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The No Wake Zone / Neibors and breaking in a new camshaft
« on: September 09, 2008, 10:09:42 AM »
Broke in the cam on Sat. somebody in the trailer park 2 blocks away called about the noise.
Cop was cool about it. Being zoned heavy industrial they were SOL anyway. :D Hope to get out at least 1 or 2 times before snow flys. Try being the key word.

The No Wake Zone / Lake of the Ozarks flying mile!!
« on: September 08, 2008, 09:49:47 AM »
From what I gathered,  Start at about 50mph, run it out the back door for the mph at a mile.
                                Winner was the Bud Light at 178mph.

Those propelers look like big $$  to me!

Engine Mechanical / Electrical / HELP !!! Olds tunnel ram/HEI fit/fix
« on: August 29, 2008, 11:50:29 AM »
I just tried to stab the the dizzy and it hits the t-ram.
Igonna grind the intake soon if I dont hear from anyone soon. Not even sure if that will work.
Thanks in advance.,

Engines / Engine Parts For Sale / twin turbo BBF w/berkley drive
« on: August 25, 2008, 03:10:20 PM »
Not sure what it's worth? he's asking 1800.
I someone is interested I'll go look at it.
Let me know if I can help.

The No Wake Zone / AA/Pauls Boat Bling
« on: August 25, 2008, 08:36:48 AM »
Finally got some pics. 8)

I had to make the spacers because the Offy intake will only let ya run Carters, or Holley vaccum secondarys in line. These are 650 DP's that run on E-85. So I made the adpter to turn then sideways and incorperated the fuel log into it. I also had to make the Hiem joint holders for the linkage to space them out for fuel line clearance.

The forward/reverse thingie has a piston from a DFX turbo Cosworth . I made 2 of these. One for the boat and 1 for the truck that has a Judd 10 cyl. F1 piston on it.

You can see the "full flow" fitting on the oil return line from the head.

"The  Leper " is looking up.

The No Wake Zone / First time driving a boat ,Funny sh*t
« on: August 24, 2008, 02:37:05 PM »
Jorks brendella thred (with his steering backwards) had me remembering my 1st time out.

Last year I bought the Kona cause it was cheap and I had a wild hair.
I have never been in a boat!!!
After finding the lakemy buddy and I (both drag racers) figure hell no problem. Are sides are hurting after watching for 1/2 hr people try to back up and launch. Check the plug yep. I back up till it floats,
we switch places and I'm in the boat.Fire it back up...ahhh crap there's no #%*6 ing neutral!!! frwd.rev,circle repeat several times. Oh no rudder on the POS either.My bud comes staggering down the hill to the dock in tears laughing his ass off and tells to bring it to the dock. YA right!!! I tell him I'll get close and he can jump on. All this over open headers and other boats lining up for the entertainment!! I make a pass close to the dock an he makes a good Pete rose jump on the bow.
He had liberal sun tan lotion on and almost went off the other side. Now I'm laughing along with the rest of the people who are now cheering us on. We head toward the end of the no wake zone and WTF
waves are coming over the front,sides,front again. I'm thinking we're gonna sink!!My buddy is franticly triing to get his SECOND life jacket on!!! Yell at him what the hell!!??? He then (inbetween cussing my ancestery and anything else he cane think of) Tells me he CANNOT swim!!! I can not breath cause I'm scared and laughing histeriacly!!! Anyway I give it somre peddle and the nose comes up ,Cool!!! cruze aroud and throttle it ,let off the gas ...holy crap we're gonna drown again as a wall of water is tryiing to come over the back side. We servive that and procede to lauch the tool bag, ice chest , xtra life jackets, camara and everything else that was inside the boat while hauling ass around the lake.We are sunburned tired depressed and hungry cause we lost allthe stuff out of the boat. We head home realizing death is sometimes kind to stupid people.
Yep we at the lake the next day!!! LOL   Hope ya'll can enjoy this.  AA/Paul

Hulls / Turn fins on bottom?
« on: August 24, 2008, 02:05:51 PM »
What do you start with for a fin? Where to place it? How many?
I'm just looking to make the thing handle better. Stock back end. Should I start with non-movable
rear cavplate type things or the bottom fins?

The No Wake Zone / Water Polo
« on: August 24, 2008, 02:00:30 PM »
Dang that looks like rough sport!!!  Fore arms and elbows flying not to mention all the kicking and under water work.

Hulls / What is a runner bottom?
« on: August 14, 2008, 05:11:31 PM »
Tunnel ok
Flat bottom self expanitory
V bottom      "       "
If ya eat a bunch of chilli and beer and don't make it to the bathroom?? runner bottom? :P
How is it different?

WarZone / Homework!! Find more Olyimpic hotties.
« on: August 12, 2008, 01:07:46 PM »
There's got to be more.
Heck even a nice butt shot shot will work. >:D Winter Oly too.

WarZone / Amanda Beard olyimpic swimmer/ hottie
« on: August 11, 2008, 06:11:53 AM »

The No Wake Zone / Did I get reamed?? Engine Oil Suppliment GM
« on: August 09, 2008, 12:03:13 PM »
I'm getting stuff together for the cam break in on sun or mon. I paid 21.50 for 1 bottle :o
I also picked up some Brad Penn racing oil. Great stuff!!  It's the same oil that used to be Kendall.
Did I mention I hate doingcam break ins on new motors. Ya never know....if you forgot something. I've never had a problem. It just lingers in the back of my mind the 5minutes or so. After that it's just routine.

The No Wake Zone / &*^#%$&^(*!!! oil pump shaft!!!
« on: August 08, 2008, 02:19:17 PM »
Awesome Aqua!!!

Mine went backwards. worked late on the motor last nite. Long block together.
Went through the hastel of shiming the rocker stands for the coorect preload on the Olds.
Button up the bottom end after putting in the drainback tubes in the pan. Sweet! I stagger home.

I bailed on work just now cause the lake is calling me. I go to drop the oil pump shaft in and then
#$**%#^ 'ing realize it goes in from the bottom.I make some calls luck with finding new oil pan gaskets today. I might not get wet this weekend.  :-[

Boat Showcase / Let's see some wild paint! Retro too!
« on: August 06, 2008, 09:38:52 AM »
Trot it on out. I need some ideas for this winter. :D
Here's some to start.

The No Wake Zone / Made in the USA
« on: July 29, 2008, 08:18:04 AM »
Ordered a Summit brand dual oil filter relocation kit...opened it
It's made in the USA!!  Sweet! 

WarZone / Chevy, Olds guys only
« on: July 22, 2008, 12:19:58 PM »
Had to pass it on!! ;)

WarZone / Changing babies, danger , danger!!!
« on: July 16, 2008, 11:16:45 AM »
 This reminds me of a time changing my son at 6 months or so.
He had an upset tummy. I thought it was safe.... set him on the counter...
got him all detailed and just when I went to put the new diaper on he projectile poops!!!!!
 It got on the wall, my arm and face,and the counter. EEwww

WarZone / smiles!!
« on: July 16, 2008, 11:10:30 AM »
Have a great day.

The No Wake Zone / Funny stuff
« on: July 10, 2008, 07:24:43 AM »
 ;D ;D ::)

The No Wake Zone / At least we don't have to worry
« on: June 30, 2008, 01:13:08 PM »
About our mototr falling off the boat. Sun. evening I'm hoofing it up to my sons roller hockey game and lo and behold this outboard has cracked the transom and is getting ready to exit. I moved over to the next lane and hoped nobody run it over on the freeway. Poor sob got home and probly just had the cables and some well ground pcs.

The No Wake Zone / What to do if your in this mess? Bail alot?
« on: June 29, 2008, 07:24:23 AM »
Stole this from anothr site.
Can ya salvage the rest of the day?

The No Wake Zone / Rookie anchor advise
« on: June 11, 2008, 10:35:51 AM »
When ya tie off the front of the boat..........
Do you use a carabeaner?
Do you climb over the front and tie everytime?
What type of knot?
 ::)    I Know,Iknow  I'm a dork! Last year I was jumping wakes with it till someone said ...bad idea.
It was fun though!!! O0  Lost my tool bag,cooler,2 life jackets and amost my passanger! :o

The No Wake Zone / Love this goofie boat,and 25' jet
« on: June 09, 2008, 01:28:02 PM »
I'm drawn to quiky stuff. The little one. Way cool :D
I also enjoy the big jets.25' Sleekcraft,454,american turbine,4k for sale out here.

Jet Pumps / American turbine...good?
« on: June 09, 2008, 09:19:35 AM »
Found a 25' sleekcraft,BBC,American turbine jet. 4K. My friend is thinking about looking at it.


As I'm workin on the Olds my mind is thinking ....what if it doesn't run like I thought it should.
I'm NOT after top end just the 1st 1/8th mile. This winter the pump'll get done. I've got my old blown alky BBC looking side ways at me for messing with an Olds. Yes it put (uncorrected at 5800ft ) 1058 hp to the tire!! This was a mild tune up. Only 12% over on the blower. This has only .600 lift solid cam.

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