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    Sticky: For what it’s worth, here are my experiences with...

    For what it’s worth, here are my experiences with Six Looper ignitions.
    When I originally got my 60” Looper put together I thought I would simply and somewhat modernize the ignition with a CDI box...
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    Phil, I have no idea where the boat went... So...

    Phil, I have no idea where the boat went... So with the Walin boat, photos, and Ed, I am sure I can get the new boat painfully accurate.

    Phil, Call me when you can. I tried to call you a few...
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    63339This a Karelsen that my Dad ran in A and B...

    63339This a Karelsen that my Dad ran in A and B Outboard Hydro through the late 60's and early 70's. I am building three. One for Dennis, one for another family friend, and of course one for myself....
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    Both Kilo & 1/4's. ...

    Both Kilo & 1/4's.
    https://www.apba.org/races/53rd-annual-region-11-bud-david-time-trials-bill-boyes-and-frank-banducci-memorial-8508
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    Have Mark meet me at the Forebay on Friday... I...

    Have Mark meet me at the Forebay on Friday... I would be HONORED to have him run it with the Konig or the Yamato. It'll all be in the trailer!
    .....Because the selfish bastard I am.... I am the only...
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    Yup. That was just a 66" Deflector on fuel on a...

    Yup. That was just a 66" Deflector on fuel on a 14' Flat Deck DeSilva. I remember Paul had hurt their Stevens Six in the second heat and I ended up winning the Divisionals that day. Then a few hour...
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    I run a little 3' throttle cable on all my engine...

    I run a little 3' throttle cable on all my engine that go to (What I call a pendulum) linkage so that all the engines with different cable travel requirements can be quickly disconnected and...
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    Yup! I have a few of those towers. I have all my...

    Yup! I have a few of those towers. I have all my boats wired for MSD, Phelon, and the Thunderbolt ignitions. That way all my boats can accommodate the Flathead, Konny, and the 500 Yamato all in the...
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    A few photo updates. 61671 61672616736167461675

    A few photo updates.
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    Getting Closer... 61666

    Getting Closer...

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    Another Loooooong day making parts for the hydro....

    Another Loooooong day making parts for the hydro. I was able to get the engine angle and height set to where I want it, then I started machining out a new rudder and an adaptor to make my rudder...
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    Another solid day of preparation on the Karelsen....

    Another solid day of preparation on the Karelsen. I have built new transom hardware for the boat, Engine hangers and such. I built them out of 1" aluminum with three engine locations on 1 1/2"...
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    It's Time! We have been working on this for the...

    It's Time! We have been working on this for the past month. We are going testing next weekend (weather permitting).6162061621
  14. Thread: Assembly ques.

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    The thought was to keep the mid case from...

    The thought was to keep the mid case from cracking. Pulling the front cover around the mains and not stressing the narrow web of the mid case half. The bad thing is todays gasket materials, sans...
  15. Thread: Assembly ques.

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    That the way my Dad and Rich Fuchslin taught me...

    That the way my Dad and Rich Fuchslin taught me...
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    I absolutely 100% PROMISE I will have it at the...

    I absolutely 100% PROMISE I will have it at the Oroville Kilos in the Spring. I have the engine running well, and the boat is rigged and wired for the engine. I only need to slightly modify the...
  17. Thread: Quincy Z Engine

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    Quincy Z Engine

    Just picked up a Quincy Z RB Engine yesterday. Can't wait to get into this one, but I gotta finish up a couple other projects first. I basically had ro hide it from...
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    Sticky: That is a very nice piece of work there! What is...

    That is a very nice piece of work there! What is the reduction/tooth count at the dyno pump? I have the same Land & Sea dyno with a load cell added as well, but I have adapted a 70HP 2:1 OMC...
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    Geez Paul... That's how rumors get started... Now...

    Geez Paul... That's how rumors get started... Now Steve will get wind of this and start charging what it REALLY cost to do this type of work...

    J-Dub
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    Yup!

    Yup!
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    Karen, Why must you toy with our emotions......

    Karen,

    Why must you toy with our emotions... LOL! :p:confused::eek: Email me the picture and I will re-size it and email it back to you, or post it for you!
    J-Dub
    JDub47R@Yahoo.com
  22. Thread: Xf-6

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    The 66 is at Dr. Litzell's getting new sleeves.

    The 66 is at Dr. Litzell's getting new sleeves.
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    Last weeks progress on my XF engines. I hope to...

    Last weeks progress on my XF engines. I hope to have the 44 powerhead done by this weekend. Anyone have a set of 44 head gaskets???


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    Will do. Thanks Charley. Fortunately I will have...

    Will do. Thanks Charley. Fortunately I will have the proper "Adult Supervision" of Rich "Mr. Big Man" Fuchslin close by. Maybe even a spare engine... Because why would a guy NOT have a spare Six...
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    Thanks Wayne. As you likely have seen the videos,...

    Thanks Wayne. As you likely have seen the videos, I have the engine running really well. In fact, the last time I ran it, it ran incredibly well! I even took Bob & Brandon Juby for rides!
    When does...
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    I got a bigger one than that for this...

    I got a bigger one than that for this project...:p:cool:
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    I believe the time has officially come......

    I believe the time has officially come...
    Oroville Kilo Trials, April 2nd & 3rd 2016

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    If you would quit sending things to Steve, I may...

    If you would quit sending things to Steve, I may have my 66" Looper at DePue...

    J-Dub
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    Sticky: I too built a Dyno from a Land & Sea unit. Mine...

    I too built a Dyno from a Land & Sea unit. Mine however is not nearly as cool as yours will be… I used a 2:1 OMC service unit in reverse gear to slow down the pump speed. I also called a tech rep at...
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    Sticky: Also, you may consider an MSD system. Rich...

    Also, you may consider an MSD system. Rich Fuchslin runs two, 3-Channel boxes on his Stevens engine. And I think we ALL know how THAT runs! Also with the MSD you can run all 12 plugs by using two...
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    Sticky: I had a very similar problem with my 60"...

    I had a very similar problem with my 60" Flathead. I was running a RAPAIR ignition box on my 66" deflector on gasoline, worked fine. So I took that entire ignition system off when I built my Looper....
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    Fun with Flatheads at Mahogany & Merlot

    Well I didn't get the B quite correct... But the 60" F was playing ball!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q33mYHcAFxI

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    Sticky: Here is an example of what I have been using on...

    Here is an example of what I have been using on my engines. They actually function better than the original reduced wrenching nuts.
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  34. Thread: Konig History

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    Sticky: I have been accused to have been "Drinking the...

    I have been accused to have been "Drinking the Kool-Aid", Konig being just one flavor...:cool:

    J-Dub
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    Sticky: Alan, Myself and a couple other guys waaaay...

    Alan,

    Myself and a couple other guys waaaay smarter than I are working on new propshafts that may be of interest to you. They will be 15mm for the forward bearing, stepping up to 15.+++mm for...
  36. Thread: FD-53 Acquired

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    Here are the fittings I use. again, not your...

    Here are the fittings I use. again, not your standard hardware store fittings.
    http://www.dormanproducts.com/itemdetail.aspx?ProductID=46671&SEName=785-412

    J-Dub
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    Sticky: That reminds me... I need a couple more too......

    That reminds me... I need a couple more too... Lee Tietze makes REALLY nice ones. And in typical Lee Tietze fashion, they're prefect!

    http://machinedcomponents.net/pages/contact.php

    J-Dub
  38. Thread: FD-53 Acquired

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    http://fuel-line.com/ These are good quality...

    http://fuel-line.com/ These are good quality lines, with good elasticity. This is what I use, and provided you have the correct fittings, hose clamps are not required. It makes for a nice, clean look...
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    I put my eyes on three Loopers today at a Buddy's...

    I put my eyes on three Loopers today at a Buddy's place. FA199, FD58, and another 4 cylinder without a number... Maybe a 44... It took everything I had not peel a head off it to see...

    J-Dub
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    Steve, I have had my *** chewed for this in...

    Steve,

    I have had my *** chewed for this in the past... As a public service, and as a smart -*** friend, I have taken the time to locate and attach the following informational video for you, pay...
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    Did Steve safety wire those reed cage bolts??? ...

    Did Steve safety wire those reed cage bolts???


    J-Dub
  42. Thread: Old Looper Pipes

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    Sutter's racing stories are 100% accurate 50% of...

    Sutter's racing stories are 100% accurate 50% of the time! LOL!

    J-Dub
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    Bruce, I remember asking him about that too. I...

    Bruce, I remember asking him about that too. I think he told me he had been adjusting the carb.

    J-Dub
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    Wayne I will give you about a year or so to stop...

    Wayne I will give you about a year or so to stop posting that kind of stuff! Thanks Man, way cool stuff!
    lets try this....
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    Cool Stuff Wayne! Here is a picture of my Dad in...

    Cool Stuff Wayne! Here is a picture of my Dad in that era.
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    Hans was a great member to Seattle Outboard...

    Hans was a great member to Seattle Outboard Association for many years. As a young racer (And before!) I always admired him. He had a small engine repair shop that was also a Mercury dealer in the...
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    Cool Post Wayne! I don't believe my Dad was...

    Cool Post Wayne!
    I don't believe my Dad was ever too successful in AU... The winner of DOH (DOH!) was Bill Wurster, I drove Unlimited for him in 2004 as the Llumar and I have that D Looper in my...
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    So I asked Howard Shaw a couple questions about...

    So I asked Howard Shaw a couple questions about the timeline of the engine as my Dad and Howard raced together for years.

    "Wow long time ago I want to say it was 1964, I bought my B looper in 67...
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    Just got'r loosened up! Just let it sit with...

    Just got'r loosened up! Just let it sit with Gasoline in it over night and a 4' pry bar did the trick!:mad: JUST KIDDING!!!!:rolleyes: Thank you all for the suggestions! I had given one last try...
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    Deano................................................

    Deano..................................................

    Thanks for that information. I did not know exactly when he got it. However Dad got a B Looper for himself (FB-6) I would guess in a...
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