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Hondo Jet Boat Project

29 min 13 sec ago
1976 Hondo jet boat ...good solid hull...Berk 12-jc-B pump...includes ONLY the following...hull, steering, Berkeley pump, gages, trailer.. NO Title.. $500 , thanks...Don...Livingston, Texas. Attached Thumbnails      

Taylor SS for sale

37 min 2 sec ago
1973 Taylor SS ..LESS ENGINE...good condition...Texas title...good trailer... $900...thanks...Don...Livingston, Texas. Attached Thumbnails        

Place Diverter for sale

43 min 1 sec ago
Place Diverter for Berk "E" pump...Like new...complete with new manual control and cable....$500.... thanks...Don...Livingston, Texas. Attached Thumbnails    

WTB 8mm blower pulleys and 1440 belt

1 hour 19 min ago
Hello,

Looking to buy some 55-48 tooth 8mm blower pulleys and a 1440 belt in new to excellent condition. Thanks!

Blower coupler/snout question?

2 hours 57 min ago
I recently purchased a new old stock mooneyham 10:71. I have a drive setup of a different blower, BDS to be exact, I thought couplers and snouts were universal when it came to roots setups, but I guess I was mistaken.

I need help identifying which parts, or what needs to be done, to complete the drive/snout setup for this unit. It appears that the main bolt holding the front gear on to the rotor, a large arp 12 point, is too long to accommodate the shaft in my coupler. The shaft within the coupler bottoms out on this nut before the flanges meet. The bolt on the blower goes past the flange face almost a half an inch, whereas the shaft in the snout is pretty much flush with the flange face. I have attached a few pictures for reference.

I guess bottom line, I'm trying to understand if there is a specific snout/coupler for mooneyham blowers, or if there is a specific reason that this spacer and large arp bolt was used. I tried emailing and calling mooneyham with no luck, not sure if there are even around...

Any help on what I need to get the blower drive setup correctly would be greatly appreciated!! Attached Thumbnails          

spark plugs for 990 heads

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 23:09
Having trouble finding spark plugs for the 990 head. Need a short reach plug, only thing I can find is a 13/16 head. Really does not fit. I've ground/sharpened a socket wrench but the hex head literally screws all the way in, leaving nothing to bite. And a tight fit at that. I narrowed down some indexing rings to bring it out a little. This may help.

What I really need is some gasketed 5/8 plugs with a short thread.

Any one?

Jerry

Winter upgrades with a bunch of help from some PB'ers... BGF to the ramp!!!

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 20:08
We cracked the transom at the May race last season. Went full hillbilly on it at the track, but it still leaked. Talked the Morgan Hill Mafia into fixing it and the results speak for themselves. John, Dennis and Denny are bad ass and I can't thank them enough for fixing this mess!!! It's no wonder John (Lefty) has the longest running build thread (his TR4) on PB since there's a constant line to get into their shop to get work done... Thanks Guys!!



My old rudder stuffing box was worn out and leaked like hell. Since it was all apart, had to go with D21's rudder stuffing box, quadrant and cav plate seals (thanks Phil)



I had SteveO put tapered bearings in my v-drive and also polished the cases. He used his billet caps which are really clean. He also has a very nice billet tail shaft housing and spacer, but I stuck with the old school Casale stuff. I have one of D-21s shaft seals, but just no room to put it in :((((((



My plan for the winter was to build a stouter NOS motor to run QE this year. Before I got to far along on that project, a PB'er offered me a great deal on his blown gas motor. Blown Gas is about the only motor we haven't run and since it was done already, I went for it. This motor doesn't have the power to run QE times, but should be a solid 8.0 contender. If there's any boats in BGF, maybe we'll run that too!! We'll run it a few races then decide if/how we'll pick it up to run QE
Mike Barnes (PE316) offered to help us this year as well as my son. Hoping to hit a few more races this year than we have in the past but I've said that before and stuff got in the way!! We just finished it last night, the boat's not tested, the driver's rusty as hell, I don't even know if the motor will start, but we'll be at Bako Friday, See ya'll there!!!

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Lake Havasu drag boat roll call

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 17:52
Ken Smith Memorial Drag Boat Nationals @havasu

Who's racing, what class? Who is watching?
The S/E 177 will be there running. :))THumbsUp:))THumbsUp:))THumbsUp:thumb::yes:

[Pics] Speed Alley

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 17:25
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Need 10 deg. 1.84 gears

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 17:21
Looking for a set of Casale 10 deg. 1.84 gears. Ten spline top and bottom. Will trade or buy. Thanks j.j. PM, email jj@beaverfab.com or call 254-854-2083

Impeller choice for a 350??

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 17:11
So I took my bowl off to replace it and I'm running a bronze A for my stock 350. I'm spinning 4000 rpm max at 45 mph. Should I drop down sizes to get more speed out of it? I'd like to go faster since they make pontoons that do 44 and john boats are passing me 😢



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2001 Warlock World Class 25'

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 15:56
Posting this for a buddy...

2001 Warlock 25' world class mid cabin. Well kept always stored indoors. Never in salt water. Custom rebuilt mercuriser 500hp. Motor was rebuilt to a 540cu/in 2007 by JMS engine builders in Monrovia, using stroker parts. Have the dyno sheet which shows 540hp and 640ft/lbs of torque. Boat has a custom stereo with 3 amps, capacitor 2 kicker solobarric subs 8 6x9's and 2 6 1/2's. Brand new mercrusier stainless steel 26 pitch prop. Boat will hit 75mph with mild chop. Great family boat all maintenance was done every year as well as a wash and wax every year. Sits on top a Trail Rite tandem axle trailer with brand new LED lighting. Everything on this boat is in perfect shape. I added Dana billet swim steps and and trim taps which was a $3000.00 upgrade. Boat is currently stored indoors in Lake Havasu City. Serious inquires only as we will have to schedule an appointment to see it, if you're serious call me I can tow it home to Rancho Cucamonga for inspection.

Call Josh 909-239-4817
Asking $35,000 obo. Attached Thumbnails          

       

Sad day yesterday had to say goodbye to the eliminator.

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 15:05
Had to say bye to my baby yesterday. The good news is you can still call me Eliminator 4Life Attached Thumbnails  

[Event] 37 days to go

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 13:19
Looking forward to seeing you all out at CFW! CAMP FAR WEST | BIG WAKE WEEKEND | ROAR AT THE SHORE -- PICNIC AND PARTY Attached Thumbnails  

NJBA Opener (Bakersfield) Roll Call

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:36
I'm gonna assume it's because of all the last minute thrashing going on, but it's been awfully quiet in here, so I thought I'd post a roll call for this weekend's NJBA race.

Post up if you're gonna be there...

Millerton Lake (Fresno) This Saturday April 26th

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:28
Calling all v-drives! Come and get it while we've got it! No telling how long our water will last this season.
Some of the local members of the Classic V-Drive Club Of America will be up at Millerton Lake this Saturday morning to celebrate the beginning of our boating season.
Hook em up and come join us. I think some folks will show up about 10am. I will try to get there closer to 9.
Ya, the lake is low but there is enough water to play in. I will be using Ramp 5 because there is plenty of parking right there on the ramp. I plan to check out the work I've done since last season, check out the lake and hang out with those that show up for a few hours till it gets too rough.

Look for the maroon chevy pulling the black/silver 67 Belmont. Come on over and introduce yourself.

If I remember, the launch fees are $17 for the boat/tow vehicle and they were manning the post last Saturday.

Any questions, post up or pm me.
JT

Bravo 1 labbing?

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:26
Looking to lab my 28 bravo. I need some opinions on who to send it to.

Where Your Tax Money Goes

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:24
You may want to watch this, and you may not- video from Chicks on the Right:

Belated Tax Week And Easter Video - You Don't Want To Miss The Special Ending! - Chicks on the Right

WTB Need Casale Mid Plate asap

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 12:00
Just like the tital says. Need a mid plate this week. Please let me know what you have.
thanks,

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