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05-08-2018, 12:19 AM
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Posted By BigSilverCat

The supercat class boat can hold around 160-210...

The supercat class boat can hold around 160-210 miles worth of fuel. I think a good race would be government cut (south beach, Fl) to Rivera beach Fl, and back. That would be around 70 miles each way...
05-05-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,164
Posted By BigSilverCat

Iím trying to find the Argentina race from 1997...

Iím trying to find the Argentina race from 1997 but I havenít had any luck yet, that will be arguably the roughest race in modern times. It also had arguably the biggest baddest V-bottom for rough...
05-04-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,164
Posted By BigSilverCat

people say that all the time, but they have not...

people say that all the time, but they have not been out there in those situations. The people that actually raced back in the real offshore days will tell you there is no way a v can run with a cat....
04-18-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 417,575
Posted By BigSilverCat

Something like this? Thermostat with a bypass....

Something like this? Thermostat with a bypass. Use the stock water pump to circulate the water till it’s warm and then the bypass opens and the raw water will go through the engine.

...
04-18-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 417,575
Posted By BigSilverCat

We do not want to do closed cooling due to the...

We do not want to do closed cooling due to the weight and size needed to cool this much hp.
04-18-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 417,575
Posted By BigSilverCat

Pistons: When we ran the boat at Lake Havasu...

Pistons:

When we ran the boat at Lake Havasu a few weeks ago one of the engines started making a little bit different noise and had more blow by then the other. Every time we have ran the boat it...
04-04-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,334
Posted By BigSilverCat

Some things to think about.... On the 1100...

Some things to think about.... On the 1100 setting the race boat might actually run faster then the pleasure boat at 1350. The race boat would possibly be 1,500 - 2,000 lbs lighter. The aerodynamic...
03-30-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By BigSilverCat

some previous years photos. ...

some previous years photos.
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03-30-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 417,575
Posted By BigSilverCat

the water will go through the sea strainer first...

the water will go through the sea strainer first and the holes in the overdrive box are bigger then the holes in the sea strainer.
03-29-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 417,575
Posted By BigSilverCat

Cutaway pics of the overdrive gearbox layout . ...

Cutaway pics of the overdrive gearbox layout .

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03-29-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 417,575
Posted By BigSilverCat

Overdrive gearbox: We finished the design of...

Overdrive gearbox:

We finished the design of the overdrive gearbox. It is designed around three shafts and four gears. This configuration lets me locate the transmission output flange closer to...
03-29-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 417,575
Posted By BigSilverCat

thanks, could you measure one of the steps and...

thanks, could you measure one of the steps and think about where I would mount to the bottom of trailer and see how low it would hang down?
03-24-2018, 03:56 AM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 417,575
Posted By BigSilverCat

if anyone has a Cadillac Escalade that is missing...

if anyone has a Cadillac Escalade that is missing the retractable steps next week, it wasn't me.
03-23-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 417,575
Posted By BigSilverCat

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.offshoreonly.com-...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.offshoreonly.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0939_41962762b7ceb5134472211ed9e02821abb3ced4.jpg
Back to our regularly scheduled problems.

i need to cut the front steps...
03-23-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 417,575
Posted By BigSilverCat

cummins , everything we want to be able to...

cummins , everything
we want to be able to cruise at 110-115
50 gph each
1400 gallons
03-22-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 417,575
Posted By BigSilverCat

If Andy had been a newbie with only a few posts,...

If Andy had been a newbie with only a few posts, I probably would not have even replied and thought it was funny if everyone hammered him. But Andy has been a member on here since October of 2000...
03-22-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 417,575
Posted By BigSilverCat

Who should I talk to? A few of the well...

Who should I talk to?

A few of the well known guys who tried to set long distance (very short to me but long to them I guess) endurance records have failed and could not beat records that were set...
03-21-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,395
Posted By BigSilverCat

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.offshoreonly.com-...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.offshoreonly.com-vbulletin/1200x815/4603218141_fba0e9f929_o_13168ac8250d096bcd06bfeb08e08f861ba0d686.jpg...
03-20-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 417,575
Posted By BigSilverCat

I never said it was going to be easy. The turbo...

I never said it was going to be easy. The turbo and exhaust system are just temporary, once we have what we want it will all be redone with waterjacketed stainless or cast parts. I'm not using light...
03-20-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 417,575
Posted By BigSilverCat

I bought a couple of go-pros so I would have...

I bought a couple of go-pros so I would have video of running at havasu but forgot to turn them on when we were running, but here is video of un-tilting the boat at Lake Havasu, running up and down...
03-20-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 417,575
Posted By BigSilverCat

After we ran the boat several passes we ended up...

After we ran the boat several passes we ended up hurting one of the engines, it was still running and we ran back to the trailer with both but it had a lot more blow by then it had when we started....
03-20-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 417,575
Posted By BigSilverCat

On the crank case vents, we had a catch can that...

On the crank case vents, we had a catch can that had baffles in it and a drain out the bottom that goes down to the oil pan. Besides the drain back to the oil pan being on the downhill side when its...
03-19-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 417,575
Posted By BigSilverCat

Pic of London bridge and girlfriends of the guys...

Pic of London bridge and girlfriends of the guys from Industrial Injection driving the boat through the channel.
...
03-19-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 417,575
Posted By BigSilverCat

putting the boat in the water, and tied up at the...

putting the boat in the water, and tied up at the turtle restaurant at the Nautical.https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.offshoreonly.com-vbulletin/955x549/5_7461e0253675d3d163b8a98e43b972a7b7234688.jpg...
03-19-2018, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 417,575
Posted By BigSilverCat

when we un-tilted the boat and looked in the...

when we un-tilted the boat and looked in the engine compartment all the engine oil had ran out of both engines and was all over the place. When they did the compound turbos the engine vent moved to a...
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