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« on: August 15, 2016, 03:59:59 PM »
Hey all. This will be my first boat. I have a few local boats in mind but I have a lot of questions. I'm in Acton ca so I will be going to any local lakes, the river, anyplace I can go really! The answers to my questions will help direct me on a good purchase. Any help will be appreciated!
First question, over transom exhaust or through transom. I understand insurance is different?
2nd covered or uncovered engine, again... Insurance based.
3rd sound laws. If I have an over transom exhaust am I more at risk for being "too loud"? What's the deal with loud exhaust? Are people getting warnings and tickets or what. Should I look for a quiet boat?
4th boat safety, is there a so cal course available? Do I need any license for havasu, or any of the local hot spots?

A little about me. I'm leaning towards the over transom exhaust with a big uncovered engine. I'm a bit of a gear head and I love the look. I just don't want to buy something then find out I can't take it to such and such lake or river because it's "too loud" or something.

Again, any direction you guys can give me I will appreciate. Thanks in advance. Btw, I'm looking for something in the $3000-$6000 range if ya have something for sale in the los Angeles area.


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« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2016, 06:05:10 PM »
I have this 1975 Gigi 455olds sound System-tandem trailer runs good hands not had any problems


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« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2016, 06:33:57 PM »
I have 4 kids. How many does that seat? What are you asking and where is it located?


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« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2016, 07:37:03 PM »

I have 4 kids. How many does that seat? What are you asking and where is it located?


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I have a crusader I'm selling. Big enough for all the kids. Engine is covered. I have young kids to. Nothing would ruin a day on the water like third degree burns.. LOL. I would possibly deliver too 😊


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« Reply #4 on: August 15, 2016, 08:23:13 PM »
Lets see some photos... Where are you located?


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« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2016, 08:58:23 PM »
I put some custom exhaust tips and made the resonators adjustable for sound pitch. New tires on the trailer a bunch of other stuff. Thing runs great. I'm in St George ut. About 90 miles from Vegas about 250 from Havasu


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« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2016, 10:29:08 AM »
Hey all. This will be my first boat. I have a few local boats in mind but I have a lot of questions. I'm in Acton ca so I will be going to any local lakes, the river, anyplace I can go really! The answers to my questions will help direct me on a good purchase. Any help will be appreciated!
First question, over transom exhaust or through transom. I understand insurance is different?
2nd covered or uncovered engine, again... Insurance based.
3rd sound laws. If I have an over transom exhaust am I more at risk for being "too loud"? What's the deal with loud exhaust? Are people getting warnings and tickets or what. Should I look for a quiet boat?
4th boat safety, is there a so cal course available? Do I need any license for havasu, or any of the local hot spots?

A little about me. I'm leaning towards the over transom exhaust with a big uncovered engine. I'm a bit of a gear head and I love the look. I just don't want to buy something then find out I can't take it to such and such lake or river because it's "too loud" or something.

Again, any direction you guys can give me I will appreciate. Thanks in advance. Btw, I'm looking for something in the $3000-$6000 range if ya have something for sale in the los Angeles area.


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1. Over Transom. Ins is a tad more, but A) loud pipes save lives, and B) "The Look". 'nuff said.
    However, the right cam/compression ratio thru logs and snails is too loud. But they're often overlooked, too.

2. Usually covered engines have jump seats next to the doghouse, more seating for the kids, etc.

3. I don't know about SoCal, but on the river (at BHC), I've been checked several times. The LEO seen that they were baffled, and said 'Have a nice day'. I know its still too loud, but if you are trying to comply, they have been left me alone. That's what happened at the channel at Havazoo, and at Big Bear Lake, too.

4. Safety Course? Not that I know of. 100 bux rents you a jetski in BHC, no experience necessary. And it shows, lol. (you may need a licence in 2017 or 18 in AZ depending on your age.)

Get the type of boat for the type of boating you do. 'Horses for courses'

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« Reply #7 on: August 16, 2016, 11:07:11 AM »
What kind of budget are you looking to spend? That will help us point you in a direction
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« Reply #8 on: August 16, 2016, 03:56:28 PM »
4 kids, definitely go for through transom exhaust, quiet is better with kids from my experience and a covered motor would be cool, it gives the kids something to hangout on and jump off, open bow is bitchin as well, your going to probably want storage space for kids stuff "sand toys, food ,dinks, towels" stuff like that. First boat go for the easy and comfortable, that's just my opinion Lol I have two little girls and have been on the water for the last 6 years, and finally got a jet boat for our fun boat for the river trips.

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« Reply #9 on: August 17, 2016, 04:09:09 PM »
Thanks for all the responses guys! Very helpful. Just a little about my 4 kids. I have two boys 10 and 12 and two girls 13 and 19. It's not like I'm dealing with babies. I highly doubt they would be with us 100% of the time anyways. If we go out with the family they would probably ride in one of the big boats with all the other kids. I would say the boat would usually be me and my girlfriend or some buddies. I like the look of the over transom exhaust better but I see the benefit of a closed engine compartment. I'm going to look at a few boats this weekend. I'll post some photos of what I'm looking at. I would like to stay between 6000-3000...


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« Reply #10 on: August 17, 2016, 04:16:36 PM »
Are you wanting to cruise or go fast?
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« Reply #11 on: August 17, 2016, 04:29:02 PM »
I like fast... It doesn't need to be drag race fast but I want to be able to keep up with the big boats I'll be out with.


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« Reply #12 on: August 17, 2016, 04:30:13 PM »
My wife and I together have 6 kids, her2 my 3 and our 1, here's a pic of what I've got, and honestly we make it work. If anything I'll make a second trip to go pick up the three oldest, I kinda like it because I get a solo run lol. Open headers don't bother them either👍🏼👍🏼Also that white boat with the red,white,and black new interior is my buddy's, that's a pretty solid lil boat. Good luck with your search👍🏼🍻


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« Reply #13 on: August 17, 2016, 04:45:46 PM »

My wife and I together have 6 kids, her2 my 3 and our 1, here's a pic of what I've got, and honestly we make it work. If anything I'll make a second trip to go pick up the three oldest, I kinda like it because I get a solo run lol. Open headers don't bother them either👍🏼👍🏼Also that white boat with the red,white,and black new interior is my buddy's, that's a pretty solid lil boat. Good luck with your search👍🏼🍻


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That's the one I'm leaning towards.


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« Reply #14 on: August 31, 2016, 06:20:24 PM »
So I got a boat. I paid $1800 for it. It's a 18 foot Andrews with a 455 and a berkley jet. I haven't really dug into it much because quite honestly.... I don't really know what I'm looking for. It has a broken cam so it needs a rebuild. I would love info on rebuilding this olds for reliability. I have done a bunch of research and have come to a few conclusions.

Bigger oil pan
Reduce oil to top end? (Not sure how)
Should I go roller rockers or stay stock?
Any help would be great. I'm in the so cal area.


Some things I would love to do is put a stereo in it and a big scoop. Just for looks.


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« Reply #15 on: September 01, 2016, 09:24:33 AM »
Anyone?


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« Reply #16 on: September 01, 2016, 10:07:04 AM »
My best advice is to get your money back.   Selling that boat will be tough as it is not a brand that many have heard of, and isnt "flashy" enough to make up for that.  Plus you are going to spend every bit of $6000 rebuilding that 455 properly.   If you take shortcuts on either the rebuilds, the parts quality, or the break in, and you will have to do it again.
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« Reply #17 on: September 01, 2016, 10:53:16 AM »
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« Reply #18 on: September 01, 2016, 12:28:02 PM »
It's all good! Thanks for the reply. I'm not really worried about resale. I'm worried about getting this thing on the water. Any tips and tricks on rebuilding this olds would be great. I would also like to know what to look for in the jet so I can match the power to the jets abilities. I'm also interested in a scoop and I've seen some with a pan that looks like it's tapered towards the scoop. Love that look but can't find where these are being sold.


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« Reply #19 on: September 01, 2016, 12:51:55 PM »
Tips & Tricks for an Olds?   There are a ton.  Lately there are a few guys here who seem to be having success running these engines.  Use the search feature and find the article that Timm wrote years ago, as it will give you more tips than you can use, but more importantly it discusses how to find the right machine shop.  Hopefully someone has it easily found and can post a link for you.
Long story short is that these engines were never meant for high sustained rpms.  They can't return the oil to the pan fast enough and starve the bottom end.  There are several ways to fix that luckily.   Good luck with it, and be careful as there are a lot of shady builders in the high dez.
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« Reply #20 on: September 01, 2016, 01:06:05 PM »
Jegs sells the Harwood scoops and tapered tray, that's where I got mine from.

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« Reply #21 on: September 01, 2016, 01:38:14 PM »
Thanks for the info guys. Now if anyone could just point me towards a good machine shop....


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« Reply #22 on: September 01, 2016, 01:38:55 PM »
So I got a boat. I paid $1800 for it. It's a 18 foot Andrews with a 455 and a berkley jet. I haven't really dug into it much because quite honestly.... I don't really know what I'm looking for. It has a broken cam so it needs a rebuild.


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How do you know it has a broken cam?

Yes I've seen 'em, but its kinda rare this happens.

For a flat cam (lobe or few), it needs to come apart, and everything cleaned, re-cleaned, and then cleaned again.

Inspection of parts is very important. If/when everything checks out, and the rest of the parts are good to go, re-assemble using the "Practical Olds" as a bible.

If the cam is indeed 2 pieces, re-cam it and run the sh!t out of it. (after careful cleaning, of course.)

Just my $0.02

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« Reply #23 on: September 01, 2016, 02:57:38 PM »

How do you know it has a broken cam?

Yes I've seen 'em, but its kinda rare this happens.

For a flat cam (lobe or few), it needs to come apart, and everything cleaned, re-cleaned, and then cleaned again.

Inspection of parts is very important. If/when everything checks out, and the rest of the parts are good to go, re-assemble using the "Practical Olds" as a bible.

If the cam is indeed 2 pieces, re-cam it and run the sh!t out of it. (after careful cleaning, of course.)

Just my $0.02

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Look close at the photo of the engine, two pushrods are missing at the whole back half of the motor doesn't do anything. Visual inspection through the lifter holes shows the missing cam, and both broken ends. Lifters were hit. Bla bla.
Now that I'm clearly replacing the cam should I go roller or just leave it stock? I plan on a 10 quart sump, reducing flow to the top end...


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« Reply #24 on: September 01, 2016, 03:01:39 PM »
do they make a roller cam for a 455?
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« Reply #25 on: September 01, 2016, 03:10:16 PM »

do they make a roller cam for a 455?


Yes they do. It's a whole kit. Cam, lifters, pushrods and rockers.


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« Reply #26 on: September 01, 2016, 03:16:27 PM »

Yes they do. It's a whole kit. Cam, lifters, pushrods and rockers.


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heres my suggestion... take it with a grain of salt....

Sit down, decide what your end goals are for the boat, Crusier? Speed? Power?

Once you decide that, then pick a power plant that does not need a massive amount of modifications to live in that role.

You can probably sell your Olds stuff and absorb a lot of the cost for a swap to something else. Then choose somethign thats not going to cost you 5k to build and probably die again...
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« Reply #27 on: September 01, 2016, 03:49:49 PM »
For sale $2500


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« Reply #28 on: September 01, 2016, 03:56:30 PM »
do they make a roller cam for a 455?

Haha, I had to look- Summit has 15 diff flavors, all Comp cams. Hooda thunk?

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« Reply #29 on: September 01, 2016, 05:53:32 PM »

heres my suggestion... take it with a grain of salt....

Sit down, decide what your end goals are for the boat, Crusier? Speed? Power?

Once you decide that, then pick a power plant that does not need a massive amount of modifications to live in that role.

You can probably sell your Olds stuff and absorb a lot of the cost for a swap to something else. Then choose somethign thats not going to cost you 5k to build and probably die again...

I just want to get in the water. I'm sure this boat will be fast enough in stock form. I want to rebuild the olds but fix any issues known for these engines.


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« Reply #30 on: September 01, 2016, 07:44:10 PM »
I just want to get in the water. I'm sure this boat will be fast enough in stock form. I want to rebuild the olds but fix any issues known for these engines.


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« Reply #31 on: September 01, 2016, 10:03:31 PM »
I agree with Steve 86ta,
1- buy a big block Chevrolet
2-beat the hell out of it season after season.

Well.... I'm not saying a ls engine won't work for him...
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« Reply #32 on: September 01, 2016, 10:07:47 PM »

I agree with Steve 86ta,
1- buy a big block Chevrolet
2-beat the hell out of it season after season.

First off I will never buy a Chevy. My fist wife's name was Shevie, and yes, you can beat on it season after season but the reliability just didn't stand up. Next thing you know everyone is beating up a Shevie. I would rather build what I have and fuck a Chevy.


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« Reply #33 on: September 01, 2016, 10:13:17 PM »
First off I will never buy a Chevy. My fist wife's name was Shevie, and yes, you can beat on it season after season but the reliability just didn't stand up. Next thing you know everyone is beating up a Shevie. I would rather build what I have and fuck a Chevy.


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« Reply #34 on: September 01, 2016, 10:21:21 PM »
Lmao::)

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« Reply #35 on: September 02, 2016, 04:20:48 AM »
Haha guess I struck a nerve, just my opinion  trying to save you some heartache  building that olds. But do what you want.  If you couldn't  maintain shevie,  good luck maintaining a jet  boat. Don't let  a woman blind you from a logical decision but it's ur $. Good luck on shore with ur olds as I skate past you in my chevy

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« Reply #36 on: September 02, 2016, 04:55:38 AM »

Haha guess I struck a nerve, just my opinion  trying to save you some heartache  building that olds. But do what you want.  If you couldn't  maintain shevie,  good luck maintaining a jet  boat. Don't let  a woman blind you from a logical decision but it's ur $. Good luck on shore with ur olds as I skate past you in my chevy
Wow your pretty harsh on the Olds man lol ... Maybe we can line up one time. my olds may have more than your Chevy can handle .... Got 8 years beating the shit out of that 455 ... 😝


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« Reply #37 on: September 02, 2016, 05:02:04 AM »

heres my suggestion... take it with a grain of salt....

Sit down, decide what your end goals are for the boat, Crusier? Speed? Power?

Once you decide that, then pick a power plant that does not need a massive amount of modifications to live in that role.

You can probably sell your Olds stuff and absorb a lot of the cost for a swap to something else. Then choose somethign thats not going to cost you 5k to build and probably die again...

 Your killing me over here on the "ditching " the olds. It don't cost that much to build them  ... Bearing clearances make longevity jm2c


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« Reply #38 on: September 02, 2016, 05:30:03 AM »

 Your killing me over here on the "ditching " the olds. It don't cost that much to build them  ... Bearing clearances make longevity jm2c


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The only reason I even suggested getting rid of the olds is because it sounds like to me that he wants to be able to sit the thing at wot for a long time. You and I both know you can't do that even with the best of the olds

That's why I said he needs to decide what he wants out of it. If he wants to cruise and have some damn good power. By all means go for the olds.

If he wants to sit the thing on the wood and run it for 5 miles. I think we can both agree that the olds is not the best choice for him.

If he's building a motor to sit at wot for that long, let's be honest an olds built to live at that rpm will not be anywhere near a cheap build. Neither would Ford or Chevy imo. But the track record for olds is nowhere near as good as it is Chevy, especially at high rpm.

Your olds is bad ass man. And it runs freaking hard, you know I respect it. I just think that he needs to decide what he wants the boat to do. Then he can decide what power plant will fit that the best. Be it Ford, Olds, or Chevy.

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« Reply #39 on: September 02, 2016, 05:41:00 AM »
Wow your pretty harsh on the Olds man lol ... Maybe we can line up one time. my olds may have more than your Chevy can handle .... Got 8 years beating the shit out of that 455 ... 😝


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I'd love to line up some time.  Not trying to be harsh on the guy but I thought this thread was about a rebuild  or repower  for his boat not his first wife. Don't have anything against olds  motors if they're done right I'm sure they are reliable . No disrespect meant if it was taken that way

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« Reply #40 on: September 02, 2016, 05:49:29 AM »

I just want to get in the water. I'm sure this boat will be fast enough in stock form. I want to rebuild the olds but fix any issues known for these engines.


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This is his goal  .... And the Oldsmobile is a good power plant for him. U just can't slap a olds together though


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« Reply #41 on: September 02, 2016, 05:53:26 AM »

I'd love to line up some time.  Not trying to be harsh on the guy but I thought this thread was about a rebuild  or repower  for his boat not his first wife. Don't have anything against olds  motors if they're done right I'm sure they are reliable . No disrespect meant if it was taken that way
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« Reply #42 on: September 02, 2016, 05:54:51 AM »
Devils avocet...... 😜


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« Reply #43 on: September 02, 2016, 06:44:24 AM »
First off I will never buy a Chevy. My fist wife's name was Shevie, and yes, you can beat on it season after season but the reliability just didn't stand up. Next thing you know everyone is beating up a Shevie. I would rather build what I have and fuck a Chevy.


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Lol! Holy shit! Just about spit my coffee out. A woman named Shevie?  There is so many jokes that could be made about unreliable, smell funny, dont run right. But you know what? I am not going to do it today. Lol
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« Reply #44 on: September 02, 2016, 07:35:42 AM »

Lol! Holy shit! Just about spit my coffee out. A woman named Shevie?  There is so many jokes that could be made about unreliable, smell funny, dont run right. But you know what? I am not going to do it today. Lol

Im a smart ass. I was just trying to get a chuckle out of you guys. Wasn't hating on any engine. Y'all just don't know me. I looked at a lot of boats and most of them had the olds power plants. To be honest though, im a ford guy. This is just a starter boat for me. I want to get out on the water and have some fun. If you have any good info on what I should do to this olds please chime in. (Besides use it as an anchor) good machine shop?


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« Reply #45 on: September 02, 2016, 07:39:19 AM »
Im a smart ass. I was just trying to get a chuckle out of you guys. Wasn't hating on any engine. Y'all just don't know me. I looked at a lot of boats and most of them had the olds power plants. To be honest though, im a ford guy. This is just a starter boat for me. I want to get out on the water and have some fun. If you have any good info on what I should do to this olds please chime in. (Besides use it as an anchor) good machine shop?


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heres a great article to read. This will tell you what needs/should be done to an olds to make it live.

Nothing wrong with an olds. They make pretty damn good power, and prepped right they can live a very long time. FWIW try to keep it under 5k rpm though for LONG periods of time

http://www.vintagejetboats.com/showthread.php?6963-Hot-Boat-Mag-June-2006-quot-Pratical-455-Olds-quot-build-article
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« Reply #46 on: September 02, 2016, 09:56:30 AM »
Im a smart ass. I was just trying to get a chuckle out of you guys. Wasn't hating on any engine. Y'all just don't know me. I looked at a lot of boats and most of them had the olds power plants. To be honest though, im a ford guy. This is just a starter boat for me. I want to get out on the water and have some fun. If you have any good info on what I should do to this olds please chime in. (Besides use it as an anchor) good machine shop?


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Curious as to what made you pick this boat if your a ford guy. First post said you had 3k to 6k for a budget and you buy a broken Oldsmobile. Which while surely push your budget and beyond. We are coming to end of the season. With 6k in hand and some patients you could get a really nice running ford powered jet boat.
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« Reply #47 on: September 02, 2016, 12:00:33 PM »

Curious as to what made you pick this boat if your a ford guy. First post said you had 3k to 6k for a budget and you buy a broken Oldsmobile. Which while surely push your budget and beyond. We are coming to end of the season. With 6k in hand and some patients you could get a really nice running ford powered jet boat.

I'm not really sure to be honest. It was the right price at the moment. I really didn't want to spend the money all at once. This way I can spend as I go and I will know exactly how it's going to run and last.


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« Reply #48 on: September 02, 2016, 12:13:48 PM »
I can respect that. At least you didn't buy it at full price and later find out its broken. If want to keep the olds just find a reputable builder of olds engine. Most importantly for a jet boat appreciate. There are many running in boats to this day. You know guys will be guys talking shit. Good luck i will watching your progress. We all love pics.
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« Reply #49 on: September 02, 2016, 12:15:23 PM »
I can respect that. At least you didn't buy it at full price and later find out its broken. If want to keep the olds just find a reputable builder of olds engine. Most importantly for a jet boat appreciate. There are many running in boats to this day. You know guys will be guys talking shit. Good luck i will watching your progress. We all love pics.
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« Reply #50 on: September 02, 2016, 06:12:04 PM »
So I found a guy who had a 455 stuffed in the corner of his garage and he was desperate to get rid of it. The boat rotted and he pulled the engine to save, his son pulled it apart to rebuild it but never finished. He did however buy everything he needed. Rings, gaskets, bearings... Check out the photos.



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« Reply #51 on: September 02, 2016, 06:29:58 PM »
And a scoop...,


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« Reply #52 on: September 05, 2016, 07:37:01 AM »
Shit. There ya go
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« Reply #53 on: September 05, 2016, 11:36:19 AM »
Ok bam here my olds haven't really had any problems with it just the boat from leaking fuel tank that fuck up my carpet. Also I've seen a lot of fellow jetboats with Chevy and fords just get into the water and start it up and bam their motor brakes and have towed a couple of them back. We all like to talk shit about others and how they build their boats. But the biggest thing is it is in all fun from this big jetboat family. Make your boat the way u want to run what u want to and in the long run if u like how it turned out from all the work u put in then fuck what every body else says. It's yours and your family's boat not theirs. Mine might be a piece of shit but it runs and we have a lot of fun with it. 👍🚤🍺



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« Reply #54 on: September 05, 2016, 07:05:42 PM »

Ok bam here my olds haven't really had any problems with it just the boat from leaking fuel tank that fuck up my carpet. Also I've seen a lot of fellow jetboats with Chevy and fords just get into the water and start it up and bam their motor brakes and have towed a couple of them back. We all like to talk shit about others and how they build their boats. But the biggest thing is it is in all fun from this big jetboat family. Make your boat the way u want to run what u want to and in the long run if u like how it turned out from all the work u put in then fuck what every body else says. It's yours and your family's boat not theirs. Mine might be a piece of shit but it runs and we have a lot of fun with it. 👍🚤🍺
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« Reply #55 on: September 06, 2016, 03:58:46 PM »

Ok bam here my olds haven't really had any problems with it just the boat from leaking fuel tank that fuck up my carpet. Also I've seen a lot of fellow jetboats with Chevy and fords just get into the water and start it up and bam their motor brakes and have towed a couple of them back. We all like to talk shit about others and how they build their boats. But the biggest thing is it is in all fun from this big jetboat family. Make your boat the way u want to run what u want to and in the long run if u like how it turned out from all the work u put in then fuck what every body else says. It's yours and your family's boat not theirs. Mine might be a piece of shit but it runs and we have a lot of fun with it. 👍🚤🍺
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« Reply #56 on: September 06, 2016, 04:13:14 PM »
Ok bam here my olds haven't really had any problems with it just the boat from leaking fuel tank that fuck up my carpet. Also I've seen a lot of fellow jetboats with Chevy and fords just get into the water and start it up and bam their motor brakes and have towed a couple of them back. We all like to talk shit about others and how they build their boats. But the biggest thing is it is in all fun from this big jetboat family. Make your boat the way u want to run what u want to and in the long run if u like how it turned out from all the work u put in then fuck what every body else says. It's yours and your family's boat not theirs. Mine might be a piece of shit but it runs and we have a lot of fun with it. 👍🚤🍺

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« Reply #57 on: September 08, 2016, 03:13:14 PM »
Well I dropped my parts of at a reputable builder. Gonna go with roller cam, do some oiling work and be done.


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« Reply #58 on: September 09, 2016, 03:22:53 AM »
Well I dropped my parts of at a reputable builder. Gonna go with roller cam, do some oiling work and be done.


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« Reply #59 on: September 09, 2016, 11:36:14 PM »
Old's take it to Mendello in corona ca, his dad Joe was the king of old's motors, and if you can find a true joe Mendello motor, running they are worth big bucks. It's all in the oil mapping on those motors. But the cost a lot to build correctly, and if parts break, Chevys are cheaper to build, ford 460 great motors, cost is in between Chevy and old's for parts. I would stay away from a plan old's. Also Check engine hours, over 250 on a old's its time for rebuild.


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« Reply #60 on: December 24, 2016, 06:24:26 PM »
Jet boats and cars are two way different things obviously. Love GM products in my cars and trucks but a BBF seems to be my choice when it comes to my jet boats. Just my two cents! I totally agree when it comes to build what you want who really cares as long as it runs and floats have some damn fun with it!

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« Reply #61 on: December 25, 2016, 08:27:39 AM »
Build a chevy! Not put money in that engine. It's not worth it!!!!!!!!!!

 


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