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Forum: Scarab 01-07-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 47,210
Posted By Rookie
After beating on my Panther for years in Lake...

After beating on my Panther for years in Lake Michigan, the hull/deck bolts started snapping. I removed the rub rail to replace the broken bolts. Before tightening the bolts down I filled (caulked)...
Forum: Wanted 01-02-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By Rookie
https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=...

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=clymer+TRS&_sacat=0

I learned about TRS's using this manual.
Forum: Active Thunder 12-31-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,479
Posted By Rookie
I have a friend that has 380's on a 27' Fountain...

I have a friend that has 380's on a 27' Fountain (with a Stellings extension box) and they are day and night difference compared to the 280's. I've driven the boat many times from 0-97mph and never...
Forum: General Q & A 12-19-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,681
Posted By Rookie
I believe Jim is running 1.85 IN (I think he...

I believe Jim is running 1.85 IN (I think he might be going back to 1.8's) and 1.8 EX. It's really not easy to pin down how many hours he gets before freshening things up cause he will pull the heads...
Forum: General Q & A 12-18-2017, 10:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,681
Posted By Rookie
Just curious, where, how long and what lifter? I...

Just curious, where, how long and what lifter? I have many Johnson and Morel "short travel" and "high RPM" lifters at the shop that the inside are broken and making noise after 1/2 a season trying to...
Forum: General Q & A 12-14-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 820
Posted By Rookie
Hey, I ran that first cam (Ultradyne) for ~6yrs!...

Hey, I ran that first cam (Ultradyne) for ~6yrs! Smooth as silk:)
Oh, BTW to OP I like solid Isky's.
Forum: Do It Yourself, Boating on a Budget 12-06-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 692
Posted By Rookie
Heads bolts, brackets and fasteners are...

Heads bolts, brackets and fasteners are connecting them all together. (continuity)
Also, people might want to use Magnesium in fresh water.
...
Forum: Do It Yourself, Boating on a Budget 12-06-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 692
Posted By Rookie
I'd just put them in the intake coolant passages....

I'd just put them in the intake coolant passages. I drilled out the back of my intakes and tapped them NPT.
Forum: General Q & A 12-04-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,225
Posted By Rookie
My head chamber port brought me from 121cc to...

My head chamber port brought me from 121cc to 129cc and a performance increase.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 12-04-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By Rookie
Yeah nice, but are they built to "marine...

Yeah nice, but are they built to "marine tolerances"...


Nice vid, Thanks
Forum: Active Thunder 12-04-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,479
Posted By Rookie
I do, but sometimes you need to use that fuel....

I do, but sometimes you need to use that fuel. Then it's a balance of tab to ride in the middle of the V or getting the crap beat out of you riding on the STBD side flat part of the V. 2 totally...
Forum: Active Thunder 12-03-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,479
Posted By Rookie
I only use the starboard tab to correct the...

I only use the starboard tab to correct the terrible list my boat has. Going to try to find some weight to move around this winter to correct it. Also would like to find some 380 plates just for...
Forum: Scarab 12-02-2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By Rookie
I've run pretty much every prop style on my TRS...

I've run pretty much every prop style on my TRS Panther. I believe the best overall props and my favorite handling props are Mirage 3 blade. They carry the bow nice, the boat loosens up and reacts...
Forum: General Q & A 11-29-2017, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By Rookie
All posts Darr-esque???

All posts Darr-esque???
Forum: General Q & A 11-21-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By Rookie
If I had a friend that was selling lifters that I...

If I had a friend that was selling lifters that I knew the known time on them, I would buy them without hesitation. Taking someone else's word, maybe not so much. Why were they pulled? I have seen a...
Forum: Swap Shop 11-13-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,098
Posted By Rookie
Dang, not enough to make it worth my while....

Dang, not enough to make it worth my while. Thanks for looking anyways.
GLWS
Forum: Swap Shop 11-12-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,098
Posted By Rookie
What's the input to propshaft distance compared...

What's the input to propshaft distance compared to a TRS? In another words how much does it raise the X?
Thanks
Forum: Drives and Lower Units 11-12-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,415
Posted By Rookie
A good friend of mine had a 28 Saber with 525 sc...

A good friend of mine had a 28 Saber with 525 sc Hawks and Bravo's. Not really any problems. Maybe a little twist in a propshaft and that was replaced right away. Kind of an open checkbook with his...
Forum: General Q & A 11-12-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By Rookie
As a side note, I ran my Mallory 140's dead...

As a side note, I ran my Mallory 140's dead headed 9 psi for those years. Last year was the first year I returned to tank. Only because I was filtering out sediment and varnish from the tanks on my...
Forum: General Q & A 11-10-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 486
Posted By Rookie
I've run Mallory 140's for the last 10-11 yrs...

I've run Mallory 140's for the last 10-11 yrs 550-600hp. Easy and inexpensive to rebuild.
Forum: Saber 11-06-2017, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 996
Posted By Rookie
There you go

There you go
Forum: General Q & A 11-05-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By Rookie
You can change the ring gear with a propane...

You can change the ring gear with a propane torch, a 2 2x4 blocks, a punch and a hammer.
Set the flywheel on the 2x4 blocks, heat up the ring gear and lightly tap around the gear and it will fall...
Forum: General Q & A 11-04-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 468
Posted By Rookie
My 454's 252/264 on a 108* would revert a little...

My 454's 252/264 on a 108* would revert a little at 600-700 RPM idle, TRS dry to the tip tails, Gaffrig mufflers and especially when I pulled my O2 bungs. Nothing that I was worried about though. And...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 10-31-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 457
Posted By Rookie
May I ask why? The MSD system has been less than...

May I ask why? The MSD system has been less than reliable in the marine environment. Are you having issues with the Mercury ignition?
Forum: General Q & A 10-29-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 15,249
Posted By Rookie
No, at 0.400" they should be around 248cfm, if...

No, at 0.400" they should be around 248cfm, if these heads are based off the AFR exhaust. 297cfm @ 0.700"
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