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Forum: General Q & A
10-22-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,187
Posted By Gimme Fuel

No that was first attempt and had the gapless...

No that was first attempt and had the gapless stainless rings and 0.27" gasket haha. Rebuilt with conventional AP rings and .039" head gasket and still had a WTF moment when running and questioned...
10-22-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By Gimme Fuel

Message Smitty (Articfriends) on here. He has...

Message Smitty (Articfriends) on here. He has done several side mount setups, and the MEFI EFI you have can run the additional injectors without the Whipple add-on. He tunes MEFI as well.
Forum: General Q & A
10-21-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,187
Posted By Gimme Fuel

Had this happen on my 548 with K&N breathers. ...

Had this happen on my 548 with K&N breathers. Felt like rings didn't seal and had excessive blow by and breathers were dripping with oil. Those filters directly on covers get oil mist soaked in...
Forum: General Q & A
09-28-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,147
Posted By Gimme Fuel

Been a few years but around 100 degrees if I...

Been a few years but around 100 degrees if I recall. Engine did have some oil control/windage issues with stock pan and ran higher oil temps than I would have liked, but it ran consistent none the...
Forum: Wanted
09-26-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 134
Posted By Gimme Fuel

WTB set of EMI Thunder Manifolds for BBC

I am looking to buy a set of used EMI Thunder manifolds for big block chevy in good condition. Needs to have the long bravo risers. Color doesn't matter as long as in good condition. Looking to...
Forum: General Q & A
09-18-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,545
Posted By Gimme Fuel

Yes those nice rectangular dents in piston say...

Yes those nice rectangular dents in piston say broken ring to me. Almost looks like piece is still imbedded in piston. Take a magnet across the dents and see where it sticks. I've seen this before...
09-14-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,803
Posted By Gimme Fuel

Trixie is back in action, and for a week ran...

Trixie is back in action, and for a week ran stronger than it ever has since I've owned it. Pretty sure I had couple dirty/leaky injectors as it would always smoke a bit for first 10-20 seconds at...
09-01-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 218,456
Posted By Gimme Fuel

I did run their syn 80-90w marine gear oil in my...

I did run their syn 80-90w marine gear oil in my 1000 hour bravo drives behind 502mpi on 380 Powerquest with half bottle of Lucas synthetic Stabilizer in each drive. Drained it 3 seasons later (~100...
09-01-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 218,456
Posted By Gimme Fuel

Would it be possible to ditch the dry sump system...

Would it be possible to ditch the dry sump system and the few HP that goes with it and change to simple wet sump? Or will that make your oil control issue only worse? Anti-foam additives?
Forum: Prop Talk
08-20-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,310
Posted By Gimme Fuel

Isn't the stock rev limiter on the 496 engines...

Isn't the stock rev limiter on the 496 engines still 5150 rpm like always? Not sure how you could be getting 5270 rpm unless you have aftermarket tune. Thinking if your tachometer is reading high...
08-18-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By Gimme Fuel

With that windshield being ahead of the axles,...

With that windshield being ahead of the axles, pull off front two tires and buy longest drop hitch that clears ground with tongue weight on it, betting that will get you really close! Deflate other...
Forum: Powerquest
08-17-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By Gimme Fuel

https://www.cpperformance.com/vsearch.aspx?SearchT...

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Was it 18" stroke or 18" from end to end closed? You...
08-17-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By Gimme Fuel

Oof. That's not a small amount. That's basically...

Oof. That's not a small amount. That's basically take all tires off and slide in on floor jacks or dollys territory.....Hopefully the concrete floor is very smooth.
08-17-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By Gimme Fuel

How much room do you actually need? if couple...

How much room do you actually need? if couple inches, deflate tires then air up once through the door. Or if multi axle trailer, pull of one set of tires to sag the springs on remaining axles more.
08-17-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,803
Posted By Gimme Fuel

My company trucks have always been Fords, after...

My company trucks have always been Fords, after 2-6.0 and 1-6.4 that crapped out right between 100-120k miles, bone stock and hardly towed/hauled anything, I gave up and asked for a 6.2L gasser. I...
Forum: Prop Talk
08-14-2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By Gimme Fuel

Yes, most dream for a running attitude like that...

Yes, most dream for a running attitude like that on a heavier hull haha. Looks like it carries the bow nicely in the first pic.

Full hydraulic steering and learn to balance the boat on the keel...
Forum: General Q & A
08-12-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By Gimme Fuel

You would be far better off to just put some...

You would be far better off to just put some straight tips with internal flappers on. Those corsa muffler tips are pretty solid/well built pieces and are a beeotch to gut. They have same mounting...
08-10-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,803
Posted By Gimme Fuel

Ye ...

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Forum: General Q & A
08-06-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,147
Posted By Gimme Fuel

On my last boat with built engine, I had only one...

On my last boat with built engine, I had only one oil temp gauge, but installed 3 pole switch, and two sensors. One pre-cooler, one after. All I had to do was flip a toggle to see the temperature...
Forum: Powerquest
08-06-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,224
Posted By Gimme Fuel

Did you loose any speed when you started turning...

Did you loose any speed when you started turning props "out"?
I have a 2000 380 with modified bottom and stock-ish but tired 502 mpi. Can run 70gps with 30p Bravo I's but slip is horrible. Been...
07-28-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,803
Posted By Gimme Fuel

Thanks! Yeah, I'm a pretty decent wrench, but it...

Thanks! Yeah, I'm a pretty decent wrench, but it would take me two months to finish it with that type of time commitment anymore. I'll likely just bend over and take it somewhere and hope to have it...
07-28-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,803
Posted By Gimme Fuel

jtbooten, Finally getting back to my failed...

jtbooten,

Finally getting back to my failed truck. Decided to de-grease and what clean engine lats night before I dive into it haha. Looks like it is a fairly involved process just to access that...
07-23-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,803
Posted By Gimme Fuel

Yeah I've been planning on doing that to confirm...

Yeah I've been planning on doing that to confirm diagnosis, just been too darn hot to stand in driveway to wrench on it haha. Yeah, I'm thinking go with OEM stock and add lift pump to help. I found...
07-23-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,803
Posted By Gimme Fuel

Yeah pretty sure my 200k mile 2011 LML just...

Yeah pretty sure my 200k mile 2011 LML just fragged the CP4. Got towed home last week and haven't touched it yet. Died on the highway, change fuel filter message. Changed filter and primed crap...
07-15-2020, 07:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,465
Posted By Gimme Fuel

The washer those come with is actually a...

The washer those come with is actually a "belleville" washer. It has a slight cup/spring action to it and when nut is tightened, creates a load on the nut acting as a lock washer. It may have lost...
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