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Forum: Formula
10-29-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By NHGuy

86 F223LS VDO fuel sender ohms

How do I determine what ohms sender to use for my factory VDO fuel gauge? I have the OE book and all it says is VDO gauges work with VDO senders. I'm reading that VDO uses 10 to 180 ohms. Not the...
10-27-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,021
Posted By NHGuy

Spraying Gel Coat

I'm getting ready to redo the kitchen and 2 bathrooms at my house and one of the projects is to repair two one piece tubs with surrounds. I may change them from beige to white while I am in there...
Forum: General Q & A
10-05-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By NHGuy

Or save your fabrication money and put on a...

Or save your fabrication money and put on a procharger! Woo!
10-01-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By NHGuy

There's an ol' school move. Like it. I've been...

There's an ol' school move. Like it.
I've been working covering vacations and on the one day a week I've been available the weather has been so bad I haven't tried the fat mix yet.
It's getting...
10-01-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,742
Posted By NHGuy

Yes, I am new to carb tuning but have done a...

Yes, I am new to carb tuning but have done a Q-jet, a Weber using Edelbrock stuff, and now the Quickfuel. I find the Quickfuel easy to work on, but I know more now too. The silicone-like gaskets...
Forum: General Q & A
10-01-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By NHGuy

I have a double fuel bowl Quickfuel 750 that's a...

I have a double fuel bowl Quickfuel 750 that's a lot like a Holley. I have just increased my jet size by 2 on my primaries for the same reason.
I was getting 13.8 to 14.1 in the 2850 to 3200 rpm...
Forum: General Q & A
10-01-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By NHGuy

Absolutely agree about shifting into gear with...

Absolutely agree about shifting into gear with authority. Don't go slowly and allow the gears to ratchet, that's wear.

You may be able to rule out the sticking shifter issue by testing with one...
Forum: General Q & A
10-01-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By NHGuy

You can swap the sensors between the engines too....

You can swap the sensors between the engines too. See if the problem stays with the engine or the sensor.
09-23-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By NHGuy

Good to know. Maybe a fatter mix is all it will...

Good to know. Maybe a fatter mix is all it will want.
09-22-2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By NHGuy

Dialing my setup 383 carb Alpha

I have things working pretty well on the engine. You may recall that I had been fighting some head gasket issues which now seem corrected. I bought a new DUI ignition as well, it's been working as it...
Forum: General Q & A
09-19-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By NHGuy

Yes, the manifolds are cast metal and they...

Yes, the manifolds are cast metal and they corrode,but the stainless risers last a lot longer.
Forum: Swap Shop
09-07-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By NHGuy

Do you have the rest of the pieces, or just the...

Do you have the rest of the pieces, or just the flat planes?
Forum: Formula
09-03-2019, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By NHGuy

Hey, you probably figured this out, but an...

Hey, you probably figured this out, but an adjustable length boat hook makes a good hatch prop. I usually put my hatch up high and disconnect the actuator to lay it down and make room to work,.
Forum: Formula
09-03-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By NHGuy

Are you talking about the rear swim step? If so,...

Are you talking about the rear swim step? If so, yes they can be un bolted.
My pump may be different but it could be same. Mine is at the very back of the engine compartment just to the inside of...
Forum: Formula
09-03-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Posted By NHGuy

For comparison My 223 planed off in around 8 or...

For comparison My 223 planed off in around 8 or 10 seconds Sunday with 5 aboard on a 21" prop. My engine is smaller and produces less torque than a 454. But it's lighter and it's a little built so it...
Forum: General Q & A
09-02-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,982
Posted By NHGuy

Reviving an old thread. The shock load that's...

Reviving an old thread. The shock load that's referred to is when re entering the water. The prop bites at high rpms and things can shred. So if you get air in a higher powered alpha you'd best...
08-23-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,742
Posted By NHGuy

Quickfuel (like Holley) power valve

You Holley guys would already have heard of this, but I think it's worth posting for the next new-to-Quickfuel guy.

I just had yet another boat issue. I sure am getting an education.

I admitted...
08-23-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,753
Posted By NHGuy

No but they welded in bungs for me. I only wish...

No but they welded in bungs for me. I only wish I had read the AFR meter instruction page and had the bungs welded at a bit of an angle to reduce the possibility of the sensor getting water inside. ...
Forum: General Q & A
08-20-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,492
Posted By NHGuy

I like the look of your exhaust hoses. They look...

I like the look of your exhaust hoses. They look like the silicon that gets used in turbo and blower intakes. Is that what they are? Do they stand up to boat exhaust well?
Forum: General Q & A
08-20-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,492
Posted By NHGuy

Point taken. I have heard to slow gradually,...

Point taken.
I have heard to slow gradually, that throttle chop is bad. Didn't do that water skiing as a kid with an outboard, but I'm religious about it now. Still, it can happen, everything you...
Forum: General Q & A
08-19-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,492
Posted By NHGuy

Yup, my new flappers are not in the boat, sitting...

Yup, my new flappers are not in the boat, sitting on my desk. I hope it's a problem with the parts. I'd love it if I had a solution like Ryan. I'll order a sensor...
On the intrusion question, I was...
Forum: General Q & A
08-19-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,492
Posted By NHGuy

OK, I am convinced. I was spouting a lot of car...

OK, I am convinced. I was spouting a lot of car based theory. Which doesn't always fly in our marine environment.

Yesterday I got the chance to run the AEM 30-0300 UEGO gauge with factory...
Forum: General Q & A
08-16-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,492
Posted By NHGuy

Arctic, what about putting a bung where YOU want...

Arctic, what about putting a bung where YOU want it. That would seem to be a viable solution. Get your 10 or 15 degrees angle from horizontal and try for 18" from the exhaust valves. Or does...
08-14-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By NHGuy

Agree except I was reading the AEM Innovate...

Agree except I was reading the AEM Innovate install information and it says to mount your sensor bung 10+ degrees up from horizontal. Supposedly if you mount it vertically the sensor gets burned up....
Forum: General Q & A
08-14-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By NHGuy

I just realized that I never came back to report....

I just realized that I never came back to report.
It turns out that the EMI risers have the holes in their inner tails plus the inner liners have a small gap at the end. So when I ran my engine on...
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