What did you do to your boat today?

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« Reply #2050 on: March 29, 2015, 11:53:55 PM »
Gettin close.. waitin on a distributor and carb linkage.. im hoping to hit elsinore easter sunday for a test ... havent told my old lady that yet tho.... lol

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« Reply #2051 on: March 31, 2015, 06:20:40 PM »
so sunday cleaned up the tanks i bought, still need some work.

Then pulled out 99% of the wiring. found burnt up ones and bare wires and ones tucked away after the last rebuild.

then pulled the fuel line from the bow tank and removed the electronic fuel pump. question is should use the pump when running dual tanks? the block i bought has a  mechanical pump should i stay with that?

also took a look at the bilge pump, is this a decent brand? should i step up the GPH?

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« Reply #2052 on: March 31, 2015, 06:28:45 PM »
Cutting an o-ring groove in my intake for the suction housing.

I hate gaskets!
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« Reply #2053 on: March 31, 2015, 06:42:34 PM »

Cutting an o-ring groove in my intake for the suction housing.

I hate gaskets!
I've wanted to do that for a long time 👍👍👍👍


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« Reply #2054 on: March 31, 2015, 07:04:17 PM »
I've wanted to do that for a long time 👍👍👍👍

Take my class!  Just a few projects could more than compensate for tuition.
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« Reply #2055 on: March 31, 2015, 07:07:10 PM »
That's awesome!


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« Reply #2056 on: March 31, 2015, 07:07:47 PM »
Where is this class?


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« Reply #2057 on: March 31, 2015, 07:23:33 PM »

Take my class!  Just a few projects could more than compensate for tuition.

Ya if it's local Id love to take a class.


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« Reply #2058 on: March 31, 2015, 07:53:56 PM »

Take my class!  Just a few projects could more than compensate for tuition.
. Trade him a pottery lesson Jake.


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« Reply #2059 on: March 31, 2015, 09:38:59 PM »
Ya if it's local Id love to take a class.

San Bernardino Valley College at the 10 and 215 interchange.

Okay, enough shameless self-whoring.

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« Reply #2060 on: March 31, 2015, 10:42:25 PM »
Cutting an o-ring groove in my intake for the suction housing.

I hate gaskets!

do you have the o-ring custom made?
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« Reply #2061 on: March 31, 2015, 11:52:28 PM »
do you have the o-ring custom made?

For this one, I will make my own custom o-ring using EPDM cord stock, rated for water and steam, from McMaster Carr http://www.mcmaster.com/#o-rings/=wk3gm4

Just cut it to length and super glue the end together using the recommended Loctite Instant Adhesive http://www.mcmaster.com/#7569a22/=wk3j9u

This groove ended up having a circumference of 35.887" which equates to an o-ring diameter 11.423" at its centerline.  Had McMaster Carr stocked a 1/16" nominal, .070 actual diameter, o-ring that was close enough to that size, I could have manipulated the contour in Solid Works to match exactly.

If I had a low-profile intake, there would be more material to work with and I could have stepped up the cross-section diameter to 1/8" nominal, .139 actual diameter.  McMaster Carr normally stocks 11-1/2" o-rings that have a diameter of 11.623 at the centerline.  However, both the Berkeley suction housing and intake have thin flanges and I feel removing an extra .053 - .057 would reduce the thickness too much and develop cracks.  It was exactly this reason why I chose to o-ring the intake rather than the suction housing.
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« Reply #2062 on: April 01, 2015, 10:20:53 AM »
Is this a performance upgrade or trying to improve on a common failure point?
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« Reply #2063 on: April 01, 2015, 10:30:15 AM »
Is this a performance upgrade or trying to improve on a common failure point?

I hate scraping gaskets!

In all seriousness, suction gaskets have a history of being a problem.  Then there is the "cool factor."  Now I can be cool and get all the chicks.
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« Reply #2064 on: April 01, 2015, 10:33:05 AM »
I hate scraping gaskets!

In all seriousness, suction gaskets have a history of being a problem.  Then there is the "cool factor."  Now I can be cool and get all the chicks.

Sheeeiit!    In that case I'll take two  ;D
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« Reply #2065 on: April 02, 2015, 07:45:04 PM »
Building new bunks


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« Reply #2066 on: April 02, 2015, 08:02:18 PM »
Getting her ready for the wet sand and buff tomorrow morning


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« Reply #2067 on: April 02, 2015, 08:13:47 PM »

Getting her ready for the wet sand and buff tomorrow morning


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Looks great.


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« Reply #2068 on: April 02, 2015, 10:44:28 PM »
Getting her ready for the wet sand and buff tomorrow morning


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Looking good!
Is it time for the River yet?????

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« Reply #2069 on: April 03, 2015, 12:11:16 PM »
so sunday cleaned up the tanks i bought, still need some work.

Then pulled out 99% of the wiring. found burnt up ones and bare wires and ones tucked away after the last rebuild.

then pulled the fuel line from the bow tank and removed the electronic fuel pump. question is should use the pump when running dual tanks? the block i bought has a  mechanical pump should i stay with that?

also took a look at the bilge pump, is this a decent brand? should i step up the GPH?


IMO, I would stick with a mechanical pump, less to wire, and less chance of failure, the electric will work just fine, just make sure you mount it as low as possible, and run a relay, also a Rule (red, white and blue pump) bilge pump is the better one, but as long as it works i wouldn't worry about it.

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« Reply #2070 on: April 03, 2015, 03:33:49 PM »
Put the bowl back on, new oil in it, new plugs. Going to try to glass in the new tank mounts Hotboat style today if I have time. Carb cleaned.


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« Reply #2071 on: April 03, 2015, 04:45:44 PM »
New mooneyes wheel is in.  Can't wait to get my hands on this thing


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« Reply #2072 on: April 03, 2015, 05:29:53 PM »
Building carb linkage

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« Reply #2073 on: April 03, 2015, 05:30:38 PM »
New floor and stringers ready for some glass


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« Reply #2074 on: April 04, 2015, 07:03:11 PM »
Pulling the 383 out of my 26 foot charger boat. Fixing a crack Bell housing


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