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Forum: General Q & A
Yesterday, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By ThisIsLivin

I have the Crower pro magnum rockers and JOMAR...

I have the Crower pro magnum rockers and JOMAR stud girdles on AFR heads. 250 hours and so far so good. I will be doing a partial tear down and inspection this winter to check lifters.
01-15-2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 870
Posted By ThisIsLivin

Just watched an Engine Masters episode where they...

Just watched an Engine Masters episode where they tested Dart, Profiler, Edelbrock and Brodix intakes on a 598 big block. They saw similar results with the Dart. The AFRís were all over. The Brodix...
01-14-2022, 08:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 870
Posted By ThisIsLivin

Try a Jomar 1" phenolic tapered spacer, it...

Try a Jomar 1" phenolic tapered spacer, it improves signal and boosts midrange torque. Couldn't believe the difference it made for me. I also added a 1" open and it helped my top end. Both were...
01-13-2022, 09:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 870
Posted By ThisIsLivin

You might want to check someone like Blue Print...

You might want to check someone like Blue Print Engines. They make several options for marine applications.
Forum: General Q & A
01-13-2022, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By ThisIsLivin

Way to many variables and not enough information.

Way to many variables and not enough information.
Forum: General Q & A
01-12-2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,799
Posted By ThisIsLivin

I had George do a stage 2 on my drive. He uses a...

I had George do a stage 2 on my drive. He uses a bigger bearing and a custom shaft but uses stock gears. I also had him Cryo the gears to remove internal stresses. He also will tell you no hole...
01-11-2022, 11:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,119
Posted By ThisIsLivin

If it's built anything like my 280, it's...

If it's built anything like my 280, it's incredible. I've launched my 280 more than 10' off the water in big waves on Lake Huron. My wife stayed on the dock and she could see the entire boat over...
Forum: General Q & A
01-10-2022, 09:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,470
Posted By ThisIsLivin

I just checked my cameras and I only have 4-6" on...

I just checked my cameras and I only have 4-6" on Lake Huron between Cheboygan and Rogers City.
Forum: General Q & A
01-07-2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 996
Posted By ThisIsLivin

I have the same issues with my labbed B1 30P. ...

I have the same issues with my labbed B1 30P. Causes more chine walk and needs a lot more trim. I have an older Hydro QIV that picks the bow way up over the B1 but it doesn't bite as well getting...
Forum: General Q & A
01-06-2022, 04:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,470
Posted By ThisIsLivin

I second the EDM. When I was fixing sleds and...

I second the EDM. When I was fixing sleds and any small motor stuff I used EDM regularly to burn out bolts. I had a key way break on a kart racing engine and had the crank welded and burned a new...
Forum: General Q & A
01-05-2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,154
Posted By ThisIsLivin

What is recommended for a GEN V block? Planning...

What is recommended for a GEN V block? Planning on an inspection of my valve train this winter.
Forum: General Q & A
01-04-2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 530
Posted By ThisIsLivin

Check out Sailrite or DLT for fabric and...

Check out Sailrite or DLT for fabric and materials. I used DLT for my project, worked better than I thought it would.
Forum: General Q & A
01-04-2022, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By ThisIsLivin

I'm running the Brodix on my 524, I got it based...

I'm running the Brodix on my 524, I got it based on a recommendation from Ron at Dynamic Speed and Marine. They've built a ton of engines and that's what they recommend. I did find that a 1" 4 hole...
12-28-2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 661
Posted By ThisIsLivin

I have the Gibsons as well and I idle a lot down...

I have the Gibsons as well and I idle a lot down long rivers. They do make a big difference and I have not been able to notice any difference in speed. I do make a lot more noise than stock 496's...
Forum: General Q & A
12-20-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 530
Posted By ThisIsLivin

I have a heavy cloth fabric as well. ...

I have a heavy cloth fabric as well.
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Forum: General Q & A
12-20-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,368
Posted By ThisIsLivin

It has to do with air velocity and the mass of...

It has to do with air velocity and the mass of the fuel. The air and fuel don't follow the same path at high velocity which causes fuel separation, circle track cars make mods to the intake to get...
12-09-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,187
Posted By ThisIsLivin

The problem with new vehicles is all the...

The problem with new vehicles is all the electronics and so much of the engineering is done over seas. I have a 2003 Suburban with 360k on it and the only thing I've really had to deal with is the...
12-07-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,378
Posted By ThisIsLivin

I'm looking at a top end tear down and...

I'm looking at a top end tear down and inspection. After reading through a thread on lifter failure, I decided not to wait for the engine to tell me it's broke. I will probably be switching to...
12-06-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,802
Posted By ThisIsLivin

Thanks for the update. So sad though.

Thanks for the update. So sad though.
12-06-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By ThisIsLivin

FYI Harbor Freight sells some brushes that are...

FYI Harbor Freight sells some brushes that are slightly softer than a tooth brush that are a little larger. I use them on my boat. I will definitely being getting some Starbrite vinyl cleaner.
Forum: General Q & A
12-06-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,368
Posted By ThisIsLivin

I think a lot of the problems we are seeing in...

I think a lot of the problems we are seeing in hydraulic lifters is due to valve train stability. I've seen a lot of dyno runs where you can see where the valve train becomes unstable and that is on...
12-01-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By ThisIsLivin

I pull my impeller when I winterize my boat. It...

I pull my impeller when I winterize my boat. It allows me to drain the lines and oil cooler completely. I have a floor drain in my garage so I drain everything inside. I do it in place so I don't...
12-01-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By ThisIsLivin

Do you have a generator/shore power switch? My...

Do you have a generator/shore power switch? My brother bought a boat and that switch was wired wrong. If you're having this problem, I would meter everything out. I used to work on motor homes and...
11-26-2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 996
Posted By ThisIsLivin

I have Bosch starlight cameras with full...

I have Bosch starlight cameras with full analytics on both houses, same cameras we sell the Pentagon. My Beach House also has a Bosch Alarm panel. With the Bosch system I have the camera analytics...
11-23-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,620
Posted By ThisIsLivin

If Harbor Freight made theirs a foot wider they...

If Harbor Freight made theirs a foot wider they would sell a ton of them. You could buy an I-Beam from a structural steel reclamation shop pretty cheap to make the HF unit wider....
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