My first jet. 69 schiada

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« Reply #75 on: May 19, 2009, 05:20:31 PM »
I already have the freeby blaster coil.
125 a case and I thought mobil 1 fir the harley was bad at 11 a quart



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« Reply #76 on: May 19, 2009, 05:31:12 PM »
I already have the freeby blaster coil.
125 a case and I thought mobil 1 fir the harley was bad at 11 a quart

That's actually more expensive if you do the math. The kicker was I ran their break in oil first, which was 100 for THAT case, and to only run it a few hours was crazy, but I did it, lol. Now if I don't figure out where it's leaking from on the pan, this thing's gonna bleed me to death slowly like an ex-wife! >:D  (Small leak, but after running the boats as hard and as long as we did sunday, quite a pool of oil in the bilge and it needs about a half qt.)

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« Reply #77 on: May 19, 2009, 07:02:24 PM »
Naa the harley uses 3 quarts and doesn't leak  :P

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« Reply #78 on: May 19, 2009, 07:42:33 PM »
Lol there's the push. But you want GOOD oil, use what I use in the moo. The Blue one uses VR1 50 weight for now. Gonna change this winter when she gets a new engine! (And yeah, I'll figure out the oil leak, just a matter of cat and mouse time!)

We'll figure it all out, now onto the Submarine and the new Hallett, just dunno where I'm gonna go on those, lol

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« Reply #79 on: May 19, 2009, 07:58:20 PM »
heres a bad pic of how the meguires turned out

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« Reply #80 on: May 23, 2009, 03:23:19 PM »
Kevin-
 the boat is looking sick, that thing would look bad ass with  a set of coated shorties and fiberglass scoop to match- MUY CALIENTE!!!
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« Reply #81 on: May 29, 2009, 06:12:15 AM »
well memorial weekend i rode the harley out, almost got hit (by a guy on the other board) when he decided to run a stopsign. didnt plan to put the boat in at all cuz i kept the ole lady at home. so i pulled the carb off and took it to my buddies house for a rebuild. the jets were so damn clogged im surprised it even ran. got the carb all rebuilt and ran it on the garden hose. way better. also found out the have it setup up as a 2 barrel with the secondaries locked shut. so a new carb is added to the winter list. the winter list is getting very long and expensive. i need jerry lewis to do a tele-thon to raise some boat funds for the winter re-do

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« Reply #82 on: June 08, 2009, 06:08:17 AM »
check out my alternator bracket. this thing is super custom.  O0 O0 O0
gotta get a new alternator. i had to break out the paddle for the first time with the boat. is there a standard bracket that'll work or do i gotta make one?

belt is aligned perfect
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« Reply #83 on: June 08, 2009, 07:26:59 AM »
Ummm yeah..... And your belt stays on while the Moo has taken to tossing hers at 3500 rpm.... O0 :banghead:

Is there ever an end to this chit?

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« Reply #84 on: June 08, 2009, 11:08:22 AM »
i had to break out the paddle for the first time with the boat.

i think i saw you at big river over the weekend.  i was the passenger in the yellow boat that hit the rock bar!! lol  but your sounded good
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« Reply #85 on: June 08, 2009, 11:13:02 AM »
I didn't see anyone hit the rockbar, but I was out there all weekend, was it the rockbar by the houses in front of the island up from the big river mobile home park?

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« Reply #86 on: June 08, 2009, 10:46:02 PM »
yeah the rock bar between the 2 islands.  only thing visible was the few weeds growing.  guess we were not the only ones to hit it bc the guy that came to help us said  he had just helped some one else. lol.  only had a few rocks wedged in the impeller.  :banghead:  gottem out and she ran great!!!!
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« Reply #87 on: June 09, 2009, 06:06:04 AM »
8 of us had to help my buddies wakeboard v-drive off that thing. he center punched it so we had to lift and carry the boat about 30 feet for it to float. if i woulda saw you i woulda helped. i know how it is to have people look the other way. who drives 20 feet off someones bow and then hits the place diverter, when the guy is floating down the river sitting on the bow with a paddle in his hand? i had 6 boats all drive past me while i was paddling and not a single boat stopped. big river is starting to get like every other place on the river.

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« Reply #88 on: June 09, 2009, 09:12:38 AM »
Yeah i have noticed that as well about big river.  sometimes i will go up river and float down and get the oar out just to stay away from the edges and for every 5 to go by one will stop.
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« Reply #89 on: June 09, 2009, 07:06:27 PM »
i have been going there for 17 years, it didn't used to be that way out there sadly it looks like its starting to go that way

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« Reply #90 on: June 09, 2009, 10:34:15 PM »
yeah i know what you mean i have been going there for 21 going on 22 yrs.  basically i was like a month old when i started going!! lol  as long as it doesnt get as bad as the strip i will be happy.  big river still has a few that care.  and dirty dan is one of those.
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« Reply #91 on: June 10, 2009, 05:55:23 AM »
you hang out with dirt and the crew?

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« Reply #92 on: June 10, 2009, 08:12:42 AM »
one of my friends had to park on his beach once because he sucked up a bunch of weeds and sat around and talked with him for a little then we keep meeting him up at the cove.
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« Reply #93 on: June 11, 2009, 08:16:43 PM »
Holy chit that alt bracket is forked!  That is Kooostom :o
-Just sayin.....

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« Reply #94 on: June 11, 2009, 08:51:53 PM »
Holy chit that alt bracket is forked!  That is Kooostom :o

thats not custom, thats  O0 - rigged!
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« Reply #95 on: June 13, 2009, 08:11:36 AM »
Ummm yeah..... And your belt stays on while the Moo has taken to tossing hers at 3500 rpm.... O0 :banghead:

Is there ever an end to this chit?

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ray i read on the other board, couple guys were having tossing problems. 1 culprit was the belt not sitting deep enough in the crank pulley, and the other culprit was having the oem pulley on the alt. the pulley was spinning too fast at the rpms we run. worth a shot i guess

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« Reply #96 on: June 13, 2009, 07:48:35 PM »
I'm kinda thinking the same thing. But it stayed on forever until the Hyfire unit fell off the firewall and knocked it off the first time (good thing too, woulda destroyed the hyfire!). The belt flipped inside out and always is when it comes off. Ordered a reduction deep groove crank pulley, any ideas or anyone have a larger deep groove alt pulley layin around? Gonna try a new belt when the pulley gets here, hopefully that'll fix it!

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« Reply #97 on: July 07, 2009, 07:43:39 AM »
well i finally got back from the river. did alot of stuff while i was out there the last 3 weeks. i painted the exhaust, made a new alternator bracket and got a new alternator. and put on the new to me holley 650. before i put on the carb i gpsed the boat and it ran 55.3 with a full cooler and the bimini on. with the same full cooler and bimini up it ran 58.7 but i had alot of chop which bounced the gps around and shut it off, so i dont know if that was my up river or down river pass. its nice actually having a 4 barrel that functions. i can feel the secondaries kick on. im very happy. next week i am going back out and im gonna put on another intake manifold just to try it.

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« Reply #98 on: August 17, 2009, 08:37:28 AM »
well heres an update.
seems like everytime i go out something else needs fixin.
i jacked the motor up and replaced the flywheel. no more starter drag boat starts great.
couple trips ago the thrust bearing was growling. pulled the pump. this week started disassembling it, great news, the shaft is worn way down and the impeller is toast. found a local "legend" doing work out of his shop. this guy rules! hes sleeving the shaft and putting a new impeller on. the impeller has been cavitated to death. it doesnt look like itll be done before the blythe trip, but it will be done right. along with the new to me impeller, hes putting in a undersized brass wear ring. the impeller i have been running is a standard "A", per his recomendations we are going to a standard "b". with the rebuilt pump its like a dyno and i dont have the horses to turn the impeller.

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« Reply #99 on: December 01, 2009, 06:17:14 PM »
hey im new to all this your boat looks good it has the same lines and shape of my chriscraft xk-18.

 


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