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08-15-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,787
Posted By TxHawk

Outside of just going for a quick blast in either...

Outside of just going for a quick blast in either place, I look at it like this.

Lake Boating (excl Great Lakes) mindset: spot hopping
- Enough fuel for the day?
- If I break, I am not far from...
Forum: Skater
08-09-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By TxHawk

Leave them. They work. They also make a cleaner...

Leave them. They work. They also make a cleaner transom.
Forum: General Q & A
07-18-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By TxHawk

I believe a left hand rotation uses the weaker...

I believe a left hand rotation uses the weaker supported gear in the upper housing. LH drives have been known to wear out fast than a left on twin engine boats. I switched to LH, changed the cable...
06-26-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By TxHawk

The L29 Head casting 279 didn't start showing up...

The L29 Head casting 279 didn't start showing up until 0L Serial Numbers.
06-17-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By TxHawk

There weren't many 0K SN's built on a Gen V...

There weren't many 0K SN's built on a Gen V block, most were Gen VI if you look at the SN's.
https://www.mercruiserparts.com/454-mag-bravo-gen-v-gm-454-v-8-1996
Forum: Prop Talk
05-15-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,885
Posted By TxHawk

Andy knew what he was doing. I wouldn't rush to...

Andy knew what he was doing. I wouldn't rush to change props on a boat that worked before you get some time it. If you load the engines with bigger props you just open a new issue. An extra 500...
05-13-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 350,515
Posted By TxHawk

Guy has a ton of work into this to just abandon...

Guy has a ton of work into this to just abandon it.
https://dallas.craigslist.org/mdf/boa/d/arlington-ft-chris-craft-amerosport-boat/6886581947.html
05-03-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,194
Posted By TxHawk

I worry about the 860 in anything heavy. The 42...

I worry about the 860 in anything heavy. The 42 Tiger "Hall's A$$" has been all over Instagram screaming at 6k RPM's and 87 MPH. That sucks! It sounds incredible then you see the speed. I love...
03-27-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By TxHawk

https://youtu.be/Fin2S42e_5M Searched...

https://youtu.be/Fin2S42e_5M

Searched "Freeze Frame Boat Hatch"
03-18-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 998
Posted By TxHawk

That will make it a lot of fun!

That will make it a lot of fun!
03-15-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By TxHawk

https://www.fstperformance.com/rpm500

https://www.fstperformance.com/rpm500
03-13-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 752
Posted By TxHawk

Any amount you can go up will likely help and if...

Any amount you can go up will likely help and if you are starting with a clean transom and stringers the only real conflict you have is rub rail interference and engine hatch clearance. I doubt you...
03-08-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 26,932
Posted By TxHawk

Not only don't take them out, but reinforce them!...

Not only don't take them out, but reinforce them! Give me an email address, I can send you a lot of 40 Hawk cabin gut and redo photos.
02-28-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By TxHawk

Like everything else, prep is everything. Make...

Like everything else, prep is everything. Make sure it is clean, use a self etching primer and quality paint. I am a fan of powder coat on valve covers and intake manifolds. I haven't seen paint...
02-25-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,658
Posted By TxHawk

You might study Cadillac as well. ...

You might study Cadillac as well.

https://justamericanautomobiles.com/cadillac-tail-fins-1948-1959/
02-01-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By TxHawk

GM has a tall deck 8.0. ...

GM has a tall deck 8.0.

https://www.gmpowertrain.com/engines/docs/GMQD16CLD60_LFI_Product%20PDF.pdf?v=2

PSI cast their own 8.1 block that has piston oilers and other minor changes.
Forum: Activator
01-24-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,635
Posted By TxHawk

DO IT! They are a lot of fun. I originally wanted...

DO IT! They are a lot of fun. I originally wanted to do the #4/5 but after looking at it, couldn't help but go IMCO for my goals. Mine ran high 80's with 625-650HP. 28p LH @5500-5600 is wildly...
Forum: Skater
01-17-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,802
Posted By TxHawk

Without the Arnesons mounted, how do you know...

Without the Arnesons mounted, how do you know that the mounts you are making are going to give you the drive shaft angles you want. At this point, you don't know your flange angle for the drive input...
01-16-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By TxHawk

Intrepid in the Bahamas - Move to Florida Broker?

Looking for unbiased guidance on relocating a Intrepid 32 Open from Green Turtle to FTL/Miami for easier sale. No trailer or established place to keep it. Any brokers have a place to keep it while...
01-16-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,577
Posted By TxHawk

Just a suggestion that I am sure you have...

Just a suggestion that I am sure you have considered. Charter something. Most of the private boats are going to have insurance problems. If you find someone willing, they are hurting and gambling...
01-12-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,159
Posted By TxHawk

Where is the Flight Club boat now?

Where is the Flight Club boat now?
Forum: Skater
01-09-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,802
Posted By TxHawk

Glad you got the history. I didn't want to be...

Glad you got the history. I didn't want to be the one to tell you about the little bilge pump mishap.
Forum: General Q & A
01-08-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,236
Posted By TxHawk

https://www.offshoreonly.com/forums/general-q/3358...

https://www.offshoreonly.com/forums/general-q/335849-teagues-take-650hp.html

650HP 540ci combination conversations are plentiful around here. Search?
Forum: Skater
01-07-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,802
Posted By TxHawk

It was originally a 525SC Bravo boat. A friend...

It was originally a 525SC Bravo boat. A friend bought it and did the paint, interior and power. After destroying IMCO's regularly it became a #6 boat. With 1100's it was a rocket. Yes, Custom...
Forum: Skater
01-07-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,802
Posted By TxHawk

https://i781.photobucket.com/albums/yy99/TxHawk/00...

https://i781.photobucket.com/albums/yy99/TxHawk/00079%20Large_2.jpg
http://i781.photobucket.com/albums/yy99/TxHawk/34154332_IMG_3935.jpg
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