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07-18-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,118
Posted By Wingnutt

This is gonna be an interesting build. I love the...

This is gonna be an interesting build. I love the lines on the concept drawing!
07-17-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,443
Posted By Wingnutt

Thanks, I've got my eye on a project boat hull...

Thanks, I've got my eye on a project boat hull (just what I need is another project, but it's a GW) with a rotten transom that the guy will give me, so that's great info!
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-17-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 172,350
Posted By Wingnutt

Yea, left the 245s up front and the 20x10.5s are...

Yea, left the 245s up front and the 20x10.5s are on order and should be here in a few weeks. That's the price you have to pay for free shipping...they ship freight. I'm pretty sure I'm going to go...
07-17-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,137
Posted By Wingnutt

Whoa, better not let the Omega boats see that or...

Whoa, better not let the Omega boats see that or they'll all be gone by the next morning!
07-16-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 37,750
Posted By Wingnutt

And to avoid the bi-annual registration fee which...

And to avoid the bi-annual registration fee which was 3x what Delaware was at the time. Also please notice that we primarily used our boats in Delaware waters. I live very close to the C&D canal, so...
07-16-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 37,750
Posted By Wingnutt

Please re-read the OPs original post. , The OP...

Please re-read the OPs original post. ,
The OP clearly stated that he checked the ONLY AVAILABLE resource and it stated that the current limit was 2 ie TWO fish. It is NOT his fault that the web...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-15-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,025
Posted By Wingnutt

Used to love 'em and had several that I...

Used to love 'em and had several that I frequented, especially when I needed something I would shop them before buying new. However, about 12 years or so ago, they all turned into greedy basta*ds...
07-15-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,413
Posted By Wingnutt

Even in 4Lo I'll bet that the boat will drag the...

Even in 4Lo I'll bet that the boat will drag the truck down the ramp a little when you are launching (8k boat vs 4.5k truck...gravity wins!). I had a Bayliner 2455 that would do that sometimes to my...
Forum: Dockside Chat
07-08-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 172,350
Posted By Wingnutt

Nope, I'm running a set of 295/50R17 M&H drag...

Nope, I'm running a set of 295/50R17 M&H drag radials. I've had them about two years now, so the compound in them is starting to get hard. Instead of a light hazing to get them ready, I need to do a...
07-03-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,054
Posted By Wingnutt

I fish around the Chesapeake Bay Bridge a bit and...

I fish around the Chesapeake Bay Bridge a bit and it's amazing how quiet and fast those container ships are. Look down the bay and see one several miles away heading up, fish a few minutes and look...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-27-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7,086
Views: 2,930,893
Posted By Wingnutt

Back in the day? Are you kidding? Until a few...

Back in the day? Are you kidding? Until a few month ago, we were still watching a 1988 model Curtis Mathis console TV (minus the antenna we were fancy and had cable :grin:). We ended pretty much...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-27-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 13,087
Posted By Wingnutt

After getting the runaround for decades, I...

After getting the runaround for decades, I finally developed a method that I use. I do my research, find out a range that a vehicle that I'm interested in sales for, get prior bank approval for a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-21-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 172,350
Posted By Wingnutt

Consistency is the name of the game in bracket...

Consistency is the name of the game in bracket racing. Once you move into the arena where the racers are really good and are vying for sponsorships, races are won and lost by just a few thousandths...
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-21-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 172,350
Posted By Wingnutt

Right here. :grin: A quarter mile speed of 140...

Right here. :grin: A quarter mile speed of 140 MPH = mid 9 ETs*.



Also



163 MPH in the quarter is low 8s*, so I figured that was your top end.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-20-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 172,350
Posted By Wingnutt

Are you saying that your stock Scat with 485 HP /...

Are you saying that your stock Scat with 485 HP / 475 Torque is running mid 9's @ 140 MPH in the quarter? :oSorry, but I've got to call bologna on that one! The Demon with 840HP was only able to turn...
06-20-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 958
Posted By Wingnutt

As far as setting the base timing with a TBI...

As far as setting the base timing with a TBI small block, you have to disconnect the distributor from the computer (ECU)...yes it has one. This is done by disconnecting one of the wires from the...
06-19-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,919
Posted By Wingnutt

Great cars with unbelievable performance for a...

Great cars with unbelievable performance for a sedan, but you'll need a healthy bank balance for the repairs. As was mentioned above, if you are not a return Mercedes customer, warranty work is...
06-19-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,443
Posted By Wingnutt

Any idea of how much weight that repair added?...

Any idea of how much weight that repair added? I'm wondering because the old materials (Sea Cast?) weighed a tremendous amount for their size.
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-17-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,117
Posted By Wingnutt

THIS! Plus I add. "Vehicle (VIN number) sold...

THIS!

Plus I add. "Vehicle (VIN number) sold as, where is. No warranties written, expressed or implied. Buyer assumes all responsibilities and liabilities for vehicle upon sale of vehicle."
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-17-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By Wingnutt

Now that could fun on a recumbent type bike...

Now that could fun on a recumbent type bike towing a cooler with the essentials in it! Kicked back peddling down the tracks!
Forum: Dockside Chat
06-17-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,583
Posted By Wingnutt

Yup, pretty much sums it up.

Yup, pretty much sums it up.
06-17-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,741
Posted By Wingnutt

and Spotify! While Spotify is more difficult...

and Spotify!

While Spotify is more difficult to use, I think the sound quality is much better. If Sirius would offer me a 3 year contract for 3.99 a month, I would have to think long and hard...
06-17-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,570
Posted By Wingnutt

With newer diesel pickups going for $35k plus,...

With newer diesel pickups going for $35k plus, you can almost rebuild that entire truck and come out ahead!
06-17-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By Wingnutt

From my experience, I've found that despite what...

From my experience, I've found that despite what a vehicle's max tow capacity is, said vehicle is happiest when towing 75% or less of that weight. In your case with a 6k max weight limit, that weight...
06-04-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,692
Posted By Wingnutt

True, but on the '98-'08 4x4's watch out for...

True, but on the '98-'08 4x4's watch out for what's called "transfer case rub". It's a design flaw from GM and once the 'case starts leaking...its too late, the factory pump retaining clip has rubbed...
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