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Forum: Swap Shop
07-28-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,892
Posted By larby

Are these still available? Cheers, James

Are these still available?

Cheers, James
Forum: Formula
07-20-2018, 02:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,950
Posted By larby

Thanks for all the replies everyone! I probably...

Thanks for all the replies everyone! I probably should've mentioned I'm in the UK, so there's no question of lairy colourful upgrades! I'll leave that to some of the guys over your side of the pond!...
Forum: Formula
07-19-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,950
Posted By larby

I'm not looking to go mad or ruin the look of the...

I'm not looking to go mad or ruin the look of the boat. Outside graphics will stay the same, general colours remain etc, it was more just about making it look a little more fresh.

James
Forum: Formula
07-19-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,950
Posted By larby

Pics of your updated old Formulas please!

Hi all,

Been a while since I've been on here, currently in the process of trying to buy an early 80's 272LS, lovely boat with 454's and Bravo drives. Pic attached.
It needs a bunch of work, and...
10-14-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,595
Posted By larby

Crikey, not good at all! I wonder why it was...

Crikey, not good at all!

I wonder why it was so bad with the surface drive? It seems from the pictures he sent me that he is also running the #VI drive as a surface drive with the prop only 1-2"...
10-14-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,595
Posted By larby

Thanks for that, great to know! I have...

Thanks for that, great to know!

I have spoken to Christer Lindberg who owns the one now rigged with a SSM VI and he confirmed the boat did not run well with the Arneson drive. Unfornunately he...
10-13-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,595
Posted By larby

I also forgot to ask, what are 3A's like to live...

I also forgot to ask, what are 3A's like to live with? Is it actually possible to get parts still? I'm aware they're discontinued, but then so are my DPX's! What could I expectto pay for a full 3A...
10-13-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,595
Posted By larby

What drive for B28??

Hi all,

As I've mentioned in a couple of other threads I'm getting ready to build my Ocke Mannerfelt B28 over the winter.

My motor is a supercharged 8.2 BBC currently running about 600hp....
Forum: General Q & A
10-04-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,201
Posted By larby

I'm liking the sound of being able to communicate...

I'm liking the sound of being able to communicate with the tuner so easily, this is sounding like a better idea by the second!

Paul Buckner - Hello mate! Haven't forgotten about your throttle,...
Forum: General Q & A
10-02-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,201
Posted By larby

I definately want to go with the Holley Efi, if I...

I definately want to go with the Holley Efi, if I came across any tuning issues in the future I'll be having to sort it myself so the more self-tuning it is the better.

I'm not too fussed on price...
Forum: General Q & A
10-02-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,201
Posted By larby

Wow, I should've kept a closer eye on this...

Wow, I should've kept a closer eye on this thread!!

So, from the beginning...

TooTall - Initial cost higher than expected, more involved than I thought and concerns of upsetting the balance of...
Forum: General Q & A
09-30-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,201
Posted By larby

Thanks for the input! Why would you not expect...

Thanks for the input! Why would you not expect the Holley HP system to work with it? What does a stock injection motor have that it'd need?

I've heard of the megasquirt system before and nearly...
Forum: General Q & A
09-30-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,201
Posted By larby

Converting supercharged 502 to injection

So having been convinced not to change my 502 for a LS based motor I'm looking into running it with injection.

The Holley HP EFi setup looks like a great option, but I'm starting with a carb...
Forum: General Q & A
09-28-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,002
Posted By larby

C-Spray - PM sent! Bor - Hi! I've followed...

C-Spray - PM sent!

Bor - Hi! I've followed your thread on boatmad with great interest! I don't know if I want to get that involved with an engine build again though!

Haxby - You're quite right....
09-28-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,427
Posted By larby

Hi all, I've bought the tandem 4 litre...

Hi all,

I've bought the tandem 4 litre outboard one. C-spray, do you have any more pics of the inboard one? I've chatted breifly to the chap who owns it but he never sent any pics. Yours looks...
09-27-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,427
Posted By larby

Ha ha, I'm loving the 3D printer idea!! My plan...

Ha ha, I'm loving the 3D printer idea!! My plan would be to build it in 3D and then use 2D cross sections I can cut from ply with our waterjet to form the basic shape/ act as a guide for sanding etc....
Forum: General Q & A
09-27-2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,002
Posted By larby

Thanks for the replys guys! Sadly over here...

Thanks for the replys guys!
Sadly over here there are no junkyards, and there definately aren't any 6 litre trucks! Probably should've reminded that I live on a small uk island called Guernsey!

I...
Forum: General Q & A
09-26-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,002
Posted By larby

Supercharged 8.2 or LS based?

Hi all,

I've just bought an Ocke Mannerfelt B28 and I'm starting to prepare to re-rig it from outboards to inboard.
Currently I've got a very good condition 8.2 BBC with a Holley 250 supercharger...
09-26-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,427
Posted By larby

That's brilliant, thanks very much for the link!...

That's brilliant, thanks very much for the link! Glad to see I'm not the only one who's used fleece to form shapes!

Any other ideas from anyone? Are there any builders on here who'd like to share...
09-23-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,427
Posted By larby

Making a B28 dash & screen moulding from scratch!

Hi all,

I've bought an Ocke Mannerfelt B28 which is currently a tandem deck. I'm looking to convert it to a leisure style deck.

I'm in the UK so a Vector cockpit isn't possible and I'm really...
Forum: General Q & A
02-26-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 475
Posted By larby

DPX Installation

Hi all,

I believe I need to find the vertical distance from my crankshaft to the standard merc engine feet?

I'm installing my 502 to the DPX I just fitted and have found they're totally...
Forum: General Q & A
01-15-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 438
Posted By larby

Various fuelling questions!

Hi all,

I'm just in the process of getting my supercharged 502 sorted to run, but having never built this type of motor before I've got a few questions...

The motor is a fairly stock 502...
12-03-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,521
Posted By larby

Yeah, having looked further into this it'd seem...

Yeah, having looked further into this it'd seem that sticking with the two props may be the answer for a variety of reasons including the above.
I'm getting mixed opinions on working the props to...
12-01-2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,521
Posted By larby

It's the same DPX as fitted to the batboats, so I...

It's the same DPX as fitted to the batboats, so I know it'll handle 600+... The idea wasn't originally to fit an SX lower, it's just kinda slipped to that. Originally I was looking at converting the...
11-30-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,521
Posted By larby

It's a DPX im running, the race drive. I'd be...

It's a DPX im running, the race drive. I'd be interested to know if the SX lower will bolt up, it'd seem volvo do a drive spacer which can be used on DPX/R/S & SX drives so I live in hope...

James
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