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07-20-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By t500hps

It does sound like a gear ratio change.......was...

It does sound like a gear ratio change.......was your old drive rebuilt and you're using the same prop? Are you achieving the same max RPM or is that noticeably reduced? If so, your gear ratio is...
07-20-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 403
Posted By t500hps

You are correct in that the Alpha drive won't...

You are correct in that the Alpha drive won't handle much more than your throwing at it now. The absolute cheapest way to run around the lake faster is to push the throttles further forward and...
07-16-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By t500hps

Va is probably quite appealing to northerners...

Va is probably quite appealing to northerners since VA has had such a heavy influx of outsiders the last 10-15 years it's turned blue. I used to love this state but have come to the realization I...
07-14-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 985
Posted By t500hps

Fantasy fest is another event a week or 2 before...

Fantasy fest is another event a week or 2 before the races. You really need to "google" it.......but I wouldn't do so at work! LOL

I agree though, if they cancelled fantasy fest then it seems very...
07-09-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,913
Posted By t500hps

This thread reminded me I needed to shop Ins for...

This thread reminded me I needed to shop Ins for a 400ss. I just spent 15-20 min on the Wozencraft site entering/re-entering my life history only to have it repeatedly tell me I needed to "enter a...
Forum: Formula
07-07-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 897
Posted By t500hps

This exact question has been asked...

This exact question has been asked before.....because I've answered it.

While there is a 3ft difference in the 2 boats, they are drastically different. If they were Fords, the 353 is a Mustang...
Forum: General Q & A
07-01-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,426
Posted By t500hps

hose clamp........maybe 2 of them?

hose clamp........maybe 2 of them?
06-23-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,231
Posted By t500hps

I follow them on Facebook but missed all this if...

I follow them on Facebook but missed all this if they posted about it! WOW!!!!
Forum: Formula
06-22-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By t500hps

I had a 2002 382 with 500's built to 630hp/700tq...

I had a 2002 382 with 500's built to 630hp/700tq 540's, no boxes, and found the best props for me were 32 Bravos. They weren't the fastest but I was searching for best cruise speed. Fastest were...
06-15-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By t500hps

I had a few XR drive boats and now a boat with...

I had a few XR drive boats and now a boat with those DPH drives (Formula 400ss). They are meaty for sure! Look at the power running through them....no way an XR would last long with nearly 1,000...
Forum: General Q & A
06-03-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,426
Posted By t500hps

I made one from a $10 garden sprayer 15 years...

I made one from a $10 garden sprayer 15 years ago. It holds about a gallon or enough to fill 2 bravo drives. I re-used the clear hose and fitting from one of those cheap hand pump units as well as...
05-20-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,686
Posted By t500hps

The OP asked how to do it......I didn't say...

The OP asked how to do it......I didn't say either scenario was good! I though both my buddies were fools for getting that deep into a depreciating asset.
05-19-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,686
Posted By t500hps

A buddy managed to do this by having someone...

A buddy managed to do this by having someone claim he made a large down payment that he didn't actually make. He financed 100% of a boat but ended up "over-paying" to make the logistics work. (still...
Forum: Formula
05-13-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By t500hps

If you can't find the exact...

If you can't find the exact measurement.....neither can they. It's probably 37ft but simply tell them it's 4 inches shorter than the maximum! (How would they know?)
Forum: Baja
04-30-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,708
Posted By t500hps

You'll almost certainly need to stop 1/2 way and...

You'll almost certainly need to stop 1/2 way and fill up...it's probably a 180-200 gallon tank (Im guessing!)
Forum: Baja
04-30-2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,708
Posted By t500hps

Thinking 30mph is going to be as slow as that...

Thinking 30mph is going to be as slow as that boat will run and stay on plane.

He's suggesting you'll burn 13 gallons per hour per engine at that rpm, whereas the previous poster suggested 15...
Forum: Formula
04-18-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,262
Posted By t500hps

Well.........wait til you get insurance quotes...

Well.........wait til you get insurance quotes for triples vs twins.
04-16-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,076
Posted By t500hps

A buddy has a 37 AT and has looked all over the...

A buddy has a 37 AT and has looked all over the place for a decent ramp from Tappahannock to the bay. Best 2 are at Windmill Pt. and Belle Isle state park. Most of the rest he can't use at low tide...
04-15-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,076
Posted By t500hps

Damn....no good place for you to go from there. I...

Damn....no good place for you to go from there. I keep my boat on the Rappahannock but at the point it meets the bay (Windmill Pt). For that river you really need to run down close to Tappahannock....
Forum: Formula
04-14-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,262
Posted By t500hps

I bought the boat with 8PSI Prochargers on...

I bought the boat with 8PSI Prochargers on 500EFI's. The motors had been "hurt" and ran extremely rich. Sold the Prochargers and built 10:1 540's. Ported Iron Eagles, ported Plenum, monoblade TB,...
Forum: Formula
04-13-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,262
Posted By t500hps

SR1s are not going to cruise easily at 50 unless...

SR1s are not going to cruise easily at 50 unless they have bigger than stock power or you run them at somewhere over 3.800 all the time.

If you plan to overnight on it then SR1's are "bigger" than...
04-01-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,478
Posted By t500hps

I remember when the Excaliber came out and soon...

I remember when the Excaliber came out and soon after the Formula 400ss. I have no idea why the Formula took off in popularity and the Excaliber didn't. I now have a 400ss and absolutely love the...
03-10-2020, 07:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,374
Posted By t500hps

It's been a few years but Steve did mine as well....

It's been a few years but Steve did mine as well. Very happy with how he handled a small problem we had with one of them too.
Forum: Northeast US
03-05-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,539
Posted By t500hps

Monterey has been around a long while and seem to...

Monterey has been around a long while and seem to build decent boats. Formula is going to be near top quality for this type of boat.

Just looking at specs:

The Monterey has a total LOA of...
03-01-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By t500hps

All 3 subs are 4ohm JL audio. (2) 10's and I...

All 3 subs are 4ohm JL audio. (2) 10's and I installed the 8in this afternoon.
https://jlaudio.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/204374180-Single-Voice-Coil-SVC-Wiring-Tutorial
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