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Projects / Re: My little piece of heaven.
« on: June 29, 2017, 08:07:58 PM »
This is a very good looking boat!


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Whats Cookin? / Biesemeyer @ Bartlett!
« on: June 10, 2017, 05:30:30 PM »
In Phoenix AZ for the weekend and took the Day Cruiser out with the family to Bartlett Lake!  She's a dog up against my Tahiti but runs well as usual! No bad days at the lake!


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Boat Showcase / Re: My new to me Tahiti
« on: June 01, 2017, 02:02:45 PM »
Very nice man! I got a Tahiti Supertiger as well! What year is that haul?


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Events / Re: SCJB @ The Avi Mothers Day Weekend - May 12-14, 2017
« on: May 12, 2017, 08:51:42 PM »
Yup all good Dave!


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Events / Re: SCJB @ The Avi Mothers Day Weekend - May 12-14, 2017
« on: May 12, 2017, 07:50:10 PM »
Almost there..... Single axles and speed don't mix! Tires were new! Keep it under 70 guys!


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Engine Mechanical / Electrical / Re: Water drip from exhaust?
« on: May 04, 2017, 01:51:44 AM »
Totally understand! I will owe you some drinks when we finally meet!


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Engine Mechanical / Electrical / Water drip from exhaust?
« on: May 03, 2017, 03:17:25 AM »
GT - Sent you a couple PMs and never heard back from you. Hope I didn't burn a bridge this early in my SCJB residency!

I Lougled the relief/dump setup and found that people were suggesting to add a tee between the gate valve and split tee to the logs. Is this to ensure the pump does not over pressurize the block & heads? See attached diagram I found.

This does not illustrate the setup you explained above since your description seems to be dumping after thermohousing and before exhaust... Let me know when you have time (hoping before Avi trip).



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Boat Showcase / Re: 1977 Challenger
« on: May 03, 2017, 02:52:36 AM »
What a gem! I as well am an owner of an original example of a 77 Tahiti and I feel like it's my duty to keep it as close to pure as possible.... I would love to see this one out!


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Random Boat Parts For Sale / Re: Sand spikes
« on: May 03, 2017, 02:45:57 AM »
I will take one!


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Boat Showcase / Re: New Float
« on: May 02, 2017, 04:25:35 PM »
Very nice and clean!!!



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Events / Re: SCJB @ The Avi Mothers Day Weekend - May 12-14, 2017
« on: May 02, 2017, 04:18:57 PM »
This will be my first trip to Avi, I am wondering if people meet up Friday morning and cruise or does everyone really just go out on Saturday? Do you guys cruise down river to Havasu? What is the morning meet up spot and mid day hangout spot? Sandbar or beaches? Should I bring extra fuel cans (boat only holds 24 gallons)? Just wondering how much cruising everyone actually does. Any tips and previous experience will be appreciated!



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The No Wake Zone / Re: SCJB on two wheels...
« on: May 02, 2017, 01:07:14 AM »
Motorcycles and boats are my two passions! Been on them since I was two years old!

2000 Yamaha WR400f
2015 Yamaha FZ-09



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Miscellaneous / Spam / Re: Manta Ray Towable For Sale
« on: April 30, 2017, 08:50:09 AM »
Yup, these are very fun but if you get some real speed going they become lethal!



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Miscellaneous / Spam / Re: Manta Ray Towable For Sale
« on: April 29, 2017, 05:12:22 PM »
Is this the one that flys m, has killed a few people and is illegal in some states/lakes?? If so these are getting hard to come by.. Someone buy this!



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Engines / Engine Parts For Sale / Re: 460 parts
« on: April 27, 2017, 04:57:05 PM »
Where are you located and Is the offy a dual or single setup? Are holleys in good shape? How much for package?



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Engines / Engine Parts For Sale / 460 parts
« on: April 27, 2017, 03:19:27 AM »
How much do you want for valve covers?

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SoCal Lakes / Re: Green drink
« on: April 26, 2017, 03:40:39 PM »
Thanks glenco - only reason I ask is because I won't be able to hit the water till about 10-11am Saturday. Will anyone be around?



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Boat Showcase / Re: New Boat!!
« on: April 26, 2017, 03:29:25 PM »
Very cool man! I still have the boat I grew up in as well, can't let that stuff go!



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The No Wake Zone / Re: What did you learn by 1st doing it wrong?
« on: April 26, 2017, 08:15:11 AM »
Used a compression tester on a $3,500 engine I had shipped from Japan for a Honda Prelude I was building up to sale back in my college days (I also had a stroked Camaro so no I was not a ricer). That tester had an adaptor to fit the head thread size and I didn't notice when I unscrewed the hose that the adaptor was left in the cylinder still tight. Engine had tested beautifully with 180 across the board if I can remember correctly. I put all the plugs back in and the adaptor caused the one spark plug to break off into my cylinder as I synched it down not realizing I was tightening (stripping) it into an adaptor. I started the engine and immediately realized there was a misfire/valve issue due to Subaru like exhaust note and rough running. I started to retest compression when I realized the adaptor was not on the hose, my heart sank once I pulled the spark plug up to see that pieces had broke off. I pulled the head and sure enough, cylinder walls were heavily scored, top of piston was pitted, head was pitted and valves were damaged at that cylinder.. Expensive lesson learned and I am not extra cautious when performing compression tests.... Another lesson learned in dunes was going miles out on dirtbike with an old chain and no spare link. I was pretty close to death by the time my friend and I got it back to camp, few years later the same thing happened to me only with a bad clutch.. Almost died of heat exhaustion/fatigue then too.



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Engines / Engine Parts For Sale / Re: 460 parts
« on: April 26, 2017, 01:36:53 AM »
May be interested in valve covers, PM pics when you pull from garage.



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SoCal Lakes / Re: Green drink
« on: April 25, 2017, 05:28:23 PM »
Does it get pretty choppy mid day?



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SoCal Lakes / Re: Green drink
« on: April 25, 2017, 12:05:46 PM »
Anyone headed there this weekend? Saturday?



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Engine Mechanical / Electrical / 460 ford oil capacity
« on: April 24, 2017, 04:54:40 PM »
@Bogger - to help you out (hopefully not confuse you more) my 460 stick measures way high with 6qts in it. My Hardin manual tells me it's a 6qt capacity engine and I have an old tech bulletin #78-5 that tells me early 1977 models had 5qt dip stick with a 6qt capacity, my boat is a 77. See photos and reference last sentence in last photo of tech bulletin. Engine model is H320 in case the highlight doesn't stand out.

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Events / Re: SCJB @ The Avi Mothers Day Weekend - May 12-14, 2017
« on: April 24, 2017, 10:06:16 AM »
Booked! Since it wasn't posted, A standard room with two queens for Friday and Saturday (checkout Sunday) is $168.73 including tax and fees. See you guys there!



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Jet Pumps / Re: low speed control w/ jetovator
« on: April 19, 2017, 06:59:24 PM »
Yup, I have fins and rudder and they don't do anything while at low idle, pump and steering is tight but no matter what it seems to need constant steering input at low idle to maintain forward linear direction. Like everyone else said, more throttle/increase idle.



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