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Forum: General Q & A 03-25-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,064
Posted By KAAMA
Here's an experience I had that you guys might...

Here's an experience I had that you guys might find interesting....back around 2002 or so, I had a pair of naturally aspirated 540cid engines built with some lightly bowl ported 310cc Dart aluminum...
Forum: General Q & A 03-21-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,580
Posted By KAAMA
How to detect valve train instability?----well,...

How to detect valve train instability?----well, one way is when you start seeing little white surrender flags start popping out of your engine compartment. :party-smiley-004:
Forum: General Q & A 03-21-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,264
Posted By KAAMA
I meant to add, I'm just curious as to why there...

I meant to add, I'm just curious as to why there is such a big pricing difference with the other identical exhaust manifolds???...they are about $1000 more than the Eddie Marine exhaust manifolds.
Forum: General Q & A 03-21-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,264
Posted By KAAMA
When it comes to marine exhaust manifold designs,...

When it comes to marine exhaust manifold designs, I kinda wonder how well the Eddie Marine exhaust manifolds compare to Stainless Marine.... or GIL Marine.... or Hardin Marine.... or Dana Marine...
Forum: Swap Shop 03-21-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,144
Posted By KAAMA
Mr. LaVita....just so that you know, I sent you a...

Mr. LaVita....just so that you know, I sent you a PM...please check your box. thanks
Forum: Do It Yourself, Boating on a Budget 03-16-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,783
Posted By KAAMA
I hope I am saying this correctly, but wasn't it...

I hope I am saying this correctly, but wasn't it Articfriends who was testing carbs on this most recent/latest project with his one his dyno partner's modified Holley #4150 850's??? They tried...
Forum: General Q & A 03-05-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,393
Posted By KAAMA
Endeavour32, call me if you get a chance, for...

Endeavour32, call me if you get a chance, for some reason I cannot send out a PM
Forum: General Q & A 11-14-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By KAAMA
I may be out of the loop on this, but was a...

I may be out of the loop on this, but was a "Mayfair" extension box ever manufactured for a Merc Bravo One outdrive? If so, I have never heard of them. Perhaps you are thinking of a Stellings...
Forum: General Q & A 11-02-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,389
Posted By KAAMA
Wow, how things (technology) have changed since...

Wow, how things (technology) have changed since the originality of this thread in 2002....i.e., lifters both hydraulic and solids, head gasket technology too....just all kinds of new and improved...
Forum: General Q & A 10-03-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,271
Posted By KAAMA
I don't know the latest skinny, but the last I...

I don't know the latest skinny, but the last I knew, Daytona Censor was a good ignition box product.
Forum: General Q & A 10-03-2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,698
Posted By KAAMA
Congrats for making it this long on your engines,...

Congrats for making it this long on your engines, but I agree with some of the other guys here....I tend to think you're pushing it...i.e. on borrowed time with that many hours on the top ends. To...
Forum: Swap Shop 09-26-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,109
Posted By KAAMA
Sounds like a decent deal....why are you selling?

Sounds like a decent deal....why are you selling?
Forum: Swap Shop 09-21-2016, 01:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,478
Posted By KAAMA
Will they fit a Big Block Chevy...

Will they fit a Big Block Chevy application?...what year were they manufactured?.....and are these Super Chillers equipped with the "cupronickle" cores/heat exchangers?...thanks
Forum: Swap Shop 09-16-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,850
Posted By KAAMA
John, Are they short or Tall Deck blocks?

John, Are they short or Tall Deck blocks?
Forum: General Q & A 09-16-2016, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1,926
Views: 95,556
Posted By KAAMA
I honestly don't know the compression ratio or...

I honestly don't know the compression ratio or duration or numbers on those cams or how the engines were exactly dyno'd during testing. I would say 680-700hp would be a pretty good power number for a...
Forum: General Q & A 09-16-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,926
Views: 95,556
Posted By KAAMA
Over the past winter a friend of mine took his...

Over the past winter a friend of mine took his engines to a local builder here that has a triple engine offshore boat that had Merc 500hp/549cid Buldogs with over 700hrs. He contacted Bob Madara last...
Forum: General Q & A 08-10-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 8,045
Posted By KAAMA
If it has not been mentioned earlier within this...

If it has not been mentioned earlier within this thread, then a leak down test is one of the best tests you can do as suggested here by Mike Tkach....it eliminates a lot of guess work-----and it does...
Forum: Swap Shop 04-21-2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,461
Posted By KAAMA
Mark, what is a safe top RPM range to turn an...

Mark, what is a safe top RPM range to turn an engine with those kind of cubic inches?....is 6000rpm still ok for 708cid in an offshore boat for 5 minutes at a time? Or what are your thoughts?
Forum: General Q & A 04-14-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,804
Posted By KAAMA
Just an FYI, Boostane works with E85....if you...

Just an FYI, Boostane works with E85....if you have any questions just give Dave W a call.
Forum: General Q & A 04-14-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,570
Posted By KAAMA
EFI sounds life cool stuff...especially for...

EFI sounds life cool stuff...especially for someone that likes messing with hi-tech stuff compared to a carb app. For myself, I am glad that I have decided to go with a Holley carb---especially their...
Forum: General Q & A 04-11-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,023
Posted By KAAMA
I have the same KE "Thermo-Filters"....thanks for...

I have the same KE "Thermo-Filters"....thanks for the info, Brain and Joe :)
Forum: General Boating Discussion 04-11-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 61,955
Posted By KAAMA
How do we find Chris's; "Chris's Go Fund Me...

How do we find Chris's; "Chris's Go Fund Me Account" ?
Forum: General Boating Discussion 04-11-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,516
Posted By KAAMA
Congratulations Ben and Tommy

Congratulations Ben and Tommy
Forum: Cigarette 04-05-2016, 12:49 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 59,787
Posted By KAAMA
Based on the past several years, I think it's...

Based on the past several years, I think it's pretty much common knowledge by now that a Whipple has the advantage over a Roots---it looks to have proven itself.

I know that when my builder had...
Forum: Cigarette 04-04-2016, 11:29 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 59,787
Posted By KAAMA
I thought this was kind of interesting

I thought this was kind of interesting
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