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    Re: Almost There finally.

    That's great news Papee !! Looks like plenty of water in that pic.. I'm ready myself...Can't get any more social distancing out of a morning trip than that !!
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    Re: Almost There finally.

    The river is at 3.6 .. I looks like it's getting low judging by what I see out there... I'm getting a late start to getting the boat in the water.. I've been doing some cooling upgrades and will be...
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    Re: Installing a Fan on the Rope Pulley

    I'm going one step at a time..I installed a bigger oil cooler and now I'm working on some air deflectors..I'll post some pics tomorrow if Bart doesn't mind since we're all trying for the same result...
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    Re: Installing a Fan on the Rope Pulley

    Hi Bobby I was going to ask you if you had any temp issues running the redrive...I was speaking with Bruce last week {Circle S} and he stated he didn't have any temp issues running the 084 with his...
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    Re: Almost There finally.

    I lucked out..When I made that solid trailer floor the same contour as the hull bottom I never thought about it helping back up the floor to tap out the dents..So it can't go over center as I'm...
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    Re: Almost There finally.

    Looks good Papee..But don't worry the rocks will clean the paint off for you so you won't have so much to do this winter...:lol:..Speaking of that... I'm under mine this week re-applying some quick...
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    Re: Installing a Fan on the Rope Pulley

    Hey Bobby good to see you posting again...I bet that situation is a life changer after all those years...
    Bart, I'm assuming you have the bottom of the jugs somewhat opened for the air to flow...
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    Re: Sheet Metal Break

    I've been eyeing a harbor freight brake for some time now...I keep thinking I don't need it but I keep running into situations where the "clamp and bend" homemade stuff takes way more time doing it...
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    Re: Almost There finally.

    Glad to hear you're heading out this year...No doubt the ethanol fuel is unkind to something just sitting around...The Rutters across the Clarks ferry bridge has non-ethanol fuel FYI...I know a few...
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    Re: Lathe Attachments, Indexing / Dividing Head

    Wow Bart, that's a great addition to the toys you have...It's amazing what we take for granted when we look at what it will take to fabricate..I'm guilty as well...Look at it and say " That'll be...
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    Re: Another Project to Play With Part 2

    Yeah, that's coming along nicely...It sure is time consuming to get everything where it needs to be..Keep up the good work..
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    Re: Installing a Fan on the Rope Pulley

    Wow, that's a nice looking cover...The shields are really starting to take shape...
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    Re: Efi retrofit for the 084 motor

    Nice !! That intake sure does clean up the look...And just might give a better flow than the other set up...I'm excited for you too....:razz:
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    Re: 084 Motor Stand Questions

    Those will work nicely...The other style you're referring to was simply EMT tubing with flared ends..They come in stainless and galvanized steel..
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    Re: 084 Motor Stand Questions

    When I built my hull I evenly spaced the stringers...And whatever it turned out to be is what I used.. That simple.. In theory the wider bottom footprint would add stability..With that being said...
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    Re: Redrive Built In House..

    I see where you're heading with this... I figured you had it under control...:wink:...Keep up the good work !!
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    Re: Redrive Built In House..

    HI Bart, Looks great !! One of the downfalls of the single plate design was that top pulley flexing... If you look at the old pics on here Chuck had run additional diagonal braces off the backside of...
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    Re: new guy looking for ideas

    That's a good looking rig there...;thumb;.. I'm glad you're out there having fun with it...If the water coming over the transom is your main concern you could possibly add a splash tray back there to...
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    Re: Tap guides

    It must be nice to go out there and just whip up whatever you need ! :lol:...I worked in a machine shop back in the high school days and we had those to keep the drill bits centered as well... Great...
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    Re: Efi retrofit for the 084 motor

    That's great news Bart, I'm interested in seeing how the range of motion plays out with the new throttle body...I'm betting it will have a smooth transition now from idle to full throttle... I've...
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    Re: Modifying the 084 for more horsepower !!

    Hi Bart,
    I'm still contemplating just how to measure the difference...First, I would like to run this engine as is to see just where the CHTs are in stock form..I was thinking of making a stand,...
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    Re: Modifying the 084 for more horsepower !!

    Well, rather than grenade my NOS engine on the airboat I bought a used engine to play with..I'm going to give this one the once over,freshen it up and probably install some performance...
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    Re: 4A084 inline motor rebuild

    Yeah, that's some sludge build-up in there !!:shock:...I wouldn't have expected that either...I bought an extra crank with all the bearings from Saturn Surplus..Now if I could only find an NOS...
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    Re: 4A084 inline motor rebuild

    Bart, it'll be interesting to see how those chrome rings do for you...I know they're a little tougher to get seated compared to the cast iron rings but if the wear is as minimal as you're stating it...
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    Re: Installing a Fan on the Rope Pulley

    My thoughts are the same as yours...The fan should be good enough to see if you're heading in the right direction...It'll be interesting just how much each shroud will take the CHT down..
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