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02-15-2020, 12:50 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 130,978
Posted By kidturbo

I'm still a couple days away from testing on the...

I'm still a couple days away from testing on the bay. My buddy that drove down with me has to fly home Sunday, and I promised him a day of fishing. But I'd love to meet up next week if your in the...
02-12-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 130,978
Posted By kidturbo

Boat, what boat?? We've just been chilling here...

Boat, what boat??
We've just been chilling here past three days. Enjoying the views on Sarasota Bay. :D

...
02-02-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 130,978
Posted By kidturbo

While hanging out with me in BFE for two weeks...

While hanging out with me in BFE for two weeks this time, David took charge of getting the cockpit furniture wrapped up with our upholstery guy. And then he tackled installing the front bolsters....
02-01-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 130,978
Posted By kidturbo

Reservoir tanks are done and at powdwercoating....

Reservoir tanks are done and at powdwercoating. Steering system all plumbed and tested. We fired up each engine on a garden hose last week and fixed a few clamp leaks on seawater system. However the...
02-01-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,450
Posted By kidturbo

The overall diesel record is held by the late...

The overall diesel record is held by the late Fabio Buzz from way back in 1985 at 277.5KM/H...
01-16-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 130,978
Posted By kidturbo

Luckily all those pieces with someone else's name...

Luckily all those pieces with someone else's name on em are "non-moving" parts I guess.. lol.

When I was a kid, the first time I recall seeing that name was on a local twin turbo jet-boat engine....
12-28-2019, 04:01 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 130,978
Posted By kidturbo

In case ya missed it, Santa brought the ignition...

In case ya missed it, Santa brought the ignition keys.

https://youtu.be/mDFT_SiENZI
12-15-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 122,658
Posted By kidturbo

Those engines have stage 1 AF cams, with a little...

Those engines have stage 1 AF cams, with a little more lift and duration than stock. Think it's a combination of different firing order and no turbos that makes em sound like a gasser. Plus they are...
12-08-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 130,978
Posted By kidturbo

Thank You. Cabinetry skills are one of my hidden...

Thank You. Cabinetry skills are one of my hidden talents.. NOT!! :cool-smiley-011:

Two different cabinet makers actually bailed on that job over past 6 months. Then I remembered working with a guy...
12-08-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 122,658
Posted By kidturbo

Have bunch of stuff I really need to add, but for...

Have bunch of stuff I really need to add, but for now now, check out this other thread...
11-30-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 130,978
Posted By kidturbo

My cabinet maker friend stopped by today to final...

My cabinet maker friend stopped by today to final fit the back seat assembly. Couple lifting rings, hinge for easy center hole access, and then it's all off to the upholstery shop.

I think it's...
11-30-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 130,978
Posted By kidturbo

We certainly appreciate any and all west coast...

We certainly appreciate any and all west coast support, since most of our on water testing time will likely take place out there. Helps to have plenty of contacts while in town.

So far I have two...
11-29-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 130,978
Posted By kidturbo

Wheel is on. At least half dozen people told...

Wheel is on.

At least half dozen people told me there was no way to make a standard Seastar till unit work with an Eaton / Char-Lynn hydraulic steering pump. So guess I'll assign a part # to this...
11-29-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 130,978
Posted By kidturbo

Thanks guys. Winter ain't gonna slow us down...

Thanks guys.
Winter ain't gonna slow us down any now, why they invented parka's. Looking at options of rolling it West for a few days to cut the travel time across the big pond. Maybe roll a little...
11-28-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 130,978
Posted By kidturbo

Last few for today. Tilt steering adapter plate...

Last few for today. Tilt steering adapter plate is cut and back from powder coat. Tomorrow I'll trim up that plastic trim ring, and bolt the wheel on for couple pics. But here is couple of the down...
11-28-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 130,978
Posted By kidturbo

Other accomplishments of past couple weeks. ...

Other accomplishments of past couple weeks.

Finally found someone to take the fold down rear bench seat idea out of my head and into a working mock up.. Seriously one of the hardest tasks I've...
11-28-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 130,978
Posted By kidturbo

Happy Thanksgiving everyone. :eating: Last...

Happy Thanksgiving everyone. :eating:

Last week I received a visitor from across the pond. My brother from another mother over past 4yrs, who I'd never met in person. So first thing I did was work...
10-28-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 583,428
Posted By kidturbo

What's the specs on those new props? 18x? ...

What's the specs on those new props? 18x?
Guessing the slip # came down a good bit along with RPM.
Forum: Swap Shop
10-28-2019, 02:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By kidturbo

Sold em a while back, but forgot to mark as gone.

Sold em a while back, but forgot to mark as gone.
10-22-2019, 02:54 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 130,978
Posted By kidturbo

Unless a group of volunteers shows up this week...

Unless a group of volunteers shows up this week to help whip out the remaining rigging, not so good.. I've been going solo for past few weeks. Ya can't get 200hrs work accomplished with just one...
10-20-2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 130,978
Posted By kidturbo

Believe this project is slowly killing me too.......

Believe this project is slowly killing me too....

Drilled a hole through my finger just yesterday. LOL :greenchainsaw:

Found a set of scales at a barge terminal just down the road from the...
10-18-2019, 01:57 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 130,978
Posted By kidturbo

Shifter plate back from powdercoat. Think this...

Shifter plate back from powdercoat. Think this one looks a bit classier than previous design.
Extended the data wires for the fuel gauge so no fishing in the dark to unplug it. Hopefully the next...
10-18-2019, 12:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,702
Posted By kidturbo

I'm over in SE Ohio. But travel is never an...

I'm over in SE Ohio. But travel is never an issue.
Will send you PM with my contact details.
10-17-2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,702
Posted By kidturbo

Glad to hear the boat found a good home. I was...

Glad to hear the boat found a good home. I was scanning thru some old pics the other day and ran across some I took rafted up in Cumberland. Made me wonder.. That remains one of my all time favorite...
10-14-2019, 02:58 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 130,978
Posted By kidturbo

Also got most of the quad EGT gauge wired up. Had...

Also got most of the quad EGT gauge wired up. Had to run 100' of special KX shielded Thermocouple extension cable, and mount all the probes in the up-pipes. Also finished the low range shift button...
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