....
if not do you have the time to run long island race? next week if you have issues with the mercs konrad has a nice drive, thats what Iwent with the xfactor ace. we have 1100 hp and \1000tq right now but can be lowered with less boost. good luck.
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I cruise from NY to Bermuda fairly often ( 5 times in the last 7 years ). It def gets pretty rough. Sometimes I forget how rough it gets, but this year I cruised from Puerto Rico way down to the Southern Caribbean and back, hitting many Islands during my journey, and it was so calm in comparison. I'm not sure if I mentioned that I did these journeys on a 1100 foot cruise ship,but like I said, NY to Bermuda was way way rougher than the south caribbean. LOL. I amuse myself.
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Awesome stuff!
Please keep us posted and be careful!
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Looking forward to it, good luck!!!
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