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08-27-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 63,691
Posted By tcelano

I got the opportunity to spend two days with Mike...

I got the opportunity to spend two days with Mike at his factory to work on a defense project, and we tested an SV43 with Mike at the helm. I've always admired what he accomplished, and how he ran...
Forum: Wanted
07-01-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 836
Posted By tcelano

Check with Scott at Speed and Custom marine. He...

Check with Scott at Speed and Custom marine. He took a set of 16x24 3-blade in trade for my new props a couple years back. Maybe he still has them.
06-28-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,455
Posted By tcelano

When I finally got my own boat 10 years ago, I...

When I finally got my own boat 10 years ago, I vowed to never own a bravo rig. I have owned SSMIII's and SSMV's, and never lost a day on the water on account of a drive. I'll bet that you can't find...
06-24-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,611
Posted By tcelano

The faster you want to go, the further aft the CG...

The faster you want to go, the further aft the CG really wants to be. If CG is too far forward for the speed, you'll be running at less than the optimum angle of attack, and end up with a lot of...
Forum: Cigarette
06-16-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,460
Posted By tcelano

BTW, what does a 30 Corsa look like?

BTW, what does a 30 Corsa look like?
Forum: Cigarette
06-16-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,460
Posted By tcelano

Common cores for use above the waterline are...

Common cores for use above the waterline are divinycell and balsa. Honeycombs are often used for decking, but are difficult to bend to any shape, and have dubious resin absorption and bonding issues....
Forum: General Q & A
06-16-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By tcelano

Sounds like maybe an IAC issue to me. Maybe it's...

Sounds like maybe an IAC issue to me. Maybe it's sticking when hot. Try swapping IAC's from one side to the other and see if the problem moves. If not, then you can rule it out.
Forum: Cigarette
06-16-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,460
Posted By tcelano

Hi Guys. The one I built for my mistress is prob...

Hi Guys. The one I built for my mistress is prob right at 200 lb, and plenty stiff. My blower scoops aren't meant for walking on but everything else is bomber. I ran a 2x6 spar with a 2x4 flange to...
Forum: Cigarette
06-09-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 26,662
Posted By tcelano

Rick, you should be good in that range. I had...

Rick, you should be good in that range. I had gotten the impression of more power from one of the posts. What is the peak rpm range on those mills? If your peak power is around 5500, you'll likely...
Forum: Cigarette
06-07-2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 26,662
Posted By tcelano

Looking good. Great work! FYI, I have V's on...

Looking good. Great work! FYI, I have V's on boxes on my Mistress. I also started off with 3" of spacers, with the propshaft about 4" below. I took all of my spacers out in one fell swoop, so 1"...
Forum: General Q & A
05-23-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,042
Posted By tcelano

24 for sure. I measured mine when I had it.

24 for sure. I measured mine when I had it.
Forum: General Q & A
05-20-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,042
Posted By tcelano

I had an 83 with a SSM3. I had 600 hp. 72-73 any...

I had an 83 with a SSM3. I had 600 hp. 72-73 any day, 77 was
The fastest I ever saw. You'll probably be very close to this without the transmission and power robbing drive. The previous owner had a...
05-15-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,144
Posted By tcelano

I have sent III uppers to MRD twice. They changed...

I have sent III uppers to MRD twice. They changed gear sets, did seals, and even gave me a new cardan one time, and it was never much over $400.

Bigboat- Thanks. The Mistress has proven to be the...
Forum: General Q & A
05-13-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By tcelano

Mine are also set up to return to aux fittings on...

Mine are also set up to return to aux fittings on Hardin filters. Works fine, provided you fill the filters prior to installing to prime the system. I have aeromotive pumps, and all -12 lines, so if...
05-13-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,144
Posted By tcelano

Depending on how long it has been, it is good to...

Depending on how long it has been, it is good to take the leg off and have somebody like MRD go through it and replace seals, and inspect the cardan joints. Probably every 4 or 5 years maybe.
Forum: General Q & A
02-22-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,658
Posted By tcelano

Same here. I ran AN-12 hoses from both valve ...

Same here. I ran AN-12 hoses from both valve covers to canton racing puke tanks. All I've gotten so far is water when I've drained them. I have 14-71 blowers. Some people insist on a breather system...
02-07-2013, 01:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,248
Posted By tcelano

+Alot I have a whole slew of trailers for...

+Alot

I have a whole slew of trailers for various purposes, and I am pleased to report that not one of them has surge brakes now. I hate those things. The boat trailer has EOH and Kodiak discs on...
02-07-2013, 01:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,376
Posted By tcelano

+1. The strength and stiffness are dominated by...

+1. The strength and stiffness are dominated by the outer layers, so what's in the core isn't so important, as long as it is bonded well and it doesn't fall apart.

While 1/8" aluminum works great...
Forum: Cigarette
02-02-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,717
Posted By tcelano

These boats definitely take a lot of power. You...

These boats definitely take a lot of power. You definitely need 500-550 hp per side to have any chance of seeing 70, and around 700-725 to crack 80. The Mistress, anyway, loosens up as you get near...
Forum: General Q & A
01-30-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,551
Posted By tcelano

My research over the years on this subject has...

My research over the years on this subject has shown that porpoising is a result of the CG being too far aft for the current condition, as defined by the parameters of loading (lift coefficent),...
Forum: Cigarette
12-25-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 615
Posted By tcelano

It should be UHMW.

It should be UHMW.
Forum: General Q & A
12-25-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,481
Posted By tcelano

You should be able to swap all the accessories...

You should be able to swap all the accessories and bellhousing from the old block to the new.

However, you should consider that an Alpha is barely up to the task of harnessing a mild 454. The...
Forum: Cigarette
12-08-2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,287
Posted By tcelano

I have a '79 with teak interior and big power....

I have a '79 with teak interior and big power. The interior shows no signs of working loose, and the boat is still a brick. I pulled some of the paneling down to run wires a while back. It's mostly...
10-30-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,359
Posted By tcelano

It's most likely o-rings in the trim piston, but...

It's most likely o-rings in the trim piston, but also the trim pump has relief valves that control the up and down pressures. The "up" is set to 2500-4000 psi, depending on model, and down is like...
Forum: General Q & A
10-16-2012, 01:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,874
Posted By tcelano

I've done both. Stainless doesn't seem to do well...

I've done both. Stainless doesn't seem to do well over time at high temperatures. It stretches out, and you end up re-tightening them until you snap one off. The ARP stuff is probably much better...
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