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Forum: General Q & A
01-19-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By Smitty275

Yes, the larger the filter, the better off you...

Yes, the larger the filter, the better off you are. Just be sure to use a good filter like Wix, Napa Gold, Fram Racing, etc.
01-08-2021, 03:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By Smitty275

Doesn't the Bravo assembly have two extra bolts...

Doesn't the Bravo assembly have two extra bolts going thru the transom?
Forum: General Q & A
12-29-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 714
Posted By Smitty275

Just a thought. Take a chip to your local...

Just a thought. Take a chip to your local automotive paint supply. They can put it in a scanner and give you an exact color match. Most can even put it in spray cans for you.
Forum: General Q & A
12-24-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,337
Posted By Smitty275

There's another way around this. You need more...

There's another way around this. You need more initial timing. Depending on your ignition system this can be easy to do and keep your total timing as is or it can be a pia. But it would solve the...
12-21-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,491
Posted By Smitty275

That mechanic is not being honest with you. You...

That mechanic is not being honest with you. You can buy brand new heads for under 4k. He's blowing stem up your a$$ so he can buy the long blocks. Buy them and have them looked at by a reputable...
12-14-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By Smitty275

If they've not seen water they're probably just...

If they've not seen water they're probably just fine. But you really don't know until you have it apart.
Forum: General Q & A
12-09-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,803
Posted By Smitty275

Check out Flotek heads also. Very good reviews. A...

Check out Flotek heads also. Very good reviews. A guy on a BBC forum just did a street 496 and made well over 600hp with their 290 oval ports out of the box. They have quite a few head offerings and...
12-07-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,423
Posted By Smitty275

That Alpha 1 will be just fine behind his small...

That Alpha 1 will be just fine behind his small block. Torque is what kills them. And he's not gonna be in BBC torque territory. Guy run them with mildly built BBC and a light throttle hand and they...
Forum: General Q & A
12-04-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,584
Posted By Smitty275

The A-1000 leaves room to grow. If returning the...

The A-1000 leaves room to grow. If returning the fuel to the tank the pump nor the fuel is going to build any significant heat.
11-29-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,423
Posted By Smitty275

To get a hundred HP gain your gonna need a top...

To get a hundred HP gain your gonna need a top end minimum. New heads, intake, roller camshaft, at the minimum. The trick is going to be keeping it making enough torque to get the boat moving and the...
Forum: General Q & A
11-25-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Posted By Smitty275

Is your existing engine scrap from having cracked...

Is your existing engine scrap from having cracked when frozen or just had water where it shouldn't have? If the block is not cracked take it to a reputable engine builder and turn it into what your...
11-25-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,554
Posted By Smitty275

Glad you got it working.

Glad you got it working.
11-24-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,554
Posted By Smitty275

Is the fuse in place? Have you hooked to any...

Is the fuse in place? Have you hooked to any other trailers that worked properly?
Forum: General Q & A
11-23-2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,766
Posted By Smitty275

Hate to bust your bubble there bucky but you...

Hate to bust your bubble there bucky but you won't make an ounce more HP with EFI than with a properly set up carb. (Provided you know how to tune a carb.)
EFI will usually start easier and there...
Forum: Prop Talk
11-22-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By Smitty275

From looking at that sheet you'll be ok spinning...

From looking at that sheet you'll be ok spinning it anywhere from 5600-6k. The HP curve is really flat there. The torque curve is downright impressive. It's just gonna be a matter of getting the...
11-19-2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,021
Posted By Smitty275

If floats are right and it's still pig rich...

If floats are right and it's still pig rich you've probably got a blown power valve.

As for the assembly under the acc nozzles sometimes it's there and sometimes not.
11-16-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,501
Posted By Smitty275

Had a drag car. Part of winning a race at...

Had a drag car. Part of winning a race at Englishtown was a case of Royal Purple. Lost motor (bearings to be exact) first race after pouring it in. Ground the crank and new bearings. Back to VR1 and...
11-12-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,021
Posted By Smitty275

Holley puts the pn on the front of the air horn....

Holley puts the pn on the front of the air horn. Need to take air cleaner off to see it.
11-12-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,501
Posted By Smitty275

I run the Mobil Delvac 1300 for $11/gallon at...

I run the Mobil Delvac 1300 for $11/gallon at Wally world. It's semi synthetic. Holds up exceptionally well in over the road turbo diesels. My 2000 F350 uses less of it than it did on Amsoil. Does...
11-11-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,330
Posted By Smitty275

Should still come up with same result. The rings...

Should still come up with same result. The rings will go below flush with the piston sides.
11-11-2020, 08:09 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,330
Posted By Smitty275

Just put the indicator on it like you've been...

Just put the indicator on it like you've been doing and rock the piston top to bottom and see how far it moves. Take the average of the high and low for your measurement. With out a ring machined...
11-11-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,501
Posted By Smitty275

Amsoil is only sold thru it's dealer network or...

Amsoil is only sold thru it's dealer network or direct. You won't find it in regular stores anywhere. When I was a dealer I had it shipped all over the world.
11-10-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,330
Posted By Smitty275

Did you account for piston rock on the ones with...

Did you account for piston rock on the ones with big difference inside VS outside measurements? So you could probably safely cut it .015". If you cut it .050" you'll have them all out of the hole and...
11-10-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By Smitty275

I got one of the Amazon kits. Everything was same...

I got one of the Amazon kits. Everything was same as the Merc kit except the water hose. It's a little bigger OD for some reason and a real bear to get the tapered hose plug retainers in. A lot of...
11-10-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 35,618
Posted By Smitty275

550ft/lbs and 425hp

550ft/lbs and 425hp
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