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    I would like to find a new home for this engine....

    I would like to find a new home for this engine. It is sitting in the workshop collecting dust.

    Joe
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    Bill, you are close. That is a 102, you can...

    Bill, you are close.

    That is a 102, you can tell by the exhaust manifold.

    Joe
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    D Looper for sale:

    After giving it some serious thought and talking with someone over the weekend about it, I finally decided to put my Looper up for sale. I had a great time finding all the parts and doing the work,...
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    Everyone missed one point here. J-Dub has been in...

    Everyone missed one point here. J-Dub has been in regular contact with Rich Fuchslin. Now maybe I am biased here, but I think Rich has a pretty good handle on making a 6 cylinder run, either the Merc...
  5. Thread: Block Needed

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    OMC Stuff

    I have a fully blueprinted, but never assembled OMC block, along with .030 REAL OMC pistons, and the last of the "good" heads. Almost everything to put it together, and really want to sell it. Ask...
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    OK, give me a couple of days and I will pull out...

    OK, give me a couple of days and I will pull out a box full of old COBRA pictures as well. Now I need to get the new printer/scanner to work though.

    Joe
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    Ron: For the record, 1972-2010 is 38 years,...

    Ron:

    For the record, 1972-2010 is 38 years, not 28.

    Joe
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    Ray: Alan can take a road trip east with...

    Ray:

    Alan can take a road trip east with Lauren and I.

    Joe

    PS I am in for a book.
  9. Thread: My gramps boat

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    Since it has CF numbers on it, they probably...

    Since it has CF numbers on it, they probably raced against my dad and uncle. I have pictures from the same years.

    Joe
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    If Ron's is sold, I have one for sale as well. ...

    If Ron's is sold, I have one for sale as well.

    Joe Johnson
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    Northern CA Outboard Association

    I have a flyer dated 1954 that was handed out at races and boat shows. I will scan it this weekend and post.

    NCOA was formed in 1927. I would think it is one of the oldest clubs going.

    Joe...
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    That was a cool video, I saw the boat my dad...

    That was a cool video, I saw the boat my dad always co-drove in. Ron, you should remember Tom McGovern from Anaheim.

    Also, Mike was hurt in either 72 or 73, but am not sure which. For the record,...
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    Mine would have to be a Glastron-Carlson CT-15 w/...

    Mine would have to be a Glastron-Carlson CT-15 w/ a stacker Merc on the transom.

    My dad had a red metal flaked one, and when he was working at Carlson he had the guys in the back polish the...
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    Teacher's Boat: As Dean Hobart mentioned, we...

    Teacher's Boat:

    As Dean Hobart mentioned, we are selling our Revolution. If you decide to go down to Havasu, you could stop and see it, it is about 25 minutes off of I-5, west of Sacramento.

    It...
  15. Thread: Fd-53

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    Fd-53

    Here is a picture of a D powerhead I picked up last week. I also got another D block, FD-88, which has been sold.

    Joe
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    Dean: For a 50 year old engine, it is still a...

    Dean:

    For a 50 year old engine, it is still a good ride, even if I don't get to hold onto the throttle.

    Joe
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    Ron: This may be the most factual statement I...

    Ron:

    This may be the most factual statement I have ever heard you say.

    Joe
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    That's the news we have been waiting for. ...

    That's the news we have been waiting for.

    Dan, I know it is a lot of work, but is is the best website we have for promoting the kneeler classes.

    Joe
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    OK, I have stayed out of this till now, and to me...

    OK, I have stayed out of this till now, and to me it is a very simple and very clear rule.

    Leave it alone, and the turn judges need to enforce BOTH parts of the rule, not just the...
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    Julian: Unless I am mistaken, it was decided...

    Julian:

    Unless I am mistaken, it was decided that Saturday's course will be 1 mile.

    Joe
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    You remember that correctly, but not the entire...

    You remember that correctly, but not the entire thing. As I have said before, that was due to a P.O.S. Mercury that never worked for us. That was the only race in 3 years that she missed.

    Joe
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    Ron & Bill: The J propellers are the best...

    Ron & Bill:

    The J propellers are the best thing to happen to the class in 20 years. Bill says that one of the problems w/ the class is $$. so if we get rid of them, a parent will have to start...
  23. Thread: Blown Up Motor!!

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    I once blew up a V-6 that made that one look...

    I once blew up a V-6 that made that one look fix-able. Bob Armstrong asked me to drive his boat for him, and he told me the motor (SST-140) was "ready to race".

    It turned out that it had never...
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    Ron, if you re-read my post, it says "COMPLETE...

    Ron, if you re-read my post, it says "COMPLETE RIGS".

    Joe
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    Bill: Your statement beloew is correct, but...

    Bill:

    Your statement beloew is correct, but let's explain our reasoning for it.

    Frank Banducci has in the past, and is still willing to loan out COMPLETE J rigs for the kids to start racing, AT...
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    Ron: You are completely missing the point of...

    Ron:

    You are completely missing the point of the OMC engines.

    A Father races ASH
    An older brother-sister races ASXH
    A younger brother-sister races J

    Let's use your numbers, a $5000...
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    I would suggest doing some research before...

    I would suggest doing some research before accusing me of anything. Earlier in this very thread I offered my daughter's boat to a person looking to get his daughter started. I have in the past loaned...
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    I am sorry to hear you say that. I guess you will...

    I am sorry to hear you say that. I guess you will miss a great weekend.

    Joe
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    Ron: I believe I am speaking on behalf of...

    Ron:

    I believe I am speaking on behalf of Region 11 when I say "WE DO NOT WANT THIS CLASS". I know our region chairman feels the same way as I do.

    We are also trying to build up the J class,...
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    Since you guys are hell bent to make this work,...

    Since you guys are hell bent to make this work, has anyone approached a stock commissioner or the J committee with the concept?

    This class still needs national approval before it can run at an...
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    Karl: Bring her to any race we have, and we...

    Karl:

    Bring her to any race we have, and we can put her in Lauren's boat for a ride, after we set it up for a safe, calm ride.

    Joe
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    Why are we trying to re-invent the wheel here?...

    Why are we trying to re-invent the wheel here? The J class works just fine, the props equal out the playing feild, ( for the most part).

    The planing issues have more to do w/ the setup than they...
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    This very subject came up in the Pro commission...

    This very subject came up in the Pro commission during the nationals last year. As the inspector for the event, my feeling was, and still is that as long as the numbers are readable, I really did not...
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    Baretta Alky Engine

    I picked this powerhead up from Harry Bartolomei's widow this morning, and thought I would share it. I do not know much about a Baretta, maybe others can help out.

    Joe
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    Bill: I have a couple of bare blocks if you...

    Bill:

    I have a couple of bare blocks if you need them.

    Joe
  36. Thread: J class

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    Bunker: As another J dad (up till last year) I...

    Bunker:

    As another J dad (up till last year) I could not agree w/ you more. Yes we had our issues when Lauren started, but we were able to work past them. As Bill can attest to, getting the right...
  37. Thread: Racing at Dayton

    by Joe J
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    Davey: Are you ready for more Mexican food...

    Davey:

    Are you ready for more Mexican food yet?

    Joe
  38. Thread: J class

    by Joe J
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    Bill: It was announced, and happened just...

    Bill:

    It was announced, and happened just before the first heat of the day. They were given 15 minutes. the first heat went off at 10:30.

    As to the restrictor program, I think we will agee to...
  39. Thread: J class

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    KT: We had J test time on Sat morning. What we...

    KT:

    We had J test time on Sat morning. What we should have done was inform you personally that this was going to happen. Since this is new to you and your dad, we should have thought about that.
    ...
  40. Thread: Carlsbad Lagoon

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    OK, here I can help. A good AXH is about 52 mph....

    OK, here I can help. A good AXH is about 52 mph. why the 45 mph limit, is this a city deal?

    You are right, the J restrictor will not work w/ an A whheel.

    Joe
  41. Thread: Best OPC racer?

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    Seeing some of the names listed bring back...

    Seeing some of the names listed bring back memories. but I do not think anyopne can pick the "ALLTIME" best. Now making a list of the top drivers is a different thing altogether.

    Here are the ones...
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    Ron: I too have one of the long scars. The...

    Ron:

    I too have one of the long scars. The first couple of days are rough, but it gets better quick.

    Joe
  43. Thread: Old F1 pics.

    by Joe J
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    Sticky: Watching that brings back memories of the first...

    Watching that brings back memories of the first few F1 races in Sacramento. There were a few shots in the video form there as well.

    Joe
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    The real scar will be left after Ellen notices...

    The real scar will be left after Ellen notices the dent in the checkbook.

    Joe
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    Ross: They do need to be replaced, but it is...

    Ross:

    They do need to be replaced, but it is every three years, not every year. I know because I read through the rule book after reading your post, as it had me worried.

    Joe
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    Sticky: David: I know, but since I was on the course...

    David:

    I know, but since I was on the course w/ them I will not answer the question.

    Joe
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    Neil: The other thing the Pro category has in...

    Neil:

    The other thing the Pro category has in it's favor is a much cleaner fule and oil combination. Although I do not see the other categories going this direction, it would sure solve a lot of...
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    Poll: Bill: Matt once gave me this EXACT same advice...

    Bill:

    Matt once gave me this EXACT same advice when the three of us stopped in Oregon on the way back from Yelm, WA.

    Joe
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    If you read the post, I said that Pat was driving...

    If you read the post, I said that Pat was driving for Carl, not Don.

    My mom and Carls' widow Michelle are still best firends.

    As for my dad's Johnson stuff, I will need your help. I remember...
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    Ron: If I am not mistaken, Pat was driving for...

    Ron:

    If I am not mistaken, Pat was driving for Carl Jackson by this time. I think the Marathon boat behind Ted is Don Johnston, as this was the first tunnel boat he drove.

    Joe
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