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    There are racers still running these in C Service...

    There are racers still running these in C Service Runabout. Not all but gasoline. Couple of guys very active in the north west. One of them has the exact same boat or very similar.
    kk
  2. CSR is 475# kk

    CSR is 475#
    kk
  3. This is a restored 1923 Stutz fire truck....

    This is a restored 1923 Stutz fire truck. Pictures don't do it justice.

    http://www.ecv62.com/stutz.htm
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    I know Dale, but no relation. Thanks for your...

    I know Dale, but no relation. Thanks for your thoughts.
    kk
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    Another forum I visit does not allow pictures to...

    Another forum I visit does not allow pictures to be posted. Instead we put our pictures on web hosting site and post a link to the picture. Would that work here? In fact I will give it a try.
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  6. Thread: Pipes

    by Krazy Karl
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    The method of construction is identical to the...

    The method of construction is identical to the Quincy pipes that I have.
    kk
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    Make it run right and last. Don't make me tow you...

    Make it run right and last. Don't make me tow you in again. Had a really nice chat though.

    krazy karl with the pink boat powered by twin MK55's
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    Master Rod and Radial Engine

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    Master Rod

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    PS: Damn but this is an interesting...

    PS: Damn but this is an interesting project![/QUOTE]

    I agree, totally.
    kk
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    I know this part was going to be a major problem...

    I know this part was going to be a major problem using a master/link rod design. It seems all options have some kind of weak point. Certainly an interesting project to say the least. I will be...
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    I was able to get my 55H powered runabout up to...

    I was able to get my 55H powered runabout up to gps' d 70 mph on glass smooth water. I have not checked speed on better water. There is a lot more in your boat. Shouldn't be hard to get more.
    kk
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    I think the master/link rod arrangement would be...

    I think the master/link rod arrangement would be the best way to go. I worked on radial aircraft engines when I retired. I worked in a shop that overhauled/restored all makes of radial engines. A...
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    I don't know Tohatsu's but 20 degrees? I know...

    I don't know Tohatsu's but 20 degrees? I know modern engines don't need as much lead as older ones but that sounds awful low. Merc 55H's run 40 per the factory but will take more depending on setup....
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    I am not going to reveal my methods for fear of...

    I am not going to reveal my methods for fear of starting unruly discussion but a long time boat racer showed me how a spark plug reading can reveal timing settings. The timing on these last plugs...
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    Darrell's boats if built to plans are usually...

    Darrell's boats if built to plans are usually very light. My first CSR, a Long Haul, marathon boat was very light. I had to add 37lbs to make minimum weight. I weighed only 164 lbs when I had this...
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    They look pretty lean to me. Also from something...

    They look pretty lean to me. Also from something an old boat racer show me it looks like your timing is way advanced.
    kk
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    Yes, that is the one. I know that it is along I5...

    Yes, that is the one. I know that it is along I5 and they do wake board competitions there.

    Kk
  18. Thread: OMC Timing

    by Krazy Karl
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    OMC Timing

    I got an OMC "A" a couple of years ago. I have been running it as received. It has run pretty well but the class , ASR, is getting faster and faster. The motor was set up by Dan Schwartz so I have...
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    On my Long Haul which I didn't build has 2.5" x...

    On my Long Haul which I didn't build has 2.5" x 7" rounded fin positioned 29.5" from the rear of the planing surface. It is 9.75" from the edge of the left side planing edge and 20" from the right...
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    I have built two Airbornes. The first one was a...

    I have built two Airbornes. The first one was a learning experience, the second came out a lot better. I run mine with a MK25 power head on a shortened KE7 tower with a fishing foot. I think I...
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    Is that price correct? I would love to have that...

    Is that price correct? I would love to have that for running around the lake. My 55H would be just perfect. I have seen a lots that were firewood or close to that were listed for 3 times the...
  22. Thread: Pictures

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    Just a quick comment, if you use an online...

    Just a quick comment, if you use an online browser and email like Google Chrome it keeps all your contacts and favorite websites in it's database. That way if you change computers everything is...
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    It wouldn't take much to make that boat downright...

    It wouldn't take much to make that boat downright dangerous. Can you say 'blowover'? Not fun.
    kk
  24. Thread: Mag timing

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    What are you going to be using this motor for? ...

    What are you going to be using this motor for? Couple of different ways to do it, for normal everyday use, not too complicated but for high performance you should use a dial gauge and a buzz box.
    kk
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    That is one nice looking motor. I have never had...

    That is one nice looking motor. I have never had any experience with Chryslers, but looked over a 3 cylinder a couple of months ago. It also looked like a nice design and easy to work on compared...
  26. Thread: Dark Blocks

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    It will have negligible effect on compression but...

    It will have negligible effect on compression but will change the intake timing to a degree increasing top end with a higher port. The lowering of the port will increase the bottom end. So Hydroplay...
  27. Thread: Dark Blocks

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    There was a pretty extensive thread about this on...

    There was a pretty extensive thread about this on John's Old Mercury Site. I don't remember the answer but it did have something to do with the alloy used. You could do a search to find it. It was...
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    Since I started boat racing I have always...

    Since I started boat racing I have always pondered the dynamics of the propeller. I can understand the 3 to 6 idea and the loss on the 6 to 9 quadrant, but I never looked at it as drag. I see where...
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    Yamato Foot

    Most of the guys do shape the Yamato gear cases but we aren't allowed to add a bullet in stock, however in Mod we can. This is what is usually done. I found it makes for quicker turn in on the...
  30. Thread: 'Face cup'

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    I have always felt that prop design was a dark...

    I have always felt that prop design was a dark art, but like anything else science and math are always or should be involved. I recently read the book We Were the Ramchargers and nothing they did...
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    We will be racing at Lake Minden in late April, I...

    We will be racing at Lake Minden in late April, I don't have my schedule handy, but I believe it is the last weekend of the month. You might check with the Hills, Marlee races this race occasionally...
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    They both worked for me. kk

    They both worked for me.
    kk
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    It shouldn't get hot at all. I think they may be...

    It shouldn't get hot at all. I think they may be prone to failure. I recently redid an older boat with a Merc 650 on it. The choke solenoid was bad and burned down the choke circuit wiring. If...
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    Sticky: The oil pump on ours locked up at one point and...

    The oil pump on ours locked up at one point and took out the distributor too. This was in a Ranch Wagon and the only things that didn't break on that car were the trans and differential. It was a...
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    Sticky: We had a 1958 352 that broke valve springs all...

    We had a 1958 352 that broke valve springs all the time. It wasn't that oil couldn't get to the rockers, it couldn't get out and sludged up in the valve covers preventing oil flow. Then the springs...
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    Sticky: I read an article a couple of years ago...

    I read an article a couple of years ago concerning two stroke oils. Ash was one of the subjects discussed and Pennsoil of all brands produced the least amount of ash. Another thing discussed was...
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    I have plans for a Hal Kelly Airborne that I no...

    I have plans for a Hal Kelly Airborne that I no longer need. You can have then if you would like. Your boats are way cool.
    kk
  38. Thread: 40H carbs?

    by Krazy Karl
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    Holes

    It is my understanding that some of the early KE7's had this hole also, to help with idle quality. Seems like a half a#$ed way to fix a carburetor design issue. I think my KE7 had it too but I put a...
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    I Agree

    We don't need another new class, there are too many now. But lets open up the J class then to allow the fishing motor. I for one do not have the budget to buy a $5000 race motor and boat setup for...
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    John Landon

    Thanks Ron,
    Just thought I would like to know something about the owner of the motor if possible. I never got to talk to anybody about this motor. Snagged it off Craigs List in Sacramento. The...
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    Question for Ron Hill

    I bought a 30H almost a year ago from a guy who knew nothing about it. It had been repainted white sometime during it's earlier days. It appeared that it hadn't been run in years and needed some...
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    krazy karl

    When I was a wee squirt my dad built an 8' Jinx to put his KE5 on. It ran pretty well but the family outboard blew up shortly afterward. Boy was mom pissed. I got the boat and ran around with an...
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