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Forum: Dockside Chat
06-21-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,314
Posted By tad117

Itís not a bad swap and really wakes the car up...

Itís not a bad swap and really wakes the car up but still rides like a jag
06-20-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 16,383
Posted By tad117

Rereading some of the thread I have a question....

Rereading some of the thread I have a question. When you retorqued the one head did the bolts move or was it torqued to the proper amount? As for your question about the block preparation I would...
06-19-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 16,383
Posted By tad117

Could be debris from water pump fins...

Could be debris from water pump fins deteriorating corrosion from sitting could be many possibilities. Thicker headgaskets are going to raise the heads back to where they were before being decked and...
06-19-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 16,383
Posted By tad117

I agree with bill that there is something else...

I agree with bill that there is something else going on I agree with taking off the water pump and having a look. Pull all the hoses see if any of the fittings have any build up. The head that was...
06-12-2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,549
Posted By tad117

I donít think many came with 454 I am just...

I donít think many came with 454 I am just guessing but I figure it is worth close to the same as the ones listed with the 671 naturals. What a great find looks really clean
06-12-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,294
Posted By tad117

congrats hope the rest of your season goes well....

congrats hope the rest of your season goes well. It is really not that hard for a push rod to get bent when it is free from the rocker no different then miss hitting a nail with a hammer the nail...
06-12-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 25,828
Posted By tad117

I am surprised they havenít come out with a four...

I am surprised they havenít come out with a four stroke too. You would figure that the success they have had with the four stroke snowmobile that it wouldnít be hard to put a four stroke outboard out.
06-12-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,294
Posted By tad117

as valve lash increases and the pushrod is...

as valve lash increases and the pushrod is slammed into the rocker eventually something is going to bend normally that is the long skinny piece of tubing which bends easier then the solid lifter or...
06-12-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 298
Posted By tad117

I would not store them on edge up top more likely...

I would not store them on edge up top more likely a cross wind would set them free
06-06-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,043
Posted By tad117

Might want to check the casting numbers on that...

Might want to check the casting numbers on that motor might be worth more to pull it out and sell it
06-05-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 544
Posted By tad117

Donít think you are giving the Jupiter area much...

Donít think you are giving the Jupiter area much of a look over when you figure in the six hour round trip ride. There are a whole lot of different areas and type neighborhoods to see from singer...
05-31-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,650
Posted By tad117

I have a question for those that have an outboard...

I have a question for those that have an outboard express How is it for drifting the bay with the wife and kids? Seems like the cockpit space would be a little tight for drifting and bottom...
05-26-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 357,236
Posted By tad117

so close think it deserves a trip to lake x to...

so close think it deserves a trip to lake x to get the last little bit out of her I am sure mercury wants see it break 100 as much as everyone else does
05-20-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,184
Posted By tad117

If you are considering buying a gas I/o here is...

If you are considering buying a gas I/o here is something simple to try and see what you think. On your way home from work today instead of putting your daily driver in drive drop it down into first...
05-17-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,934
Posted By tad117

Boating is no different then any other hobby and...

Boating is no different then any other hobby and you should grow into it. You donít say hey I want to take up golf let me get a custom set of clubs and go to Augusta for your first round of golf. Get...
05-17-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By tad117

I had a 31 rybo runner with that style tower and...

I had a 31 rybo runner with that style tower and the curtains ran from the front of console over to the gunnels and didnít use the tower legs. I think you could probably accomplish the same with any...
05-13-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,635
Posted By tad117

Every area is a little bit different then the...

Every area is a little bit different then the other. I would recommend staying a week or two in season in different areas to see which one suits you the best
04-16-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,934
Posted By tad117

Sorry I donít have any pictures but there is one...

Sorry I donít have any pictures but there is one that was recently redone that they put a transom kill box that came out really nice. Should be able to do a google search and find it. Also take a...
04-16-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,934
Posted By tad117

Sorry I donít have any pictures but there is one...

Sorry I donít have any pictures but there is one that was recently redone that they put a transom kill box that came out really nice. Should be able to do a google search and find it. Also take a...
03-16-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 357,236
Posted By tad117

Looks great

Looks great
01-11-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,472
Posted By tad117

88 would still be made by rybovich. Good riding...

88 would still be made by rybovich. Good riding hull I donít think you will cruise at 30 with 225 though unless you like to cruise above 4500
10-26-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,880
Posted By tad117

The old light has two wires going to it the new...

The old light has two wires going to it the new light has two wires going to it. You have a multimeter figure out which one is positive and which one is negative and splice the wires where ever you...
10-25-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,034
Posted By tad117

Has the block heaters been hooked up since you...

Has the block heaters been hooked up since you started? Battery charger hooked up to spin the motors up faster. Have you cracked an injector line to make sure fuel is getting to the motor? It...
10-22-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 450,595
Posted By tad117

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

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10-22-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 450,595
Posted By tad117

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

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