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Forum: General Q & A
02-27-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,257
Posted By TxHawk

What boat is it in? Not all boats are going to...

What boat is it in? Not all boats are going to respond the same to a 50-75HP Increase. Most likely all of your increase will be at higher RPM without increasing the displacement. If you are in a...
02-26-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By TxHawk

If the goal is a nice cruise in the low 40's, I...

If the goal is a nice cruise in the low 40's, I would definitely try the B III's. I think a Bravo III looses its place above 60 MPH. That boat isn't going to run much over that with Bravo I's so...
Forum: Vendor Talk
02-20-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,062
Posted By TxHawk

Not many surveyor's are going to perform a...

Not many surveyor's are going to perform a mechanical on the engines. Especially exotic power. If you are buying a boat with big power and not expecting to have major expenses within the first 90...
Forum: General Q & A
02-20-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 953
Posted By TxHawk

If you use the stock mounts, at least fab an...

If you use the stock mounts, at least fab an aluminum or steel bracket to set them on. Don't mount them directly to the stringer.
Your oil pan, and front accessories will limit how low you can go...
02-13-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 42,367
Posted By TxHawk

Says 6 months not 60.

Says 6 months not 60.
01-07-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 18,319
Posted By TxHawk

How is your project going?

How is your project going?
12-10-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,076
Posted By TxHawk

Double check that reman availability. Lots of...

Double check that reman availability. Lots of people advertise 502's and 496's but don't have them.
11-12-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By TxHawk

Who else is here to see the LS7 powered 24/7...

Who else is here to see the LS7 powered 24/7 classic?
11-12-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,483
Posted By TxHawk

I watched this one on CL for a while. It looks...

I watched this one on CL for a while. It looks nicer in your pictures than it did listed.

That HID looks like it was added. I am curious what is under it.

400-450HP will be plenty to have...
Forum: Wanted
10-18-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By TxHawk

I have some GEN VI with fuel pump hole. This is...

I have some GEN VI with fuel pump hole. This is the latest 7.4 block. Also have some steel and nitrile upgrade cranks.
09-30-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,248
Posted By TxHawk

Are you looking for new ready to run LSA or...

Are you looking for new ready to run LSA or interested in some hurt takeouts?
08-15-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,519
Posted By TxHawk

Outside of just going for a quick blast in either...

Outside of just going for a quick blast in either place, I look at it like this.

Lake Boating (excl Great Lakes) mindset: spot hopping
- Enough fuel for the day?
- If I break, I am not far from...
Forum: Skater
08-09-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,116
Posted By TxHawk

Leave them. They work. They also make a cleaner...

Leave them. They work. They also make a cleaner transom.
Forum: General Q & A
07-18-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By TxHawk

I believe a left hand rotation uses the weaker...

I believe a left hand rotation uses the weaker supported gear in the upper housing. LH drives have been known to wear out fast than a left on twin engine boats. I switched to LH, changed the cable...
06-26-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By TxHawk

The L29 Head casting 279 didn't start showing up...

The L29 Head casting 279 didn't start showing up until 0L Serial Numbers.
06-17-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By TxHawk

There weren't many 0K SN's built on a Gen V...

There weren't many 0K SN's built on a Gen V block, most were Gen VI if you look at the SN's.
https://www.mercruiserparts.com/454-mag-bravo-gen-v-gm-454-v-8-1996
Forum: Prop Talk
05-15-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,619
Posted By TxHawk

Andy knew what he was doing. I wouldn't rush to...

Andy knew what he was doing. I wouldn't rush to change props on a boat that worked before you get some time it. If you load the engines with bigger props you just open a new issue. An extra 500...
05-13-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1,905
Views: 410,641
Posted By TxHawk

Guy has a ton of work into this to just abandon...

Guy has a ton of work into this to just abandon it.
https://dallas.craigslist.org/mdf/boa/d/arlington-ft-chris-craft-amerosport-boat/6886581947.html
05-03-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,446
Posted By TxHawk

I worry about the 860 in anything heavy. The 42...

I worry about the 860 in anything heavy. The 42 Tiger "Hall's A$$" has been all over Instagram screaming at 6k RPM's and 87 MPH. That sucks! It sounds incredible then you see the speed. I love...
03-27-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By TxHawk

https://youtu.be/Fin2S42e_5M Searched...

https://youtu.be/Fin2S42e_5M

Searched "Freeze Frame Boat Hatch"
03-18-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,109
Posted By TxHawk

That will make it a lot of fun!

That will make it a lot of fun!
03-15-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 536
Posted By TxHawk

https://www.fstperformance.com/rpm500

https://www.fstperformance.com/rpm500
03-13-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 954
Posted By TxHawk

Any amount you can go up will likely help and if...

Any amount you can go up will likely help and if you are starting with a clean transom and stringers the only real conflict you have is rub rail interference and engine hatch clearance. I doubt you...
03-08-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 37,499
Posted By TxHawk

Not only don't take them out, but reinforce them!...

Not only don't take them out, but reinforce them! Give me an email address, I can send you a lot of 40 Hawk cabin gut and redo photos.
02-28-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By TxHawk

Like everything else, prep is everything. Make...

Like everything else, prep is everything. Make sure it is clean, use a self etching primer and quality paint. I am a fan of powder coat on valve covers and intake manifolds. I haven't seen paint...
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