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  • H20MOFO's Avatar
    04-19-2018, 02:32 PM
    Is this a jet drive....or IO. If its a jet....what jet is it. As a general rule....unless adding a blower,turbos, or NOS....The main way to get more power out of small block is gonna be more cam and compression. As another general rule more cam is gonna drive the proverbial power band higher in the rpm range....which in turn will usually facilitate a smaller impeller. As others have stated go run her and see what it will do.
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  • AG6's Avatar
    04-18-2018, 06:50 PM
    Post up some pics pls? We all to share our rides.....:15_8_200v:
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  • AG6's Avatar
    04-18-2018, 06:46 PM
    In a word Yes! Competitive went out of business in the early 90’s, then reopened again, then went bankrupt again. Now permanently closed. Competition is a different brand for Heavy hauling like Bull Dozers.
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  • AG6's Avatar
    04-18-2018, 06:35 PM
    Check all the wires to and from the starter and fuse block too. The motor will still turn over with no spark. Pull a plug wire of, used a extra to a grounded surface. Turn over the motor and see if the plug sparks? If it does, it may just need fuel. Double check all your electrical connections, as copper wire breaks down over time and if your moving stuff around, may have knocked something loose. If you have a wire reset relay, push that too. All that load, may have tripped it, Or possible popped a fuse. Keep us posted. Or you can PM me too. As for reverse rotation goes, it makes no difference as long as the motor is stock rotation, as to position of the starter. The only time it DOES MATTER is when you have a twin engine or a factory ‘reverse’ rotation engine to correct for torque steer on non counter rotating drives. I have twins in my 27 ft Biesemeyer, but one drive is set for counter rotation. Let me know if I may be of help.
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  • 78_Tahiti's Avatar
    04-17-2018, 06:01 PM
    stock set of points and condenser, install where the igniter, is bolted to the base plate in the distributor.
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  • 468mach's Avatar
    04-17-2018, 02:17 PM
    Did Competitive Trailers Inc go out of business?
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  • 429CV23's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 07:25 PM
    429CV23 replied to a thread New to vjb in Welcome to "The Cove"
    Welcome! Nice float!
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  • "THE ADVOCATE"'s Avatar
    04-16-2018, 06:02 PM
    Welcome to the madness! You should be just fine with that small of a hull. Torque will help spin up your rpm's faster but small blocks are easier to spin high rpm and that is what will determine your top end speed. Take it out and feel her out to see how she already performs before you start going crazy on pump mods and performance adders, sounds like a fun little ride!
    3 replies | 99 view(s)
  • drivergadgets's Avatar
    04-16-2018, 02:41 AM
    blue devil head gasket sealer
  • Jons999's Avatar
    04-15-2018, 06:09 PM
    Bought my first vintage jet boat a few weeks ago, a 1985 Cimarron 16 foot with a 350 chevy/indhar. Just doing some tune up and maintenance on it. I know it has a different carb than original but not sure if everything else is stock or not. Guys that have had small block powered boats, were you happy with them? Or do they really need big block torque? I would be happy with 55-60 mph top end speed with decent acceleration out of the hole. Any performance mods to the engine or jet drive that are a good bang for the buck?
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  • laddiepowell's Avatar
    04-15-2018, 10:22 AM
    laddiepowell replied to a thread Windscreen Mounts in Hulls
    no big deal glad i could help
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  • Cheyenne1978's Avatar
    04-14-2018, 03:47 PM
    Cheyenne1978 replied to a thread Windscreen Mounts in Hulls
    Laddie, Just got my shinning new windshield mount. When you think that personal kindness has left humanity, you find out your wrong. Again thank you. V/R JM If you can read this, thank a teacher. If you can read it in English, thank a soldier.
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