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10-07-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 21,486
Posted By HawkX66

How'd I forget that!?!?!

How'd I forget that!?!?!
10-07-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 21,486
Posted By HawkX66

Damn... If it has tiiits or wheels, it'll give...

Damn... If it has tiiits or wheels, it'll give you problems!
Forum: General Q & A
10-06-2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 888
Posted By HawkX66

Merc #16 454/502. Merc #11 Bravo Stern Drives

Merc #16 454/502. Merc #11 Bravo Stern Drives
10-06-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 21,486
Posted By HawkX66

Nothing really technical that I did. I used an...

Nothing really technical that I did. I used an adjustable pushrod to measure them at mid lift and 90 then added the head gasket thickness. This was after a long talk on the phone with Scott Foxwell....
Forum: Formula
10-06-2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 31,566
Posted By HawkX66

If I had my generator installed I still wouldn't...

If I had my generator installed I still wouldn't be as tight as you. And that's saying something when I have about 4" from my water pump pulley to my fuel tank.
Forum: General Q & A
10-06-2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,114
Posted By HawkX66

I bought one of these kits, but let someone talk...

I bought one of these kits, but let someone talk me out of installing it. I like to be able to get all the oil out possible, but sucking it out the dipstick doesn't get enough. I think I didn't bend...
Forum: General Q & A
10-06-2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 888
Posted By HawkX66

There's a lot of other differences between a Gen...

There's a lot of other differences between a Gen V and Gen VI motor. Are you just saying what the difference is with the pre and post dated manual?
10-05-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 21,486
Posted By HawkX66

I am. It's all Lunati except the rockers and push...

I am. It's all Lunati except the rockers and push rods. I got the pushrods from Straub. It's an L29 punched .030". I have my born with L34 396 on the stand. I'd hate to put a window in it...
Here's...
Forum: Formula
10-05-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 31,566
Posted By HawkX66

Looks basically like mine, but I have some room...

Looks basically like mine, but I have some room to get to it from the side. You definitely are shoe horned in there. Glad you're getting it sorted.
10-05-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 21,486
Posted By HawkX66

Those look familiar... I have them in my 69. ...

Those look familiar... I have them in my 69.

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Forum: Formula
10-05-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 31,566
Posted By HawkX66

What are you running for closed cooling again? My...

What are you running for closed cooling again? My Monitor system doesn't go anywhere near my raw water pump.
10-04-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 21,486
Posted By HawkX66

Thought you'd appreciate this... ...

Thought you'd appreciate this...
https://youtu.be/unQm0P2cLB8
10-02-2021, 06:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,662
Posted By HawkX66

I've been pretty convinced that it's all about...

I've been pretty convinced that it's all about maintenance and how you take care of it. Are you the type to get in and hammer down cold? Do you drive it like it's a car? Etc. I've had many friends...
10-02-2021, 06:19 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 21,486
Posted By HawkX66

I like fixing any born with parts on my 69. I...

I like fixing any born with parts on my 69. I love knowing the parts rolled off the line in a US factory. My media blaster with alum oxide has saved countless parts when I was rebuilding her. They...
10-02-2021, 05:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,662
Posted By HawkX66

I loved my 05 6.0L. 100k miles as my dd and...

I loved my 05 6.0L. 100k miles as my dd and plowed a dozen driveways every winter in Mass. Plenty of towing etc. Never one problem. Now that I have my new truck I don't miss it quite as much, but she...
Forum: Swap Shop
09-22-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,815
Posted By HawkX66

Lunati uses ductile iron cores. Unless of course...

Lunati uses ductile iron cores. Unless of course this isn't a standard cam. I'll let the seller field that question.
Forum: General Q & A
09-19-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,003
Posted By HawkX66

Thanks Tom! I noticed she's running a little...

Thanks Tom!
I noticed she's running a little rich when I was flushing on the muffs last night so it's time to start dialing the carb in a little better. The good thing is I burned through most of...
Forum: General Q & A
09-18-2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,003
Posted By HawkX66

Put about 100 miles on her today down the York...

Put about 100 miles on her today down the York River. I parked my truck and trailer next to someone with an Active Thunder. His blue F250 and trailer were pretty nice. Too bad I never saw the boat....
Forum: General Q & A
09-17-2021, 05:47 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,003
Posted By HawkX66

It's just the way they're manufactured. Good...

It's just the way they're manufactured. Good question though. I'm not sure why they do it.
Forum: General Q & A
09-16-2021, 09:36 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,003
Posted By HawkX66

Finally found the time to finish her up. Went out...

Finally found the time to finish her up. Went out tonight and she's running like a champ. Brought her up to 35, but I didn't want to push her too hard yet.
I started her on the hose and broke her...
09-10-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 28,342
Posted By HawkX66

You going to lift the cab to do it?

You going to lift the cab to do it?
Forum: General Q & A
09-09-2021, 07:41 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 15,258
Posted By HawkX66

Yessah. That'd be my knucklehead move. Less than...

Yessah. That'd be my knucklehead move. Less than 10 psi with the plugs out then straight up to 65 psi with them back in once I figured it out. Thankfully it was quick...
I always drill the two front...
Forum: General Q & A
09-06-2021, 06:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,683
Posted By HawkX66

Interesting. I probably should have degreed it....

Interesting. I probably should have degreed it. I'll screw around with one of my other motors some time and see what the deal is.

Motor is buttoned up and ready to go back in. Of course that means...
Forum: Formula
09-06-2021, 06:09 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 31,566
Posted By HawkX66

F'ing boats is right. Have to love it. I got your...

F'ing boats is right. Have to love it. I got your message. I ended up buttoning the motor up yesterday. I decided to just run the stock rockers. Long story why I wanted to use the studs, but it's all...
Forum: Formula
09-05-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 31,566
Posted By HawkX66

Motors sound awesome. Congrats on having both...

Motors sound awesome. Congrats on having both together. Looks like you have the glass in line to be fixed up. Bets on who is in the water first? Lots of nice weather left to enjoy.
Shot you a text...
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