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Information on Hustler

Sun, 11/22/2015 - 07:31
I bought this boat to redo. But cannot find any information on it. I have found one other picture of the same boat. I believe a person who used to be on here also had one, believe his user name was Hustler. I searched to try and find any build info but found none. My main questions are about set up and handling. Not looking to make a really fast boat, just a fun one for the family. Plans are for a BBC 450-500hp, cocktail seating. I am looking to completely redo the gel/paint. Already have a G-bowl to swap the C-bowl, have a full droop also, if it is a benefit. Just mainly looking for some history info and if anyone knows what helps this boat in handling/running better.


Syrians Stopped at Texas Border

Sun, 11/22/2015 - 07:30
And ICE just took them in for processing. :duh:

Syrians Stopped at Texas Border Were Not Sneaking In: Feds - NBC News

This I find rather disturbing:
Quote: U.S. Border Patrol agents says its not unusual to find immigrants from the Middle East at the Mexican border. And on Wednesday, Honduran authorities reported that they arrested five Syrians after they flew into that nation's capital using stolen Greek passports. And then there is this:

ISIS Releases This Statement: 'We Will Attack Texas Again, We Will Kill Christians, And The Attack Will Be Far Worse' - Walid Shoebat

Give Thanks

Sun, 11/22/2015 - 07:13
Happy Thanksgiving to all NOR- CAL boater :))THumbsUp From a SO-CAL.

Mercury 225X Race OB Question

Sun, 11/22/2015 - 06:49
Does anyone know if 130 degree thermostats were ever available for this motor? I know there are 120's and 143's but I'm not sure if the 130's were only for the Merc 3L wackers. Also, somewhat related, is there such a thing as a poppet kit that has a "stronger" spring or are all poppet valves exactly the same for a 2.5 litre 225X. Thanks, putting it here for the max exposure.

19' Schiada V-Drive - Hotrod "She Oughta" go

Sat, 11/21/2015 - 20:56
I am selling my "She Oughta" after a lot of time energy and effort in resurrecting her from a barn in redding, ca into what you see today. I do not want to trade as I already have "My Other Babe" which is my family boat. This boat, trailer and motor package cannot be replicated for less and certainly costs a lot more to do. I am only interested in talking with serious buyers who will be traveling with Mr. Green.

The first $24,999.99 takes her with the blown motor.

Now for the details:

1974 Schiada V-Drive with 4 Stringers (Restored 2010-2012)
Lots of polished hardware everywhere
Casale recently gone through with 32's in the box

Updated Double Axel Trailer with 18" Wheels
New tires
Fresh Paint

Blown 496 C.I. BBC built by Barry Obler (Obnoxious001) 10 hours or less run time on the motor
All the best parts
eagle crank
aeromotive fuel pump
New Internals 671 Blower
Polished Dart Pro1 Heads
boost reference carbs
hard lines everywhere
ARP bolts
Detuned at just over 6.5lbs of boost made 734 HP with 700+ ft./lbs. torque at low RPMS which means the boat is not only fast it is quick too. There are 32's in the box and the motor spins 6100 rpms with a 16 prop at 99 mph.

And for those who are interested in a great boat with a little less motor I will sell boat less motor or with a naturally aspirated 469 c.i. tunnel ram motor that spins 18’s in the box at 6000 rpms’s at 86 mph for $18,000.00. This naturally aspirated motor consists of the following:

469 c.i. BBC 4 bolt main
Scat crank
Scat Rods
Race Tech pistons
Solid Roller
Rubens Racing Cam
Merlin Grumpy Jenkins Heads
Stainless valves
Competition Carburation Carbs
ARP bolts
Dooley Oil Pan

According to some of the guys I have talked to who have owned this type of boat all agree, they all regret ever selling theirs. I am sure this will be the case for me, but all seasons come to an end so that new blossoms may arise. This is mine and I hope the boat goes to a new owner who can find as much appreciation and joy in it as I have.

Thanks for looking. text me or call me if you are serious with any questions and I can send you the parts list and anything else you might be interested in.


Have you noticed ???

Sat, 11/21/2015 - 13:12
Being a long-time AM talk radio & sometimes conservative TV junkie, ( disclaimer on TV ), I have noticed over the years the complete absence of ANY comments from the Muslim / Islamist-related community. I'd think that SOMEWHERE out in the airwaves there would be someone from the various devotees, be it a college student, professional person, religious leader, etc.

Sitting Presidents excluded.

I've heard responses from various other religious & ethnic folks on matters of concern to their communities / causes...but nothing of condemnation OR support ( like they have the guts for THAT!) from Islamic/Muslim listeners, & there must be a couple in the U.S. Heck they own most of the motels.

Now..this is NOT a slam on ANY religion, so please don't start with me Just presenting questions.

Maybe they all prefer to keep their heads ???

Sitting Presidents included.

Moroso Jones Tach

Sat, 11/21/2015 - 09:32
Moroso tach in good condition
tested with no needle variation
Comes with anodized bracket
The u bracket not quite long enough to hold tach in place
$95 plus shipping
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Dooley Oil Pan

Sat, 11/21/2015 - 09:28
Dooley oil pan in good shape was used on a generation 5 big block Chevy 10 quart capacity?
$150 plus shipping
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Vintage Aluminum V Drive Boat Scoop

Sat, 11/21/2015 - 09:24
Used Aluminum Scoop Used in late 60's early 70's

In very nice shape could you light polish

Fits 5 1/8 Carb No repairs
$150. Free shipping
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WTB - Seat & cover

Sat, 11/21/2015 - 08:29
Looking for standard 18" wide seat with cover for my flatbottom. You can pm me or text/call 73-397-1190 Thanks!

Ls mounting for v drive/ jet boats

Sat, 11/21/2015 - 00:26
Selling boat so parts are going up for sale as well. Looking to sell my mounting kit to install ls style engine (ls1,5.3,etc). Bought new from jet boat performance. Paid a little over 650 looking to get 500 plus the ride. Comes with all hardware and evertything needed to mount to rails. Also have pto adapter engine to drive shaft if interestedas well as Front sump oil pan(gto) (for vdrive) for ls style if interested.

Under 23' 1969 Belmont Flat bottom v drive

Sat, 11/21/2015 - 00:14
Up for sale is my 1969 Belmont flat bottom v drive. Boat has been previously restored by previous owner id give it a 8/10 condition. 19.5 foot 4 passenger with forward facing rear seats. Boat comes with no engine but does come with most things needed to install BBC (headers, electric fuel pump, ignition setup included. Reason for selling is lack of time working every weekend really puts a dampener on the watersports. Asking $4000 located in iowa.<br>

Olson Oil Cooler for Sale

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 21:46
Bought a Olson cooler for my 555 but it will not mount up as my tunnel on hull is too narrow , core is in great shape and I just had re-Sealed with Olson kit . Has AN fittings also and all mounting bolts . One fitting on water side end cap had iffy threads so I just JB Welded a new AN fitting in it. $300 plus ride Pics up tomorrow ..only deal is JB welded fitting ..its in the cap to the right ...if you wanted another end cap you can get one from Olson was probably OK but I sealed it permanently ..Never have to worry about it leaking !!!

I need a rattle can Lou Christmas photo

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 17:29
Anyone help

Need a room at the Bluewater

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 15:32
I need a room for Thanksgiving weekend leave a note if you have an extra room.

A Soldier's Opinion on the "Refugees"

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 10:54
Quote: I don't typically go on rants or express my political beliefs here, but I just have to get this off my mind. As some of you know, I'm active duty Army. Aside from that, I am a medic. I've spent 3 years of my life overseas in both Afghanistan and Iraq. I've seen some pretty atrocious sites caused by war, from both sides. I've picked up blown up body parts of friends and I've saved the lives of guys who were trying to kill me and my guys right before I was keeping them from their 72 virgins or whatever they believe awaits them on the other side. Here is an unbiased truthful view to the Syrian refugee situation. My first deployment to Iraq, in 2006, my unit voluntarily ran a childrens burn clinic outside of the FOB. It was a constant target for attacks. You would think that people wouldn't shoot mortars or rockets at their own children, but you would be wrong. We saw hundreds of children, from infants to 18 year olds. The overwhelming majority of the kids we saw (90% or better) were clear cases of abuse. These parents were literally dunking their kids in boiling water, or throwing hot chai at their kids faces... Yes, we're talking about babies, toddlers, kids not even old enough to understand why their parents would do these things to them. HUNDREDS of kids... We saw quite a few of these kids that were sexually abused, both girls and boys. Their parents acted if nothing was wrong with this, even when confronted by our doctors. This is the mentality of their society, not the viewpoint of a few individuals... these beliefs have been accepted to the vast majority of these people. Many were educated, well dressed, well spoken men, but yet, they still raped their own children, and kept chai boys (if you don't know what that means, google it.) During that deployment, we also captured the 3rd largest EFP cache that had ever been captured. There were hundreds of copper plates, homemade explosives, fake curbs to house the EFP's, hundreds of mortars and rockets and howitzer rounds, even an anti-aircraft gun. All of these things came from one place, Syria. Almost every single IED or EFP we found or hit could be traced back to Syria... A lot of the terrorists we captured were from SYRIA... Imagine that. Fast forward a couple years, and I find myself in Helmand Province, in Afghanistan... We had a group of Afghani's that were paid to help guard our little mud hut in the middle of an Afghan village (I wasn't on a fob) These guys also kept a "chai boy" A boy, about 11 years old, who was there to serve these guys sexually. We heard him being sexually assaulted many times, but there was nothing we could do about it. We asked the police, the Afghan Army, and we were told the same thing every time.... it's their culture, and accepted as the norm.... Once again, we captured Syrian made explosives, weapons, and other items... We found Syrian passports during raids... And people out there want us to let these people into the US, with our kids, and near our wives. Near our schools, near our churches, synogogues, malls. Places where we should never have to fear being blown up, shot, kidnapped and tortured... Don't forget what they did to the Egyptian Coptic Christians, or the Jordanian pilot... Don't forget about what they do to rape victims! They stone these women to death for being raped! They behead their own people. Do you think they will show mercy to you? Look at the rape statistics in Denmark, Sweden, Belgium. Facts don't lie... 97% of rapes committed in Sweden were committed by Muslim immigrants... And you want 10,000 of these people here? Even if just 1% of these so called "refugees" were ISIS supporters or active ISIS terrorists, would that be acceptable to you? I want people to understand that I am not condemning Islam and I'm not condemning Muslims whatsoever. I know a lot of really good Muslims. Many of them I would trust over Christians that I know. What I am condemning is the potential for a terrorist attack right here on our own soil. And if the only way to prevent that from happening is by not allowing any potential terrorists into the country then that's just what we'll have to accept. These are only my opinions. They don't reflect opinions of my employer or anybody else for that matter. I'm just giving my experience. I know that potentially out of 10000 people only 10 will be bad people but I would rather have those 10 people not be here then the 10,000 here and those 10 people to be among them. I also think that it's terrible that the 75 to 85% of their population that has been caught up in this mix gets a bad rap for it. I'm not sure what the answer is for the region. I'm not sure that there is even going to ever be an answer. But I know that it should not be spread into other places. The only way to stop a fire is to isolated so it doesn't spread elsewhere. I think maybe the solution is enabling the 75 to 85% that don't condone the actions of the few.
Chew on it... think about it. Take a good look at your kids or your wife and decide if the risk is worth taking. Feel free to share this if you want.

Christopher Allard
Army Medic
That should be eye opening for the ones who wear blinders.

Casale 10* polished V-Drive cases

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 10:30
Casale 10* polished V-Drive cases in good condition with no issues

$550 plus freight

Text or call Shawn at 949 two eight three 4003 with any questions

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8 mm Blower pullies

Fri, 11/20/2015 - 06:50

I have two 8mm Blower pullies one is 52 tooth the other is a 47 tooth.

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