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    Hey Jack, the IVO want reverse the pitch. Chuck

    Hey Jack, the IVO want reverse the pitch.
    Chuck
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    Hey papajack, it will always be easier on the...

    Hey papajack, it will always be easier on the engine with less pitch. It don't take as much power to turn the prop with less pitch, then dial in more pitch after you are up and running. We also tried...
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    No gauge Papee, it is easy to get used to. If the...

    No gauge Papee, it is easy to get used to. If the rpm's drop to much and it starts slowing, you have too much pitch in it. If the rpm's is too high then not enough pitch. We used a gps to watch the...
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    IVO Prop Inflight Adjust

    Last week we installed the inflight adjustible kit to George Thomas Dixon Twister. This gives him the ability to change the pitch in his prop blades while driving the boat. Take off and get on plane...
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    Thanks Dan, i hope to get the final info and cost...

    Thanks Dan, i hope to get the final info and cost for the intake this week. Now we have to search the web for some of the used 350 Holley's . It is the one that was used on the 3- 2 barrell setups....
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    Hey Brett, the only way to save money is to build...

    Hey Brett, the only way to save money is to build everthing at home. I have built a few thousand airboats and can see that you will have a big learning curve with the boats you are building.
    I...
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    Hey Papee, it will be all new. We are sold out of...

    Hey Papee, it will be all new. We are sold out of the first 6 that was built and we can make them weight less and still be bullit proof. I have 5 new engines coming in some time next week and we want...
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    New 084 intake and carb setup

    Tony Stewart, a drag racer in Austin Texas has designed a new intake manifold for the 084 engine that balances the flow to the cylinders so 2 of the cylinders don't run leaner than the other 2. This...
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    Hey Brett, no reason to go with any carbed...

    Hey Brett, no reason to go with any carbed engines. These new GM engines are so efficient and balanced there is no reason to not use them. The VVT gives you max torque at 2000 rpm. We use the GM ECM...
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    brlcla has his engine mounted it the hull and we...

    brlcla has his engine mounted it the hull and we should be hearing from him soon on how good it runs. Hear is a video of it running just before we shipped it to him. This engine is only 1364 cc so we...
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    Here is a list of the problems i think you will...

    Here is a list of the problems i think you will have.
    1. The cogged belt drive on a 2 cylinder engine will shake the boat apart. That is why we use a Vbelt drive.
    2. The 2 into 1 headers will break...
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    Hey Brett, i will have to look to see if i can...

    Hey Brett, i will have to look to see if i can find some pictures.
    Chuck
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    Loosen the clamp nut on the linkage where it...

    Loosen the clamp nut on the linkage where it clamps to the governor shaft. The linkage will turn freely on the shaft and the governor want pull the throttle back.
    Chuck
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    Thanks papajack, we are proud of the boats we...

    Thanks papajack, we are proud of the boats we build. We want our customers to have the best boat their money can buy. One they are proud to take to the water.
    Chuck
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    Thanks Papee, i have been working long hrs and...

    Thanks Papee, i have been working long hrs and haven't been on the site much. That model sold for $ 11,800 which included the trailer. We have started using an aluminum trailer and it cost $ 160.00...
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    Hey Papee, the new gaskets are hard too, they...

    Hey Papee, the new gaskets are hard too, they have been in storage for over 20 years. To renew an old gasket, put some axle greese on your fingers and rub it into both sides of the gasket. This will...
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    It may not be streaching, it may be wear. If they...

    It may not be streaching, it may be wear. If they slip, they wear out quick.
    Thanks, Chuck
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    Hey Nick, we don't have any ice so we have to run...

    Hey Nick, we don't have any ice so we have to run on the ground. We are in a drout so not much water. Melt some of the ice and send it to us. Here is a new 084 going to New York.
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    Hey Nick, It looks good, i new you could get it...

    Hey Nick, It looks good, i new you could get it going. Now where is the water.
    Chuck
  20. Thread: Turbo Kohler

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    The man that set it up though it to be about 57...

    The man that set it up though it to be about 57 HP. We still have it. I would put an intercooler on it and a bigger oil supply.
    Make an offer.
    Thanks, Chuck
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    The aluminum also bends easyier than the conduit...

    The aluminum also bends easyier than the conduit and viberation will also cause it to crack. When aluminum is used on the bigger boats it has to be bigger dia than conduit or ss to make it strong...
  22. Thread: Total newbe.

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    Hey Bandit64, that is what this forum is for,...

    Hey Bandit64, that is what this forum is for, asking questions. I know where you are coming from, i can't afford one myself. I am lucky to have customers that let me test their boats. If i get a good...
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    Hey Bandit64, if you want your boat to run mud...

    Hey Bandit64, if you want your boat to run mud and jump a dike then it should not be a mini airboat. Mini Airboats don't have the power to climb dykes are run in dry mud or muck. I have even got a...
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    Hey Bandit64, If you come to my shop i will show...

    Hey Bandit64, If you come to my shop i will show you all about mini airboats and give you the price on everything. I will also give you a ride on one. My shop is Airboat Pro's LLC at 4629 W. State RD...
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    Hey Papee, It is the stock carb, i think we...

    Hey Papee, It is the stock carb, i think we drilled the main jet to .040 and the bleed to .038. It ran perfect in New Mexico where the elavation is 4000 ft.
    av8or, I have 2 new engines left that i...
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