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06-18-2021, 07:24 PM
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Posted By kidturbo

Snapped a couple pics inside the old boxes today,...

Snapped a couple pics inside the old boxes today, and noticed they look almost identical gusset layout as I mocked up. These were build by a member here like 15yrs ago or so. However they only used 5...
06-18-2021, 10:20 AM
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Posted By kidturbo

Everything gets wrapped in 1/4" plate. So gussets...

Everything gets wrapped in 1/4" plate. So gussets will get tied into that outer plating.
06-17-2021, 06:33 PM
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Posted By kidturbo

Before I start cutting angles and tack welding,...

Before I start cutting angles and tack welding, what you engineering students think of my struts layout??

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06-16-2021, 12:16 AM
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Posted By kidturbo

Thanks man I'll keep them in mind. I met with a...

Thanks man I'll keep them in mind. I met with a Bradenton guy today that came highly recommended from some local boat guys. Said long as I can get everything ready to weld up, he can squeeze me in....
06-15-2021, 07:19 AM
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Posted By kidturbo

Made it back to town . Box end plates look...

Made it back to town . Box end plates look good..https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.offshoreonly.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/20210614_134533_4ab8c615e8edbeb65a4f84c07197215fbf4a2b65.jpg
06-12-2021, 11:13 PM
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Posted By kidturbo

Na it's all good. Anything diesel related is...

Na it's all good. Anything diesel related is interesting to me. If I've learned anything from all this tinkering, utilizing all the cooling capacity available in a marine diesel "correctly" is...
06-11-2021, 10:42 PM
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Posted By kidturbo

Exactly. Those little things add up. I've ran...

Exactly. Those little things add up. I've ran Dmax setups with Bravo's and transmission, or light duty and medium duty SAE rear covers. I prefer the SAE housing.

Tomorrow I'm going to check out a...
06-09-2021, 08:40 PM
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Posted By kidturbo

Thanks for reading all 31 pages. Ya could have...

Thanks for reading all 31 pages. Ya could have probably skipped to page 30 and likely came to same conclusion. Drive options are the weakest link.
The rare M7 is great option. But from what I saw a...
06-09-2021, 06:27 AM
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Posted By kidturbo

**** man we passed that threshold like 3yrs ago....

**** man we passed that threshold like 3yrs ago. :eek:
Look at this Baja more as the wrapper around a really cool twin powertrain dyno. Also makes for a good sleeper since she's non-stepped and...
05-27-2021, 10:00 PM
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Posted By kidturbo

Was finally able to purchase another 18x27 Covid...

Was finally able to purchase another 18x27 Covid tent this month. They have literally been outa stock on that unit for almost a year now.. Hot Seller !! That along with a new fan got me motivated to...
05-26-2021, 12:55 AM
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Posted By kidturbo

I really like that Schmidt coupler. Don't believe...

I really like that Schmidt coupler. Don't believe I've ever seen one in action before. Then again, maybe saw one as a steering coupler on a streetrod some years back. Very interesting design however....
05-19-2021, 03:04 PM
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Posted By kidturbo

I'm loading up in a hour to go out on my...

I'm loading up in a hour to go out on my neighbors new pontoon with 75hp Merc. Sometimes outboards are just more relaxing.. :drink:

To answer my own reply above, unless the hing pin on a #6 sets...
05-18-2021, 12:19 AM
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Posted By kidturbo

I finally got a template ready to go for the end...

I finally got a template ready to go for the end plates. Gonna cut one outa thin gauge steel to verify the outside edges next week. For transom side, it will use the lower bolt pattern, and drive...
05-16-2021, 11:14 PM
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Posted By kidturbo

The colored pencils and protractor keep telling...

The colored pencils and protractor keep telling me this chit is gonna be close even after raising the boxes 2 inches. That new 19" driveshaft estimate just lost 2" off each end after checking the...
05-14-2021, 02:29 AM
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Posted By kidturbo

So I took a 3 day walk about into the mountains...

So I took a 3 day walk about into the mountains of WV along with my wife to relax and contemplate this new driveline setup. Got all serous, laid out the new cardboard templates on a picnic table, dug...
05-06-2021, 10:23 AM
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Posted By kidturbo

The original 6's were plug-in style, with a 1.50...

The original 6's were plug-in style, with a 1.50 gear ratio. I was told they were dry sump, but after all I've learned, believe they were wet sumps. But either way, going with 2-spd transmissions...
05-05-2021, 12:08 AM
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Posted By kidturbo

That's what I'm trying to avoid ending up with....

That's what I'm trying to avoid ending up with. Part of the reason behind new boxes. The 6 yoke sticks out through the transom, or extension box edge, as where old setup was several inches back...
05-03-2021, 06:37 AM
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Posted By kidturbo

Ok 16hrs driving and find myself 1000 miles away...

Ok 16hrs driving and find myself 1000 miles away from the project again. Setting here in same location that I was drawing up extension boxes in CAD exactly 5yrs ago. Only thing changed is my...
04-27-2021, 03:04 PM
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Posted By kidturbo

Back to a blank slate again. ...

Back to a blank slate again.


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04-24-2021, 04:18 AM
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Posted By kidturbo

https://youtu.be/ojTKkfgvwvU

https://youtu.be/ojTKkfgvwvU
04-24-2021, 12:19 AM
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Posted By kidturbo

Ah, it's been one of those days.. ...

Ah, it's been one of those days..


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Now I kinda see em...
04-23-2021, 12:41 AM
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Posted By kidturbo

My favorite thing about this thread, on days like...

My favorite thing about this thread, on days like today, I can easily search and find all my notes from 4 1/2 years ago, rather than dig through a pile of papers...
:thankyouthankyou:

How to...
04-22-2021, 10:54 PM
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Posted By kidturbo

Well I looked at a #6 wedge plate install...

Well I looked at a #6 wedge plate install yesterday, and the matching offset washers on the studs. Looked interesting, if ya don't minding hogging out the holes in the transom. Just two issues. It...
04-17-2021, 08:43 PM
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Posted By kidturbo

No the transom has old 6 pattern factory.

No the transom has old 6 pattern factory.
04-17-2021, 05:28 PM
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Posted By kidturbo

Took a few days off to take care of some other...

Took a few days off to take care of some other biz, and let the diesel pump gurus sort out why we had 2 failures so close together. Believe they have that sorted out now, so I moved to swapping the...
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