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Forum: Formula
07-02-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By GLENAMY 242SS

An Unusual mistake by Oconnor. Look at this...

An Unusual mistake by Oconnor.
Look at this thread, especially post #8 from a VERY knowledgeable, BANNED, member....
07-02-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,356
Posted By TeamSaris

Great boats. We put a set of 850s in one. Runs...

Great boats. We put a set of 850s in one. Runs 100ish on rails.
We're installing a set of Merc 565's in another this fall. The people who have them love them
07-01-2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 186,577
Posted By kidturbo

With the big single S476 turbos, and without two...

With the big single S476 turbos, and without two speeds, she won't make enough power to reach 15mph. It would need some major aeration tube work to even think about spooling. I've tried just starting...
07-01-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,820
Posted By ICDEDPPL

I got tired of trying to retrieve it from the...

I got tired of trying to retrieve it from the side so I just cut a hole in the bow ....
Forum: Formula
07-01-2020, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By TomZ

Max RPM for the 87 454 Mag (330 HP) is 4600. The...

Max RPM for the 87 454 Mag (330 HP) is 4600. The 88 and above is 5k.

You do not want to run the 330 over 4600 for too long. The rods and especially the rod bolts are the weak link and do not...
07-01-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 709
Posted By outonsafari

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.offshoreonly.com-...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.offshoreonly.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/sany0120_047e182a38714267fb620ad561019cebd629c130.jpg...
07-01-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,820
Posted By outonsafari

that's the best way to do it specially when...

that's the best way to do it specially when guests on board can't help because they are in full ass mode
a- lacking Agility usually because they are
s- Stupid and
s- not Sober
Forum: Scarab
07-01-2020, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,171
Posted By Team Archer

I have the 26 hull and deck, the 31 hull, 37 twin...

I have the 26 hull and deck, the 31 hull, 37 twin stepped hull, 38 twin stepped with race deck, 43 twin stepped with race deck and Wellcraft deck, 46 hull and race deck.
07-01-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 55,626
Posted By Smoke eater

I know the feeling I often said this when I was...

I know the feeling I often said this when I was building my drag cars. Now the wife says this about my boat habit!!!!
Forum: Formula
07-01-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By GLENAMY 242SS

Yes sit that is correct. Hence even a smaller...

Yes sit that is correct.
Hence even a smaller pitch is in order. i.e. 19 Rev 4-4 blade and easy out of the hole, please.
Forum: Formula
07-01-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By GLENAMY 242SS

2 important unique things to keep in mind here....

2 important unique things to keep in mind here. 1987 454 Mag is 330 hp peanut port NOT a Mag. 1987 has an ALPHA drive NOT a Bravo 1.
May want to check with MASI 242 he ended up with a 19 REV 4 prop...
Forum: Formula
07-01-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By oconnor marine

i agree with this. I had a 1988 242ss 454 bravo....

i agree with this. I had a 1988 242ss 454 bravo. And the 23 is too much.
07-01-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 55,626
Posted By Wildman_grafix

I don't think this one is shortened, pretty sure...

I don't think this one is shortened, pretty sure it was made that way. I'll see him this weekend and find out who made it.

It does make it sound bad ass though.
Forum: Formula
07-01-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 331
Posted By Redneckcustoms13

The 21p mirage plus would be what came on that...

The 21p mirage plus would be what came on that setup to get 4800 rpm.

Personally I would put a 21p mercury revolution on it. The revo (4 blade) planes, turns, and all around handles the boat much...
06-30-2020, 11:48 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 186,577
Posted By payuppsucker

Not so fast Obiwan......the Tiger planes better...

Not so fast Obiwan......the Tiger planes better and runs faster with 4blades vs 5.
I donít have the 4 blades I need right (17x32) now so Iím running 5s.

Heavy straight bottoms with high drive...
Forum: Sutphen
06-30-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By jdub

Thanks man. Some final rigging and interior and...

Thanks man. Some final rigging and interior and it will be ready to hit the water.
Forum: Sutphen
06-30-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By Jons

Sure looks like you did it right. Nice piece...

Sure looks like you did it right. Nice piece enjoy.
06-30-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 55,626
Posted By mitchie

Looks great as always Gary.

Looks great as always Gary.
06-30-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 186,577
Posted By green lightning

I don't think you can make a generic statement...

I don't think you can make a generic statement like that, my non-step V bottom will plane so much faster with 5 blade props than with 4 blade props .
06-30-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,997
Posted By snapmorgan

I believe that most insurance doesn't cover boat...

I believe that most insurance doesn't cover boat salvage. Might be a good time for everyone to read the fine print on their policies..
06-30-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 735
Views: 186,577
Posted By Keith Atlanta

Kidturbo, all the older Bajas that have #6 drives...

Kidturbo, all the older Bajas that have #6 drives have 4 blades, even the ones with the notch I believe. So, isnt that the default or are you still trying more blades? Isnt a 4 blade the go-to for...
06-30-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By Spectre Man

Thanks JaayTeee ... now that I know it's 45...

Thanks JaayTeee ... now that I know it's 45 instead of 30, it makes a big difference to me. I pretty confident I can hit 80 in 3/4 mile from a 45 start. My boat is light and I have a wicked punch at...
06-30-2020, 04:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,997
Posted By Drock78

Hope they have good insurance. That's going to...

Hope they have good insurance. That's going to be a big bill.
06-30-2020, 01:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By larslindroth

Late post response here, but I want to salute you...

Late post response here, but I want to salute you for the good condition you've kept your classic Sonic. The 30SS is a fantastic boat so I'm glad you're keeping her and giving her some extra love....
06-29-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 186,577
Posted By kidturbo

Not yet. The prop stretcher broke, and I have no...

Not yet. The prop stretcher broke, and I have no way to make these 17's any larger diameter without it.. :D

I would like to try some 18-34's on 5 or 6 blades to help plant the torque in the water...
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