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Forum: General Q & A
11-21-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,934
Posted By TomZ

Iím still banking on using actual Holley parts vs...

Iím still banking on using actual Holley parts vs known to be problematic pieces from PCE. You have a Holley carb thatís now bastardized.

You have a basic engine combination that should run off a...
Forum: Formula
11-17-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,802
Posted By TomZ

No real updates to share... just waiting on some...

No real updates to share... just waiting on some parts to come in. Machine shop is a little slow, too.

Just keeping the thread up-top.
Forum: General Q & A
11-15-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,934
Posted By TomZ

Probably not the answer youíre looking for... ...

Probably not the answer youíre looking for...

Can you try using Holley parts versus the Pro Comp stuff? Iíd think the Holley parts would be better. I think thatís where your probably may be.
Forum: Formula
11-02-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,802
Posted By TomZ

Tyler, Iím using Crane long-body lifters that...

Tyler, Iím using Crane long-body lifters that work with the factory dog-bone guides and retainer.
Forum: Formula
10-31-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,802
Posted By TomZ

Work is coming along.... the first short block...

Work is coming along.... the first short block should be finished sometime next week. Then the other one goes out to be cleaned up. I probably wonít get the engines to my friend for dyno tuning until...
Forum: Formula
10-22-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,802
Posted By TomZ

Wow! What a trip! Iíve been to a lot of places,...

Wow! What a trip! Iíve been to a lot of places, but I was sad having to leave Key West. We hit quite a few spots while we were there. Wrapped everything up at Capt Tonyís.

Back to reality and...
10-14-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 32,272
Posted By TomZ

From that post on Speed Talk: ARP 8740...

From that post on Speed Talk:

ARP 8740 chrome moly “connecting rod” bolt:
Yield strength = 180,000 psi
Tensile strength = 200,000 psi
Cost = $120.00 per set of 16 at Summit Racing Equipment, or...
Forum: Formula
10-14-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,802
Posted By TomZ

This had pretty much been the plan all along. I...

This had pretty much been the plan all along. I just got myself all spun up when the thought of leaving power on the table came into the mix.

ďMust have more powerĒ

ĒMust go faster!Ē

If I...
Forum: Formula
10-13-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 715
Posted By TomZ

I'm blending thread responses. I responded to...

I'm blending thread responses. I responded to your other thread earlier last week. :)
Forum: Formula
10-13-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 715
Posted By TomZ

So long as no rot, the transom should be a-ok....

So long as no rot, the transom should be a-ok. The assembly would absorb anything that would cause damage. Get her apart and then assess.

Mike Mello (Sick Stinger) here on OSO will more than...
Forum: Formula
10-13-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 715
Posted By TomZ

My advice on the Bravos was in the event that you...

My advice on the Bravos was in the event that you found rot in the transom. A lot of guys seem to want to do the switch to a Bravo; I'm not in that camp. Your plan is a good one, and a standard TRS...
Forum: Formula
10-11-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,802
Posted By TomZ

My initial rough math based on having the block...

My initial rough math based on having the block decked to zero or close to (.001-.002, weíre not final just yet... it may need a touch more than that), using a SRP replacement piston (1cc dome), 039...
Forum: Formula
10-09-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,802
Posted By TomZ

Thanks Tyler. The boat is never going to be the...

Thanks Tyler. The boat is never going to be the fastest out there. Hull mods, drive changes, etc; I'm not keen on doing anything like that. I'd look at getting a different boat if I wanted something...
Forum: General Q & A
10-08-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,038
Posted By TomZ

eBay and Amazon injectors a commonly poor copied...

eBay and Amazon injectors a commonly poor copied of the real thing. Iíd stay away from them.
Forum: Formula
10-08-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,802
Posted By TomZ

And while my Formula waits on new powerplants, my...

And while my Formula waits on new powerplants, my buddy's Cig Bullet will be over here getting finished up from its engine builds. Taking over the final rigging and finish work from another friend,...
Forum: Formula
10-06-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 507
Posted By TomZ

My limit switches appear to have never been...

My limit switches appear to have never been hooked up. There are switches on the drives, but the wiring is capped off and appear to have never gone to the black control box under the starboard...
Forum: General Q & A
10-04-2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By TomZ

I hear ya. Iím converting to closed cooling when...

I hear ya. Iím converting to closed cooling when the new ones go back together.

All that rust was being caused by the weeping head gaskets. Iím refreshing everything so a fresh decks should mean...
Forum: Formula
10-01-2020, 12:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 715
Posted By TomZ

Upgrade to Konrad drives. The transom assembly...

Upgrade to Konrad drives. The transom assembly stays the same; you use Konradís bell and drive. The standard 540 is two inches shorter than the TRS and there is an option for another two inches...
Forum: Wanted
09-28-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By TomZ

I'll reach out to you today. At this point I've...

I'll reach out to you today. At this point I've got it down to just needing the heat exchangers. I could use bigger oil coolers as well, but I worry about picking up anything used.

Thanks!
Forum: Formula
09-27-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By TomZ

Great boat. Lighter than the 311. Formula won the...

Great boat. Lighter than the 311. Formula won the Southeast divisional title in B-class with that hull. She should run great your power.

The only issue with the 302 is the potential for rot so...
Forum: General Q & A
09-18-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,661
Posted By TomZ

It really does take away from the fun, doesn't...

It really does take away from the fun, doesn't it? I had a trip last year where the injection started to have some issues. I had run out across the Bay about twenty miles and the port engine started...
Forum: General Q & A
09-17-2020, 03:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,661
Posted By TomZ

If I can get to it, I'll have the piston out this...

If I can get to it, I'll have the piston out this evening.

Wouldn't a broken ring land affect running condition and compression/leakage? Compression was done last spring and the leak down was...
Forum: Formula
09-16-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,802
Posted By TomZ

Appreciate the offer but I managed to get it. ...

Appreciate the offer but I managed to get it.

Kroil did not work so I had to really dig into this to see what I could figure out.

I started off with my air cutoff tool that was just a little...
Forum: Formula
09-15-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,802
Posted By TomZ

Tyler, thatís a Latham system, full hydraulic.

Tyler, thatís a Latham system, full hydraulic.
Forum: Formula
09-11-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,802
Posted By TomZ

Oneís out... ...

Oneís out...
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