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Forum: Formula
04-13-2021, 12:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,853
Posted By OPIE272

My 89 272 ran 84mph with 650hp 540's. late...

My 89 272 ran 84mph with 650hp 540's.
late model bravo 1's @5600 RPM.
bravo 1 props/Hydromotive 27's labbed.

Mopower ran 85/86mph same setup.

292SR-1 should run close to/or a bit better...
03-15-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,373
Posted By OPIE272

😎

😎
03-15-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,373
Posted By OPIE272

Nobody on this site has EVER said my boats big...

Nobody on this site has EVER said my boats big enough. I will never get a bigger one.

With that in mind, buy the biggest truck you can afford.

Then when you upgrade, you dont have to buy...
03-08-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,207
Posted By OPIE272

Scorpion rollers from SummitRacing. Look for...

Scorpion rollers from SummitRacing.
Look for the marine 1.7 version.
Scorpion Endurance Marine Series 4014 7/16
I was told that is what Merc uses on their 1050 motors.

Fit under aluminum Hardin...
Forum: Formula
12-17-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 27,475
Posted By OPIE272

Has anyone tested my theory of power to the...

Has anyone tested my theory of power to the circuits on a formula instrument panel?
Plus.....
I have broken one of my last spare switches on the panel to run the bilge pump. 15A
Looking to replace...
Forum: Formula
08-10-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 27,475
Posted By OPIE272

Read my post again. I DID NOT QUOTE YOU. All...

Read my post again.
I DID NOT QUOTE YOU.
All I did was comment that the 12V 20A pointed out on the switch was the switch rating.

Just humor me. Im old and tired.
my comment was meant as a...
Forum: Formula
08-09-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By OPIE272

They are Morse cables. Probably Red jacketed. The...

They are Morse cables. Probably Red jacketed. The Red jacket is difficult to find. But they are 33c cables. Within two feet of the end of cable, there will be numerical markings in white paint. The...
Forum: Formula
08-09-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 27,475
Posted By OPIE272

That 12v 20amp is the rating of the switch....

That 12v 20amp is the rating of the switch. Period.
The 12v 20 amp label, means that switch will handle the voltage and current listed.
Has ZERO to do with circuit protection.

We are not...
Forum: Formula
11-21-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,061
Posted By OPIE272

Is it the tall ST or the short one? makes a...

Is it the tall ST or the short one?
makes a difference with drive clearance and how it sits on back of boat.
The difference is about 3.
the ST is flat to the transom at the top. Then it either...
11-18-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 991
Posted By OPIE272

To remove mine, I have to take the movable step...

To remove mine, I have to take the movable step all the way to the top of its travel. Remove the 4 #12 countersunk screws. Then if you wiggle it tilting aft edge up to clear floor, it will come out....
Forum: Formula
06-01-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By OPIE272

I have a complete set-up except for one rubber...

I have a complete set-up except for one rubber bumper on one leg.
Plus one loop is slightly bent due to weight of someone too heavy climbing on it.
If you are interested, PM me
Forum: Formula
05-28-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By OPIE272

What is it that you need or missing that you...

What is it that you need or missing that you think you need a full replacement.
I have several, but they were less than stellar as a brand new unit.
I replaced mine with a 4 step telescopic design...
Forum: Formula
02-17-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 352
Posted By OPIE272

Driveline on 419

Looking for driveline help. My center motor driveline rattles at idle. From what I can deduct, it is the driveplate for the drive shaft worn and needs replacing.
Looked into the driveplate and find...
Forum: Formula
07-22-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By OPIE272

Opie you still out there?

To maybe help with some basic info...
this info is ok for raw water cooled engines. If going closer cooling then all bets are off.
I have Canfield heads. They are not available anymore, so Ive...
Forum: Formula
07-22-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By OPIE272

Opie you still out there

sorry for the slow reply. Been busy with crazy family stuff and sorta dropped off the map for a while.
I know you under stand that.
Was going to stop by on 22 July and it was late enough Sunday,...
Forum: Formula
07-22-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By OPIE272

Opus you still out there

yep Im still kickin
06-11-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,998
Posted By OPIE272

The riser you have in latest pics is a better...

The riser you have in latest pics is a better fit. My rise on rear motors is 6 and front is 9. Height was needed to prevent reversion. I wanted to be sure when coming off throttles hard, the water...
06-11-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,998
Posted By OPIE272

EMI shows the U shaped connector hose in their...

EMI shows the U shaped connector hose in their installation guide. Looks like the fitting on the manifold may be a 45 with riser being straight. ...
06-11-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,998
Posted By OPIE272

The connection you are trying to manufacture out...

The connection you are trying to manufacture out of straight hose is supposed to be a molded hose. The straight hose will eventually get warm and kink. When it kinks you lose water flow and will burn...
Forum: Formula
07-19-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,410
Posted By OPIE272

Can't get any uglier than that can they?

Can't get any uglier than that can they?
Forum: Formula
07-19-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,410
Posted By OPIE272

Chris 302.... You involved with U dock?

Chris 302....
You involved with U dock?
Forum: Formula
07-10-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,452
Posted By OPIE272

My 89-272 SR-1 Transom was sealed with brass...

My 89-272 SR-1 Transom was sealed with brass tips. The ring gaskets only keep the exhaust gasses from coming out around the gap between the Silent Thunder and transom.
The seals also prevent...
Forum: Formula
06-25-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,410
Posted By OPIE272

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Forum: Formula
06-25-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,410
Posted By OPIE272

Was trying to post a pic of Chris's 402. Guess...

Was trying to post a pic of Chris's 402. Guess I'm not privileged or smart enough to be able to post. 😏
Forum: Formula
06-21-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,410
Posted By OPIE272

Chris. I saw your boat last year running towards...

Chris. I saw your boat last year running towards the dam. Didn't recognize the driver so I ran it down. 😎
The driver explained, they were friends of yours, running some gas out and keeping it fresh...
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