Search:

Type: Posts; User: BRIAN HENDRICK; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Search: Search took 0.14 seconds.

  1. Replies
    16
    Views
    7,376

    6024260241 This is a 10'8" Marchettii (10-10"?]...

    6024260241
    This is a 10'8" Marchettii (10-10"?] I owned for some time and is now back
    in NJ near near where it was concieved .
    Never raced, 'boys toy', not mine !
    No sign of Merc clamps, but...
  2. Replies
    35
    Views
    13,028

    1976 d-s

    -two unidentified pix , 1976 , of a F DeSilva hydro
    I suppose the 'C' means its in CT, :confused:

    -another pic of the ON D-S , Crystal Lake, NY, 1995, with a M75H.
  3. Replies
    35
    Views
    13,028

    'F' (?) D-S cab-over

    598765987759878

    A 'F' (?) DeSilva cab over that ran at the Rideau Ferry Yacht Club Vintage Regatta in ON in '07.
  4. looked like a 'well used' RS to me -but what...

    looked like a 'well used' RS to me
    -but what would I know ..?

    -'what goes round, comes round', . or;
    'nothing is ever new' . No wonder OMC went under....
    PR65, 1933, x/Toprahanian, one I...
  5. -this pic is of #3 & 4 exh ports on a Mod50, ...

    -this pic is of #3 & 4 exh ports on a Mod50,
    ie; 497 'RS' that was here once .
    So is this what is called a Bridgeport?
    I thought it was a port job done accurately on a Bridgeport mill.
    Note...
  6. Replies
    38
    Views
    15,912

    OK, I will bite, what is a COPO ? :p

    OK, I will bite, what is a COPO ? :p
  7. Replies
    38
    Views
    15,912

    [/I] No more to add to the info re: the 500cc...

    [/I]

    No more to add to the info re: the 500cc o/b, but I did own a MONARK motorcycle for a time back in the late 50s.
    It was a 350cc 2 cylinder, 2 cycle, 3rd port motor.
    For that era, it was...
  8. Replies
    0
    Views
    1,633

    Joe White ?

    Joe White, a boat builder from MI or mid west in the 70s.
    Tried searching for him on here but too many hits on 'white'.
    Could this be one of his C/D runabouts?
    Well built, simple, round chines...
  9. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,761

    YES, I meant to say Don, My apologies. bh/

    YES, I meant to say Don,
    My apologies.
    bh/
  10. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,761

    Eldridge

    I was thinkng of Marshall Eldridge, so went out to
    the shop to look at one of his lower units, 1970s?, that I got from him maybe 20yrs back.
    It was obviously intended for a Merc mod, on a Merc...
  11. Replies
    20
    Views
    12,686

    At our recent Rideau Ferry VINTAGE meet in...

    At our recent Rideau Ferry VINTAGE meet in Eastern ON, we had a few Konigs on display and a discussion ensued regarding the Konig factory.
    I have always thought that post 1950 it was in East...
  12. Replies
    26
    Views
    11,081

    I think you meant to say; ' square on one end,...

    I think you meant to say; ' square on one end, six side on the other',
    so a 1/2" drive/six point 1/2" socket would fit.
    I wonder if the black impact sockets would be better for this,
    than the...
  13. Replies
    576
    Views
    478,271

    Sticky: 'Reed Valve' FA ?

    I have a parts box here with a FA69 in it, but with a block with reed valves and 3rd ports. I did not think these FAs appeared until the late 70s???
  14. Replies
    22
    Views
    14,087

    Thanx; -it has not run since Sydenham ON ~2000....

    Thanx; -it has not run since Sydenham ON ~2000.
    Looking for CZ-1 to come out again?
    Who was that tall guy in the cockpit?
    Maybe a grudge match in Gravenhurst,
    if they race there next year?
  15. Replies
    22
    Views
    14,087

    Nice work; -I finally reskinned my DeSilva...

    Nice work;
    -I finally reskinned my DeSilva /Speeditwin CSerR and showed it at our local show last month. The motor is a Stan McDonald.
    Will get some closer pix.
    Q? -my SR39 has a bronze...
  16. Replies
    11
    Views
    4,653

    Mr. Bob; -maybe its in a previous post, but...

    Mr. Bob;
    -maybe its in a previous post, but could you
    quickly explain your insane avater ;)

    -looks like a 99" 6 ???
    -a Merc dingy?
    -what size/type??
  17. Replies
    1,501
    Views
    870,049

    Sticky: -where do you pick up the water? -how deep,...

    -where do you pick up the water?
    -how deep, relative to the prop shaft?
    -do u start with the block full?
    -do you feed bottom up, or top down?

    I use a bottom of the boat Davids style pick up on...
  18. Replies
    13
    Views
    7,509

    A; -is that boat your 'old' Apel??? -what does...

    A;
    -is that boat your 'old' Apel???
    -what does that threaded dowel do?[must be the prop shaft, level with bottom?]
    -why bother with a 'fishing mid', just cut some plate
    -I wonder how stiff it is...
  19. Replies
    866
    Views
    582,271

    Sticky: Scan it??? it is 1 meter x 1.3 meter -side...

    Scan it???
    it is 1 meter x 1.3 meter
    -side views and top view
    I guess a map office could do it
    I will ask around.
    last time I worked in a design office, ~'70s,
    we did blue prints off the...
  20. Replies
    866
    Views
    582,271

    Sticky: I have a set, NOS, but not sure if the type you ...

    I have a set, NOS, but not sure if the type you want.
    Did he not do more than one run for the FEH racers?
    Best ask him what I have.
    They are #9886P2, 3.020", 2 ring, flat top, small pin?

    I...
  21. Replies
    1
    Views
    1,658

    Four Phelon coils were used in some Konig VCs, ...

    Four Phelon coils were used in some Konig VCs,
    and probably the VBs and VDs also.
    I believe that coil is NLA ?
    Outside of NA, Phelon is known as REPCO,
    ie; the R.E.Phelon Co.
    Jack Brabham...
  22. Replies
    1
    Views
    2,198

    This is a recent pic one of the three Schultz...

    This is a recent pic one of the three Schultz (had?)
    built in NJ in '61. All three stayed in NA.
    They were about 11" long.
  23. Replies
    1,501
    Views
    870,049

    Sticky: Nice work, as usual. I ran a FA in the late '60s,...

    Nice work, as usual. I ran a FA in the late '60s, with an ignition system identical to that one. We could not get it to run clean at the revs the A wanted to run at. OF kept sending me points with...
  24. -many of the pix in the 50-100 range feature a...

    -many of the pix in the 50-100 range feature a kneel down inboard 3pt hydro powered by a 2 stroke triple. Looks like the east German car motor? [Wartburg?]
    Surprised they van get any signifivant hp...
  25. Replies
    866
    Views
    582,271

    Sticky: Explain that sail boat rigging to me. Negate...

    Explain that sail boat rigging to me.
    Negate torque steer:confused:
    What do u do with the free end of the line in the cockpit?

    You have good taste in 'green' motors
    Thought 1st that big one...
  26. Replies
    576
    Views
    478,271

    Sticky: The 3rd bike, closet to the wall, is facing the...

    The 3rd bike, closet to the wall, is facing the other way, and u are looking at the rear swing arm.
    But this 'flat four' motor was/is popular in side car racing, where the Earles type fork is...
  27. Replies
    56
    Views
    12,551

    Lots of big venturis on the front of this...

    Lots of big venturis on the front of this one:eek:
    Can not quite make out the number//:confused:
    Seems to have 'woken up' this '45' .....:cool:
    Big fat pipe too ...///
    God only knows what...
  28. George is dating himself a bit with his reply:)....

    George is dating himself a bit with his reply:).
    "PCV"s on auto 4cycles were mandated back in the late 60s. These 21st century environmentally 'pure' o/b's have totally sealed crankcase, oil pump...
  29. Replies
    3
    Views
    3,556

    That is the lower unit[x2] I have, tail...

    That is the lower unit[x2] I have, tail loaders, the 1st Yamato PRO unit, precedes the hatchet. It is commonly mistaken for an Eldridge, and vice-versa.
    I have adds showing it and the hatchet...
  30. Replies
    3
    Views
    3,556

    Yamato PRO Tower ?

    I have had a early Yamato PRO tower/clamp assembly
    under the bench for years, and recently went to put a Yamato PRO unit on it, and was surprised to find it does not even come close to mounting...
  31. Replies
    866
    Views
    582,271

    Sticky: Triple Variable CRs

    A recent Yamaha catalog lists the CR of each cylinder in their triples.
    They vary, I suspect due to the nuances of common exhaust manifold pulse tuning. The 70" triple lists CRs of 5.76, 5.67,...
  32. Replies
    87
    Views
    26,275

    Cheyney, that 45deg elbow from the '59 Oldsmobile...

    Cheyney, that 45deg elbow from the '59 Oldsmobile 98 will be hard to find these days;)
  33. Replies
    1,501
    Views
    870,049

    Sticky: [QUOTE=Mark75H;67836]...as I would also support...

    [QUOTE=Mark75H;67836]...as I would also support increasing the permitted size to 66ci.

    We have disussed this often, and I am glad to se your change of heart. [maybe something to do with aging;)] ...
  34. Replies
    87
    Views
    26,275

    This is a 497 set up as a FEH with very nicely...

    This is a 497 set up as a FEH with very nicely engineered triple expansion chambers. It ran quite well in Reg-2 about ten years ago. However with the advent of the Runne 'pulse' tuned system, it was...
  35. Replies
    18
    Views
    7,162

    A single that Ted had.

    A single that Ted had.
  36. Replies
    18
    Views
    7,162

    I found the floppy that I used on that visit to...

    I found the floppy that I used on that visit to Ted Miller's shop.
    Looks like it was the spring of 2004
    Here is the two cylinder 'Z' that was there,
    a 250 I presume.
  37. Replies
    18
    Views
    7,162

    These are two pix of Stu Mill's [Windsor, ON]...

    These are two pix of Stu Mill's [Windsor, ON] 125 'Z' as displayed at the OF Christner Memorial in 2003.
  38. Replies
    27
    Views
    13,940

    Sorry, no bottom pix, but if I recall it was a...

    Sorry, no bottom pix, but if I recall it was a '4pt tunnel'.
    Don Saulsbury, western NY runs it now with a 4-60.
  39. Replies
    27
    Views
    13,940

    Tim; -is this one of the 'DELTA IIs' ? I think...

    Tim; -is this one of the 'DELTA IIs' ?
    I think you were trying to sell it to me that day ;)
  40. Replies
    27
    Views
    13,940

    Tim; -while we are on radical DeSilva designs,...

    Tim; -while we are on radical DeSilva designs, what is this,
    a hydro or runabout, legal?, apparently called a "wedge"?.
  41. Sticky: [QUOTE=inshoreracing;62276]Hi, where have you...

    [QUOTE=inshoreracing;62276]Hi,
    where have you find the selva engine in germany?

    Sorry, i can not find my reference to that site, although it is current. Looks like a commercial dealership, so...
  42. Replies
    24
    Views
    7,203

    McCrea was well known in the NE and eastern...

    McCrea was well known in the NE and eastern Canada in the late '40s, early 50s. His plan catalog included a full line of boats from small rowing skiffs to inboard and o/b racers. The catalog I had...
  43. Replies
    10
    Views
    5,195

    M5ha ???

    This purported back door[skunk works] M5HA 'Special' was displayed at Tomahawk recently. An alky motor with open exhaust. Maybe an attempt at a Class 'M' motor as that alky class was still active at...
  44. Sticky: Selva 850

    This SELVA 850 for sale on a German web site
    Some resemblance to a Mod50
    What are they derived from?
  45. Replies
    4
    Views
    3,232

    Ron is in the Toronto area, is retired, races...

    Ron is in the Toronto area, is retired, races ASH/AXSH, and does his own props, and some work for old customers. :(
  46. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,780

    Ocoee

    Ron S had five complete 15" motors on display at Ocoee , FOR SALE.
    One was rigged ready to go on a hydro[Stillwell?]. As it was a Nats, and there were elims in most hydro classes they were not...
  47. -that gets the adrenalin running..! Notice many...

    -that gets the adrenalin running..!
    Notice many of the 'D' kneelers are shovel noses.:confused:
    Have our modern pickle forks evolved into flat water boats?
    Some say Merc D boots are so expensive...
  48. Replies
    14
    Views
    4,373

    carters

    Nice job John ! :cool: The alky Carter carbs, with the overflow mod to the float bowl for alky. Was there any concensus on how high to set the fuel level? I have three here, all at different heights....
  49. Replies
    16
    Views
    4,566

    more pix R'F 07

    The ASH and CSHs enjoyed the rollers coming across the course from the passing cruisers.;)
    This DCH was doing well until it blew over coming off a big one.:eek:
    The inboards, like this 7 litre,...
  50. Replies
    16
    Views
    4,566

    M75H, Rideau Ferry 07

    A few pix of Bud Clarke's DeSilva FSH.:cool:
Results 1 to 50 of 107
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3