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Forum: General Boating Discussion Today, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Griff
I know somebody that has done it in his 38...

I know somebody that has done it in his 38 Powerplay. It takes a big inverter and I think he has 6 batteries.
Forum: Active Thunder Today, 01:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Griff
Yes, the boat is still set up exactly the same...

Yes, the boat is still set up exactly the same now as when it had the big power. They may have been closer to 800's.
Engines moved forward about 16", Stelling ext boxes, standard length 1.36 Bravo's...
Forum: Active Thunder Yesterday, 01:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Griff
Would you believe it still had both the original...

Would you believe it still had both the original drives that had never been rebuilt until last August.
I blew the left upper apart in August. Boat has about 700hrs on it now.
Forum: Drives and Lower Units Yesterday, 01:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By Griff
I'm guessing serial numbers can't be read??? ...

I'm guessing serial numbers can't be read???
The first one has the same decals as what my 1996 Pantera had and what my 1997 AT has. I think they are the same as what was on my 1993 Baja also.
I...
Forum: Active Thunder 10-18-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Griff
I was told mine did 103mph when it was new with...

I was told mine did 103mph when it was new with 750's.

BStubb's was well over 100mph before he sold it.
Tfarmer had something like 1000hp a side in his and I don't think he ever got it to WOT.
Forum: Swap Shop 10-18-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 329
Posted By Griff
An XZ upper mated to regular Bravo lower is a...

An XZ upper mated to regular Bravo lower is a Bravo X drive.
Still a good deal.
Forum: Pantera 10-17-2017, 01:31 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,383
Posted By Griff
I too owned a 28 Pantera and it was a great boat....

I too owned a 28 Pantera and it was a great boat. I also had talked to Jo and Pepe on the phone several times. They were always helpful.

Just how much profit do you think there is in a 150k...
Forum: Do It Yourself, Boating on a Budget 10-15-2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 438
Posted By Griff
Factory Merc Racing with Gil's and the 4 outlet...

Factory Merc Racing with Gil's and the 4 outlet Tstat housing used a T at the top of the manifold just before the riser.
Forum: General Q & A 10-15-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By Griff
Sounds like it could be overfilled.

Sounds like it could be overfilled.
Forum: General Q & A 10-15-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 400
Posted By Griff
Steam in cooler temps and especially with cooler...

Steam in cooler temps and especially with cooler lake water temps is normal.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 10-15-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By Griff
You can't post pics directly on OSO without a...

You can't post pics directly on OSO without a paid membership. If you can find a photo sharing site that allows it, you can link the pics.
Forum: Pantera 10-14-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,383
Posted By Griff
If they had 50k to give him, why wouldn't they...

If they had 50k to give him, why wouldn't they have just spent 40k on an engine package and finished the boat???



Why do you care so much??? 17 posts in 5 years and most are in this thread
Forum: General Q & A 10-13-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 725
Posted By Griff
Check out the Ateco 500efi kits. They will bump...

Check out the Ateco 500efi kits. They will bump them to around 600hp.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 10-13-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 851
Posted By Griff
His screen name is glassdave and he is one of the...

His screen name is glassdave and he is one of the OSO moderators as well.
Look in the Fiberglass and Paint and the Restorations and Upgrades sections to see his work.
Forum: Formula 10-12-2017, 01:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 610
Posted By Griff
If your guages say Gaffrig Precision Instruments,...

If your guages say Gaffrig Precision Instruments, they are actually Livorsi.

There was a lawsuit between Gaffrig Precision Instruments(Livorsi) and Gaffrig Performance and Livorsi lost the name.
Forum: General Q & A 10-12-2017, 01:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By Griff
You need to figure out where it is too rich. Is...

You need to figure out where it is too rich. Is it rich at idle??? If so, that has nothing to do with jetting.

You will need to make some runs at cruise rpms, then shut down and pull spark plugs...
Forum: General Q & A 10-11-2017, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Griff
He's talking about mechanical trim indicator...

He's talking about mechanical trim indicator cables with the clam shell cover.
Forum: General Q & A 10-11-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 549
Posted By Griff
Find a new dealer. Stock carbs were Holley 800cfm

Find a new dealer. Stock carbs were Holley 800cfm
Forum: General Boating Discussion 10-11-2017, 02:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,457
Posted By Griff
There is one listed on FB Powerboat Swap Shop ...

There is one listed on FB Powerboat Swap Shop

Here is the listing.

https://static.xx.fbcdn.net/images/emoji.php/v9/f92/1.5/16/1f3c1.png��KEY WEST RACE WEEK BOAT SLIP AVAILABLE!!...
Forum: Outerlimits 10-11-2017, 01:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By Griff
Spinning in gives more bow lift than spinning out

Spinning in gives more bow lift than spinning out
Forum: Black Thunder 10-11-2017, 01:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By Griff
Top speed around 70mph. Cruise at 3000-3500rpms...

Top speed around 70mph. Cruise at 3000-3500rpms is prob around 40-45mph

500efi's burn about 40gph at WOT. At 3000-3500 rpms probably around 25gph. -----per engine.
Forum: General Q & A 10-11-2017, 01:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Griff
Its probably just marine grade black silicone...

Its probably just marine grade black silicone sealant.
Forum: General Q & A 10-10-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 996
Posted By Griff
Did you check oil temps???? I'm thinking the...

Did you check oil temps????

I'm thinking the oil bypass valve may have got jarred in the hard landing and oil is bypassing the cooler
Forum: General Q & A 10-10-2017, 01:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By Griff
I'd just try a 26 Bravo prop. When the drive lets...

I'd just try a 26 Bravo prop. When the drive lets go, swap to a 1.50.

One of my 1997 OLxxxxxxxx 1.36 Bravo drives let go a few months ago and it had about the same hours.
Forum: General Q & A 10-10-2017, 01:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By Griff
I'm pretty sure the only one who can even custom...

I'm pretty sure the only one who can even custom tune a PCM555 is Whipple. I would just leave the engines stock..
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