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    Re: Redrive Built In House..

    took a little time and filled in the holes, went a lot simpler than I expected, with the mig gun, tig would have been a lot simpler & cleaner. But it cleaned up nice and there was no cavities, when I...
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    Re: Redrive Built In House..

    I also ended up taking most of the radius out of the inside of the extension, so I could get the bolt to set square to the extension. a lot of the pictures that I have seen on the extensions always...
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    Re: Redrive Built In House..

    well turning out a hub has been an learning experience, in hind site I should have ordered 2 blanks, the method that I used to drill the bolt holes, the first 12 holes turned out great, then I...
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    Re: Redrive Built In House..

    so I spent a little time on the hub extension today, and it is starting to take shape, it seems that I will think about what and how I want it to look for a good while, then spend a few days to turn...
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    Re: Redrive Built In House..

    the next item on the list is to fab up a prop hub extension. where I will be mounting a bearing on the outside of the drive pulley. I need to extend the prop a little to clear it.
    as you can see...
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    Re: Redrive Built In House..

    one of the things that I had been contemplating was what type of pulley tension style to use. after thinking about this for the last couple of years. I ended up turning out a 94mm / 3.75 x 2" deep,...
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    Redrive Built In House..

    Well, a couple of weeks ago I went to post some updates on my redrive build, and I found out that it had to be removed do to problems that the site had. Do to the resent hacks.
    It was kind of fun to...
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    Re: Modifying the 084 for more horsepower !!

    sounds like I better get things going....
    so I got the motor rebuilt, but am still thinking about getting the shroud set up. I just need to go out one night and finish the shrouds..that article you...
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    Re: Modifying the 084 for more horsepower !!

    Any thoughts on what method you might use to document changes in performance or HP, as you are going forward?
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    Re: 4A084 inline motor rebuild

    yep. if my memory is correct. I called a day to late to get a crankshaft from Saturn Surplus, last fall. They sold their last one an day earlier.. I haven't called since to see if they restocked.....
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    Re: 4A084 inline motor rebuild

    thought i would put in a few more pictures.
    the biggest surprise I got, was looking at all the sludge that was in the bottom of the oil pan. if nothing else, I am glad to have got all that grit...
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    Re: 4A084 inline motor rebuild

    I have been wondering about that also. with how tight the rings were to install, and being the first time rebuilding this motor, I reached out to John Emery, and Charles Witt about questions that I...
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    Re: Installing a Fan on the Rope Pulley

    thanks, there is always something, that I forget to do. I looked all over the web, and any info on the blades rated rpm is very vague, so I sent a email to SPAL tech dept. this morning, to see what...
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    Re: 084 Operating Head Temps

    finally started up the motor tonight.. what fun. I was not getting any oil pressure, I poured some down the oil hose that comes off of the pump. That did the trick..
    it took a while to clean out...
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    Re: Installing a Fan on the Rope Pulley

    now comes the fun, needing to fab up a shroud, to direct the air.
    I am sure that it will take more than a couple trials and error to fab this up, I did acquire a 24" scroll saw last summer, and I...
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    Installing a Fan on the Rope Pulley

    with fall/winter soon showing up. getting the motor on the boat looks like next spring. But I have been looking at a few different things, to help cool the heads on the 084 motor. I don't know how...
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    Re: New 2 person Challenger build.

    looks like you have got that tig welding figured out and things are looking good. What did you end up using to bolt the UHMW to the hull, & what thickness did you end up using? I am thinking it may...
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    A Les Smoot video on his EFI 4A084

    I came across this the other day. I thought it would be of interest to some of you.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EPLlVvehZ90&t=954s
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    4A084 inline motor rebuild

    I am starting to wonder if I will ever get this in the boat, or it I will be just going from one project to another with it..
    over the summer I have found out some things that might be worthwhile,...
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    Re: 084 Operating Head Temps

    so I just had to pump some real oil through it and see what it would look like. not as messy as yesterday, but I plumbed it to the oil pump this time.
    I could see some streaks of oil going places....
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    Re: 084 Operating Head Temps

    well, at cranking speed it does make a mess. I was thinking of using the oil pan off a 2A042 and just bolt it to the bottom half, and at least see the top half...
    but only the middle bolt on the...
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    Re: 084 Operating Head Temps

    thinking of a way to get a visual look inside the crankcase while the motor is cranking... to see it there is any difference in the oil coming off the rod bearings with the notches that where cut......
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    Re: 084 Operating Head Temps

    Corky, the motor fan pushes air into the shroud, and it exits for the most part at the back of the oil pan. there is a lever on the outside, where one can adjust the exiting flow of air depending on...
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    Re: 084 Operating Head Temps

    thanks, for the location. I have been thinking about this mod, for the last year or so. just didn't know in what direction to take it.
    A few of the different ways, or ideas that I have been mulling...
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    Re: 084 Operating Head Temps

    Dang, I might have look into getting a couple of batteries and I will have a 5k generator. it started right up after sitting for more than 15 years..
    and the price was right. and it does generate...
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