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03-20-2022, 06:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,475
Posted By compedgemarine

the reason for the crazy colors and wild graphics...

the reason for the crazy colors and wild graphics was because the '80's were all about excess. men were men and carried big hand guns, women were women and wore tight dress, parties were out of...
02-18-2022, 10:09 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,765
Posted By SB

Letís see some pics of this schit show. Frt of...

Letís see some pics of this schit show. Frt of engine 1st.

Many variations of Ďrebuiltí engine. Give us a parts and machine work rundown.

Do a compression test.
02-10-2022, 08:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,280
Posted By Bobthebuilder

Hmm Longest trip ? There have been a few, LOL ...

Hmm Longest trip ? There have been a few, LOL

Ft. Lauderdale to North Sound, British Virgin Islands - April 2010 - 1450 miles

Read about it here with pictures -...
Forum: Scarab
01-25-2022, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,432
Posted By akattack

Pardon the poor picture but that is the way they...

Pardon the poor picture but that is the way they came from the factory as this old pic from the early 80's of my Scarab shows. Mine was a 1980 that I bought in 1982.
Andy...
12-17-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2,287
Views: 598,183
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I get my wife to send me a text message w/the...

I get my wife to send me a text message w/the approval🤓

A few yrs back she came home from work to see a new/used 21í Checkmate in the driveway.

She says, ďwow, gorgeous boat, whoís is that?Ē
...
10-26-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,819
Posted By SABER28

look i'm all for kill switches and seatbelts etc....

look i'm all for kill switches and seatbelts etc. i see the benefits of seatbelts in collisions everyday.

however i'm strongly against government forcing people to do things. you know the next...
Forum: Scarab
10-26-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,432
Posted By hblair

I put the hatches together and sat them in place....

I put the hatches together and sat them in place. Not installed yet. They look pretty close to original. Kind of a dull nickel plated look. Also Billy has been working on the trailer. Few coats of...
Forum: Scarab
06-05-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,432
Posted By hblair

Well we didnít get the engine compartment...

Well we didnít get the engine compartment painted. Been real busy with the shop. But we got the rubrails down the sides, and getting some brightwork installed, including the bowrail. I donít know why...
Forum: Scarab
05-14-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,432
Posted By hblair

Few coats of clear.. ...

Few coats of clear..


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Forum: Scarab
05-13-2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,432
Posted By hblair

LOL Kelly. Thanks for the information. I dealt...

LOL Kelly. Thanks for the information. I dealt with the blower shop on some hardware for the 256 weiand superchargers. They were very helpful.

This is a very time-consuming job masking this deck....
Forum: Scarab
04-19-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,432
Posted By hblair

Hereís a short video of the arch in the sun. My...

Hereís a short video of the arch in the sun. My arch leans back at the top. The top edge of the fade is on the same angle as the bottom, which shows the arch leaning back even more. I donít know if...
Forum: Scarab
04-04-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,432
Posted By hblair

Thanks, Itís weird, the mottling looks bad in...

Thanks, Itís weird, the mottling looks bad in this video but you donít even notice it in person..

...
Forum: Scarab
03-15-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,432
Posted By hblair

Got some more done in last few days. We got the...

Got some more done in last few days. We got the bottom of the hatch painted Friday.
Also prepped the arch and sprayed it with slick sand. The drive boxes have some pinholes in the castings and Iím...
02-25-2021, 06:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,301
Posted By thirdchildhood

I don't think an electric vehicle will last like...

I don't think an electric vehicle will last like the '82 Mustang GT which i have owned since 1984....
02-18-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 76,500
Posted By 1MOSES1

you donít need to show us the math to understand...

you donít need to show us the math to understand that Biden is a moron...
02-02-2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,968
Posted By Drock78

They must be on LOTO

They must be on LOTO
01-26-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,960
Posted By ICDEDPPL

On Lake Michigan wave height can vary mile by...

On Lake Michigan wave height can vary mile by mile and minute by minute . Looking at a "wave forecast" is about as accurate as the covid numbers.
Forum: Scarab
01-14-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,432
Posted By scarabman

On the steel box tube trailers, a guy local to me...

On the steel box tube trailers, a guy local to me who used to do repairs, would weld the tube closed and fill them with drain oil and a plug. Cant rust from the inside then
Forum: Scarab
11-24-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,432
Posted By hblair

Fixed up my nifty teak door sill. Also got the...

Fixed up my nifty teak door sill. Also got the arch tacked together with the outer skin on it and fitting it to the boat now. When you donít have a pipe bender you have to use a frame rack, a smoke...
10-18-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,970
Posted By boatfreak

Oh and if you go in and out of Haulover be...

Oh and if you go in and out of Haulover be careful or you just might end up on YouTube.:boat:
05-20-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,492
Posted By rak rua

The front didn't fall off, the back fell off!...

The front didn't fall off, the back fell off! Beaks never die.
Forum: Scarab
05-11-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,432
Posted By hblair

Also got me a blingy stainless bilge dump....

Also got me a blingy stainless bilge dump. Instead of the factory plastic job. ...
Forum: General Q & A
03-30-2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 23,182
Posted By hadleycat

I had the o2 bungs welded into my Lightning...

I had the o2 bungs welded into my Lightning Headers at the factory. I would get about 30 mins out of a sensor before it would go bad from moisture. Of course depends on your cam choice, style of...
Forum: Scarab
03-25-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 1,326
Views: 467,432
Posted By hblair

Billy was caught up today so he put two coats of...

Billy was caught up today so he put two coats of polyester on the port hull side. Havenít sprayed the instrument panel or starboard hull side yet...

...
01-24-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,021
Posted By seafordguy

Would be nice to take the author to the gas...

Would be nice to take the author to the gas station just once considering that's the cheapest part of our hobby. Would buy a lot of clay pigeons
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