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    Sticky: Some place at some time I think that I have...

    Some place at some time I think that I have shared this story before, so here it goes again.
    1966 John McMullen (M-14) purchased the first 6 cylinder Quincy looper. He also purchased the 15' jones...
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    That’s a bigger prop than I ran on the 6 cylinder...

    That’s a bigger prop than I ran on the 6 cylinder looper.
    Don’t sound right for a 30H.
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    Sticky: Well the virus has not got me yet. Sure has got...

    Well the virus has not got me yet. Sure has got the summer screwed up. Along with all facets of life.
    Constantine antique meet was a couple of weeks ago and did not make that. The engine sets on...
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    Sticky: Been a while since my last post Seems like the...

    Been a while since my last post Seems like the last year has been almost a complete loss.

    Four weeks after Constantine, I had a partial right knee replacement. I had been having trouble walking...
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    Sticky: Just do not seem to be able to shake the on water...

    Just do not seem to be able to shake the on water issues. Constantine has come and gone and still not able to find the real potential of the Beast.
    Again, out of the pits running on 4 or 5...
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    Sticky: Just do not seem to be able to shake the on water...

    Just do not seem to be able to shake the on water issues. Constantine has come and gone and still not able to find the real potential of the Beast.
    Again out of the pits running on 4 or 5 cylinders,...
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    Sticky: Just do not seem to be able to shake the on water...

    Just do not seem to be able to shake the on water issues. Constantine has come and gone and still not able to find the real potential of the Beast.
    Again out of the pits running on 4 or 5...
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    Sticky: Finally stopped raining for a couple of days so I...

    Finally stopped raining for a couple of days so I could get the boats out.
    Plan is to take them to Constantine on the 12th of July and run the Beast as we now have had success on the dyno.
    If...
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    Check EBay and look for only one that can supply...

    Check EBay and look for only one that can supply with an 8130 yellow tag form.
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    Sticky: So, if I understand correctly, I am half correct...

    So, if I understand correctly, I am half correct in that the 30H ran the same gear case as the A/B motors. Which would make the crank spline for the small drive shaft.
    If the engine I have, had...
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    Sticky: I found it strange that this had what appeared to...

    I found it strange that this had what appeared to be a modified Mark 30 on the 30H lower housing assembly.
    So then all 30H were mounted on the D type housing with a D foot.
    I knew that the 30H did...
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    Sticky: With the completion of the back half of the...

    With the completion of the back half of the crankcase and the fact that I had already made the casting for the replacement heads on the Quincy looper, I figured that I might as well make the block...
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    Sticky: Just for a bit of trivia, I am not sure what a C...

    Just for a bit of trivia, I am not sure what a C -30H tower would be.

    When the Mark 30 came out and I think for its entire run, it was placed on the Mark 25 tower, as a stock motor. As can be...
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    Sticky: Seems that the thread is getting a little stale. ...

    Seems that the thread is getting a little stale. So I will add a little material that may not be related to the beast but might still be of interest. The Beast is ready to hit the water next...
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    Pictures of the motors that were in the trailer...

    Pictures of the motors that were in the trailer may help identify the time frame the boat was raced.
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    Sticky: The load sensor is placed as close as possible to...

    The load sensor is placed as close as possible to the 1 foot rotational point of the pump unit for a direct read in foot pounds. The output needs to be divided by 2 due to the chain ratio between...
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    Sticky: Attached is a YouTube address to 1 of 4 dyno runs...

    Attached is a YouTube address to 1 of 4 dyno runs from last weekend on you tube. Numbers are out of order. #3 is pickling after run. #1 was clearing gas and oil from last run with a fouled plug as...
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    Sticky: Had a chance to run the engine again on the...

    Had a chance to run the engine again on the repaired dyno. Same size chain with an idler to adjust chain better and used a mill/lathe tool cooling system spraying soul-able oil on the chain for...
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    Sticky: Yes, that is Owen, my dad, and I in Alexandria La...

    Yes, that is Owen, my dad, and I in Alexandria La in the early seventies. Engine had stuck the top main bearing and we tore it down and replaced. I do not remember doing anything with the...
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    You got it right. That's my dad, Owen, and I. ...

    You got it right. That's my dad, Owen, and I. Trying to remember where, must have been Alex La. The only time I tore that engine down at a race site. It locked up the top main bearing. I just...
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    The first CDI came out in 1967. It was a...

    The first CDI came out in 1967. It was a separate unit just like the breaker point section. If you had used one of those all you had to do is replace the shaft in the upper housing. It had a half...
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    As has been said, need to know what generation...

    As has been said, need to know what generation ignition your trying to use. I assume not the ADI system because of the incompatibility of the top main cap and trigger system and you have a timing...
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    Sticky: I have noticed that some of the posts that I had...

    I have noticed that some of the posts that I had trouble uploading pictures on have appeared again like they were copied over again. That is what really happened because at the time, as I tried, the...
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    Sticky: After reviewing the Cooper instrument site I...

    After reviewing the Cooper instrument site I believe that the unit that you are looking at is just a rotational load cell. Nothing that can be part of a rotating shaft assembly. IE, instead a load...
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    Sticky: Looked through out the internet and do not find...

    Looked through out the internet and do not find any eddy current unit that will handle this kind of HP except large dyno units, let alone the one described in your post.

    After some research, it...
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    Sticky: I guess that the question of how much parasitic...

    I guess that the question of how much parasitic drag there may have been from the dyno is now a real consideration. The issue with the chain failure is because the double row chain sprocket tooth...
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    Sticky: I guess that the question of how much parasitic...

    I guess that the question of how much parasitic drag there may have been from the dyno is now a real consideration. The issue with the chain failure is because the double row chain sprocket on the...
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    Sticky: I guess that the question of how much parasitic...

    I guess that the question of how much parasitic drag there may have been from the dyno is now a real consideration. The issue with the chain failure is because the double row chain sprocket on the...
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    Sticky: I guess I don't know what you are trying to say...

    I guess I don't know what you are trying to say in this post. If you are insinuating that this level of power is not possible you have to remember that this would have to be considered the Indy car...
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    Sticky: NOW AT 270 HP @ 8000 RPM WITH MORE AVALIABLE ...

    NOW AT 270 HP @ 8000 RPM WITH MORE AVALIABLE



    https://youtu.be/BxykOl63LVI
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    Sticky: The following day, wanting to do a compression...

    The following day, wanting to do a compression check, I pulled the balance of the plugs and was shocked at what I found. I continued to run the compression checks to determine if the problem found...
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    Sticky: The following day, wanting to do a compression...

    The following day, wanting to do a compression check, I pulled the balance of the plugs and was shocked at what I found. I continued to run the compression checks to determine if the problem found...
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    Sticky: The plugs are new fine wire Iridium Plugs with...

    The plugs are new fine wire Iridium Plugs with only the time seen on the video run.
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    Sticky: Finally got a chance to run the fuel injected...

    Finally got a chance to run the fuel injected beast on the improved dyno. Not the best video, but at the time it was our best spur of the moment option. Start up good, even being on alcohol.


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    Sticky: Have spent the last few weeks redoing the dyno to...

    Have spent the last few weeks redoing the dyno to make more user friendly by fabricating a frame linking the tank and controls together with the pump stand and placing on wheels. Had to make some...
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    Sticky: For those of you that seem to be overly concerned...

    For those of you that seem to be overly concerned about battery CDI triggers for the Mercury system, this repair facility can probably fill your needs.


    http://www.cdielectronics.com/#
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    Very good read. Lost foam has become a very...

    Very good read.

    Lost foam has become a very widely used process. OMC I believe had the patent rights to the process. I was told during a visit to the Saturn plant that they had purchased the...
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    Sticky: Operative words " It works fine" . With all due...

    Operative words " It works fine" . With all due respect, the Merc battery CDI is all any 6 cylinder Mark series deflector will ever need. Anything else is a waste of money. Distributor bodies can...
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    Sticky: The only part that may be a problem is the...

    The only part that may be a problem is the trigger if you are using the first version that had a bolt in replaceable unit. The later units used a potted tower section. Three different lengths. 3,...
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    Sticky: The last of the in line 6 Mercs ran the same...

    The last of the in line 6 Mercs ran the same ignition as the V-6. It is not a drop in for the belt driven CDI systems as the block is cut a 1/16 shorter on the top end cap surface. As stated, the...
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    Sticky: The barrell on the top carb has a pocketed...

    The barrell on the top carb has a pocketed torsion spring that is locked in the throttle body and pretensioned with the barrel and locked to the shaft. Throttle lever is between the bottom two...
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    Sticky: As the label says, blends with both methanol...

    As the label says, blends with both methanol alcohol and gasoline. I am finding that uploading pictures is very sensitive to size and anti virus programs. They can not be larger than 2mb and can...
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    Sticky: Tried doing a post couple nights ago that met...

    Tried doing a post couple nights ago that met with issues, so I will try again.

    When I was with Four Winns I was ask By OMC to convert an Eagle power head into a horizontal crank engine and redo a...
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    Sticky: Tried doing a post couple nights ago that met...

    Tried doing a post couple nights ago that met with issues, so I will try again.

    When I was Four Winns is was ask By OMC to convert an Eagle power head into a horizontal crank engine and redo a...
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    Sticky: No cut and paste, just a post like all others in...

    No cut and paste, just a post like all others in the past.
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    Sticky: Ron. Spent an hour doing a post. When l...

    Ron. Spent an hour doing a post. When l uploaded, it said would not be posted untill reviewed by a modrater. ???????????
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    Try this site. Think your referenced photo is on...

    Try this site. Think your referenced photo is on the bottom of the home page. https://www.outboardracing.com/index.htm
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    Sticky: In the 1990's I worked for Four Winns boats and...

    In the 1990's I worked for Four Winns boats and at the time we were building the Fling with the OMC Turbo Jet unit I was challenged by one of the top OMC Corp exec's to build a horizontal crank...
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    Sticky: When the posts were lost I think that I had been...

    When the posts were lost I think that I had been running the engine on the dyno. I had posted a you tube video which I will re-post now.





    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZrY8KaHTWs
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    Sticky: Guess it is time to bring this thread up to date....

    Guess it is time to bring this thread up to date.
    Hard time trying to remember what was lost when the thread was lost.
    Will try to recreate what l can remember and just go forward.
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