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Forum: General Q & A 07-05-2016, 11:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By Ratchet
I would love to know people's experience with the...

I would love to know people's experience with the Max volts products as well.

I need to replace a coil, but there is not much with respect to the specs, but I also need to ditch the MSDs, just...
Forum: General Q & A 09-09-2004, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,262
Posted By Ratchet
Re: Looking for Alpha Inner and Outer Transom assembly and complete Alpha drive

I have an 85 nova - you can have the boat, minus engines (with 2 drives transom assy's, everything minus trailer, sinceits for my 31 scarab for $3500.

The drives have nosecones..............I...
Forum: General Q & A 07-23-2004, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By Ratchet
Re: What's an average decent price for a pair of used but good counter rotating Alphas?

Beware, teh counter-rotators are not as strong as "regular" alphas. I think they actually just changed a few things and run the thing in reverse. What this does is load the reverse bearing in a...
Forum: General Q & A 07-22-2004, 11:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,338
Posted By Ratchet
Re: Msd ignition reliability, tack bounce

In regards to tach bounce, I have a bit of that and so do a few other people I know.......we are all basically running the pro-billet msd (street) distributors, with 6al boxes.

The other day one...
Forum: General Q & A 07-20-2004, 12:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 476
Posted By Ratchet
MSD question

After going through & cleaning up my msd distributors, I decided to trace the wiring, since I have a poker run coming up on Wed. I figured I'd get my spare box all prepped with the right connectors,...
Forum: General Q & A 07-16-2004, 10:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,242
Posted By Ratchet
Re: Quickfuel Carbs

Thanks guys, it's good to have all positive opinions so far. I think he ordered them the other day & they'll be about a week or so before they're done.

R.J.
Forum: General Q & A 07-13-2004, 11:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,242
Posted By Ratchet
Quickfuel Carbs

Anyone out there used one, or more of these on their boat yet ?

I'm asking because I have a friend who is considering them after an engine builder said hes put a few on engines, and the've worked...
Forum: General Q & A 06-16-2004, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By Ratchet
Re: Drive Coupler

I think this may be aftermarket stuff, but click here to view part prices:

http://ebasicpower.american-data.net/Merchant2/merchant.mv?

Was that the price to put the thing in, or just the...
Forum: General Q & A 04-22-2004, 11:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,375
Posted By Ratchet
Go to your local airport...........buy some...

Go to your local airport...........buy some aero-shell 30 wt. It's thin non detergent, and your oil pressure will be on the low side, but take it out, warm it up nicely then let it rip.........drive...
Forum: General Q & A 03-31-2004, 01:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,618
Posted By Ratchet
Anyone used these yet ?

Anyone used these yet ?
Forum: General Q & A 03-29-2004, 12:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,553
Posted By Ratchet
Nothin but a solid roller in whatever you choose...

Nothin but a solid roller in whatever you choose !

:D
Forum: General Q & A 03-29-2004, 12:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By Ratchet
I believe boostpower.com has turbo kits

I believe boostpower.com has turbo kits
Forum: General Q & A 03-25-2004, 11:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,553
Posted By Ratchet
Oh yeah, you'll have to go to the second page...

Oh yeah, you'll have to go to the second page where I list the engine specs
Forum: General Q & A 03-25-2004, 11:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,553
Posted By Ratchet
Here is a link to what my 355's are.............I...

Here is a link to what my 355's are.............I spin them 6000 all day long...........I also do the poker run thing. I ran them for 400 hrs before a freshen up.

Also, don't let anyone scare you...
Forum: General Q & A 03-22-2004, 11:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By Ratchet
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How much do they interfere by ? I'm asking because I bought mine at diamond racing, They're plain cast aluminum (so you need to paint & put in breather holes with a holesaw), but on mine I just...
Forum: General Q & A 02-29-2004, 12:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,005
Posted By Ratchet
One of our friends built a 27 Fountain with a...

One of our friends built a 27 Fountain with a 540.......similar to 26scarabs engine. I think he was about 650. It did 80.
Forum: General Q & A 02-15-2004, 11:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 998
Posted By Ratchet
Steve, not concerned at the moment, since I'm...

Steve, not concerned at the moment, since I'm spinning a rather small prop at 6000 (21p), I think I'm pretty safe. I've also ran these engines in front of alphas for 4 years and haven't eaten up too...
Forum: General Q & A 02-15-2004, 12:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 998
Posted By Ratchet
That's quite a bit..........wonder how hot they...

That's quite a bit..........wonder how hot they ran
Forum: General Q & A 02-13-2004, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 998
Posted By Ratchet
Bravo I RPMs ?

I'm sure this has been asked before, but after searching for a while, I find myself reading too much other stuff.

Anyways...............

Assuming you can keep a bravo cool, what is the max RPM...
Forum: General Q & A 01-28-2004, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By Ratchet
Probably not too much at 300 HP (just my opinion).

Probably not too much at 300 HP (just my opinion).
Forum: General Q & A 01-23-2004, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 416
Posted By Ratchet
Not Technical, but need help

Thought I'd put this here too, as I'd be willing to go on any ride, even if a test ride:
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From the other section:

Here goes..........The other day...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-23-2004, 01:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 538
Posted By Ratchet
Need Help - Feb 16th or 17th !

Here goes..........The other day the fiance' mentioned that she'd like to go & visit her mom in Gulf Shores Al.

Long story short - I now have everything ready to pull the trigger which includes...
Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-14-2004, 04:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,691
Posted By Ratchet
Just FYI - some companies, such as Delta & others...

Just FYI - some companies, such as Delta & others will send you the guts for free if you call them up.

If you wanna do the budget thing
Forum: General Q & A 01-14-2004, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By Ratchet
By the time you machine the heads, and port them,...

By the time you machine the heads, and port them, get the new stuff, you can probably pick up a set of Sr Torquers or depending on your budget, maybe a set of aluminum heads.

Check out:
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Forum: General Boating Discussion 01-09-2004, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 618
Posted By Ratchet
This is a great place........... However,...

This is a great place...........

However, for some reason, the word "peeps" bothers me, I don't know why, it just does probably because they are those stupid ducks or bunnies you get on easter.
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