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by Fastjeff
Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: There is a Marinette missing a Flybridge.
Replies: 6
Views: 198

Re: There is a Marinette missing a Flybridge.

Really glad I removed mine. The Admiral and I both have "issues" that prohibit us climbing up and down that fool ladder.

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Motor refit
Replies: 13
Views: 603

Re: Motor refit

Interesting winter bench racing project (as we old drag guys called them). Undoubtedly the 'new' OBs selected would have power trim and tilt--that would eliminate the need for conventional trim tabs (and they are far more effective as well). The OBs will be heavy sitting WAY back there, which should...
by Fastjeff
Wed Jan 03, 2018 6:33 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Motor refit
Replies: 13
Views: 603

Re: Motor refit

Many small yacht manufacturers are going to big outboards. Why? More usable volume inside the hull and, with modern 4 strokes, a quiet efficient drive system. And they sure are a LOT easier to work on!

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Wed Jan 03, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Gray marine fireball 327
Replies: 8
Views: 711

Re: Gray marine fireball 327

The manifolds--impossible parts to find--look fairly good in that photo.

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Wed Jan 03, 2018 6:30 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Signature Block/Profile Updates
Replies: 3
Views: 193

Re: Signature Block/Profile Updates

Done.

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Thu Oct 26, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: 318/392 Stroker Motors
Replies: 10
Views: 519

Re: 318/392 Stroker Motors

.." I'm seeing 43-44 mph @4400, "

Wow! That's freakin' awesome.

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Tue Oct 24, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Worth Buying? 76' 37 foot sedan
Replies: 15
Views: 627

Re: Worth Buying? 76' 37 foot sedan

Offer him a reasonable figure and, if he's not interested, walk away.

As I said, lots of far better deals out there. Seriously.

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Mon Oct 23, 2017 2:10 am
Forum: Engines
Topic: Help needed explaining marine power 350s
Replies: 7
Views: 308

Re: Help needed explaining marine power 350s

Black, right? John Hall had a couple in his 32 footer and they ran strong. (Sounded just like Chryslers, by the way.)

Good engines.

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Mon Oct 23, 2017 2:08 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Worth Buying? 76' 37 foot sedan
Replies: 15
Views: 627

Re: Worth Buying? 76' 37 foot sedan

Lots better ones out there for far less money.

Jeff

PS: Please thank him for serving in the Auxiliary.
by Fastjeff
Mon Oct 23, 2017 2:06 am
Forum: Engines
Topic: 318/392 Stroker Motors
Replies: 10
Views: 519

Re: 318/392 Stroker Motors

My old 32 footer did 32 mph with stock 360s. (No flybridge or gen set and only two aboard.) It was stable at that speed, by the way. Felt my wallet beginning to disintegrate so I slowed right back down to cruise speed! I seem to recall John Hall saying his 32 footer (w/ 325 hp S B Chevies) approache...

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