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Forum: General Q & A
04-28-2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 962
Posted By cheech

Touche! A master of the craft on that very...

Touche! A master of the craft on that very subject and the importance of reading plugs.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MecCoercp-s
Forum: General Q & A
04-21-2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By Revd Up

Call CMI direct. I have gotten small parts for...

Call CMI direct. I have gotten small parts for mine before from them, and they were very helpful.

Most dealers have a minimum order amount and you could be waiting weeks before they even place...
Forum: General Q & A
04-19-2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By F-2 Speedy

Doesn't look like an OE dip stick to me, could be...

Doesn't look like an OE dip stick to me, could be wrong for the pan ?
Forum: General Q & A
04-19-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By SB

THat opinion only matters coming from your spouse...

THat opinion only matters coming from your spouse or boss. :)

Your being smart, taking the opportunity to know vs assume.

Id remark your dipstick now that you know proper level.
Forum: General Q & A
04-19-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By snapmorgan

Too much oil will cause a loss of power and oil...

Too much oil will cause a loss of power and oil pressure issues. I would start with 8 qts.
04-12-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,109
Posted By Rookie

It was suggested, but I never considered using...

It was suggested, but I never considered using it. It was somewhat addressed in post #13. If done properly, sealed and taken care of wood will last decades. I own a 1986 Scarab Panther and 2000...
02-28-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 947
Posted By TomR

Wag's Engineering made a nice Billet top cap with...

Wag's Engineering made a nice Billet top cap with an integrated shower. I had them on my two previous boats. I tried to get them for my current boat but it doesn't appear they are making them any...
02-23-2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,966
Posted By diesel2fast4u

check these out for the rubrail, much easier to...

check these out for the rubrail, much easier to mount and impressive finish.
https://www.mate-usa.com/en/product_category/s-s-rub-rails-316l
02-22-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,966
Posted By hoodoo

Barbour Plastics is another option for rub rails.

Barbour Plastics is another option for rub rails.
02-22-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,966
Posted By 87MirageIntruder

I had side windows that cracked just like that on...

I had side windows that cracked just like that on a 87 Mirage I restored a few years ago. I found the Beckson Marine PF100SB windows were a direct replacement for the hole size. They look a little...
Forum: Prop Talk
01-24-2021, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,131
Posted By thirdchildhood

That would get rid of most but not all of it. I...

That would get rid of most but not all of it. I just happen to have two Bravo 1 props on the dining table right now!

Does anyone have the length of a stock Maximus 5 blade? The shortened Max 5 is...
Forum: General Q & A
01-07-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,487
Posted By green lightning

I had similar engine's to yours but I had dart...

I had similar engine's to yours but I had dart aluminum heads and vortech superchargers and they never really ran right until I added the intercoolers
Forum: General Q & A
01-05-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,487
Posted By mcollinstn

Your stem clearance is normal. If you were...

Your stem clearance is normal.
If you were looking at a high boost motor, the guide material and stem clearance would be more of an issue, as well as the exhaust seat width and face width at the...
Forum: General Q & A
01-03-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,487
Posted By mcollinstn

4 psi should be plenty safe, even with mid-octane...

4 psi should be plenty safe, even with mid-octane levels. At 4psi, your valves are fine too.
keep total timing under 35.
You are borderline on requiring an intercooler.
If you do choose to add a...
Forum: General Q & A
01-03-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,487
Posted By GPM

Maybe add an intercooler for safety, are you...

Maybe add an intercooler for safety, are you planning to run a thermostat in the engine ?
Forum: General Q & A
01-03-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,487
Posted By sutphen 30

yeah,I'd want inconel exhaust valves for sure.

yeah,I'd want inconel exhaust valves for sure.
Forum: General Q & A
01-03-2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,487
Posted By sutphen 30

6-7psi and I'd watch the timing and knock...

6-7psi and I'd watch the timing and knock sensors.best would be to get it on a dyno and watch the egt's to,then sneak up on the timing.you may be surprised what 1-2 can net you.
Forum: General Q & A
11-19-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By articfriends

I would avoid that pan or anything built similar,...

I would avoid that pan or anything built similar, I dynoed a 540 WITH a whipple 3.3 with that exact pan (customer picked it and supplied it), worked good on the dyno BUT the metal was very thin,...
11-06-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,681
Posted By mcollinstn

Your 454 Mag came with forged TRW pistons. The...

Your 454 Mag came with forged TRW pistons.
The .030 over SpeedPros that are in it now are the correct "cross reference" piston (similar dome, etc to the originals).

I do see that somebody has...
10-15-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 43,885
Posted By mike tkach

janiH.the clamping load differs from different...

janiH.the clamping load differs from different bolts,keep in mind that the big end of the rod gets honed to size with the bolt torqued to spec,if you remove the L19 bolt and install an 8740 or a arp...
10-14-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 43,885
Posted By speicher lane

Bolt Torque...

Bolt Torque (http://www.eaglerod.com/mosmodule/bolt_torque.html)
10-14-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 43,885
Posted By TomZ

From that post on Speed Talk: ARP 8740...

From that post on Speed Talk:

ARP 8740 chrome moly “connecting rod” bolt:
Yield strength = 180,000 psi
Tensile strength = 200,000 psi
Cost = $120.00 per set of 16 at Summit Racing Equipment, or...
10-09-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,966
Posted By baja89drc

Nice project

Nice project
10-08-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 43,885
Posted By Unlimited jd

when torque is measured on a dyno, the engine is...

when torque is measured on a dyno, the engine is typically at wide open throttle. So your 2500-3000 rpm part throttle cruise is completely different from 2500-3000 rpm wot pull on the dyno.
10-08-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 43,885
Posted By sutphen 30

merlin heads suck,enough said,can't believe it...

merlin heads suck,enough said,can't believe it even made that much power.
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