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Forum: General Q & A
02-19-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 384
Posted By gofastwannabe

Question Low profile windshield

I am thinking of cutting the frame on my 23 nova for a lower profile look. Has anyone had experience cutting window frames? I also need the plastic (rubber) window stop because mine is dry rotted and...
Forum: General Q & A
03-23-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By gofastwannabe

It was a thought! i am sure with the drive buried...

It was a thought! i am sure with the drive buried so deep i could pick up some MPH. Thanks for the input!
Forum: General Q & A
03-22-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By gofastwannabe

Shorty on 89' Bravo?

Will an Imco 2" shorty fit on a 1989 bravo 1? The drive on my Nova is BURIED!
01-03-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 15,753
Posted By gofastwannabe

GO TO SCHOOL!!!!!! In 2008 I had been in the...

GO TO SCHOOL!!!!!!
In 2008 I had been in the construction industry for 31 years, made good money. I owned my own company for 10 of those years until 9/11. We lived on my wife's teaching income for...
09-09-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,663
Posted By gofastwannabe

Porter Cable and Makita are made in the USA...

Porter Cable and Makita are made in the USA according to this website.

www.usstuff.com/tools.htm
Forum: General Q & A
09-09-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,450
Posted By gofastwannabe

Unhappy IMP Powerboats

Hello gentlemen...and I am using that term lightly!
I have noticed quite a few IMP 31' Vipers for sale on a many of the classified sites and was wondering if anyone had any experience with these...
Forum: General Q & A
04-09-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,633
Posted By gofastwannabe

Cam Specs revised!

O.K. so a mind is a terrible thing to waste! It has only been a couple of years when this thing was rebuilt and apparently my memory is NOT what it used to be. Here are the CORRECT specs for the cam...
04-06-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,690
Posted By gofastwannabe

Hey, thanks Gargs for the info!

Hey, thanks Gargs for the info!
Forum: General Q & A
04-06-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,633
Posted By gofastwannabe

Hey guru"s, will the EMI Thunder system work with...

Hey guru"s, will the EMI Thunder system work with the 3" taller risers? My stock cast manifolds have the 3" spacers on them now so that's why I ask. They go straight out the transom and have an old...
Forum: General Q & A
04-05-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,633
Posted By gofastwannabe

Wow, you guys are killing me here! The builder...

Wow, you guys are killing me here! The builder has a great reputation and has re-built many "blue motors" here in the Louisville area. I was planning on changing the exhaust to something like...
04-04-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,690
Posted By gofastwannabe

Yes it does help, thank you. I thought about that...

Yes it does help, thank you. I thought about that product but I was told you couldn't spray epoxy. I have to take the boat off the trailer and lift it to repair the nicks and scratches as there is no...
Forum: General Q & A
04-04-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,056
Posted By gofastwannabe

I would like to have a preluber but it would be...

I would like to have a preluber but it would be the most expensive thing on my boat!
Forum: General Q & A
04-04-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,633
Posted By gofastwannabe

approximate horsepower!

Hey all you engine guru's, I have a question for you. I had my engine rebuilt year before last by a mercruiser master mechanic. It's was a Mark IV 330 HP 454and I upgrade to 461 CI with speedpro...
04-04-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,690
Posted By gofastwannabe

Auto paint? Really? That is just what I wanted to...

Auto paint? Really? That is just what I wanted to hear as I trailer it where ever I go anyway. It may spend one or two nights in the water at any given time but it is always pulled at the end of the...
04-01-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,690
Posted By gofastwannabe

what do I paint the bottom with?

hey guys, I have an old Nova I will keep for a few more years as it now has a new bbc in it. the sides and top are in great shape but i need to do something about the nicks and scratches in the...
Forum: General Q & A
04-01-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,056
Posted By gofastwannabe

Thanks for the help Runnin! If it doesn't snow...

Thanks for the help Runnin! If it doesn't snow this weekend I may have to pull the cover off. All my buds are headed to LC to get ready for the fast approaching holiday and I don't want to be left...
Forum: General Q & A
04-01-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,056
Posted By gofastwannabe

So I will not have to worry about bearing damage...

So I will not have to worry about bearing damage as long as I dont start it...correct?
Forum: General Q & A
04-01-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,056
Posted By gofastwannabe

Priming Engine with Oil

I have a rebult Mark IV 461 CI in my Nova with about 4 hours on it. I used it once early last year and winterized it in early october. I DO NOT want to pull the distributor to prime the engine with...
07-15-2008, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,221
Posted By gofastwannabe

Two Speed Trannys for Diesels

I've been reading alot about how diesels don't make good performance boat engines because they run at low RPM's. Why couldn't you use a two speed transmission? I haven't heard anyone even discuss...
Forum: General Q & A
07-15-2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 445
Posted By gofastwannabe

Two Speed Trannys for Diesels

I have been ready alot how diesels don't turn enough RPM's for high performance applications. Why not use a two speed transmission. I know a while back Merc actually marketed a two speed called "...
Forum: General Q & A
05-31-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,509
Posted By gofastwannabe

he cleared the cylinders, installed the plugs and...

he cleared the cylinders, installed the plugs and test ran it thursday for about 30 minutes. shut it off and rechecked for water yesterday. No Water! He fired it up and wil recheck again monday...
Forum: General Q & A
05-28-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,509
Posted By gofastwannabe

thanks guys, the builder said he did run it in...

thanks guys, the builder said he did run it in the boat. its going back to him tomorrow to be checked out. my only question is why just the two back cylinders, #6 & #8? would a riser problem do that?...
Forum: General Q & A
05-26-2008, 12:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,509
Posted By gofastwannabe

Water in Cylinders....HELP

I just had my 1989 330 hp 454 rebuilt by a certified merc master mechanic. I got the boat back last week and did not try to start it until today after I put the interior back in. I cranked it twice...
01-30-2008, 02:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,508
Posted By gofastwannabe

again, i don't know why you think I was...

again, i don't know why you think I was complaining. I saw a 2 million dollar boat in a "BOAT SHOW" with a SALE sticker on it and I thought that is was strange that there were numerous flaws in the...
01-30-2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,508
Posted By gofastwannabe

apparently I pissed bgchuby01 off with my...

apparently I pissed bgchuby01 off with my original post somehow. You obviously didn't read where I said I thought the boat was awsome but I expected for the money it may not have been up to par. In...
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