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Old 08-04-2005, 09:11 AM
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Consider TEAGUE and PFAFF

Both fantstic builders and they both give 1YR warranties.
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There is a company in Fort Lauderdale called Carolina Racing. The guys name is Smitty. He has been around forever and over the years has built many of the engines for some of the biggest offshore race teams. These are the engines he did for us. They are going in the boat today. He is the most reasonably priced engine guy I have ever talked to. Real good with working with a budget but won't cut corners. He does EVERYTHING himself. No cheap help, he is the only one that touches your engine. Not the fastest guy, but honest as the day is long. These motors Dynoed at over 1,150 each. I'll post an update on Sunday how the boat runs. Remember Lubejobs is for sale!
Carolinas number is 954-791-6867
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I love my KE800SCs 200+ hours and no problems...

Had to chime-in to offset the "rod throwing" post....
I thought I saw your rig at Shogrens getting whipples on 3mo ago????
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Wannna come to Indiana and take over an ExxonMobil distributorship??? I am ready to reitre!
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There is a company in Fort Lauderdale called Carolina Racing. The guys name is Smitty. He has been around forever and over the years has built many of the engines for some of the biggest offshore race teams. These are the engines he did for us. They are going in the boat today. He is the most reasonably priced engine guy I have ever talked to. Real good with working with a budget but won't cut corners. He does EVERYTHING himself. No cheap help, he is the only one that touches your engine. Not the fastest guy, but honest as the day is long. These motors Dynoed at over 1,150 each. I'll post an update on Sunday how the boat runs. Remember Lubejobs is for sale!
Carolinas number is 954-791-6867
Didn't you just put new power in recently?
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Wannna come to Indiana and take over an ExxonMobil distributorship??? I am ready to reitre!
Hi, I'm always looking for business oppertunities in the Oil biz. Please email me info. and your number, I would love to talk to you!
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I thought I saw your rig at Shogrens getting whipples on 3mo ago????

Nope not me...I did store my boat at Shogren last winter & I'll be there for the poker run this weekend.
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when i think of someone worthy of hiding in a bilge,only one name comes to mind.. jc perf... hes not my bitc h for nothing...... stecz
Steczy, you getting soft? Thats the nicest thing I've heard you say about Jeff.
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Didn't you just put new power in recently?
Yes, Sold the long blocks. These are bigger.
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The 1075's weren't the problem. It was rigging.. All rigging.
I would have to ask how rigging could be a problem, as mercury marine will not allow a manufacturer to build a boat without their tech people coming in to certify the installation and make sure it is done to mercury specs. At least this is the case for the big engine packages
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