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New Years Day Run

4 hours 6 min ago
The best way to bring in the New Years is a good boat run.

2012 ski Nautique 200 Mapple edition #13

4 hours 18 min ago
For Sale 2012 Nautique 200 Closed Bow Mapple Icon edition #13 of 14.
ZR-6 liter 409 package. Zero Off, bimini, road cover, underwater lighting,tandem axle trailer, heater.
Want one of the worlds best slalom machines? This boat has 426 hours, very well maintained and updated.
$60,000
850 215 1996
Boat located in Panama City Florida. Attached Thumbnails      

Under 23' 95 Cole Super Hawk

4 hours 23 min ago
Hello, thanks in advance for taking time to read and reply. I recently found a 22' super hawk for sale. Its book value is far less than its resale value as far as I have been able to determine. Why is that? So the boat is absolutely gorgeous and I believe it to be super low hrs based on its showing in pictures. Its a 95 openbow, original owner, who has added an aftermarket tower and sound system. It was listed originally for 20k but has been reduced to 17.5K I just found this today, im shopping, and if its available I am scheduling an opportunity to give it a looksee and get it on the water. Any input either way would bemore than helpful

Dominator arrestor. Glen wood pump, shift handles & more

4 hours 26 min ago
Dominator flame arrestor 10" dia X 3" tall. All stainless $100.00
Glenwood water pump, good impeller $200.00
V Drive shift handle. $75.00
V Drive locking shift handle. $125
brand new Spinelli 4 blade prop Bravo Drive $400.00
all prices are plus the ride from Louisville KY. Attached Thumbnails          

   

[Question] Cole Boats

4 hours 29 min ago
Hello, thanks in advance for taking time to read and reply. I recently found a 22' super hawk for sale. Its book value is far less than its resale value as far as I have been able to determine. Why is that? So the boat is absolutely gorgeous and I believe it to be super low hrs based on its showing in pictures. Its a 95 openbow, original owner, who has added an aftermarket tower and sound system. It was listed originally for 20k but has been reduced to 17.5K I just found this today, im shopping, and if its available I am scheduling an opportunity to give it a looksee and get it on the water. Any input either way would bemore than helpful

Ugly Chrome

5 hours 10 min ago
My chrome looks like crap after running baffles inside them. Anyone know the hot ticket to bringing the chrome back to life?

New Morse cables $20 each

5 hours 27 min ago
I have a few new Morse-style cables in different lengths. They are listed by overall length (OAL), housing length and color. Most are threaded on both ends. mvmracing@cox.net or (949)248-0083

90/78/gray
72/60/gray
77/65/gray
84/72/red
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Engine machine shop equipment

7 hours 50 min ago
Prices are cheap due to I need the space and I retired. There is money to be made here if you have the time and are willing.

Winona seat and guide machine #1.
Complete machine with air float table and fully tooled with extra tools such as PC seal cutters and larger valve spring pocket cutter etc.
It is a 3 phase machine variable speed but it works just fine on single phase with a small inverter.
$1500.....but there is a catch....but one you might like. You must take Machine #2.

Winona seat and guide machine #2.
Identical model to the other seat and guide machine but this one is.....single phase. In other words can run with no inverter at all.
No tooling with this machine. It is air float table also. It needs some cleaning as it has sat for years.
Free....when you buy the #1 machine.

You must pick up. A U haul tandem open trailer will handle them both. I have a way (with your help) to load them.

Sunnen rod hone machine.
This is a small machine that works well and I will throw in a lot of tooling. It even has the gauge on it which are quite pricey.
$750.
Buy the seat & guide machines and the sunnen rod machine and get......free....a 777 Boring bar complete with tooling!

I reserve the right to throw in other free stuff that you might want.....when you get here. lol
You might also be offered other machine items such as piston pin tooling, rod heater at very cheap prices. Bring money.

I have 2 more engines to do and after they are done I will have (among other things):

Stewart Warner engine balancer complete with tooling and adapters (single phase machine) AND the shadow graph scale complete.
I will even show you how to use it.

A Storm Vulcan 85B Blockmaster surfacer with fixtures and even spare fixtures. A 3 phase machine that works fine with a little inverter.
I'll also have ring slip sleeves of various sizes, Sunnen dial bore gauges, setting tool etc.

Want to REALLY build your own motors? This is your start.








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Jones Tach

8 hours 13 min ago
WTB : Jones Mechanical Tach. Small diameter with tattle tell.

[Announcment] Looking to ship a boat trailer to Mass

8 hours 32 min ago
I have a guy that wants to buy my boat trailer and needs to get it from Lake Havasu to Massachusetts. Anyone going that way in the 3-4 months???

Thanks, Steve

1965 corvette SBC turbo project....

10 hours 50 min ago
I know its not a boat but....

I need the power curve of a BBC out of my numbers matching small block. I have rear gears that came in a 69 BB vette so that it will cruise on the freeway. I was thinking of building a stroker 383 with a hidden rear mounted single turbo blow thru carb so that it still looks pretty stock under the hood. I also want to use the stock ram style exhaust manifolds if possible. I am limited on hood space even with the (1967 427 hood.) This is a sidepipe car so I will probably exit the exhaust under the car and keep the side pipe tips for looks only. Max HP is not the goal....BBC torque curve with good manners is the goal. 5500-6000 max rpm

Since you guys are performance junkies I would like to hear your feedback on the parts to make this happen. How would you do it?

SNL Gets it RIGHT!...School House Rock!

11 hours 3 min ago
Just in case you missed this.....SNL's opening skit is EXCELLENT as it sums up the Emperor's latest EO with their re-make of School House Rock!..... :))THumbsUp:))THumbsUp

Capitol Hill Cold Open - Saturday Night Live - YouTube

Bubbles in resin

11 hours 53 min ago
I am in the process of doing balsa floors in my boat. I am having a major problem with air bubbles showing up in my resin, they only seem to show up in my top coat over my cloth. They seem to show up while it's curing, I am using west systems 105/207 resin and hardener combo. My garage is kept at 70 while doing fiberglass work, I have never ran into this before. Please help!

[Video] 95 silverado dually

12 hours 8 min ago
CHECK 95 SIVERADO IN FOR TOW VEHICLE FOR SALE FORUM. VIDEO 95' Dually on Vimeo Attached Thumbnails  

[For Sale] 95 silverado dually

12 hours 22 min ago
95 SILVERADO DUALLY, RECENT KORNOWSKI REBUILD. CALL 928 486 6549 FOR DETAILS $20K. VIDEO (95' Dually on Vimeo) Attached Thumbnails          

   

Winter Party???

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 22:23
When and where is the Winter Party going to be held for next season's agenda???

Room at the Bluewater next weekend

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 22:22
If anybody needs a room, I'm going to be cancelling my reservation for Thursday thru Sunday night at the Bluewater for next weekends race. It's a junior suite with a queen bed and a foldout bed. Hope this helps somebody out, as I know they've been sold out for a while now.

tunnel ram gains over single 4bbl

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 21:32
On same engine what kind of gains or loses would you see . Aplication in v-drive.

Game Over-Tom Peterson Placecraft build Thread.

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 21:17
Figured I'd start posting about the new river boat. I don't have a ton of pics yet so please be patient with me because I have very little time to update the thread. I'm hoping to be on the water before next summer but that will depend on how much free time to I get to rig the boat. Right now I've got a pile of parts in the shop and the engine just arrived from Sonny Leonard (thanks to B1 for taking delivery while I was out of town!) so I couldn't resist weighing the thing and hanging it in the hull to see how it looked. I was very surprised to see the engine only weighs a little over 600 pounds given how giant the heads are. Its only about 30 lbs heavier than the old 4.84 bore space Chevy I used to run.

The plan is to build my own turbo kit with twin 88mm Precision turbos, wastegates, blowoff valve and intercooler. This'll be my first legit turbo engine and I'm already cringing at how much all of the turbo parts weigh compared to my old nitrous parts. Oh well, at least it will look shiny and make ridiculous power. Enjoy!

Details- The hull is a 19-foot Placecraft laid up by Tom Peterson last summer. It has a super stiff bottom, lightweight sides and top. It weighs 418 lbs. It's hard to see in the crappy iPhone pics but the gel is a beautiful mix of metalflake silver, orange and blue sprayed by the guys at Advantage Boats in Havasu and finished by Scott Kornowski. I'm super impressed by all of the works those guys did. It's one of the nicest laminated hulls I've ever seen.

The intake is a new Miersch low-profile unit set in the boat by Starkweather. Stark has already started on the jet drive and has been a huge source of inspiration/know-how for setting up the boat up.

The engine is a 711ci Sonny Leonard Chevy with his cast aluminum Hemi heads. The block is a 5.0 bore space Brodix with a Sonny Bryant 5.120-stroke crank, Carrillo rods and 4.700-inch bore CP pistons. The intake is a billet SRE piece topped with a massive Accufab throttle body. I'm using a Holley Dominator ECU because it will control the EFI, ignition, boost and do the datalogging for the boat as well. Still debating whether to run the Jesel front mount distributor or go coil-on-plug. I dynod the engine with both systems and saw no gains either way (not that I really expected there to be difference in power) and given that I'm probably never going to put more than 15 psi to this thing the COP isn't really necessary.

The engine made 950 lb-ft of torque and 1,225 hp on pump gas and peaks at about 7,500 rpm.

I'm calling the boat "Game Over" because I don't think I'll build another one again. lol

Here's the bare hull on the new White Flag Racing stainless steel trailer. Oh yeah, the trailer rides on airbags, too. Attached Thumbnails          

23' Glastron/Carlson Project Jet Boat

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 15:32
Boat is in good shape and would clean up nice with a buff. Boat is set up for a 460 Ford. Interior is there but is brittle from sitting out. Includes Berkeley JE Pump. and tandem trailer. $800.00 smackers and its yours. 760 855-0722 Attached Thumbnails        

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