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    The 76 carbs had 30s in them

    The 76 carbs had 30s in them
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    The 75 had 27s but not sure what was done to your...

    The 75 had 27s but not sure what was done to your motor over the years. After all, your motor is 43 years old. Are they the right cabs?
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    I used epoxy on the top two and silicone on the...

    I used epoxy on the top two and silicone on the bottom as experimental. The epoxy is still there after 7 years and the silicone needs to be replace as we speak but did last a long time.
    If you...
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    Depends if your boat needs extra bow lift. most...

    Depends if your boat needs extra bow lift. most small padded V bottoms do quite well with a cleaver
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    Get a Jeff Brown cleaver from Ron Hill in a 22"...

    Get a Jeff Brown cleaver from Ron Hill in a 22" pitch. It pushes my 13' Delta to 68 MPH with a warn out 56 cubic inch Stinger
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    Check out the Dillon Laker 14 on this site. Maybe...

    Check out the Dillon Laker 14 on this site. Maybe that would suit you.
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    Keep in mind that if you run carbs from anything...

    Keep in mind that if you run carbs from anything else but the oval port carbs, you will have to rejet the carbs accordingly.
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    And the head has a lower compression I believe....

    And the head has a lower compression I believe. They have different part number and wouldn't surprise me if the timing is different also.
    All the above should turn it into a 70 HP
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    Put it in gear and spin the flywheel, count the...

    Put it in gear and spin the flywheel, count the revolution it takes for the prop shaft to spin one turn.
    It will give you a good ball park figure.
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    Don't bother guys, simple Phill is pretty simple...

    Don't bother guys, simple Phill is pretty simple when it comes to math probrems
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    That boat is not doing 45-50 filthy, I'm sure...

    That boat is not doing 45-50 filthy, I'm sure it's doing what modified said. No small race boat in your area that you can buy filthy? Trust me when I say big difference in what you play with and I...
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    Any thoughts of getting a Nitro foot? Probably...

    Any thoughts of getting a Nitro foot? Probably worth 3 to 4 knots but you will have to look for another prop.
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    It's funny how in 1989 they had two sets of...

    It's funny how in 1989 they had two sets of carbs, the early sets had 65s and the later ones had 52s in them and in the early 90s they went to 50s. I just learnt something. I wonder if you would...
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    Have you tried it? Does it have the same...

    Have you tried it? Does it have the same measurement as the stock Stinger bracket? I used a Pro 50 from an 87 model, couldn't find a 15" so I bought a 20" and it wasn't quite the perfect fit, if I...
  15. Ron I wish we were neighbours, I would do all the...

    Ron I wish we were neighbours, I would do all the testing for you, for free of course. Have you thought of moving to Canada? You know, with all the Trump thing going on and all. On the Delta, I would...
  16. You don't have to drill out the little drain...

    You don't have to drill out the little drain hole, I was experimenting, just block off the two top holes and call it done.
  17. I suppose I could of welded the exhaust opening...

    I suppose I could of welded the exhaust opening shut, chances are I will never run it opened again, you can't imagine how loud it is , all it serves is to piss off the cottagers and about 2 to 3...
  18. 61487The nitro and the SST60 gearcase are...

    61487The nitro and the SST60 gearcase are basically the same. No need for the nose cone and you can epoxy or silicone the top two holes. I did one step more than that, I drilled out the small drain...
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    If you had both motors, the 40 and the 50 to...

    If you had both motors, the 40 and the 50 to compare, I think you would be disappointed of the little gain you would get with the 50.
    Don't feel like you've been shafted and enjoy the 40 that you...
  20. Yes the 56 powerhead will fit on a Stinger mid...

    Yes the 56 powerhead will fit on a Stinger mid and nitro gearcase but you will have to use the 56 base plate or an SST60 base plate.
    You can also check out Hevi Kevi's 56 adapter plate in the racing...
  21. Two 1/16" holes

    Two 1/16" holes
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    Ah, to be 50 again, ok I'm only 54 but some days...

    Ah, to be 50 again, ok I'm only 54 but some days I feel like I'm 55.
    Happy birth day Jimmy
  23. Just a guess but any chance your carbs are...

    Just a guess but any chance your carbs are running out of fuel? Maybe the fuel pump is not providing.
  24. What was your numbers hydroyt? RPM? Speed? I...

    What was your numbers hydroyt? RPM? Speed?
    I would like to get another one like it with less pitch. My 22" only spins 6000 RPM at 68 mph. It acts more like a 25-26
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    I know on the 95s the needle valve starting point...

    I know on the 95s the needle valve starting point was 2 3/4 turn, I played with the carbs of a 91 a couple years ago, not sure but I think the starting point was 2 1/4 turn or so.
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    Here is a link for parts on these little motors...

    Here is a link for parts on these little motors plus the 45 SST and the 60 SST
    http://www.seawaymarine.com/p/SST-Race-Parts-2040

    This should help you.
  27. I think you have more then one problem with your...

    I think you have more then one problem with your motor, for one thing your compression is way, way to low, having said that I would try another compression tester just to make sure, on stock heads...
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    26.5 MPH with an 8 HP motor on a aluminum boat to...

    26.5 MPH with an 8 HP motor on a aluminum boat to boot!!! Wow I think that is a success story. Nothing to cry about.
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    It sure is.

    It sure is.
  30. ]QUOTE=Ron Hill;148503]Send the Signature Thru...

    ]QUOTE=Ron Hill;148503]Send the Signature Thru Hub back and let me Texas Cut it, we'll see if we can get it out of the hole better. The propeller on your boat is called a Mitch Hardee wheel. What...
  31. I will send you some pics. tomorrow

    I will send you some pics. tomorrow
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    tig is affordable if you already have an dc...

    tig is affordable if you already have an dc welding machine, all you need is a tig torch, flow gauge and a bottle of argon gas and you just reverse the polarity, no switch on your welding machine! No...
  33. Ron I like my wheel so much that I decided not to...

    Ron I like my wheel so much that I decided not to mess with it but I will buy another one like it and will take the slowest one to get tuned,
    hopefully our Canadian dollar will come back up a bit...
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    Are you stick welding it or are you using a tig...

    Are you stick welding it or are you using a tig torch? If you have access to a tig torch go for it , it's a lot cleaner, you can control the arc and the heat better.
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    Like Ron said vee out the 2 sides of the blades,...

    Like Ron said vee out the 2 sides of the blades, this way you will get more penetration, best to get full penetration.
  36. Cool stuff Ron, thanks for posting

    Cool stuff Ron, thanks for posting
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    To be honest with you, I never had that problem,...

    To be honest with you, I never had that problem, can you give us a little bit of info, boat, motor, prop and the set up you're using.
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    All boats will react differently but that is...

    All boats will react differently but that is usually the first thing I do is install a jack plate with some offset depending on the length of the boat that I get, how the boat drives with a stock...
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    Sticky: I gather it would of fit perfectly under an SST60...

    I gather it would of fit perfectly under an SST60 pan and cowl.
  40. Well Ron I have to thank you again for this prop,...

    Well Ron I have to thank you again for this prop, after playing with my setup, 68 MPH is the best I can do, well for now anyway, I might get it pitch down 1" to get a little bit of bottom grunt but...
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    What happened to the six pack Fred? Did you have...

    What happened to the six pack Fred? Did you have it out yet?
  42. I forgot to mention I drill holes in the pistons...

    I forgot to mention I drill holes in the pistons to oil the bridge and worked the piston skirts like an exracer friend of mine showed me, what ever it is that I did it sure works.
  43. I started with an 87 powerhead with 120 lbs...

    I started with an 87 powerhead with 120 lbs compression, after porting, passage cleaning, shaved the head .060",I got the cylinders honed and got fresh rings, Christ Carson reeds, removed the air...
  44. I ran some .073 jets when I first took it out,...

    I ran some .073 jets when I first took it out, she ran to fat, I couldn't get it to run above 5 grand, I am down to .069 now and gained another 1,000 rpm, leaning a bit at a time.

    I have 3 of...
  45. Thanks Tom, when I bought the boat, motor and...

    Thanks Tom, when I bought the boat, motor and trailer it was a total restore job, I lost both bearings on the trailer coming home with it, the man that own it before me installed two bench seats and...
  46. 6009860097[[/ATTACH]600966009560093Well finally...

    6009860097[[/ATTACH]600966009560093Well finally out again trying to get the new Stinger with a 56 cube power head that I built this winter running right, she's almost there, the joy of rejetting,...
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    Got the solenoids in, works like charm, thanks...

    Got the solenoids in, works like charm, thanks Fast
  48. Is this part of your 56er six pack build thread...

    Is this part of your 56er six pack build thread Fast? Or is that thread dead
    Never liked where the ring pins line up, after marking the pistons and cylinder walls I always shied away from cutting...
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    Thanks Fast, glad I kept the solenoids, have you...

    Thanks Fast, glad I kept the solenoids, have you found a good place to mount them?
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    pro 50 trim

    When using the Yamaha pro 50 swivel bracket and trim on a Johnson 56 cube, can I use the relays that came with the Johnson or do I have to use the solenoid the Yamaha came with? I've got it hooked to...
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