SoCal Jet Boats

Discussion => Lake Mead => Topic started by: Nordie on April 24, 2011, 02:39:46 PM

Title: Summer Kick Off
Post by: Nordie on April 24, 2011, 02:39:46 PM
So a couple of us decided it was time to start the lake mead seaon off, and my g/f's birthday...Hey that's what she wanted! still working on uploading pics because of course i went with the videos first...The numbers arent quite what i expected, but im not dissapointed! especially for the type of hull im running...if brad wants to chime in he can!

Brad is driving my boat, because i wanted to see what he thought!

Nordie's Tahiti On Lake Mead (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yDiMQRIB-oE#)

Little lopey idle for you folks!

Nordie's Tahiti On Lake Mead Pt. 2 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5_9m-t7nyk#)

And one more pass

Nordie's Tahiti On Lake Mead Pt. 3 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qiZXWaOdYLE#)

Title: Re: Summer Kick Off
Post by: Nordie on April 24, 2011, 02:52:06 PM
Here's the only pictures that i took!

(http://i483.photobucket.com/albums/rr196/1980Nordic/DSCN0177.jpg)
(http://i483.photobucket.com/albums/rr196/1980Nordic/DSCN0176.jpg)
(http://i483.photobucket.com/albums/rr196/1980Nordic/DSCN0189.jpg)
(http://i483.photobucket.com/albums/rr196/1980Nordic/DSCN0188.jpg)
(http://i483.photobucket.com/albums/rr196/1980Nordic/DSCN0186.jpg)
(http://i483.photobucket.com/albums/rr196/1980Nordic/DSCN0185.jpg)
(http://i483.photobucket.com/albums/rr196/1980Nordic/DSCN0184.jpg)
(http://i483.photobucket.com/albums/rr196/1980Nordic/DSCN0183.jpg)
Title: Re: Summer Kick Off
Post by: 77GT on April 24, 2011, 04:03:44 PM
Looks like fun.

Title: Re: Summer Kick Off
Post by: Brad @ SCJB on April 25, 2011, 12:49:32 PM
thanks for the prego pic of me nordie...you spoiled the surprise...i didnt tell anyone i was expecting yet.  :banghead:

About Nordies boat.....The motor feels good but the boat feels a bit sketchy at speed so i wasnt airing it out too much and standing on it for too long. He's got a plan to fix it in the works  ;)

perfect day on the water. couldnt have been any better. lets go again this weekend  :thumbup:

Title: Re: Summer Kick Off
Post by: pw_Tony on April 25, 2011, 01:28:40 PM
Looks like a blast. The boats lookin sharp  :thumbup: What motor combo you got in that thing?
Title: Re: Summer Kick Off
Post by: 76NORDIC on April 25, 2011, 01:32:59 PM
Looks and sounds great Nordie :thumbup: :thumbup: :beer:
Title: Re: Summer Kick Off
Post by: Nick on April 25, 2011, 01:43:07 PM
Nordie,

Is there a thread about your motor? Or can you share your numbers here in this thread?
Title: Re: Summer Kick Off
Post by: Nordie on April 25, 2011, 02:43:02 PM
There is a thread on that motor! I have no clue on the hp, and i never actually got a good look at the tach, but i believe it was about 57, 5800 rpm, the hull just doesnt seem to handle it well, and it is a very heavy lay up! That is why i am very happy with the numbers we seen this weekend! No rideplate, shoe any of that mumbo jumbo, boat does have a mini droop with 4 degrees of wedge, and a b-cut impeller! Motor is 70 over 454 4 bolt main with heavily ported 990 heads, cam is just above 600 lift, and a solid flat tappet, roller rockers yada yada ya...1050 dominator carb, and 10.3-1 compression! i would probably say when the motor is properly tuned, and im slowly working on it, that it will make north of 500
Title: Re: Summer Kick Off
Post by: NORDIC454 on April 25, 2011, 04:39:55 PM
Couldn't have had a better day!
Title: Re: Summer Kick Off
Post by: IRRebel on April 25, 2011, 05:56:00 PM
There is a thread on that motor! I have no clue on the hp, and i never actually got a good look at the tach, but i believe it was about 57, 5800 rpm, the hull just doesnt seem to handle it well, and it is a very heavy lay up! That is why i am very happy with the numbers we seen this weekend! No rideplate, shoe any of that mumbo jumbo, boat does have a mini droop with 4 degrees of wedge, and a b-cut impeller! Motor is 70 over 454 4 bolt main with heavily ported 990 heads, cam is just above 600 lift, and a solid flat tappet, roller rockers yada yada ya...1050 dominator carb, and 10.3-1 compression! i would probably say when the motor is properly tuned, and im slowly working on it, that it will make north of 500

"North" of 500?? Sounds like Ralphs "60-ish family boat" to me..... :screwy:

Don't let him kid you, 500HP was a LOOOONG ways ago....... >:D

Ray
Title: Re: Summer Kick Off
Post by: Nordie on April 25, 2011, 06:27:36 PM
I'll just leave it at this...as of right now that boat would fit into the n/j class pretty well!
Title: Re: Summer Kick Off
Post by: Nick on April 25, 2011, 06:53:17 PM
Sounded pretty good in your vid. So if you don't mind my asking if you were around 57-5800 rpm then what was your speed?
Title: Re: Summer Kick Off
Post by: Ralph Brunt on April 25, 2011, 06:53:45 PM
I'll just leave it at this...as of right now that boat would fit into the n/j class pretty well!
sounds like she runs 70ish ;)
Title: Re: Re: Summer Kick Off
Post by: Nordie on April 25, 2011, 07:20:26 PM
sounds like she runs 70ish ;)

You know! A good family cruiser ralph!
Title: Re: Re: Summer Kick Off
Post by: Ralph Brunt on April 25, 2011, 07:28:55 PM
You know! A good family cruiser ralph!
just keepin it real bud ;D
Title: Re: Re: Summer Kick Off
Post by: IRRebel on April 25, 2011, 08:21:21 PM
just keepin it real bud ;D

 ;D

Ray
Title: Re: Re: Re: Summer Kick Off
Post by: Nordie on April 25, 2011, 08:39:08 PM
just keepin it real bud ;D

Absolutely understand ralph! Family cruisers are nice! Hopefully someone wants to purchase a nice hull