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    Yes, sure glad everyone was ok.

    Yes, sure glad everyone was ok.
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    Zack, Try Sea Way Marine... 425-412-4006.......

    Zack,

    Try Sea Way Marine... 425-412-4006.... ask for Dave Losvar... his direct number is: 425-412-5914. They specialize in all old outboard motors and parts. They should be able to help you.
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    How was the anchor involved?

    How was the anchor involved?
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    On the APBA.org web site... go to Resources.......

    On the APBA.org web site... go to Resources.... then click on the 2019 Stock Outboard Technical Manual... then starting on page 35 are the 45 SS motor specs.

    The APBA web site is somewhat...
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    Curious.... how did your helmet scratch...

    Curious.... how did your helmet scratch somebody’s anchor?
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    Good, I agree with that.

    Good, I agree with that.
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    See..... I told you so!!!

    See..... I told you so!!!
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    Ron Hill will most likely know the answer to this.

    Ron Hill will most likely know the answer to this.
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    Call Dick O’Dea at 973-278-0614... he is the one...

    Call Dick O’Dea at 973-278-0614... he is the one who imported them... He lives in New Jersey.
  10. Thread: 60j

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    As if I recall, the shim/bushing was used but did...

    As if I recall, the shim/bushing was used but did not have the flange with the holes. We drilled two holes in the front of the prop to engage the adapter with the pins.
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    Still won’t open... whatever.

    Still won’t open... whatever.
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    They will not open for me... FYI.

    They will not open for me... FYI.
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    The bottom boat is launched with the tandem axel...

    The bottom boat is launched with the tandem axel trailer..... only the bottom boat is on a dolly.
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    Take a look at my avatar picture of a double...

    Take a look at my avatar picture of a double decker trailer for two SST45 Tunnel Boats. The bottom boat is on a pit dolly that can be moved by hand, then the top boat swivels down so it can be...
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    Really nice... Thanks USTS... You are the...

    Really nice... Thanks USTS... You are the greatest.
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    Now there’s some racing history ..... all major...

    Now there’s some racing history ..... all major names in our sport...... cool picture.
  17. If you are going to race in APBA or NBRA I think...

    If you are going to race in APBA or NBRA I think you must run the Stock reeds. Otherwise, try Boysen reeds... they might make reeds for the Y80... or send them a set and they could most likely make...
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    What do you mean by ‘duel’? Do you mean two sets...

    What do you mean by ‘duel’? Do you mean two sets of cables so if one breaks there is a backup?
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    What is the compression ratio of those motors?...

    What is the compression ratio of those motors? Going from 87 to 96 would not improve your performance I do not feel. Also, 33:1 oil ratio seems a little lean on oil. Do those motors have rod and...
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    Wow.... Looks brand new. Really cool.

    Wow.... Looks brand new. Really cool.
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    Post some pictures. Sounds like a cool...

    Post some pictures. Sounds like a cool find...congratulations.
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    Make sure the fuel systems have been cleaned out...

    Make sure the fuel systems have been cleaned out because if they weren’t after the last time they were run, the fuel system and possibly the bearings and rings are ‘gummed up’..... just a heads up.
    ...
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    Those look like C Service or the old C Racing...

    Those look like C Service or the old C Racing motors. The trailer fenders suggest the trailer was built in the 1950ís.

    Really cool looking nostalgic Outboard equipment. Great find. Looks like you...
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    Cool picture of Gerry ‘Fantum’ Walin in the...

    Cool picture of Gerry ‘Fantum’ Walin in the kilos, with the Jim Hallum Anzani motor.
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    Contact Sea-Way Marine... talk to Dave...

    Contact Sea-Way Marine... talk to Dave Losvar..... you can get their number online.
  26. Thread: 1955

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    It’s Amazing that I can recognize many of the...

    It’s Amazing that I can recognize many of the names from 1955.
  27. Yes very cool. Also, J. (Jerry) Bryant of...

    Yes very cool. Also, J. (Jerry) Bryant of Seattle, one of the founders of Seattle Outboard Association, and 1929 was the founding year of Seattle Outboard Association (SOA).
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    Rob, Many E Hydro outfits have the 45 SS gear...

    Rob,

    Many E Hydro outfits have the 45 SS gear case on them. On an E I would not recommend a lighter unit.
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    The 45SS gearcase has a water pump and is...

    The 45SS gearcase has a water pump and is available from Sea-Way Marine..... seawaymarine.com and the phone number is there. Talk to Dave Losvar.
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    Sticky: Did anyone ever use a Hasselblad?

    Did anyone ever use a Hasselblad?
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    Ron, Did you ask Fred Hauenstein?

    Ron,

    Did you ask Fred Hauenstein?
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    There is always a possibility of flipping at all...

    There is always a possibility of flipping at all speeds of racing.
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    Now that is some cool history. Thanks...

    Now that is some cool history. Thanks...
  34. Cool history... thanks for sharing.

    Cool history... thanks for sharing.
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    Mine should come today... Look forward to reading...

    Mine should come today... Look forward to reading it... Thanks Dudley.
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    That must have started the notion of Winter...

    That must have started the notion of Winter Nationals. I think about that same time frame the Stocks had a Winter Nationals at Firebird Lake in Arizona.
  37. Ron, My plan did work. We left Puddingstone...

    Ron,

    My plan did work. We left Puddingstone about 12:30 and were in San Diego by 2:15..... Don't know where you got your information. I saw the Hedlund's..... Spent all afternoon talking Boat...
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    Sticky: Is that one of the boats that was a part of the...

    Is that one of the boats that was a part of the Doc Collins fleet in California?
  39. Ron, I won't go on the 5, I'll go on the 15......

    Ron, I won't go on the 5, I'll go on the 15... the "back way".
  40. This is really cool news to me. Now that I'm...

    This is really cool news to me. Now that I'm living in Indio (From the Seattle area, APBA Region 10), I am looking forward to coming to Puddingstone. It's not that far from Indio, I will bring my...
  41. Cool history.

    Cool history.
  42. Cool stuff... Desilva was very innovative to say...

    Cool stuff... Desilva was very innovative to say the least... This is a lot of really cool history... Thanks.
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    Phil, I'm sure that picture is in a Boat Sport...

    Phil,

    I'm sure that picture is in a Boat Sport issue... not sure of the year... mid 50's.

    Go to BoatSport.org ...... You will have to look at each issue... or the index page.

    Good Luck with...
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    Thanks for the technical information... Cool...

    Thanks for the technical information... Cool stuff. How fast did it go?
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    Thanks for the correction Jerry. Was it you or...

    Thanks for the correction Jerry. Was it you or your brother running the hydro that won that 1986 Nationals. How fast did it actually go?
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    The thing that I remember is the 1:1 gear ratio...

    The thing that I remember is the 1:1 gear ratio was most likely for a Hydro. A "lower" gear ratio would be better for tunnel boats because the propeller would be larger, allowing for better control...
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    No. The 45 SS was for the SST45 Tunnel class for...

    No. The 45 SS was for the SST45 Tunnel class for OPC and 45SS for stock, and the 44XS was for D Stock in Stock. At the Wakefield Stock Nationals in 1986, for the probation race in 45SS they allowed...
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    Being a Region 10 boat racer the name Hal Telford...

    Being a Region 10 boat racer the name Hal Telford is very familiar to me. Watched him race every weekend. There were lots of C Service boats both hydro and runabout in those days. I think he won both...
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    I think way back when R. Allen "Papa" Smith was...

    I think way back when R. Allen "Papa" Smith was working with Michigan Propellers he "cupped" the trailing edge to strengthen it to be able to have a thinner blade. He also learned that it usually...
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    Sticky: Or also any championship???? That would also be...

    Or also any championship???? That would also be cool information. In other words, World Championship, European Championship, NOA Championship or whatever.

    Thanks.... I really enjoy this Koenig...
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