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Holley Throttle Bracket Input Needed

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 10:09
Looking to find what throttle cable bracket to get for my push style pedal / cable setup. Going from a stock BBC intake and Edelbrock carb to a Edelbrock Victor Jr. with a Holley 850. Attached are pics of the existing bracket which is clearly not tall enough once I attach the linkage to the top push mounting position, let alone with a 2" carb spacer. Looking for the best setup, so what is everyone running? Links to Summit to purchase and pics installed would be greatly appreciated. Attached Thumbnails    

Does anyone other than Glenwood make a front sbc motor mount plate?

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 07:02
I know Glenwood has the 1292 front plate mount for the small block chevy but I don't really see any other front plate mounts for sbc other than Nicson possibly. Hardin has a rear plate mount that works for both sbc and bbc because they are the same bolt pattern. I have a width of 24.5" on the custom stringer brackets in my sprint boat and it sounds like the Glenwood would need feet added to it to get to the 24.5" width.

WTB Bravo 3 prop set 26p

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 23:58
Show us what ya got

Eng. Parts Twin turbo banks/ pfm most complete system you will find

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 20:23
Twin Turbo Gale Banks / PFM System
The nicest most complete Twin Turbo System on the market. Built for BBC or BBF. It includes the preferred long bolt exhaust logs for a 460 Ford.
These are non- drilled turbos so the boost comes in right away. The custom Waste Gates will control the boost level are totally adjustable with the turn of a bolt.
Kit includes everything and I mean everything.
Main parts- Exhaust logs, risers, waste gates, turbos, polished stainless turbo blankets, carb mount /manifold, 850 cfm carb, Intercooler tubes, Banks intercooler.
Extra parts-Copper or stainless exhaust, riser, turbo, and wastegate gaskets. All bolts and lock nuts included (not nylocks as they would melt). Silicon hoses for all components are included. Extra waste gate springs for lower boost control, waste gate flanges and gaskets.
The intercooler radiators were built one year ago and are perfect.
This system was on my motor just last week. The pics were all taken on 4-22-17.

There is nothing to add or improve upon to this system. It is complete.
I enjoyed this motor for the past five years. I have just decided to build something different like a 545ci dual carb roller motor.
Please call if you would like to discuss. I would consider a trade for part of the cost of the system.

Please request more pics as I have many. Unfortunate I cannot get them to post. Even resized they are too big. (apparently)

Thanks for reading,
Jack 559-392-6444 Attached Thumbnails    

Need advice!!!

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 19:07
I really need your advice on a serious problem:


I have suspected for some time now that my wife has been cheating on me. The usual signs: if the phone rings and I answer, the caller hangs up; she goes out with the girls a lot. I try to stay awake to look out for her when she comes home but I usually fall asleep.


Anyway last night about midnight I hid in the shed behind the boat. When she came home she got out of someone's car buttoning her blouse, then she took her panties out of her purse and slipped them on.


It was at that moment crouched behind the boat that I noticed a hairline crack in the cavitation plate just behind the rudder.


Is that something I can weld or do I need to replace it?

Disclaimer:
i know this is a political forum, but thought we could ALL use a laugh for a bit and remember what we have in common...

Fire Watch 2017

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 16:18
Is anybody else thinking about this?
I am on the base of a mountain with 103 acres of weeds in my backyard...luckily it's a rock mountain but my dogs are running in some spots of 18" tall weeds at the moment where there usually isn't any.
I can hear the News channels already.
Here comes Summer!

21' Sleekcraft SST NEW PICTURES

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 13:50
1991 21' Sleekcraft SST, Super clean, new 496HO motor and matched pump with about 30 hrs on it. Bimini top, seats 4, family boat.
$22,500.00 Call or text Ryan @ 760-275-5968 Attached Thumbnails          

         

         

WTB A+ or AA impeller

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 13:13
Aluminum or bronze, not looking to spend much money. Either Berkeley rated AA or aggressor A, just want more bite than a standard berk A for lower cruising rpm. Not trying to win any races with myself anymore.

MOPAR 440 WITH tORQUEFLIGHT 727

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 12:48
Buying a boat with a six pack 440 without the six pack manifold of course connected to a 727 Torqueflight trans, it was just freshened up recently and is running in the boat. The boat also has a Champion v-drive.

Is there a market for this setup? I am putting a Chevy with a TH400 in it...

Not sure if anyone would want to buy this setup.

Miller V-Drive cruiser

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 11:39
My friend has this 1986 Miller open bow 21 V-drive cruiser. he had miller custom build for him. 454 Chevy, velvet drive, cassale drive box. Garaged most of its life. Hasn't been to the lake 2007. Just wondering what value might be? Attached Thumbnails          

 

[For Sale] 2016 Razor 1000 Turbo 2 seat. $30k

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 09:58
2016 XP 1000 turbo. Has three trips on it. 109.9 miles. Im just not using it like I thought I would.

Went from the dealer to Toys For Big Boys. Full cage, full doors, roof, bumpers, lights, rear chase lights, two safe glow 4' lighted whips, PRP seats, PRP harness, Rugged radios 4 person intercom, and car to car radio, nerf bars, dot glass windshield, removable steering wheel, Lots of Axia Alloy goods, two Axia cell phone holders, Axia mirrors side & rear view, Axia fire extinguisher with billet holder, black methods with regulators, EVO stage two programming, Gibson dual exhaust! highest hp on pump gas. It's a great car, I just don't see myself using it enough.

I got great deals on the build. I payed a little over 42k. This would be a 54k car from a dealer. Ill consider reasonable offers. Unless you have a bad ass hot rod, rat rod, muscle car, or V-drive boat; I'm probably not interested in any trading. I have the Pink slip. Clean and clear title. Green sticker registration. $30,000

Struggling my with pictures. I hate to link a Craigslist add; but I know people want pics.

https://ventura.craigslist.org/snw/6063723694.html

Other WTB rear seating for a V-drive

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 09:38
Looking for any type rear seating for a 19' Howard V-drive.
Just need rear seating to put in till I see if I am going to keep the boat, nothing fancy.
Pm or Call/text if you have anything. Thanks Johnf 4083403692

[Event] Switzercraft Reunion Regatta 2017 / Hot Boat Rally

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 08:44
HELLO EVERYONE... On July 15 at 10am the 2017 Switzercraft Reunion Regatta will be held at Big Basin Marina in Channahon Illinois along the Illinois Waterway. Feel free to join us and show off your boat and have lunch with us. We normally BBQ around 50 chickens, cost is a 5 dollar donation (all you can eat while it lasts). Last years launch fees were $12.00. Boats usually start to arrive at 930am. There are plenty of motels close to the marina if you decide to spend the night. Go to facebook and look for Thomas William Arambasich to see pictures of past Regattas. Or search Facebook for Switzercraft Reunion Regattas. More info cl 815 954 6483 or text me.

1963 Stevens SK Skier

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 22:19
Anyone looking for a project boat would do well to check my offering out. I bought this boat years back, for a friend who told me he was looking for this very boat, but that friend wasn't really serious about wanting it and backed out. I've kept it, covered, but I have enough to keep me busy, and am putting her up for sale. It's a 1963 Stevens flatbottom, an Sk Skier model , 17'. I got it less engine, but all of the hardware that came on it , including v-drive, a Hall-Craft parallel shaft, goes with it, and much of the hardware has been re-conditioned by me good as new. The trailer is a single axle Vance, the original trailer that was sold originally with this boat, and still has it's Vance tag on the tongue.
I'm asking $500 for all that I have, boat, trailer, and all of the parts. PM me for any questions. Spike Attached Thumbnails        

1976 Miller Ski Boat

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 22:04
I am posting this for a great friend of mine whom recently lost his father. Its an awesome boat that I have had the opportunity to ski behind many times at Big River!
1976 MILLER 19’ Jet Boat, newly built 460 Ford. Less than 20 hours on new engine. 870 Holley Carb, Edelbrock Performer RPM Intake, MSD Ignition, Braided Hoses, Hardin Marine Cast Aluminum Exhaust Manifolds. Berkeley 12 JC-A pump with Place Diverter and Controls, re-built by Jack McClure a MPD. This is one fast family boat. Gel coat is in good condition with rails recently wrapped, matching swim steps. Original interior, Six persons cockpit, Full set of 5 gauges, fully carpeted, bimini top, full length stingers, bilge pump, fuel capacity-22 gallon. Miller custom tandem trailer; mag wheels, tube frame, color coordinated fiberglass fenders. This is a classic low-profile 70’s jet boat in excellent condition. It was his Dad’s pride and joy, now looking for a new home. Boat is located in San Diego. Pink slip is in hand. His Asking price 6000.
Please call Rob directly at 760.815.3725, or call me if I can help with anything. Thanks. Chris

Hello everyone!

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 21:44
I'm here to go fast. :cool: bout time I bought myself something fun and dumb amirite? Hope to learn and share stories!

parts clean out

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 17:41
menkens circle prop 11.250-15 $200.00/ flat bottom drop thru 1 in. strut @ mounts $200.00/ 14 in. billet steering post @ billet cap $80.00/ over ride lock out handles one trimetric $75.00-one finishline $75.00/alum shaft log flat bottom $30.00/ 2 sets billet steering pulley assy great shape $ 100.00 each/used wedge 1 in. rudder no cracks $75.00/ 1 in. quadrant $40.00/ solid drive line coupler $ 50.00/ stainless oil cooler $200.00/ bassett header t-check valve new $30.00/ steering quick release hubs qty 2 for capsules $20.00 each/ puck line blocks for valve covers one pair $50.00/ case 6 gal. synergyn race oil 70 synthentic $150.00 have pics that can be text sent 928-566-4104 more to come soon.

WTB 671 Blower

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 15:33
WTB 671 Supercharger polished , will consider offers 805 466 4719 anytime Tom

New safety device for Open Cockpit Racers - NAS (Neck Airbag System)

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 14:20
The Neck Airbag System (NAS) that we introduced at Lucas Oil Drag Boat Series at Wild Horse Pass and Parker Blue Water races has really taken off. Besides being an approved safety device for SCSC & Lucas Oil, NJBA has now also approved the safety device. At the NJBA races yesterday (Saturday, April 22nd) out of 52 entries 25 drivers placed orders for the Neck Airbag System (NAS). We have sold close 60 NAS devices since it's introduction last month. It seems the boat racing community is really embracing this new safety product. This safety device is good for all open boats, from the Sportsman hydroplanes, Flats, Crackerboxes, Grand Nationals, KRRs to all open cockpit Drag boat Classes and everything in between.

As you all witnessed (if you were at Parker) once deployed (lanyard pulled) takes 500 miliseconds (blink of eye) to expand keeps the neck from moving during the incident. This can replace the cumbersone "D" Ring system, Hans or Leatt that all limit neck mobility while racing. Like the airbag in your car it only works when an incident happens. However, if you are comfortable with the "D" Ring, Hans or Leatt then please continue to use them. My only hope is that all open boat drivers use something that will keep their neck from any injury in the event of a crash.
In addition to sizes S, M, L for $250 plus S/H we are now offering XL and XXL for $280 plus $20/Co2 cartridge. I have increased the lanyard size for our purposes as well.

I am placing a fairly large order this coming week and am taking orders. If you're interested and want one, please email me back with your name & size and I'll include this in the order which should be here within two weeks (or possibly sooner). Also, please inclue if you want a single Co2 cartridge or 2 (one for the NAS system and one for back up) as has become the standard from the racers that have puchased the system or place orders already.

If you weren't at Phoenix or Parker and would like more information, please don't hesitate to email or call at your convenience.

If you have questions, please don't hesitate to email or call me with any questions.

Sincerely,

Ross Wallach, President
RPM RACING ENTERPRISES
1803 Morgan Lane
Redondo Beach, CA 90278
(310) 318-4012
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Miller CP-300 welder with S-52A MIG unit

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 09:22
Hey guys,
This is a 3 phase welder. Its in solid condition and welds like a dream. This is an older welder, but definately a goody! I no longer have 3 phase power, so I'm stepping down to a smaller unit. I will ad more photos later today. I considered a conversion to single phase, but I am just trying to down size so that I can fit all of my stuff into my 3 stall garage, so I'm going to use a smaller welder. These are actually pretty easy to covert, and I'm not talking abut a regular rotary phase converter. If you search phase conversion on practicalmachinist.com, there's a member there that has this conversion pretty dialed. Would make a fun project, too. Anyway, I see these units going on ebay in good condition for $1,200-$1,800 and they are in no better condition than this unit. It's ready to weld with 3 phase or can be converted to single phase and will weld to the quality of much more expensive units. Because of the work involved, I'll sell this unit cheap. I'm asking $500! Comes with everything except gas bottle. It'll come with its regulator, too. Has a long power cord, Tweeco Mod. 1 MIG gun and a brand new ground cable and clamp. I want to say that both gun and ground are abouy 20ft. Each, plus about a 25-30 ft power cord.

I'll also take BBC jet boat stuff in trade +/- cash. Wanting to swap my BBC into an old SBO powered jet boat.

Looking for BBC:
• front and rear engine plates
• Water pump plate
• BBC/Berkeley driveline
• BBC jet boat headers over or through transom
• BBC exhaust logs/snails
• BBC oil pan Attached Thumbnails          

 

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