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Question about Olds heads

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 10:43
My engine has a GA head on one side and an E head on the other. I spun some bearings on the fourth time out, only turning 4200 rpm. Could this head combination cause this? The only difference I could find in them is that the seat angle is different in GA head.

Under 30' Awesome 03 nordic rage

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 10:23
Up for sale is a very nice Nordic rage extremely well cared for excellent inside and out..Has covers and top 8.1 425 horse completely serviced . including all belts filters oil out drive .wheel bearings ..Has a great stereo with amp and 8 speakers

Call Scott 801-580-4812 Attached Thumbnails  

18' California Performance

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 09:41
18' CP complete less power...18.5K OBO...Call Lance for info...(951)440-7200

Will post pic's later..

Under 23' 2003 Carrera Elite 20.5

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 08:31
21' Carrera closed bow jet boat. Low hours and a very reliable 454. Dominator pump with hydraulic place diverter. Very clean interior and exterior. No scratches on the underside of hull and no rips or tears in upholstery. Competitive trailer in good shape with retractable tongue for easy storage. $18,000 562-714-9383

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1960 biesemeyer Caribbean

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 08:30
For sale
1960 biesemeyer Caribbean
430 lincoln engine 2 trips out on complete overhaul. Runs quiet and smooth boat is in good but mostly original condition (its old)
Not a show boat but a good old cruiser and tons of torque it pulls like a freight train. Any questions call or txt 70767222fiveseven

BBC 454 V drive Motor for sale

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 07:42
I am selling a motor that came out of a Biesemeyer Flat Bottom I had.

Chevy 454, 4 Bolt, Rectangular Port Heads, Roller Rockers, Dolley Oil Pan, Polished Tunnel Ram, Holley carbs and Mallery Distributor.

The boat was purchased, motor was removed and has been sitting as you see it for the last 7- 10 years.

I am located in Northern California, San Ramon. $2,995.00 Jon Meads 925-336-0169 Attached Thumbnails        

Harmonic balancer question

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 07:15
I have gen 6 502 and the balancer has 2 marks there is a lot of paint on it and I cant see the numbers on it. now looking at the front of the engine, the engine rotates clockwise and the balancer has has 2 lines on it. Is the first mark TDC ? What is the second mark?

Brodix BB2's

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 07:05
Brand new in the box Brodix BB2's. Unassembled w/ guides.
:partyguy: Asking $1600 or best offer, or best trade plus cash offer

Contact Adam (714) two 64-6429 Attached Thumbnails        

Help Me ID This Motor

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 06:27
Can someone run the numbers on this to tell me what year it is? I'm not sure but if I can figure out the true year of the drive I believe that the old Magnums made 365hp at the prop?

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Total Knee Replacement

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 06:18
Does anyone have any first hand, family member or close friend experience they would care to share? Good or bad please. My wife is in need of a knee replacement. I'm really concerned, once her original equipment is removed it's a done deal. Thanks in advance.

[Question] Neovane water pump coupler

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 03:30
Good Sunday Morning :)coffee,

I'll be finishing up my first supercharged long block soon and I'm getting into the boat parts for it now. Learning as I go, new to the flats also so you know where I'm at.

Project came with most everything (sans motor) but I just realized there is a coupler needed on the end of the cam for the water pump.

No biggie, seems easy to source out and it needs a new impeller too. Any venders better than others for getting these parts?

My tech question regards the coupler on the water pump housing itself. It has almost 1/8" of free play on the shaft. I didn't think that was right.

Went to tighten the set screw and it wouldn't budge, then I saw there are what look like two tiny rectangular dimples on each side locking it in place.

So, is there suppose to be some wiggle to it and I'm good as is I attempt to unlock that set screw and tighten it .... get a new shaft kit cuz the recess for that set screw is probably egg shaped?

Thanks for any advice.

[Question] Anyone need crew help for the Augusta race?

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 00:51

I apologize in advance if this is the wrong place to post this sort of thing. I am wondering if there are any teams that need an extra crew hand for the upcoming national event in Augusta. While I have never been to a drag boat race it has always been a passion of mine. At the same time, I have worked on alcohol funny cars & dragsters for the last 17 years playing various roles on the teams. I was also crew chief for a offshore powerboat team for four years. Very familiar with the Blown BAE combinations. Disciplined, well organized and an attention to detail. Looking to get my feet wet in something I've always wanted to experience. Please reply or call me cell below and I will respond asap.

P.S.- I'm also a dealer for Goodridge hoses & fitting. If anyone needs something I can bring it to the race.


JB Hudson
(843) 816- 6887

Tahiti jet as a first boat

Sun, 06/28/2015 - 00:05
I've been lurking on this forum on and off for a about a year now, reading and learning what I can. I am interested in a 19-20' boat for pulling tubes and playing around, and really like the lines of the 70's jet boats. My daily driver is a 79 Corvette, so I am used to loud rides that suck gas (not nearly as bad as a boat, I know) and I like working on things with engines.

There is an ad my local classifieds for a 20' 1977 Tahiti that looks to be in usable condition. Guy is asking $2300, and claims the boat needs upholstery/paint and the trailer needs minor work. Up to this point I've been looking mostly at Glastrons (CVX-20, etc) and I dont know anything about Tahiti boats. I'm curious if anyone has links to info on old Tahitis, and if anyone knows what the boat might weigh (hopefully <3000lb with trailer)? I've never driven a jet boat but I've heard horror stories of fuel consumption above 10+ gph. How do you guys run all day on a 30 gallon tank?

Being a newbie who is invariably going to make mistakes and potentially cause damage, most of the awesome boats on this forum seem nicer than I deserve. If I go look at this one and it checks out, is there any chance of it making a good starter boat to get my feet wet and see if I am really into the hobby without a huge investment? Or with this being my first boat, am I going to end up over my head in repairs and work and decide I hate boating altogether?

Thanks for any insight/opinions you may have.

Link to ad:
Boats W/Motor Classifieds for Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming |

Craigslist Boat, 70's Sanger Mini Day Cruiser V-Drive

Sat, 06/27/2015 - 22:45
70's v-drive mini day cruiser / reasonable offer

Went and looked at this boat today . guy said he wanted 1200 for it so I drove out to see it.. It's rough but the stringers looked like they might be ok.. Had a down pedal and lock out by Stellings in it ,motor plates BBC and motor rails.. he said he had a 396 block to add to it as well... Dual Cable calgo style steering.. factory tach was replaced and so was the Factory throttle pedal.. interior was garbage.. been sitting since about 1990/91.. V-drive was removed along with mid plate (Missing).. did have a Rudder and propshaft with 3 blade prop and strut installed in it still.. trailer is rough as well and needs tires and a wheel bearing.. I told him its rough and they are asking more then I thought it was worth since v-drive and other parts were missing.. Hull I think is savable.. I bet they would take 700 for it if someone offered it or maybe less.. just hate to see a boat rot to hell and this might be worth picking up for the right person.. these guys basically let a boat sit outside for Many years uncovered.. its full of Palm tree leafs .. I thought the hull would be in worse shape from sitting but it didn't look too bad actually.. Attached Thumbnails    

bow eye

Sat, 06/27/2015 - 21:06
well the bow eye finealy gave up after 30 plus years I cant find any bow eye littlepeople so can I cut about 4 inches out of toe board so I slide in and then reglass the piece back the main thing is will it remain safe

WTB- Gen 5 oil pan

Sat, 06/27/2015 - 19:47
Looking for a one piece seal oil pan. No more than 8" deep. Thanks.

Kent Narrows

Sat, 06/27/2015 - 19:26
Unfortunately we did not get to race, Mother Nature was the winner today. It has just poured from morning to night with some pretty good wind. Looks better for tomorrow. We had plenty of time to party. It was wonderful to spend time with old friends, and just great to meet and spend a fair amount of time with Old School Bob.

Barry Grant King Demon 1090

Sat, 06/27/2015 - 18:10
Catalog # 8728020dk-572 Barry Grant King Demon 1090

Brand new in the box never bolted onto any intake

Brand new these are $979
Asking $800 or best trade plus cash

Contact Adam ( 714 ) two 64-6429

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WTB Hallett 210

Sat, 06/27/2015 - 17:35
Looking to buy a clean Hallett 210 closed bow with big block/bravo combination. Prefer colors red and blue. Trying to stay away from blowers, tunnel Rams and x race boats. Will spend 25G or more for the right boat.

Thanks Steve
(Nor Cal)

[For Sale] 2005 421cc cheetah PV Yamaha banshee $4500

Sat, 06/27/2015 - 16:56
Getting out of the sport and persueing other interests....

For sale is my highly modified banshee. It has a 421cc cheetah power valve motor set up for extreme duning or drag racing. I built this motor in 2006 and have maybe 15 hours on the motor since the build. Motor is running 175psi in each cylinder with 20cc domes. I have 17cc domes to bump the compression up over 200psi for all out drag racing. Ive only ran it on 110 race gas. Will come with a full set of dirt and sand tires. Sand tires 22x8x10 GBC dune trackers (front) and 22x11x10 9 paddles hauler extremes( Kevlar enforced) buffed bead to bead(rear). All rims are Douglas rims, can't remember if they are black or blue label since they are painted black.

Here's the mods.

4mil 421 cheetah power valve motor
+5mm rods
trued and welded crank
Modified shift star
+4 timing (advanced 4°)
68mm pistons
35mm pwk keihins w/ K&N filter pods(160main, 48 pilot),
20cc domes(175psi)
CPI in-frame SB chrome drag pipes
+4 round house carrier swingarm
Magura Hydraulic clutch
Black PC'd Wicked +2+1 a-arms
Cascade innovations seat and seat cover
IMS roll design foot pegs
All 4 hubs, tie rods, Rear sprocket hub, rear brake disc hub are PC'd vein red
Both side cases have a flat black and vein red PC Combo.
Rear axle is PC'd flat black
Motion pro 1/4 turn twist throttle
Cr250 boyseen reeds
New nikasil sleeves in cylinders
Marvin shaw chrome front coil overs in front set up specifically for the longer a-arms and dune riding
OEM rear shock with internals set up for longer swingarm and for drag racing.
Dual pingle petcock

If you do not know what a power valve motor is... It has valves in the exhaust port that will help give more low end torque at lower RPMs(which makes it a great duning motor). When the exhaust pressure rise with the higher RPMs the valves will rise and open up the exhaust port to allow the motor to breath better for more HP. The conversion kits cost between $2000-$3500.. That's before you buy the bigger carbs, crank, and the exhaust to handle the higher HP.

This thing is fast as hell and fun as hell when out in the dunes.... Holds its own when drag racing and hill climbing. Only other quads that have beat it is the all out drag bikes. I have it set up as a sleeper and have surprised many people when they loose.

Extras include, bel-Ray oil, all the jets I have, gas can with 110 octane race has still in it and mixed, flags, and anything I find in the garage.

Asking $4500 or best offer CASH talks.. No checks, no money orders.

Willing to trade for a running(preferably) jet boat of equal value or 1000cc street bike...

Have more pics Upon request

I WILL NOT PART OUT.... No calls are texts after anytime 559-309-3578

located in Visalia, ca... Willing to meet half way if need to travel

I also have a 12x6 Carson trailer for sale. $2000....... completely redone Attached Thumbnails