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Forum: General Q & A
07-13-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By NautiB

Ill give it go & report back. :) First I have to...

Ill give it go & report back. :) First I have to customize a tail pipe that I had custom built.. Sigh... :(
Always something....
Forum: General Q & A
07-13-2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By NautiB

I Think I see where I was going astray. I was...

I Think I see where I was going astray. I was going with a longer lever at the carb but I was also going somewhat forward.... Ill do it again but go straight up & keep the closed throttle "cable"...
Forum: General Q & A
07-13-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By NautiB

There are other holes that I did try, closer to...

There are other holes that I did try, closer to the axis point & further away. No help at the carb end. All it did was change the location of the cable anchor point.
Forum: General Q & A
07-13-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By NautiB

SB, It seems to me that the closer to the axis...

SB, It seems to me that the closer to the axis point the attachment is, the less the travel would be. Problem is, I dont see another attaching point available on this control.
Forum: General Q & A
07-13-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By NautiB

So I have the original Kiekhaefer controls. The...

So I have the original Kiekhaefer controls. The cable is at the very end of the lever as it is. There does not seem to be any other option to attach the cable anyway, but yes, I am getting full...
Forum: General Q & A
07-11-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By NautiB

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.offshoreonly.com-...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.offshoreonly.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/20200711_224205_72f1687dece0d45db4cdfb9386ecbd6ae01541fa.jpg...
Forum: General Q & A
07-11-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,507
Posted By NautiB

Throttle linkage / geometry

Having an issue with throttle cable geometry. What are you Holley guys doing with your carbed engines & zero effort controls to get proper throw? I have mine set up like many Ive seen and if I set...
Forum: General Q & A
06-15-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By NautiB

The kits Ive found offer 3 sizes. 5/8 3/4 & 1" ID...

The kits Ive found offer 3 sizes. 5/8 3/4 & 1" ID holes. I guess its trial & error as far as what will work best as there are hardly any 2 systems alike. Id say your right on target about the design...
Forum: General Q & A
06-15-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By NautiB

distantthunder, Thanks for that input! Great...

distantthunder, Thanks for that input! Great info! What did you experience for water pressure issues? I have concerns with that as well. As of yet, I have no pressure build up but their not in the...
Forum: General Q & A
06-15-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By NautiB

Update: Just to add more input, Ive tried a...

Update: Just to add more input, Ive tried a couple different things. I removed the thermostat & blocked off the bypass hose. Ran the engine on garden hose full pressure. The temps all over the engine...
Forum: General Q & A
06-08-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By NautiB

Water crossover issues

Has anyone experienced while running your engine on a test stand & on a garden hose, with a crossover system that uses a thermostat & bypass, The stb side of the engine & crossover pipe runs hot &...
Forum: General Q & A
05-14-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,628
Posted By NautiB

ThisIsLivin, Sounds like you've put your time...

ThisIsLivin, Sounds like you've put your time into that beast for sure. I will drill the thermostats I have. Im assuming the 3 dimples that are already there. Your CD-1 sounds nice, wish I had known...
Forum: General Q & A
05-13-2020, 02:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,628
Posted By NautiB

Im using Hardin marine cross over kits with their...

Im using Hardin marine cross over kits with their thermostats. They tell you to drill them if needed. Your cam is pretty heavy on duration, for what looks to be a wet exhaust. Im not sure im looking...
Forum: General Q & A
05-13-2020, 09:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,628
Posted By NautiB

It obvious your getting good results. It also...

It obvious your getting good results. It also sounds like you have the cooling system dialed in good. If works, dont fix it. lol Did you drill extra holes in your thermostat?
Curious, what are you...
Forum: General Q & A
05-13-2020, 12:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,628
Posted By NautiB

Would you agree -4 is sufficient? What would be...

Would you agree -4 is sufficient? What would be the harm in a larger hose size? ThisIsLivin seems to be getting real good #s with -10. Problem I find is information on this subject varys so much &...
Forum: General Q & A
05-12-2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,628
Posted By NautiB

Thanks man! good info, I really appreciate it! I...

Thanks man! good info, I really appreciate it! I did grind, drill & tap my manifolds. I taped it to 1/4 pipe as to run -4 hose & fittings last night. I can always go bigger....
Forum: General Q & A
05-11-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,628
Posted By NautiB

ThisIsLivin, by the way, what size are those FPS...

ThisIsLivin, by the way, what size are those FPS tees. 1/2" npt or 3/4"?
Forum: General Q & A
05-11-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,628
Posted By NautiB

ThisIsLivin, Nice job, looks good! Is that -8...

ThisIsLivin, Nice job, looks good! Is that -8 hose & fittings there? Im under the impression -4 is optimum but your temp consistencies are real good. Love the black headers by the way.
Forum: General Q & A
05-11-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,628
Posted By NautiB

Rookie, I appreciate all the visuals, very...

Rookie, I appreciate all the visuals, very helpful. Thats awesome temp control & low cost to.
Forum: General Q & A
05-11-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,628
Posted By NautiB

Sutphen, That was a concern I had. I like the...

Sutphen, That was a concern I had. I like the intakes with prevision already there. Look good, preferred angle of the fittings & more meat to work with. But, well, I already have these. lol
Forum: General Q & A
05-10-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,628
Posted By NautiB

Rookie, what are the max temps your seeing with...

Rookie, what are the max temps your seeing with 165* Thermostats? The majority of what im seeing is 200*. My bearing clearances are tight & I have really good oil pumps so I expect even if its...
Forum: General Q & A
05-10-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,628
Posted By NautiB

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.offshoreonly.com-...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.offshoreonly.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190726_144914_4ca5cdd618b9a6f57b0509a2d0f90df4139f8b3d.jpg
As you can see there is no boss to drill threw. The web there is in...
Forum: General Q & A
05-10-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,628
Posted By NautiB

getrdunn, global warming.. lol

getrdunn, global warming.. lol
Forum: General Q & A
05-10-2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,628
Posted By NautiB

Rookie, very interesting.. I was considering a...

Rookie, very interesting.. I was considering a similar idea. I thought of using the 1/4" line at the rear of the exh manifold to the tail to tee into using -4 an plumbing. What intake are you using?...
Forum: General Q & A
05-10-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,628
Posted By NautiB

Sutphen 30, is that on a GenVI engine? Ive heard...

Sutphen 30, is that on a GenVI engine? Ive heard of doing that. I have MarkIV bow tie's.
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