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Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-20-2018, 01:25 AM
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Posted By BigSilverCat
The first set of engines made their max power...

The first set of engines made their max power around 3200 rpm, and as the rpm climbed they lost a little bit of power but the exhaust temp would climb really fast as the rpm went up to the point that...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-17-2018, 03:37 PM
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Posted By BigSilverCat
Speaking of error of it... They kept telling me...

Speaking of error of it... They kept telling me were not getting the engines warm enough from not having a thermostat, I will fix that problem....

in reality this is a screen capture from there...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-16-2018, 06:33 PM
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Views: 2,768
Posted By BigSilverCat
I have been charged $175 per day for outside...

I have been charged $175 per day for outside storage for just a car. There are laws about sqft and options they have like cameras, fence, guard, ect. and with most of the options they can charge up...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-16-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 362,391
Posted By BigSilverCat
I found a heated building to store the boat in...

I found a heated building to store the boat in for a few weeks/month(couple years) till we get the engines figured out. I hauled it to the storage building a few hours before my flight home but did...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-15-2018, 04:07 PM
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Views: 362,391
Posted By BigSilverCat
We saw pictures of these drives and talked to him...

We saw pictures of these drives and talked to him about using them several years ago. They were not designed for much power and will definitely not handle the power we need. I also talked to several...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-13-2018, 11:47 AM
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Posted By BigSilverCat
They have tried two or three small turbos and two...

They have tried two or three small turbos and two or three big turbos already, trying to get the best spool up and lowest egt's. Next week there going to try a lot smaller high pressure turbo and a...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-13-2018, 11:15 AM
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Views: 362,391
Posted By BigSilverCat
We are doing compound turbos instead of doing...

We are doing compound turbos instead of doing twin turbos that are in parallel with a bypass valve because we are wanting higher boost pressure along with the quicker spool up time.

Most turbos...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-12-2018, 05:58 PM
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Views: 362,391
Posted By BigSilverCat
Compound turbos: Plumbing is pretty much...

Compound turbos:

Plumbing is pretty much done on the compound turbos.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-12-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 362,391
Posted By BigSilverCat
We pulled the engine out and it was hanging from...

We pulled the engine out and it was hanging from the crane and I left at 11 am to go put the boat into a storage building and fly home. At my layover at the Dallas airport at around 5 PM I get a text...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-11-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,377
Posted By BigSilverCat
side by side, I have driven a couple of both and...

side by side, I have driven a couple of both and I personally like the side by side better. I know it's not as cool as having a staggered one but I have also outran all the staggered ones I have...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-11-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,377
Posted By BigSilverCat
There is a difference of opinion on this. I was...

There is a difference of opinion on this.
I was told that by everyone the first couple times I drove the gladiator, And the first day I drove it with the drives trimmed from pretty far out all the...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-10-2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 362,391
Posted By BigSilverCat
We decided to pull the port engine out to mock up...

We decided to pull the port engine out to mock up and dyno test a different turbo setup, we left the starboard engine in for measurements. We are doing compound turbos now and will have different...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-09-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,377
Posted By BigSilverCat
This is a video of a gladiator turning tight,...

This is a video of a gladiator turning tight, wide open power at around 55 seconds into the video. Haven't spun it out... yet.

https://youtu.be/BFglZsmcjWY

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Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-08-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 362,391
Posted By BigSilverCat
I made a video of one of the turbos were going to...

I made a video of one of the turbos were going to use.

Industrial Injection has a few turbos in stock. Having all these turbo options will make it easier to get the boat to run right now that they...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-08-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 362,391
Posted By BigSilverCat
the best time of year to go around the world is...

the best time of year to go around the world is spring time so we won't make it this year. Hopefully this spring we can start doing some shorter endurance runs and be ready next year.
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-08-2018, 12:34 AM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 362,391
Posted By BigSilverCat
The last time I was testing in Michigan it was 29...

The last time I was testing in Michigan it was 29 degrees out and sleeting/raining on us, and we had a 45 min idle back to the dock after we already had a 100 MPH wind chill while we were wet. It was...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-07-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 362,391
Posted By BigSilverCat
Jordanelle reservoir up in the mountains by Salt...

Jordanelle reservoir up in the mountains by Salt Lake City, Utah

here is a shorter condensed version of the video

https://youtu.be/rFg9akE5F_Q
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-06-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 362,391
Posted By BigSilverCat
it looks fast but it was only around 95 mph, if...

it looks fast but it was only around 95 mph,
if you notice the roost turns dark on the starboard side right at 9:40 that was when the turbo broke loose so the engine was not getting enough air to...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-06-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 362,391
Posted By BigSilverCat
we already left, here is the video of going back...

we already left, here is the video of going back to industrial injections shop.

https://youtu.be/XPatqS4XFgo
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-06-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 362,391
Posted By BigSilverCat
Video: testing at Jordanelle reservoir. ...

Video: testing at Jordanelle reservoir.

check out the view/water at 2 min 15 sec

https://youtu.be/gdji3DtCmDA
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-06-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 362,391
Posted By BigSilverCat
Testing at Jordanelle reservoir, We started...

Testing at Jordanelle reservoir,

We started out logging the data from the computer trying to get on plane and making changes to how the computer controlled what had precedence in the chain of...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-05-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 362,391
Posted By BigSilverCat
People skiing on the slopes in the background

People skiing on the slopes in the background
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-05-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 362,391
Posted By BigSilverCat
Should run in about 10 min. 12:20

Should run in about 10 min. 12:20
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-05-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 362,391
Posted By BigSilverCat
We are just trying to get the throttle set up in...

We are just trying to get the throttle set up in the tune, we will be trying to get on plane and stopping several times, it may be 30 min or more before we're making passes

we are sitting here...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-05-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 362,391
Posted By BigSilverCat
We just put fuel in the boat , should be there at...

We just put fuel in the boat , should be there at 10:30 - 10:40 depends on how many more hills I have to go up.

https://stateparks.utah.gov/parks/jordanelle/current-conditions/
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