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    Ralph was at Kingston Tn for the Pro Nat's ...

    Ralph was at Kingston Tn for the Pro Nat's last week end . I bought his book and he signed it for me. We had a long talk about the past , I really enjoy talking to him. I still have a ...
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    Sticky: C Konig

    I remember seeing a few of them in the 50's . Was the 3 cylinder C Konig the first 3 cyl. racing engine?
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    Dean I still have a un touched Kamic 48 -...

    Dean I still have a un touched Kamic 48 - 23636 prop. My Dad bought it new in the 50's
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    Remember the Yamato is a 20 cu. looper the 20...

    Remember the Yamato is a 20 cu. looper the 20 H is not, it is 1950's design . The other thing is no (offence) but the 20H's running to day or not as good as in there hay day.
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    I have a Keller kick out adaptor on my 20H,...

    I have a Keller kick out adaptor on my 20H, bought it around 1970. I still have a Keller that I used on 20H's to V4's . I have a Keller with a silver face (mid 50's) and a (mid 50's) ...
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    DeSilva Hydro

    I have one it's a 500 cc lay down Pro boat. I have pic's of it some where will try and put one up if I can get my pic's on my new pc. Very nice boat looks sharp with rear cowl. I bought it...
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    Sticky: A Molinari Hydro was the first outboard to run...

    A Molinari Hydro was the first outboard to run 100 plus mph in 1955 it looked like a copy of a Swift . This was before Renato's time but must have been built by someone in his family
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    I will try an take a few pic's of it. It is...

    I will try an take a few pic's of it. It is stored in a 24 foot trailer with a butts and a Pugh and who knows what else I will try and get some help to get it out.I feel bad that don't have a pic of...
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    I have the 500 Yale Hydro that Bill is talking...

    I have the 500 Yale Hydro that Bill is talking about, it was the last boat that Trebor had and is the one that he won the Championship with. I bought it from him in 1984 and as Wayne said it has the...
  10. Funny I see Bill Van's name in the APBA Record...

    Funny I see Bill Van's name in the APBA Record book but not yours Phil.
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    Craig Craft

    How was the vented transom done on these boat's? Sounds like a good idea .
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    Sticky: Case

    I never thought the tight case was aproved for the 20H in Mod, and if Merc only gave them to a few people that was wrong too. I would like to see it in a rule book where it says the case is legal. I...
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    Paul how many 6 cyl Looper's were built, just...

    Paul how many 6 cyl Looper's were built, just wondering . How many still exist today? I think more people would like to have one of these engines than any other.
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    Why did OMC build a Rotary engine just to beat Merc. They would never race fair always wanted the upper hand . I Hate to say this because i drove a OMC factory under cover boat.. When they had...
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    Sticky: Fe

    If i remember right Lyle had one of the first Mod FEH's and it was a 3 hole OMC this was a while before Jerry got in FE. The reason i say Mod is because FEH was in the Pro Div. at first an later...
  16. Radio

    Wayne it's odd but I have a Radio much like the one in your pic, It was my grandfathers. I have no idea how old it is .
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    Ralph do you remember where this SEBA race was. I...

    Ralph do you remember where this SEBA race was. I can tell that GC 10 is a A/B Swift Hydro can't tell much about the others. I can remember seeing the A Konig with the pipes in the pic,. seems like...
  18. Thread: B Looper

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    Quincy

    Dave I saw one of these on E Vanover's 44 a few years ago. I don't know if it was a Quincy or not. The one I have came off a Qunicy C , I still have the motor 4 pipes and all.
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    Cage

    Alan, that looks like it could be one i know there has to be more than the one i have. The only other thing i can think of is it is a 3rd port cage. I have a 3rd port 44 but it been so long that it...
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    Jenk's OutboardLast week I went to Charleston SC

    Last week I went to Charleston SC,. about 30 miles from me to look for the old Jenk"Outboard Shop. Things have changed so much around here that nothing looked the same. I rode about an hr. looking...
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    Omc

    The secret is the 75/75
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    Johnny on tv

    Yesterday I was watching old reruns of Little house on the prairie, an Johnny Cash and June Cash were on the show, Johnny had a major part as a preacher. I had could have seen it long ago but can'...
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    Sticky: If you look at the drawings of the 20H tuned Ex...

    If you look at the drawings of the 20H tuned Ex it shows it on a 4 cyl looking motor with only 2 spark plugs but it has a 4 cyl cowling. Was this the future 20H that Ron heard about, if not why does...
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    Sticky: Merc.

    Theres a lot that that people don't know about what went on at Merc. an OMC an there is nobody left to tell it all. All Carl wanted was a new tower housing as they had seen that the reason the champ...
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    Sticky: Mumps

    Alan, how many sets of Mumps do you think still exist. I have a complete 20H with them ,That my dad ran in the 50's. This motor also has Hubble transfer port cover reeds the only set i have ever...
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    Carb

    Mayfly, ask your dad he, knows about as much as anyone about this motor. I don't think they will help at all. If anything i would make them as short as possible just enough so you round the front of...
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    Mod VP

    Why did Mod V, Mod VP and all the other V botton classes die. Was it because Merc. stopped supporting the Dealers. I never thought i would go to a OPC race an not see an Allison.
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    Sticky: Port's

    Every Quincy Pro block i have seen has been ported like this on the intake side, all of them may not have been raised the same amount but were the same style porting. I still have an A and C I saw...
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    Runabout

    I remember when that happened, seems to me the boat had lifting rails to pick it up by.The Pro Comm. called them air traps, De'Silva called them lifting rails. When this boat was not allowed to run,...
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    Opc?

    Back in the mid 50's Southeastern Boating Association ,SEBA mainly a Pro Association, Started running what they called the fisherman class. This was for any non Hydro or Runabout. I can't remember...
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    Great pic's. I remember the neel down tunnel...

    Great pic's. I remember the neel down tunnel boats t drove a couple back then. Scat Craft's were neel down boat's an front runners in there time. Was your dad Mike Osborn, if so i raced with him a...
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    Water Brakes

    Note the water brakes on Ingebretsens boat . I remember when the when they tried this they must not have worked out to well only saw a few boats with them . Sam Hemp had them on a DSH one time i...
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    20H Cowl

    Ron where an why did they cut the 20H Cowl. I have a 20H cowl that is cut for the Quincy open ex. but that was for PRO.
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    Old stuff

    This is a Qunicy 4 cyl. throttle hook up these were used on both deflector and loop motors.i have seen one on a DMH in the last couple years. I would guess Quncy started making them in the mid 50's....
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    90 Yamaha

    Rumor was back in that time that the fast 90 Yamaha's had the hot stuff in the oil injection tank i can't say that this was true or not but i got it from a good source. The ones running the stock...
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    Roger Prosser

    Roger Had been looking for a boat for a while ,he buys this Allison an motor an brings it to dad to ck out . Dad looks at the motor an calls Roger to tell him his motor is souped up to much an needs...
  37. My Hero

    Wayne, I never knew your dad Baldy, i may have meet him once but he would not have remembered me from Adam. I always thought he was one of the greatest people in Pro racing . He tryed very hard to...
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    IF I REMEMBER RIGHT THE FACTORY SENT US A EARLY...

    IF I REMEMBER RIGHT THE FACTORY SENT US A EARLY STINGER THAT WAS A COUNTER ROTATED MOTOR . iT DID IT WITH THE IGN. I THINK IT WAS A TWIN ENG MOTOR AN COUNTER ROTATED.ALL WE DID WAS CHANGE THE ROTOR...
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    Poll: Ex.

    This is a FE ex sys. we made in the early 80's. It worked well, I ran it on a FEH an a 75 OMC Tunnel . We could have improved on it later, but it ran good like it was. I am going to put my old FE...
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    Floyd

    I did not read the fine print. I remember Floyd, from around 1971 he ran Hot Rod's, an if I remember right get this, He pulled his race boat trailer with a Pink Cadillac Hurst. If this was ever...
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    Roster Tail

    We all know Johnny Cash, (center). Jerry Peterson an his 6 banger Merc. and Marchetti (right). Who 1s 66. The IOA pic looks like Hedland but who? I would Love to have some pre 1970 Roster Tails...
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    Sticky: crank

    For E, you want the stock one, the hev. one, the light one or the one like a Konig an don't say this one was not made, it was. This is just fun, but I know all of them were made. Did OMC have a back...
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    Sticky: Sad

    Tim ,you need to ckeck with some AOF people.
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    Sticky: Fe

    John, I have seen you run, my money is on you if you come to Ala. You have a great boat an set up. Thats what i was tryng to say, all this motor work is not going to cut it with out the rest of it....
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    Sticky: Fe

    How did this class get so out of hand? I was out of boat racing from 86 to 2003 so have no idea what happened, I won the first APBA FEH Nat's in 1980 an a lot has took place since then. The rules...
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    Sticky: F-3

    Anthony, I think the F-3 record 104 mph is a kilo not around the course. UIM is hard to understand an I could be wrong ,but this is how i see the record. Maybe i'am looking in the wrong place.
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    Sticky: 104

    Not much more on a course like old Lakeland Fla. Jim Stone ran 98 + with a D Konig. I think this was 1979. Jimbo held the APBA MOD 50 Kilo at about 112 in this time . Not trying to start anything,...
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    4 Pipes

    I ran a Quincy 4 pipe set up on my DMH in the early 70's.This motor was all ways in the front, It finished second in the 74 MOD Nat's, won the first heat hands down was in the front in second heat...
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    Sticky: Methanol

    What happened here? OMC had methanol banned at the 77 or 78 OE Dayton OH. World Championships to hurt the Koing's. Then it was legal to run after that race? Was this just a one race deal. What...
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    Jenk's

    Just a small part of the past, There were many of these attached to motors ln DF's shop. Both racing an fishing.
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