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by Fastjeff
Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:00 am
Forum: Engines
Topic: reverse rotation engines
Replies: 27
Views: 1219

Re: reverse rotation engines

If that's a single screw, they usually are reverse rotation.

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Sun Apr 15, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: Engines
Topic: Oil pump torque?
Replies: 3
Views: 71

Re: Oil pump torque?

For your piece of mind, you could Lock Tite the bolts.

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:47 am
Forum: Engines
Topic: reverse rotation engines
Replies: 27
Views: 1219

Re: reverse rotation engines

Right! Forgot about that. The assbackwards gear is on the oil pump driving shaft.

Thanks for cluing me in.

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Thu Apr 12, 2018 6:33 am
Forum: Engines
Topic: reverse rotation engines
Replies: 27
Views: 1219

Re: reverse rotation engines

Okay, but they HAD to have different gears to work properly.

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:34 am
Forum: Engines
Topic: reverse rotation engines
Replies: 27
Views: 1219

Re: reverse rotation engines

..."Btw the gear on that distributor is exactly the same as the other one."

Then how does the cam rotate it and the oil pump the other direction?

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Mon Apr 02, 2018 6:36 am
Forum: Engines
Topic: reverse rotation engines
Replies: 27
Views: 1219

Re: reverse rotation engines

Good one.

That reminds me of J C Whitney catalog items that promise to save X % of fuel. If you add a bunch of them, all together, gas would have to flow out the tank!


Jeff
by Fastjeff
Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Main Station Lower Helm Restoration nearly complete...
Replies: 6
Views: 489

Re: Main Station Lower Helm Restoration nearly complete...

I hope you have a nice, strong plate under the floor to brace that pedestal!

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: Engines
Topic: reverse rotation engines
Replies: 27
Views: 1219

Re: reverse rotation engines

Reverse Rotation Distributor.JPG
Does this look the same as the normal rotation distributor?

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Mon Mar 26, 2018 6:14 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: On Craigslist
Replies: 5
Views: 587

Re: On Craigslist

With twin 360s, that thing has to be a rocket!

Jeff
by Fastjeff
Mon Mar 26, 2018 6:13 am
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: Just added another boat, 26' Express
Replies: 6
Views: 863

Re: Just added another boat, 26' Express

Mid-20s at 3,500 rpm. Good luck with your marriage!

Jeff

PS: Owner of two boats as well.

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