Go Back  Offshoreonly.com > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: Big Block Billy
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Forum: General Q & A
08-23-2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,285
Posted By Big Block Billy

How about some pics of pinion gears going through...

How about some pics of pinion gears going through the gearcase along with broken or twisted propshafts along with a pic of the frown on boat owners face when he finds out he can't jump any more wakes...
Forum: General Q & A
08-23-2010, 12:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,565
Posted By Big Block Billy

Post I believe it's Thomas industries. The...

I believe it's Thomas industries.
The compressor is the same as used on Air Shocks in cars and trucks.
We parted out a custom made 1983 760 Volvo limosine about 10 years ago that...
Forum: General Q & A
08-23-2010, 12:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,099
Posted By Big Block Billy

Unhappy Gil Manifolds

A seawater pump mounted improperly will cause inadequate water flow. Not only do hoses have to be on right , but pump must also be positioned or "Clocked" as you will find in a Mercruiser manual(Ie:...
Forum: General Q & A
04-13-2010, 12:40 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 16,836
Posted By Big Block Billy

Post Correct part number

ACDELCO 10493532 Silver gear. Rock Auto has them $37
That Msd number was a Whole Dist . I may still try to get a Msd Gear at the speed shop if I can get one that fits.
I have to Mic...
Forum: General Q & A
04-13-2010, 12:06 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 16,836
Posted By Big Block Billy

Post Ok ! Do an online search on melonized and you...

Ok ! Do an online search on melonized and you will find out it's basically case hardening.
The gears on the cam are hard steel like the rest of the cam. You should not have the...
Forum: General Q & A
03-17-2010, 03:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,824
Posted By Big Block Billy

Post Also even if rings free up , pitted ring lands...

Also even if rings free up , pitted ring lands may lead to ring flutter and eventual broken piston rings.
Also like Raylar said, I have seen several motors with bent rods with a piston that...
Forum: General Q & A
03-17-2010, 02:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,824
Posted By Big Block Billy

Post Reversion doesn't care if it's dry joint or not....

Reversion doesn't care if it's dry joint or not. Motor sucks water like a straw, especially when hot it it creates a vacuum that sucks water up exhaust. Hot motor with heat soak wants to cool off...
Forum: General Q & A
03-15-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,824
Posted By Big Block Billy

Post The number 1 enemy of starters is water ! looks...

The number 1 enemy of starters is water ! looks like water got in the bellhousing and in the old starter
Forum: General Q & A
03-15-2010, 01:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,824
Posted By Big Block Billy

Post Get a PG 260 starter like the one that came out...

Get a PG 260 starter like the one that came out of it.
This should probably fix your situation.
There is also a difference in pinion teeth count 9 or 11 teeth between starters. More...
Forum: General Q & A
03-15-2010, 01:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,824
Posted By Big Block Billy

Post The post about the bell housing applies to...

The post about the bell housing applies to Inboard engines only where the starter bolts to the bell housing.
In 16 years Mercruiser experience, I have never had to shim a factory Delco...
Forum: General Q & A
03-15-2010, 12:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,603
Posted By Big Block Billy

Post 454 mark 4 for a certainty, I know the number by...

454 mark 4 for a certainty, I know the number by heart
....456 N is Neutral balance
The N is for Nodular Iron.....
Spend the money and make sure everything is balanced together. Look...
01-02-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 25,679
Posted By Big Block Billy

Post "You May Even Want To Magnaflux Inspect For...

"You May Even Want To Magnaflux
Inspect For Cracks B4 Fixing It ".[/QUOTE]

Aluminum doesn't get magnafluxed.

I miss the days right out of High School when I worked in probably...
Forum: General Q & A
01-01-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 665
Posted By Big Block Billy

Question Drive Couplers....

I Have ran Steel spline newer style alpha couplers on 420 Hp 454's and also on a Custom built 383 Stroker , Bravo installation. I'm Changing couplers on a pair of 502's and already have the Hp...
Forum: General Q & A
01-01-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 839
Posted By Big Block Billy

Unhappy Drive Couplers....

I Have ran Steel spline newer style alpha couplers on 420 Hp 454's and also on a Custom built 383 Stroker , Bravo installation. I'm Changing couplers on a pair of 502's and already have the Hp...
10-22-2009, 12:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,781
Posted By Big Block Billy

Post Trs

Try to stay away from re-entry, meaning don't do what's in your Avatar pic.
Avoid hole shots. Ease into the throttles, gradually to full rpm.
Avoid hitting bottom ! Change /...
10-17-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,781
Posted By Big Block Billy

Post T.hese R.eally S.uck !

My friend did the Konrad Conversion years ago. No more worries, Kurt was so helpful to come out several times and go for a ride with us and get drives spaced right etc.
Before this we went...
Forum: General Q & A
09-20-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,544
Posted By Big Block Billy

Post Anodizing

How long do they last ?
I have looked up and done alot of reading of anodizing.
Artificially building up the naturally occuring oxide layer of alumina. Then sealing the pore in the...
Forum: General Q & A
09-20-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,544
Posted By Big Block Billy

Post I ended up cutting an intake flange off a junk...

I ended up cutting an intake flange off a junk head , drilled it and installed drill bushings. I bolt it to the head, and drill out holes using a split point drill bit and a pecking motion. This...
Forum: General Q & A
09-15-2009, 12:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,789
Posted By Big Block Billy

Post What I paid in Machine work to clearance for...

What I paid in Machine work to clearance for stroke, bore from 4.250 to 4.5 and Drill mains etc, the New Bowtie block I bought on Ebay was not such a deal and I could have had A Dart for the same...
Forum: General Q & A
09-08-2009, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By Big Block Billy

Post No ! I am using a 4 wire cord that came with...

No ! I am using a 4 wire cord that came with it. Maybe wires aren't inserted right in connector.
I don't want to waste money buying expensive cables if it still wont work.
I will...
Forum: General Q & A
09-08-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By Big Block Billy

Unhappy Looking For Dave N.

Bought some EFI scan equiptment From Dave N.
He has changed his number. I need to contact him
I still can't get my OTC 4000E scanner to work on the older Mefi Mercs. The thing works...
Forum: General Q & A
09-03-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,789
Posted By Big Block Billy

OK ! I have seen the uneven wear pattern in...

OK ! I have seen the uneven wear pattern in the cylinder wall. It looks like an eyebrow. This was a pair of 572's that Dean Nickerson himself jetted the carbs on. Whatever you do make sure the...
Forum: General Q & A
09-03-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,789
Posted By Big Block Billy

Post I had Lab engine (LEE) Build me a 540 tall...

I had Lab engine (LEE) Build me a 540 tall deck.
I was talked out of a 472-488 etc.
The more you stroke the more side loading the piston does, it wants to cock in the cylinder. This...
Forum: General Q & A
07-05-2009, 11:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,396
Posted By Big Block Billy

Post Hi ! Is there a part number for the FAST kit or...

Hi ! Is there a part number for the FAST kit or components needed ? I would like to get setup to use the 1/4" NPT threads on stock Mercruiser exhausts, as well as the CMI headers. I would love to...
02-27-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,750
Posted By Big Block Billy

:ernaehrung004: There hasn't been any of this for...

:ernaehrung004: There hasn't been any of this for well over a year in a half.
:hitfan: This little guy was me !
Never got over really some bad stuff that happend including 9/11,...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
 


 
Forum Jump

OSO Sponsor
OSO Advertiser
OSO Advertiser
OSO Advertiser
OSO Advertiser
OSO Advertiser

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.

OSO Advertiser