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Vibration

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 18:44
Search function has been used and most possible remedies have been ruled out as a result.

Alright boys I'm lost, I've got a vibration from just over idle all the way to I assume redline (don't have the gumption to find out) I've ruled out the driveline and pump. Damper is balanced with weight 180 off TDC, flywheel has weight, removed alt. Belt, even ground extra material off mounting feet to ensure no contact with the floor. It runs great, no misfire, solid compression with less than 10% difference across the board, new plug wires installed yesterday. Engine came out of a running boat with no vibration. What am I missing??

Engine is a .060 over 454 externally balanced 2 bolt crank.

Wiki Dumps

Sat, 07/23/2016 - 09:26
Wiki dumps on the DNC & HRC.E mails appear to show the DNC was putting their hand on the scale of the Democratic Primary process in favor of HRC over Sanders.
Sanders has been saying the system is rigged,and yet he endorses HRC.A man of principle indeed.

81 Kurtis 500 with 489 Blown BBC

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 22:59
1981 Kurtis 500
heavy stringer runner bottom
V-Drive
BBC489CI 600-700HP
Mechanical fuel injection
Hampton 8-71 Supercharger 12% under drive 7 lb. boost
Scatt stroker crank
scatt h beam rods
forged pistons, 8.1 to 1 compression.
comp cam flat tapit, lift, in .544 ex 539, duration in 239 ex 246 lob sep.112.0, has water in headers.
heads are unported 049 iron heads with slightly bigger valves
new Menkens 11 1/8 x 16 prop
1.18gears
new steering cables
whirl awayprop
ONLY 8 hours on engine, just broke in.
AN fittings everywhere, braided hoses
moon eyes Boost gauge, etg gauge, temp, oil pressure
Runs off Pump gas. fast and fun lake boat.

over 20k invested in engine alone! Built by a professional Top Fuel Dragracer with 30 years experience.

$$25,000OBO

Located in Rough and Ready, CA

call or text (530)675-four three six seven

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ANY Interest? Box of 9 Hydro Props

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 14:07
I have this box full of 9 hydro props that came from "a race team".... dont know if anybody can use them here. All of them are 1.250 prop shafts, mostly Menkens and Precision. All different sizes and have sizes imprinted on them. All in perfect condition. They have a protective coating on them that I dont want to remove, thats not rust.

Let me know if you want all or one! If you want them all - $250 each/$2250 TOTAL OR $300 EACH Individually


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Enderle 110 fuel pump

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 13:56
This pump is like new in very good condition and has flow sheet with it from Rex Hutchison. Good to go!

What you see is what you get in the pic. no other parts included.

$450 takes it.

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Carbon Fiber BIG n UGLY Hat

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 13:52
Its not a BnU but looks like one. Its an Australian version it has kangaroos on the butterflies if anybody knows what mfr it is.
It is carbon fiber, not a look alike, comes as shown, no other parts included, it has 1 patch on the bottom where a belt grind happened.

Works perfect.

$1200 or best offer


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SSI 14-71 Blower

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 13:46
I have another blower here, its an SSI it needs rebuilt, rotors are good and just needs re-stripping. Not a show blower, this has been a workhorse for a TFH team. It doesn't look perfect but it works.

$1100 or offer.

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[Question] Header or Zoomie Bluing

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 12:23
Ok, how do you keep a set of headers or zoomie's to keep from bluing if you don't run water? I had a set of zoomies that were nice and chrome and ran them for 10 min. and instant blue. Is there a way to get that off or a way to keep it from getting worse.

[Wanted] Need a dolly for a runner bottom

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 09:26
Looking for a dolly trailer that fits a runner bottom. Boat is currently on an ellis trailer that I could trade or I will purchase the dolly either works but I'm in need soon or will start having a new one built. Thanks

Sanger shifter mounting bracket WTB

Fri, 07/22/2016 - 06:55
Looking for the aluminum bracket that holds the forward and reverse handle on a Sanger jet boat.
Let me know what you have.

Thanks

Need new cav plates

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 20:22
Anyone in So Cal know where or who can make some new cav plates. The original ones are pitted and would look like crap on the restoration of this Lavey.
I still have the original plates to use as template.
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two sets of bbc bassett v-drive headers

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 18:59
two sets of bassett v-drive headers for bbc first set comes with water lines and end cap covers. second set comes with noise restrictors. located in tucson az call or text 5203908954 willing to ship Attached Thumbnails  

New GPS 10X Speedometer

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 16:27
Has anyone tried the new 10X Livorsi GPS Speedometer? I have the older type (2010 version) with the round antenna and was thinking of upgrading to the 10X but would like to know if it works as described

[For Sale] 1985 GMC Crew Cab

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 15:26
1985 GMC Crew Cab Dually. One owner. 86,000 miles. 454 carbureted motor. Original interior in like new condition. Headliner has been replaced once, but could use new again. Truck has been lowered, springs only, no bags. Never in an accident. Everything works, power windows, A/C, heater. Good tires with Alcoa style wheels, recent alignment. Sprayed bedliner, Cowl induction hood, also have original hood. Always kept in the shop. Good truck to leave at the river. 509-342-1705 Rob call or text
$6,500.00. Truck is located in Spokane, WA
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Looking for new trailer

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 13:08
I have a tx-19 and I'm looking some1 who builds custom tandem axle boat trailers in Oklahoma or near by. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

19' Eliminator Daytona jet Blown 565ci

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 11:48
Decided to put my 84 19' Eliminator Daytona jet up for sale. Its something I definitely dont want to do but need to do. My wife will only let me have so many toys before she kills me lol. Ive always always always wanted this boat and exact setup and she is a real beauty. Anyway I bought the boat about right over 2 years ago. The boat was running when i bought it but i purchased it without the bbc that was in it because i wanted to have a blower motor built eventually. Initially the only thing I did to her was completely go through the trailer. I stripped it of all the wood, wiring, lights, etc and had it painted to match the boat. I then rewired it fully with all new lights bunks carpet wood and a new jack. It already had nice looking aluminum wheels so i left those otherwise its all new. I like my trailers looking and performing as good as my boats. The gelcoat is in very nice shape still shines very nice i have washed it twice but have yet to put any wax on it she just shines that good. The boat has been sitting in a building with cover on it since i bought it. About three months ago Mike Ford Racing engines finished up with my motor. Motor specs are as follows.
Dart big M block standard deck 565ci
Callies Crank
Manley Rods
Dart 355cc CNC heads
740 lift custom ground Blower cam
jesel shaft mount rockers
Blower shop 10:71 polished billet blower and intake making about 5 lbs of boost on current pulley setup
950cfm blower carbs
blower shop flame arrestor
MSD pro billet distributor and ignition with boost retard controller
Aeromotive A1000 fuel pump and bypass regulator
I have the full build sheet and parts list etc will be available to buyer at request.

This motor cost me well over 20k to build not counting the fuel system and ignition

I dont know a whole lot about the pump other than it is a berkley and is built to handle big power according to previous owner. It looks to be either painted or powder coated a nice silver color. It has a droop snoot a small 4* wedge and a place diverter. i only have a couple hours on the setup in fact i haven't even changed the break in oil out of the motor yet. ive made a few passes with her just messing around on the lake and everything works fine and she is a handful. With a little smaller top pulley and better gas this setup should put out 1000hp easy. She isn't setup to race just to be fun wild lake boat.

For Headers im running a custom built set of Stainless steel up swept blower headers. 2 1/4 primaries to a 4 1/2 inch collector. These were 2k to have built.

The interior is original and in great shape. I have the original backseat as well but i opted for a little more leg room up front and not have the back seat in. The boat has auto meter carbon fiber marine gauges. Everything works just like it should. Also boat has a full custom heavy duty cover that goes with it.

Im not interested in any type of trades what so ever because like I said above selling because my wife might kill me lol Honestly though i just need to liquidate some toys. Im located In Orlando, FL. ALSO im not willing to separate the boat and motor at this time selling just as a whole package. This is a nice original boat that hasnt been hacked up or beat up. The motor has all the best money can buy in it and on it. She is a real piece of art. You cant even tow this thing down the road where i live without people stopping to talk to you about it. Im asking 32k for the whole rig. This isnt your average 454 big block with a cheap craigslist used weiand blower stuck on top stuck in a faded old boat. Please dont compare it to that. This is a nice boat with an even nicer motor. Thanks for reading Please Feel free to call with any questions.
SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY PLEASE
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Head & Neck Restraints

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 09:22
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Mr lock

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 08:47
Kick ass ,take names "be safe" sorry we cant make this event!

More top speed, Eliminator 454 jet

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 08:40
I recently bought a mint condition 1987 Eliminator 20.5 ft jet boat. It has a 454 indmar engine with msd ignition. I believe it is the ho model. It has the Dominanator mb12s jet pump with jetovator diverter. I'm only seeing 50mph, and thought I should be seeing much more. If you put it to the floor from a idle within 1/2 second it's at 5000 rpm and stays there. Loaded with 8 people I get 46-4750 rpm. I want to see 60mph with me and a few people, which its at 50mph with a few people. So looking to gain 10mph. Any help would be appreciated

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