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03-28-2021, 07:09 PM
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Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Cant tell you how many of my Fla boating friends...

Cant tell you how many of my Fla boating friends tow w/o straps!

Just because they’ve been lucky..........

I know when I was selling trailer boats in Columbus in the early 90’s’, many of our...
03-28-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3,152
Views: 475,185
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Yep You could go there a 100 times and see...

Yep

You could go there a 100 times and see something different every time.

Not just Top Fuel either.

I especially like the history of the innovators in the early days when no one knew how to...
03-27-2021, 07:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,411
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Just watched one on changing firing order on...

Just watched one on changing firing order on changing firing order on a 572 Chevy.

At peak it showed +4 ft lbs and +2 hp’s.

Average through full pull was debatable.

Their conclusion was as...
03-27-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I love the west coast lines of the boat. ...

I love the west coast lines of the boat.

Timeless!
03-06-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1,246
Views: 301,643
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Dude, I’m the guy in the hockey helmet in the...

Dude, I’m the guy in the hockey helmet in the back of the shop beating my head against the wall but, bag it.
Call it a day.

Bolt on some real drives and show us what some real smokers will do!
03-04-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,916
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I remember looking at an ‘80’s vintage Suzi V-6...

I remember looking at an ‘80’s vintage Suzi V-6 two stroke and being blown away to see that you could replace an entire cylinder bank w/o replacing the entire block.
Very Cool.

I think if the Jap...
03-02-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,411
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I’m waiting to see them swap pistons side to side...

I’m waiting to see them swap pistons side to side like I did in my old Chrysler.

Im sure not all piston mfgs do this but back in the day of Mopars “Direct Connection” they said the wrist pins were...
03-02-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,411
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

NOSSSS, we need NOSSSS!!!!!

NOSSSS, we need NOSSSS!!!!!
03-02-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,916
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I’d call two 300 Suzis on my 25’ Checkmate a...

I’d call two 300 Suzis on my 25’ Checkmate a performance boat.

Yes on RPM limits.

Ive hear some of the 4 strokes have different pistons spec’d to each bore, so no to rebuilding.

Ive been...
03-02-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2,121
Views: 498,708
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Been on Craig’s at least since fall. I like...

Been on Craig’s at least since fall.

I like it a lot.

Everything is old enough that you’d have to really go through it, pre purchase.

Love their classic lines.
03-01-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3,152
Views: 475,185
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Yep We were in PC for the weekend and I got...

Yep

We were in PC for the weekend and I got away with burning a seagar on the ice behind the hotel Saturday.
03-01-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,411
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Next on my watch list. Ive seen similar on...

Next on my watch list.

Ive seen similar on the air cleaners.
They believe it has to do with straightening/directing the flow into the mouth of the carb.

And, me too on the rocker ratios.
...
03-01-2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,358
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Tuff had a 28 Tuff w/twin 300 Xs OBs there that...

Tuff had a 28 Tuff w/twin 300 Xs OBs there that also ran into the low 120’s.

Faster than a 28 Skater there w/same power.

The Tuffs are bad ass vee bottoms!
02-27-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Yep We need pixs!

Yep

We need pixs!
02-26-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,411
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Was was just going to post that. Opposite of...

Was was just going to post that.

Opposite of what we think and less is more.

We know that dyno tuning ain’t the same as in the boat/car tuning but it’ll get you 90% there plus you see so much...
02-24-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,976
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Bla ha ha!

Bla ha ha!
Forum: Apache
02-23-2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,237
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I really like the lines of it. And yes,...

I really like the lines of it.

And yes, perfect candidate for an OB conversion.
02-23-2021, 08:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,411
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Not sure as I have it set up to take all...

Not sure as I have it set up to take all episodes, 1/2 of which being repeats.


Another informative episode was cam timing.
As in, altering its timing in relation to crank rotation.

It worked...
02-23-2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,916
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

The test facility in Tampa is now open . And...

The test facility in Tampa is now open .

And a really good sign for the US.

Honda already has one on the east coast of Fla.
02-22-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,411
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Yep Just bought a stroked ZO6 powered ‘02...

Yep

Just bought a stroked ZO6 powered ‘02 TransAm that I mistakenly thought was dry sumped.

Upon learning it was not, I educated myself on what dry sump is Vs what I thought.
Would do nothing...
02-22-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,411
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Next to nothing. I need to watch it again...

Next to nothing.

I need to watch it again because at the begging Dave Freiberger commented that they had to reduce stroke by I think .250” to make everything fit and he didn’t expand it.

Same...
02-22-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,916
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

My bad fellers. Had pixs of it But already...

My bad fellers.

Had pixs of it But already deleted them so went on line to see what I saw down in Fla and it was the V-8 425 Yammi.
Which I still like the looks of.

My comments on the V-6 300...
02-22-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,976
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I’ve towed w/everything from junk (when I was...

I’ve towed w/everything from junk (when I was young/poor) to nice and have seen huge differences.

For me, power aside (and I tow long distances), I want as long and wide of wheel base as I can...
02-22-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,411
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

Anyone watching Hot Rods Engine Masters series?

Some of it is pretty good and makes you think.

Basically 3 really smart engine guys, spending someone else’s money, w/access to free dyno time.

I tape all of them to catch what I may have...
02-22-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,246
Views: 301,643
Posted By Twin O/B Sonic

I like your pressure testing idea but IMO, unless...

I like your pressure testing idea but IMO, unless your applying a 1k ft lb torque to them, w/giant wheels beating the hell out of them, while surfacing......., and steering the boat, adding...
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