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Forum: General Q & A
05-14-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By Ratchet

I used to solid hubs, but had them on a gen...

I used to solid hubs, but had them on a gen 1........Not sure if the Gen 2 uses the same thrust washer, but the part number on the one I have on my tool box is 12-835467-5.

Like I said, I am not...
05-13-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 521
Posted By Ratchet

x4....... Lost an oil filter (split) when my...

x4.......

Lost an oil filter (split) when my motors were in my old boat. After a couple of miles at 6000 rpms, looked down and no oil pressure. Opened the hatch - what a mess. Back to the...
Forum: General Q & A
05-13-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Posted By Ratchet

Exhaust thoughts for small blocks

Hello,

Years ago, I built some 9 to 1 355 small blocks, with 250/252 @ .050 solid roller cams (112 installed on a 108 CL) with .584 / .598 after lash.. The engines went 15 years @ 6000 rpms with...
Forum: General Q & A
07-05-2016, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 807
Posted By Ratchet

I would love to know people's experience with the...

I would love to know people's experience with the Max volts products as well.

I need to replace a coil, but there is not much with respect to the specs, but I also need to ditch the MSDs, just...
Forum: General Q & A
09-09-2004, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By Ratchet

Re: Looking for Alpha Inner and Outer Transom assembly and complete Alpha drive

I have an 85 nova - you can have the boat, minus engines (with 2 drives transom assy's, everything minus trailer, sinceits for my 31 scarab for $3500.

The drives have nosecones..............I...
Forum: General Q & A
07-23-2004, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By Ratchet

Re: What's an average decent price for a pair of used but good counter rotating Alphas?

Beware, teh counter-rotators are not as strong as "regular" alphas. I think they actually just changed a few things and run the thing in reverse. What this does is load the reverse bearing in a...
Forum: General Q & A
07-22-2004, 10:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,857
Posted By Ratchet

Re: Msd ignition reliability, tack bounce

In regards to tach bounce, I have a bit of that and so do a few other people I know.......we are all basically running the pro-billet msd (street) distributors, with 6al boxes.

The other day one...
Forum: General Q & A
07-19-2004, 11:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 484
Posted By Ratchet

MSD question

After going through & cleaning up my msd distributors, I decided to trace the wiring, since I have a poker run coming up on Wed. I figured I'd get my spare box all prepped with the right connectors,...
Forum: General Q & A
07-16-2004, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,278
Posted By Ratchet

Re: Quickfuel Carbs

Thanks guys, it's good to have all positive opinions so far. I think he ordered them the other day & they'll be about a week or so before they're done.

R.J.
Forum: General Q & A
07-13-2004, 10:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,278
Posted By Ratchet

Quickfuel Carbs

Anyone out there used one, or more of these on their boat yet ?

I'm asking because I have a friend who is considering them after an engine builder said hes put a few on engines, and the've worked...
Forum: General Q & A
06-16-2004, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By Ratchet

Re: Drive Coupler

I think this may be aftermarket stuff, but click here to view part prices:

http://ebasicpower.american-data.net/Merchant2/merchant.mv?

Was that the price to put the thing in, or just the...
Forum: General Q & A
04-22-2004, 10:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,399
Posted By Ratchet

Go to your local airport...........buy some...

Go to your local airport...........buy some aero-shell 30 wt. It's thin non detergent, and your oil pressure will be on the low side, but take it out, warm it up nicely then let it rip.........drive...
Forum: General Q & A
03-31-2004, 12:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,682
Posted By Ratchet

Anyone used these yet ?

Anyone used these yet ?
Forum: General Q & A
03-28-2004, 11:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,621
Posted By Ratchet

Nothin but a solid roller in whatever you choose...

Nothin but a solid roller in whatever you choose !

:D
Forum: General Q & A
03-28-2004, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By Ratchet

I believe boostpower.com has turbo kits

I believe boostpower.com has turbo kits
Forum: General Q & A
03-25-2004, 10:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,621
Posted By Ratchet

Oh yeah, you'll have to go to the second page...

Oh yeah, you'll have to go to the second page where I list the engine specs
Forum: General Q & A
03-25-2004, 10:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,621
Posted By Ratchet

Here is a link to what my 355's are.............I...

Here is a link to what my 355's are.............I spin them 6000 all day long...........I also do the poker run thing. I ran them for 400 hrs before a freshen up.

Also, don't let anyone scare you...
Forum: General Q & A
03-22-2004, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By Ratchet

????

How much do they interfere by ? I'm asking because I bought mine at diamond racing, They're plain cast aluminum (so you need to paint & put in breather holes with a holesaw), but on mine I just...
Forum: General Q & A
02-28-2004, 11:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By Ratchet

One of our friends built a 27 Fountain with a...

One of our friends built a 27 Fountain with a 540.......similar to 26scarabs engine. I think he was about 650. It did 80.
Forum: General Q & A
02-15-2004, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,032
Posted By Ratchet

Steve, not concerned at the moment, since I'm...

Steve, not concerned at the moment, since I'm spinning a rather small prop at 6000 (21p), I think I'm pretty safe. I've also ran these engines in front of alphas for 4 years and haven't eaten up too...
Forum: General Q & A
02-14-2004, 11:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,032
Posted By Ratchet

That's quite a bit..........wonder how hot they...

That's quite a bit..........wonder how hot they ran
Forum: General Q & A
02-13-2004, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,032
Posted By Ratchet

Bravo I RPMs ?

I'm sure this has been asked before, but after searching for a while, I find myself reading too much other stuff.

Anyways...............

Assuming you can keep a bravo cool, what is the max RPM...
Forum: General Q & A
01-28-2004, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By Ratchet

Probably not too much at 300 HP (just my opinion).

Probably not too much at 300 HP (just my opinion).
Forum: General Q & A
01-23-2004, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By Ratchet

Not Technical, but need help

Thought I'd put this here too, as I'd be willing to go on any ride, even if a test ride:
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From the other section:

Here goes..........The other day...
01-23-2004, 12:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 540
Posted By Ratchet

Need Help - Feb 16th or 17th !

Here goes..........The other day the fiance' mentioned that she'd like to go & visit her mom in Gulf Shores Al.

Long story short - I now have everything ready to pull the trigger which includes...
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