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Forum: Formula
06-06-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,453
Posted By TomZ

Blake, Iím still trying to get the Bullet...

Blake,

Iím still trying to get the Bullet finished. I think we have one more solid day of work to button up stuff and get steering filled and bled, then itís off to Top Rack. Then I can really...
Forum: Formula
05-26-2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,453
Posted By TomZ

Making progress! Iím at the point where I...

Making progress!

Iím at the point where I can set the engines down on their mounts and bolt on the flywheel cover to get the final oiling, cooling, and fuel lines run.

...
Forum: Formula
05-26-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,453
Posted By TomZ

It wonít be much of a task, Tom. And you have a...

It wonít be much of a task, Tom. And you have a lot of room in the bilge to work around everything. Bring tools and supplies, a beer or two, and get comfortable.
Forum: Formula
05-23-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,453
Posted By TomZ

Youíre welcome Tom. If you do a Google...

Youíre welcome Tom.

If you do a Google search of ďwater pump fuel pump offshoreonlyĒ Iím sure youíll find everything you need.

Impellers should be replaced every season. Itís pretty easy. You...
Forum: Formula
05-22-2021, 09:20 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,453
Posted By TomZ

I spent most of today working on the Cigarette...

I spent most of today working on the Cigarette with the guys. Weíre close there. Some hoses, shoring up some rigging, and drive/throttle cables. Probably firing later this week or weekend.
...
Forum: Formula
05-21-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,453
Posted By TomZ

Yep - yours uses the HP500 accessory drive with...

Yep - yours uses the HP500 accessory drive with V-belts. That system uses a mechanical pump driven off the raw water pump. The Gen V block did not have a mechanical fuel pump provision so the raw...
Forum: Formula
05-21-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,453
Posted By TomZ

Good to hear Dave. I saw you had some oiling...

Good to hear Dave. I saw you had some
oiling issues; Iím glad you got it figured out! Thankfully, the mains get oiling first on that block so you had at least some pressure at the bearings. I think...
Forum: Formula
05-21-2021, 06:45 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,453
Posted By TomZ

Iím trying!! ...

Iím trying!!

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The list is still long but...
Forum: Formula
05-09-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,453
Posted By TomZ

Parts are starting to come in. I've got the heat...

Parts are starting to come in. I've got the heat exchanger mocked up, plug wires have been fit. Last thing to do is to get the wiring on the engine and configured to work without the MPI. Getting...
Forum: Formula
05-09-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,453
Posted By TomZ

Looking great there buddy!

Looking great there buddy!
Forum: Formula
05-06-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,453
Posted By TomZ

Getting parts has been a major pain these last...

Getting parts has been a major pain these last few weeks. On top of supply chain issues, Jegs got hacked last week so orders were all jacked up. You couldn't even contact them for status updates or...
Forum: Formula
04-29-2021, 10:56 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,453
Posted By TomZ

I looked through the paperwork you sent me Tom,...

I looked through the paperwork you sent me Tom, and I saw everything was replaced except the fuel pumps. LOL

Guess you'll need to look. I'm guessing you have mechanical pumps. :)
Forum: Formula
04-29-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,453
Posted By TomZ

Tom, do you have electric pumps on your 311?

Tom, do you have electric pumps on your 311?
Forum: Formula
04-28-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,453
Posted By TomZ

The fuel pump is mounted on the lower left-side...

The fuel pump is mounted on the lower left-side of the engine (old cool fuel bracket) so running up the back is convenient. Iíll also not have to deal with fuel and closed cooling plumbing all in the...
Forum: Formula
04-28-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,453
Posted By TomZ

Instead of the 90 and the more complicated...

Instead of the 90 and the more complicated routing of the line between the distributor and carb, maybe a 45 that can squeeze between the coil and the distributor?
Forum: Formula
04-27-2021, 11:26 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,453
Posted By TomZ

If thereís a better idea with fuel line routing,...

If thereís a better idea with fuel line routing, Iím listening.
Forum: Formula
04-27-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,453
Posted By TomZ

Trying to get fuel line routing right. I think...

Trying to get fuel line routing right. I think this is going to be my plan.

Iím sure you al have noticed that the feed to the carb is from the rear. With the pump being on the opposite side, I...
Forum: Formula
04-27-2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,453
Posted By TomZ

In pic above... youíll notice the crank pulley is...

In pic above... youíll notice the crank pulley is still off. I have a brand new pulley thatís waiting on clean bolts for the install.

A lot of this stuff will need to come back off to go back in...
Forum: Formula
04-27-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,453
Posted By TomZ

In pic above... youíll notice the crank pulley is...

In pic above... youíll notice the crank pulley is still off. I have a brand new pulley thatís waiting on clean bolts for the install.

A lot of this stuff will need to come back off to go back in...
Forum: Formula
04-27-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,453
Posted By TomZ

Scraping and painting!! Because my heads...

Scraping and painting!!

Because my heads were seeping, some brackets really took a beating. I'm reusing the cool fuel bracket to support my Holley pump> Last night we sanded the heck out them,...
Forum: Formula
04-25-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,453
Posted By TomZ

Hahaha!! Donít knock it... the foam cat ears...

Hahaha!!

Donít knock it... the foam cat ears really help break falls!

:santa:
Forum: Formula
04-24-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,453
Posted By TomZ

And please pay no attention to the mess that is...

And please pay no attention to the mess that is my garage. The place is full of engine/trans assemblies, exhaust for two boats, motorcycle, etc. Out of room!
Forum: Formula
04-24-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,453
Posted By TomZ

Also, as others elsewhere have said here on OSO,...

Also, as others elsewhere have said here on OSO, receiving parts is becoming difficult. A number of things Iíve ordered are backordered. Who would have thought it would be difficult to get spark...
Forum: Formula
04-24-2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,453
Posted By TomZ

Jegs has a sandwich adapter that can support the...

Jegs has a sandwich adapter that can support the bypass needs for my set-up.
...
Forum: Formula
04-17-2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 13,453
Posted By TomZ

Yep. Thatís what I meant by maybe using the...

Yep. Thatís what I meant by maybe using the heater core outlet.
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