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    Hi Derek, I can confirm 110% the boat has done...

    Hi Derek, I can confirm 110% the boat has done 75mph with that motor on it. This thread is over 2 years old. i dont see why people are laughing? im only stating what it has done.

    I later did 78mph...
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    Sticky: Hey Tim, could you please let me know how far...

    Hey Tim,

    could you please let me know how far the outer cover sits out from the block?

    wondering if it would sit under our sst60 style cowls.

    Cheers

    Rob
  3. i have two props identical, 23 long tube...

    i have two props identical, 23 long tube cleavers. only difference one has been thinned one hasnt, the thinned prop does 75mph all day long.

    the thick one was only good for 73.2 :confused:
  4. we run a nitro, 1.86-1 gears. on a 13ft mono...

    we run a nitro, 1.86-1 gears. on a 13ft mono 12x23 @6500rpm thats 75mph.

    the larger box is 2.4-1

    smaller box is better. you can put 2.4-1 gears in the nitro :eek:
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    haha thats a pic of my head. dont use that head...

    haha thats a pic of my head. dont use that head but you blokes should be able to work out why :p:eek:
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    not sure if this will give you what your after?...

    not sure if this will give you what your after? page 2...

    http://www.opcrace.com/PDF/120.pdf
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    Sticky: that is just awesome. cant wait for the video!!!...

    that is just awesome. cant wait for the video!!! :D
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    that is way cool!:eek::eek:

    that is way cool!:eek::eek:
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    Time for some more power on wfm?

    Time for some more power on wfm?
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    a guy here had a simalar issue with a fishing...

    a guy here had a simalar issue with a fishing boat, it was a needle and seat issue from memory. depending if you have the old style carbs with butterfly choke or newer style pull the carb apart flip...
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    Sticky: OMG :eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::

    OMG :eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::
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    Sticky: Tim, they look like animals prior to...

    Tim, they look like animals prior to completion!!!!

    well done.
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    I don't think timeing would make any difference?...

    I don't think timeing would make any difference? it'd be exhaust/ exhaust ports/ possibly carbs.

    I found 2 blocks the other day, one a late 80's 60hp which I know it 60 as bought the complete...
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    Sticky: Happy birthday Fred!

    Happy birthday Fred!
  15. Thread: Pulleys

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    Hey John, thanks for the reply i have looked at...

    Hey John, thanks for the reply i have looked at brown tool and machine and thats what im after, the pulleys look spot on! hows things?

    Powerabout: i think i could do that. i have one i can take a...
  16. Thread: Pulleys

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    Pulleys

    Hi guys haven't posted in ages how are we all?

    Combing pulleys that come out of boat for 90 degree angle like say the front of an F1.. Who would sell those? For wire not for rope

    850
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    if your saying it is breaking down, have you...

    if your saying it is breaking down, have you checked coil packs? i had one that was fine okay until top of the rev range, when testing it once the load would come on the spark would break down.

    A...
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    chenney,what pistons you running? what clearance?...

    chenney,what pistons you running? what clearance? what rpm?
    thermostat? poppet valves? oil mixture??? this would be the second boom?

    850

    @17 degress and 67 jet you shouldnt be sticking...
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    hey guys thanks for the reply, i have been...

    hey guys thanks for the reply, i have been advised its resin with something in it, i took a piece of it out.. looks like honey comb.. mate said sometimes they add talcomb powder in the resin???
    ...
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    update: just did 78MPH:cool: starting to come...

    update: just did 78MPH:cool:

    starting to come on nicely. still a few jetting issues to sort out needs to be leaner.

    850
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    fibreglass repair

    Hey guys, so i have just taken my boat out, did 78mph, best speed to date, have an electrical issue and had to be towed back, alot of water came into the boat, upon inspection the top deck has lifted...
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    well i have pulled it apart, id say the ring that...

    well i have pulled it apart, id say the ring that moves it up and down may need replacing, isnt a real nice fit. bit of movement in it.. and also the brass bush in the swivel housing is worn, mainly...
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    Hey Mr Gohr thanks heaps for the reply! did you...

    Hey Mr Gohr thanks heaps for the reply!
    did you get that money?

    i cant say i know of any spare brackets but ill keep an eye open and ear out :eek:

    i more wanted to check all was ok. it has...
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    can i ask how often you guys race?? per season...

    can i ask how often you guys race?? per season...
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    Hey Bob. can do and will do. thanks heaps. next...

    Hey Bob. can do and will do. thanks heaps. next step was to check the parts manual. ill probably call thursday night when im tackling it.

    cheers

    Rob

    850
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    disassemble merc 12inch mid

    Hi guys, im trying to get an old school merc 12inch mid apart, just the swivel housing, it has the mechanical (screw) up and down, however i cant seem to work out how it comes apart

    any help?
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    hey mate that thing is sitting perfect!!!!! its...

    hey mate that thing is sitting perfect!!!!! its make me want to get mine out and take it for a spin see what it would do set up in kilo form!


    thanks so much for the pic!!!

    850
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    powerabout: the rules have changed over the...

    powerabout: the rules have changed over the years from what i can gather, and have now locked and loaded those records in place.
    the 1250cc open hull was set with an FT motor.
    several different...
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    Hey mate, the kilo run was back in november,...

    Hey mate, the kilo run was back in november, unfortuneately i didnt get enough time to run/tune the motor, so i missed out on running. however have since fixed it..

    i have ran it for about 6 race...
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    Sticky: Hey Tim, its an interesting one, pistons...

    Hey Tim, its an interesting one, pistons support,being no blister sytle ports? have bridge port or oval been used?
    interesting you say 15hrs. my old motor i ran it for 5 years untouched, thats a...
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    i couldnt agree with u more voodoo. i saw him at...

    i couldnt agree with u more voodoo. i saw him at windsor last year. can really move. very basic inside the boat..only the minimum stuff!!
    from memory counter rotating gearbag.
  32. Thread: Sst 90

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    ahhhhhh! okay cool! :cool:

    ahhhhhh! okay cool! :cool:
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    just a few randoms from the other weekend:cool: ...

    just a few randoms from the other weekend:cool:

    all shots are a sequence of one turn i did
  34. Thread: Sst 90

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    throwing this wayyyy out there. sst90 did u just...

    throwing this wayyyy out there. sst90 did u just purchase this off ebay by any chance? on a white tunnel from tas?
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    Sticky: is no one playing mod 50's lately? i will be...

    is no one playing mod 50's lately?

    i will be tomorrow, pulling mine down, few exhaust mods:cool:
  36. Thread: Sst 90

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    Hey Bob are you an aussie by any chance?

    Hey Bob are you an aussie by any chance?
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    hey mate, thanks heaps for the reply what sort of...

    hey mate, thanks heaps for the reply what sort of dollars are we talking?
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    60 overs 56ci

    hey guys can you buy 60 overs for a 56ci 3 holer omc??


    850
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    hey Fiddy hp. ill try to get some good footage at...

    hey Fiddy hp. ill try to get some good footage at the next (last) race meeting of the season.

    check your pm's man that 13x27 is on its way to you. i hope your built like a small ox. that thing...
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    thanks guys. she sat that way all weekend. until...

    thanks guys. she sat that way all weekend. until i was heading north, massive hole in the water from the boat infronts wash.. didnt see it til last minute, jumped on in button however and up she went...
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    so after 6 years i think i can finally wheel this...

    so after 6 years i think i can finally wheel this thing :eek::eek::cool:
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    ive been racing so havent been able to pull it...

    ive been racing so havent been able to pull it apart, after this weekend coming i have about a 2 month break so ill get it stripped down and have a look in there.

    850
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    its been a bit quiet in here. ill be getting her...

    its been a bit quiet in here. ill be getting her out tomorrow and start her up. i race on sunday, generally a little rough where im going, the next weekend is back on home soil, if the weather is...
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    nice pics!! wowsers that boat looks massive?!...

    nice pics!!

    wowsers that boat looks massive?!

    850
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    Hey mate, i raced it last weekend very very rough...

    Hey mate, i raced it last weekend very very rough so i couldnt get onto it.

    im hoping to be able to take it out and test it during the week to see if the couple of changes i made makes the...
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    Sticky: Well Said Tim! its the same all around the...

    Well Said Tim!

    its the same all around the world even over here in my class.

    850
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    Sticky: those photos are year (S) old of that mod 50. i...

    those photos are year (S) old of that mod 50. i remember seeing that and thinking i want one.. then i finds a brand new one:cool:

    very sure she's worn out and he cant get bigger slugs?:(
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    Hey fred pops on the plane no issues. Its only if...

    Hey fred pops on the plane no issues. Its only if its chuggs around off the plane for a while that it does bog down a little.. I always keep her up and moving around if im waiting for a handicap...
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    Hey Tim..1st in pole boat start. 1st in handicap...

    Hey Tim..1st in pole boat start. 1st in handicap made up 1.10mins :cool:
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    hahaha very very rough at the regatta grounds...

    hahaha very very rough at the regatta grounds here yesterday.
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