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03-28-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3,047
Views: 455,985
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Yep You could go there a 100 times and see...

Yep

You could go there a 100 times and see something different every time.

Not just Top Fuel either.

I especially like the history of the innovators in the early days when no one knew how to...
03-06-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1,153
Views: 277,327
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Dude, I’m the guy in the hockey helmet in the...

Dude, I’m the guy in the hockey helmet in the back of the shop beating my head against the wall but, bag it.
Call it a day.

Bolt on some real drives and show us what some real smokers will do!
03-04-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,060
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I remember looking at an ‘80’s vintage Suzi V-6...

I remember looking at an ‘80’s vintage Suzi V-6 two stroke and being blown away to see that you could replace an entire cylinder bank w/o replacing the entire block.
Very Cool.

I think if the Jap...
03-02-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 479,131
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Been on Craig’s at least since fall. I like...

Been on Craig’s at least since fall.

I like it a lot.

Everything is old enough that you’d have to really go through it, pre purchase.

Love their classic lines.
03-01-2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,964
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Tuff had a 28 Tuff w/twin 300 Xs OBs there that...

Tuff had a 28 Tuff w/twin 300 Xs OBs there that also ran into the low 120’s.

Faster than a 28 Skater there w/same power.

The Tuffs are bad ass vee bottoms!
02-23-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,112
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Not sure as I have it set up to take all...

Not sure as I have it set up to take all episodes, 1/2 of which being repeats.


Another informative episode was cam timing.
As in, altering its timing in relation to crank rotation.

It worked...
02-23-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,060
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

The test facility in Tampa is now open . And...

The test facility in Tampa is now open .

And a really good sign for the US.

Honda already has one on the east coast of Fla.
02-22-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,060
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

My bad fellers. Had pixs of it But already...

My bad fellers.

Had pixs of it But already deleted them so went on line to see what I saw down in Fla and it was the V-8 425 Yammi.
Which I still like the looks of.

My comments on the V-6 300...
02-22-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,920
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I’ve towed w/everything from junk (when I was...

I’ve towed w/everything from junk (when I was young/poor) to nice and have seen huge differences.

For me, power aside (and I tow long distances), I want as long and wide of wheel base as I can...
02-22-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,112
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Anyone watching Hot Rods Engine Masters series?

Some of it is pretty good and makes you think.

Basically 3 really smart engine guys, spending someone else’s money, w/access to free dyno time.

I tape all of them to catch what I may have...
02-21-2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,060
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I get it. If I was to consider 4 strokes for...

I get it.

If I was to consider 4 strokes for my 25’ Convincor, I would look at the 300 Suzis.

I like the aesthetics of them.
Therye not 9’ tall like the V-8 Mercs and I just never got over the...
02-21-2021, 07:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,060
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I like what I see of them. They are popular...

I like what I see of them.

They are popular in Fla.

They appear to have invested enormously in the big/heavy OB powered boat market.

I saw a 425 Suzi last time in Fla and although huge (as...
Forum: General Q & A
02-19-2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,521
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Love these guys and a great video about them. ...

Love these guys and a great video about them.

Basically designed a missle around a 1350.

https://youtu.be/vI3YW3JuWnU
Forum: General Q & A
02-18-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,521
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Dude, grab a beer, go to you tube and search...

Dude, grab a beer, go to you tube and search “Australia Ski Racing” and enjoy.

Some of The spectator video shot from the river banks is off the hook.

Look up the “Bridge to Bridge”.
One of...
Forum: General Q & A
02-18-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,433
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I’ve done the same, more than once. Nothing...

I’ve done the same, more than once.
Nothing wrong with digging.

Interesting tid bit is, value doesn’t change much regardless.

That heritage makes it worth more to us on paper but to someone...
Forum: General Q & A
02-18-2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,521
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Yep. One of the Very few things remaining on my...

Yep.
One of the Very few things remaining on my bucket list.

I could watch their youtube videos for hours!

When men were men....
Forum: General Q & A
02-15-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,433
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I do. A bazillion. How often do we see...

I do.

A bazillion.

How often do we see these posts??
Every 6 months??
Forum: Prop Talk
02-15-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Gorgeous. I really like that size and style...

Gorgeous.

I really like that size and style of center console.
Forum: Prop Talk
02-15-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Nice! A 5 mph jump w/a prop change is huge. ...

Nice!

A 5 mph jump w/a prop change is huge.

On trim by feel, that’s what I do.

I don’t trust the gauges so I normally use them to get to mid range speed then turnaround and look at the...
02-14-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,802
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I apologize. Me armchair quarter backing. ...

I apologize.

Me armchair quarter backing.
I was out of line.

You do way more for the sport than I ever will and that is to be appreciated and respected.

IMO, it’s still ugly 😉

Im not a...
02-09-2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,312
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I had neighbors in Sebastian Fla do similar and...

I had neighbors in Sebastian Fla do similar and are lucky to be alive.

Problem is they both laugh it off like it was a joke.
People that shouldn’t own or run boats.

They took a 25’ Bayliner...
02-08-2021, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3,047
Views: 455,985
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Couple hrs to a couple days, pending weather. ...

Couple hrs to a couple days, pending weather.

When we went up Friday the wind was howling out of the west which is the end we visit.

The lake is shallow so normally the wind will drop water...
02-08-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3,047
Views: 455,985
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Yep Will start to freeze along shoreline...

Yep

Will start to freeze along shoreline then waves break it up.

First time Ive seen it that big in yrs.

Several yrs ago if froze solid and people were leaving the hotel parking lot via 4...
02-08-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,801
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

There is a short video of it running and it runs...

There is a short video of it running and it runs good.

No info on range or battery requirement though.
02-08-2021, 07:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,625
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Yrs ago I was at the local pond when a guy pulled...

Yrs ago I was at the local pond when a guy pulled his ski boat to the ramp behind his garbage truck!

Told him it was the funniest thing I’d seen.
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