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Forum: Swap Shop
12-01-2019, 10:40 AM
11-17-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,320
Posted By Tinkerer

#4500 empty. that is not a light boat for a...

#4500 empty. that is not a light boat for a single, Twin engine splits the load.
My 34 SCARAB was #10,000 dry with Bravo uppers and Imco -2 SC lowers, 509 CI at 650 HP
11-17-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,262
Posted By Tinkerer

deleated

deleated
11-09-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,320
Posted By Tinkerer

I am running an X drive upper with an IMCO Sc -3...

I am running an X drive upper with an IMCO Sc -3 lower behind a 598 CI at 800 HP - 26 Daytona - prop is fully surfaced, water goes under bullet at speeds over 100 MPH, no issues yet
Forum: General Q & A
10-30-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By Tinkerer

If the drive stops the rams before the rams...

If the drive stops the rams before the rams bottom out it will break something before the relief valve opens.
There was a guy on here that hooked the hoses up wrong and both rams extended when he...
Forum: General Q & A
10-30-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,042
Posted By Tinkerer

Thanks I looked at that before I decided to go...

Thanks
I looked at that before I decided to go EFI.
I need a manifold that allows me to do sequential port injection.
Forum: General Q & A
10-29-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,042
Posted By Tinkerer

smitty - does anyone make a manifold like that...

smitty - does anyone make a manifold like that for a tall deck. I have EFI and would love to go to a tunnel ram style manifold. I am going to try adding twin turbos this winter and I think that would...
Forum: General Q & A
10-26-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By Tinkerer

Never use the stock pan. buy one with the most...

Never use the stock pan.
buy one with the most capacity and run 2 qts less oil to lower the oil level to cut windage.
I am running a 14 Qt pan but still put 14 Qts in it because the remote oil...
Forum: General Q & A
10-25-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,042
Posted By Tinkerer

I ran Lightning headers on my 650 HP 509's

I ran Lightning headers on my 650 HP 509's
10-25-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,797
Posted By Tinkerer

Why isn't it a crime to take deposits knowing...

Why isn't it a crime to take deposits knowing that you will not do the work?
10-18-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By Tinkerer

I always wanted a Daytona but felt that I...

I always wanted a Daytona but felt that I couldn't afford one. I spent a TON of money TRYING to get a V to go fast.
I wish someone had told me to buy a boat built and designed to go fast rather than...
10-08-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By Tinkerer

The closer the prop runs to the surface the more...

The closer the prop runs to the surface the more it wants to surface.
Installing a box actually lowers the prop in relation to the water. Yes it increases leverage to lift the bow, It puts the prop...
10-08-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By Tinkerer

If you don't have a small weep hole at the low...

If you don't have a small weep hole at the low point it will hold water and there is no guarantee that you will get enough water out and antifreeze in to stop it from freezing.
Forum: Swap Shop
10-07-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,069
Posted By Tinkerer

looks to be in great shape.

looks to be in great shape.
10-07-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By Tinkerer

I put a 12 inch neutral IMCO box on my Daytona...

I put a 12 inch neutral IMCO box on my Daytona but did a bunch of other stuff at the same time.
I raised the X 1 1/8 inch, installed an IMCO -3 outdrive and 598 CI engine.
adding an extension box...
10-06-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By Tinkerer

But IF you live in freezing climates you will...

But IF you live in freezing climates you will need a water weep hole in the case to make sure the water drains out or it will freeze and burst the case.
10-06-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By Tinkerer

Yes

Yes
10-05-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By Tinkerer

You could just have it welded up. I had to...

You could just have it welded up.
I had to relocate mine back as far as it could go. I just had the front slot welded up and then recut it right in front of the skag.
I have proper water pressure...
10-05-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,602
Posted By Tinkerer

My wife and I spent a night at the island with...

My wife and I spent a night at the island with the 34 SCARAB and I didn't have any problem with depth.
do they still have the timed showers?
Forum: Fountain
10-05-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,821
Posted By Tinkerer

stabin not stain

stabin not stain
10-01-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,602
Posted By Tinkerer

I used to have a 251 and would never think of...

I used to have a 251 and would never think of taking it to Lake Erie.
I took my 34 SCARAB there for a week many years ago and I will tell you that that lake gets rough. Washboard stuff coming from...
Forum: General Q & A
09-29-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,529
Posted By Tinkerer

Stern lift can cause it to lay over. With some...

Stern lift can cause it to lay over.
With some hulls the faster you go the more it wants to lay over. The boat is riding higher and becomes less stable.
Your hull has a design top speed and you may...
09-29-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By Tinkerer

Center hill lake in Tennessee

Is it performance boat friendly.

My boat has dry exhaust.

Yeah I know and plan on adding turbo's this winter.

Will I get tickets or will I be told "nice boat" like I do here on Hardy pond.
09-28-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By Tinkerer

A picture is worth a 1000 words.

A picture is worth a 1000 words.
Forum: General Q & A
09-27-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,529
Posted By Tinkerer

At the same speed as before you changed the HP...

At the same speed as before you changed the HP does it act the same?
If no than it is something else you changed.
If yes than it may be because you are going faster.
Some boat hulls are designed...
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