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  1. Yes sir...'75 there were 2 SE Pinel's #6 was...

    Yes sir...'75 there were 2 SE Pinel's #6 was mine, #7 was Fred Finchum first, then John Sherlock took over. '76 was a redesigned new boat, yellow, #7 and yes it was very fast. John also took over the...
  2. Yup that's Mr. Luhrs ( he is my senior, show...

    Yup that's Mr. Luhrs ( he is my senior, show respect hahaha ) in the #1000 Milesmaster.
    #1033 Was Mike Butler's Sidson, nice boat, for a great guy.
    #1103 was Jock Horner's Molinari, Chick Gagen was...
  3. Correction #2 oh wise one.... Bert was driving...

    Correction #2 oh wise one....
    Bert was driving the white Molinari withe red and blue stripes #501
    The 581 boat was probably Duane Bergauer, Dennis was driving the 138 boat.
    Both did belong to...
  4. Don was indeed very badly hurt in Paris that year...

    Don was indeed very badly hurt in Paris that year ( 1970 ) he would have been much worse had he stayed in the paris hospital any longer than he did. Seems the French doctors didn't seem to understand...
  5. Hi John....Molinari 177 was Don Clark with a...

    Hi John....Molinari 177 was Don Clark with a 17ft. Jim Merten was 187 with a 16ft sprint. Yes, it was one of the first ones into the US, and yes he did win it by a big margin. I want to say he won...
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    Pictures

    Thanks for bringing your Dutchman, Barry. It will be a GREAT boat, when you get it done.
    Here are pictures of the Dutchman, & the T4 Seebold. For some reason John's boat pictures didn't come out....
  7. When do you need them delivered? Do you have a...

    When do you need them delivered? Do you have a time frame in mind?

    Zonker1
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    A Race Boat....

    is an endless hunger....an unquenchable thurst.....and a bottomless pit...into which you pour endless amounts of MONEY,...hopelessly, ...and eternally!

    You can use the force, Luke.....You can...
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    Sticky: The T 414 is out of Washington state The red &...

    The T 414 is out of Washington state
    The red & white one with no numbers is one of Jan Schoonover's boats

    Zonker1
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    'Cause the starter was point the wrong...

    'Cause the starter was point the wrong way????????? :eek:
    LOOK at all the daylight!! Is this a litewieght motor?????

    Zonker1
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    Barry A stamping would be an alternative, but...

    Barry
    A stamping would be an alternative, but the cost of the multi-die forms would be cost prohibitive. VERY expensive to process the elbows this way, more expensive than casting them.

    Steve,...
  12. Thread: Kevin Ladd

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    The final tribute to Kevin Ladd, was a compliment...

    The final tribute to Kevin Ladd, was a compliment to Kevin, and his family. Those who attended, those who sent cards, and those who posted comments, showed the support & caring that comes from the...
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    gots no problem doin the capsule dunk first, i've...

    gots no problem doin the capsule dunk first, i've so gone swimmin before..

    OK....well, when you have your capsule certification...get in touch with your OPC region commissioner..and ask him to...
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    Fred...are you an APBA member? Are you a...

    Fred...are you an APBA member? Are you a registered OPC driver? Have you recieved your capsule training? At the very least, you will need to have capsule certification, before any consideration can...
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    Did you submit your suggestions to your region...

    Did you submit your suggestions to your region commissoner's? What was thier response? What was the report back from the commission meeting? What was your followup with your class competitors? Did...
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    I was there. I listened to the discussions about...

    I was there. I listened to the discussions about this class. I listened to the presentation from Mercury marine. I listened to the questions from the commission..and from the audiance. I listened to...
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    Good points Mark Yes, there are parts...

    Good points Mark

    Yes, there are parts available to support the SST45/45SS & the SST60 boats well into the future. These are established classes, with long histories. They will be around for the...
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    One of the other points is that this combination...

    One of the other points is that this combination ( strong boat, 4 cycle motor ) would be around for a long time. As the entry level racer moves up to another class, the resale value of this boat...
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    WHY?????? Zonker1

    WHY??????

    Zonker1
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    And the judges award a 9.8....good execution,...

    And the judges award a 9.8....good execution, good form,...bonus points for total destruction and scaring the %^$# outta us!

    Very impressive performance from the East Coast Team! They will do well...
  21. Thread: Super Sport

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    I didn't say I would play fair...did I???? I'd...

    I didn't say I would play fair...did I???? I'd really like the 10K!!!!

    Zonker1
  22. Thread: Super Sport

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    You know...I just might be able to get one...LOL...

    You know...I just might be able to get one...LOL

    Zonker!
  23. Thread: Super Sport

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    that's when you were a great driver if you could...

    that's when you were a great driver if you could just STAY in the boat!

    Hey Barry...you want a part of this action?

    Zonker1
  24. Thread: Super Sport

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    Mike...I know that you are enjoying your...

    Mike...I know that you are enjoying your raceboat..and enjoying racing it. That GREAT! Man, that's what this sport is for! The boat racing group is farther ahead for having people like you involved....
  25. Thread: Super Sport

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    uhmmm, for this kind of money, I can make some...

    uhmmm, for this kind of money, I can make some arrangemnts...lol
  26. Thread: Super Sport

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    Interesting...... What kind of hull can I use?...

    Interesting......

    What kind of hull can I use?

    Zonker1
  27. Thread: Another.....

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    Another.....

    request.
    Looking for pictures & information for Glas-tec raceboats. Late '60's seems to be when they ran. Might be just a west coast thing, but ANY pictures & information is welcomed.
    Thanks!
    ...
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    If you could get the boat of your dreams, which...

    If you could get the boat of your dreams, which one would it be?

    Zonker1
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    Ron, Is it a Schultz in the picture? Thought it...

    Ron,
    Is it a Schultz in the picture? Thought it was a Molinari. Did Ted hit the top of the bridge opening?

    Zonker
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    Yep!!!

    That's the one Barry. I'm embarrassed to say that I don't have that book...yet. I'm correcting that, but I would like to see it posted if you can do it. Would also like to hear the rest of the story....
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    Ron Hill..Need help in...

    Locating a picture of an early ('67 '68 ) Molinari, with a Evinrude X-115, at Paris, standing on it's transom, VERY high bowstand, I think with Ted May driving. I would like to hear the whole story,...
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    Chattahoochee

    C'mon...let's get ya outta the COLD! Let's hear about what you are bringin' to Chattahoochee. Tell Bruce & John about what you are bring. Think about how many brownie points you are going to get by...
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    The rev limiter is there to help the air...

    The rev limiter is there to help the air compressor live, and to prolong the life of the motor & gearcase. The gearcase is special to preserve the left hand rotation, and is based on the #4 to...
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    Looks like "S" or "U" class Gotta luv the...

    Looks like "S" or "U" class Gotta luv the slacks! Polyester no doubt.
    That was back when I had hair as well.

    Was the Miles wood? Did it come from Mercury as well?

    Zonker1
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    Let's hear from YOU!

    The New Year is on us!
    Lets hear about your projects! If you need help or opinions, let's hear from you!
    Knock the dust off. Get you Vintage OPC boat out to the water. Let's see it run again! Show...
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    Update!!!

    Happy Holiday's to ALL!

    I need to get a list of people & boats that will be going to Chattahocee, in March, for the season opener! This will allow us to promote the heck outta this event. Let's...
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    SST 200 already exsists. It just hasn't been run...

    SST 200 already exsists. It just hasn't been run as a class.

    Your asking for Mercury to give away motors? They have motors in the field already. They have demonstrated support for the class. The...
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    Excellent points Jay! Zonker

    Excellent points Jay!

    Zonker
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    Some Points to Consider

    Here's some things to think about.

    The 200XS has yet to prove that it has a performance advantage over a top performing 2.0L SST 120. Has it BEAT ANY SST 120 records? Has it out-performed any top...
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    LOOKS GOOD Roger...ALL of them! Nicely done! ...

    LOOKS GOOD Roger...ALL of them! Nicely done!

    Zonker
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    More Relpies

    Looking forward to your participation. There should be events close to you. Please forward your contact information to Vintageopcracing@aol.com, so I can keep you informed, as to shedules & events.
    ...
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    You boats & your participation would be most welcomed! Thank you!
    Please forward you contact information to [B]Vintageopcracing@aol.com[B]
    so that I can get important information emailed to you....
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    C'mon guys & gals. I know your out there. Let's...

    C'mon guys & gals. I know your out there. Let's hear from you!

    Zonker

    Vintageopcracing@aol.com
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    Sam, Your participation would be welcomed, be it...

    Sam,
    Your participation would be welcomed, be it with the E & T, or other boat of your choice. The more ...the merrier.

    Rich,
    Thanks for your insight & clarification. Will you help out with...
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    Vintage information is available thru the APBA...

    Vintage information is available thru the APBA Vintage & Historicial section, in the APBA website.
    An outline of what is a vintage boat would be a pre-capsuled raceboat. Tunnel boat, Vee bottom, Mod...
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    Vintage OPC Racing

    Do you have a vintage OPC raceboat? Are you interested in running it on a racecourse? Does vintage & historical racing get your interest going? Do the days of the outboard manufactures battling it...
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    There are more abilities required to make a GREAT...

    There are more abilities required to make a GREAT clock start. That's not to say that dock starting doesn't have it's own set of requirments. Making a great dock start is tough. Making a clock start...
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    And you might consider....

    Using the airbox. You would remove the obstructions from the inlets, making the airflow as smooth as possible. Then space the cover of the box out about as much as you can, without interfering with...
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