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02-26-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By sailtexas186548

It may not stick to the plastic

It may not stick to the plastic
02-22-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 710
Posted By sailtexas186548

EOH, a spare with hub, tool box, and make sure...

EOH, a spare with hub, tool box, and make sure the trailer works well for the boat ramp you use most. My local ramps are very steep and it’s always an issue with “stock” trailer setups for me
02-17-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,587
Posted By sailtexas186548

Gotta be 28-30 for me, but I don’t boat inland...

Gotta be 28-30 for me, but I don’t boat inland lakes, a 25’ is just not enough unless you pick your days.

Without some decent form of sportsman racing in classes that reflect the new boats...
Forum: General Q & A
02-16-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 714
Posted By sailtexas186548

Yeah that’s why buying “complete” heads,...

Yeah that’s why buying “complete” heads, especially for marine performance, that are “budget” is such a bad idea. You have to check everything.

those $ numbers might sound high but look at any...
Forum: General Q & A
02-16-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 714
Posted By sailtexas186548

To complete the budget heads info I have, I...

To complete the budget heads info I have, I rounded up some virgin 049 large ovals in Decent shape, and after working with my machine shop (and after a mag, pressure test) we just couldn’t justify...
Forum: General Q & A
02-16-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 714
Posted By sailtexas186548

I bought a boat with the newer eBay heads, twin...

I bought a boat with the newer eBay heads, twin engines. Sold them. They are total junk, don’t waste your time IMO. For a hot rod car or drag boat sure, but not something u want to run hard all...
02-14-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 23,428
Posted By sailtexas186548

my Yamahas are SLICK

my Yamahas are SLICK
Forum: Scarab
02-04-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 197,361
Posted By sailtexas186548

Sand that sucker smooth! U have come so far, what...

Sand that sucker smooth! U have come so far, what is a little more.

love the progress, keep it up!

I’m replacing all the wood in my boat right now with Core cell and Coosa, I need to start a...
02-02-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,114
Posted By sailtexas186548

Run it fresh water and give it a good wash -...

Run it fresh water and give it a good wash - done. the trailer is gonna be the more likely issue if the boat was well maintained
Forum: General Q & A
02-01-2020, 04:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By sailtexas186548

Thanks y’all I see the pics. I have never seen on...

Thanks y’all I see the pics. I have never seen on installed on the transmission, they just bolt on and connect to the shift arm? 12v power and typical switches to control? I would assume so but u...
Forum: General Q & A
01-31-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By sailtexas186548

72c velvet drive electric shift.

Does anyone have pictures of an electric shift setup for a BW 72c transmission? I know they weren’t the most reliable set up, but I may try to duplicate something similar with modern components
01-29-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1,857
Views: 384,849
Posted By sailtexas186548

Everybody started out by building boats that...

Everybody started out by building boats that weren’t perfect, I respect the guy for actually building one
01-16-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,920
Posted By sailtexas186548

that’s what I’m talking about!

that’s what I’m talking about!
01-16-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,920
Posted By sailtexas186548

Website rules say max entry is 4 boats, And they...

Website rules say max entry is 4 boats, And they must be v-hull and 1000-1600hp. Is that the long term plan for this series?
Forum: General Q & A
01-13-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By sailtexas186548

There is also a 1/8, maybe 1/4 NPT port that is...

There is also a 1/8, maybe 1/4 NPT port that is plugged from factory on top of the block, between the heads just behind the fly wheel that I like to use so you know the pressure at the top of the...
Forum: General Q & A
01-13-2020, 12:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,822
Posted By sailtexas186548

Bargain remains are just as scary as a cheap...

Bargain remains are just as scary as a cheap rebuild. You pay with your money or your time, or u get **** work.

And 6 to 14,000 is a pretty accurate range if you’re doing it right
01-04-2020, 12:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 954
Posted By sailtexas186548

Yeah never was worried about the pitting... just...

Yeah never was worried about the pitting... just the potential Issues of the magnetite restricting heat transfer. No one worries about this I guess
01-02-2020, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 954
Posted By sailtexas186548

The pits are .020”, maybe a few at .030”, most of...

The pits are .020”, maybe a few at .030”, most of which is in the black scale. I’ll get the sonic checker back out and check the bored again just to be sure. Blocks are only .030” over
01-02-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 954
Posted By sailtexas186548

Here is a picture of that same spot now that I...

Here is a picture of that same spot now that I have them as clean as I can get them. This is how all of the surfaces look.

...
01-02-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 954
Posted By sailtexas186548

The pits are in the black corrosion layer, up to...

The pits are in the black corrosion layer, up to 1/16" thick in places. The middle of the pits is exposed iron where I was chipping it off with a punch and hammer, its magnetite so its basically like...
01-01-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 954
Posted By sailtexas186548

Well the blocks are bare, so I can try anything...

Well the blocks are bare, so I can try anything (and have). I took a look at them tonight and the scale is NOT going to come loose, so as long as it doesn’t cause heat transfer issues it will be ok I...
12-29-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 954
Posted By sailtexas186548

Black Water Jacket Scale

How do you deal with the black rust/scale (Fe3O4 aka magnetite) that forms in the water jackets? no one ever talks about this in engine builds - atleast anywhere I line that I can find. Engines were...
Forum: Formula
12-19-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,788
Posted By sailtexas186548

I’m ok with the concept and hope you use and...

I’m ok with the concept and hope you use and enjoy the hell out of the boat, but the look of a bracket and outboards on a boat like this looks like it has been converted to use as a fishing boat a...
Forum: Swap Shop
12-10-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By sailtexas186548

What model/PN

What model/PN
Forum: General Q & A
12-03-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By sailtexas186548

#2 and send it!

#2 and send it!
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