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by Mr Hot Rod
Mon Feb 18, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Support Knowledge Base - Shaft angles & layout diagrams
Replies: 0
Views: 90

Support Knowledge Base - Shaft angles & layout diagrams

*** Under Construction *** This post is another in the 'Knowledge Base' series. The intent is to create an index to useful posts which would be of general interest. Please share any useful links from other Forum posts on this thread, or write a post to cover a particular topic. Engine selection, tr...
by Mr Hot Rod
Sun Feb 17, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: Rome, Ga. Barrelback
Replies: 14
Views: 821

Flywheel Forward Info

I need to find someone with knowledge about the early '60s Chris Craft Chevrolet 283 (flywheel forward) marine engines to help me with some information before I begin tearing them down. You may have missed our post covering Bruce Dow's Flywheel-Forward 283 rebuild in the 'Boat Power/Support Knowled...
by Mr Hot Rod
Sat Nov 24, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi from Maryland - building the Malahini
Replies: 69
Views: 10677

Re: Hi from Maryland - building the Malahini

To add to sproggy 's post : Several lightweight I/O's were built by Evinrude and Johnson in the 60's and 70's. From the archives ... ▪ http://www.ultimate.com/omc-boats/gallery/hughes/ep66vf14.jpg Mid-sixties Evinrude Playmate 90 I/O / Johnson Caprice derived from the 2-stroke, V-4, electric-shift 7...
by Mr Hot Rod
Wed Nov 21, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Hankinson designs
Topic: 20ft Texas Barrel
Replies: 375
Views: 59437

Re: 20ft Texas Barrel

Matt... I would send a PM to Mr. Hot Rod (Paul Kane). We field a lot of questions about inboard transmission gearing and propeller sizing. Brad Tucker had a similar installation on his Tahoe 23 : Topic :Tahoe 23 prop size ? by Brad Tucker - Shaft HP VS Speed Calculator - Diameter-HP-RPM Formula spr...
by Mr Hot Rod
Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Support Knowledge Base - Cracker Box Design
Replies: 0
Views: 1511

Support Knowledge Base - Cracker Box Design

This post is another in the Support Knowledge Base series. The intent is to create an index to useful posts which would be of general interest to boatbuilders. Cracker Box links (From our website) Glen-L Cracker Box Shaft Layout Diagrams Glen-L Cracker Box Hull Balance Spreadsheet Stretching the Hu...
by Mr Hot Rod
Fri Nov 09, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: Upholstery
Topic: Support Knowledge Base - Upholstery
Replies: 2
Views: 6698

Re: Support Knowledge Base - Upholstery

Bucket Seat Plans https://www.glen-l.com/phpBB2/download/file.php?id=26412&t=1 Click image for a larger view . Source : Re: Seat modifications for neck problems by Nova SS ____________________ Paul Kane Kane Custom Boats Ltd. Chelsea, Quebec Building the Glen-L Hot Rod : http://www.kanecustomboats....
by Mr Hot Rod
Tue Nov 06, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: cracker box
Replies: 3
Views: 1202

Re: cracker box

Welcome to the Forum ! Many Cracker Box builders on the forum, may take some time before they chime in ... If you're contemplating a Ford installation, you may want to look at the following post : http://i1138.photobucket.com/albums/n525/63uni/boat%20jan_2016/20160110_172653_resized.jpg Cracker box ...
by Mr Hot Rod
Mon Sep 03, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Gathering 2018
Topic: Food
Replies: 96
Views: 9859

Re: Food

Neel & Ken, I can park the truck camper next to the barge and provide a triple burner stove and oven. I also have a triple burner camp stove with a 10 lb propane tank. A spare 20 lb tank is in the camper. As usual, i can supply some Canadian maple syrup for breakfast, eh ? Has anyone heard from The ...
by Mr Hot Rod
Mon Sep 03, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Gathering 2018
Topic: PLEASE PROOF NAME TAGS
Replies: 9
Views: 1223

Re: PLEASE PROOF NAME TAGS

Nice job, Ray !! I still have my old tag : http://www.chelseacoachworks.com/images/hot_rod/gathering/2018/hot_rod_tag.jpg See you at the G ! ____________________ Paul Kane Kane Custom Boats Ltd. Chelsea, Quebec Building the Glen-L Hot Rod : http://www.kanecustomboats.com Glen-L Hot Rod build thread ...
by Mr Hot Rod
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: 16' Ski Boat Restoration
Replies: 187
Views: 50550

Re: 16' Ski Boat Restoration

I am struggling to find Female AN-8 to 5/8" barbed fittings that are not push-lok I see what you mean ... You may want to use an adapter or increase to a 10AN Male or switch to an ORB fitting : ▪ Earls 700111ERL Straight -10 AN Female to 5/8 Inch Barb Adapter ▪ 8AN female to 10AN male / 10AN female...
by Mr Hot Rod
Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: 16' Ski Boat Restoration
Replies: 187
Views: 50550

Re: 16' Ski Boat Restoration

Thanks for the positive feedback ! The engine isn't covered, so everything is on display. We had a lot of fun building this one !! As for your questions, here's a list of plumbing fittings and accessories we used on this engine : ▪ Spectre Magna-Clamp Hose Clamp 3268 ▪ Fits 5/8 inch inside diameter ...
by Mr Hot Rod
Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: 16' Ski Boat Restoration
Replies: 187
Views: 50550

Re: 16' Ski Boat Restoration

Jim : Engine is looking good. I can't wait to see it run !! To clarify, the Hot Rod 's flywheel-forward plumbing is as follows : ● Water pickup to strainer to cam-drive water pump ● Port cam-drive water pump outlet to Port transmission oil cooler and exhaust manifold ● Starboard outlet to engine oil...
by Mr Hot Rod
Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Intake Strainers
Replies: 32
Views: 5052

Re: Intake Strainers

Another item we've added is a check valve installed on the sea strainer outlet port. This keeps the cam-drive water pump's inlet hose from losing water. With water behind the inlet and outlet ports, the pump is always primed and reduces the risk of running a dry pump. Bronze Check Valves ● GROCO Bro...
by Mr Hot Rod
Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Painting
Topic: Let's demystify some of these boat finishes
Replies: 58
Views: 22620

Re: Let's demystify some of these boat finishes

You might consider a single part solvent-based paint such as RUST-OLEUM's Marine line of paints. Primer, topsides and bottom paint. Follow the link below for more info. ● Rustoleum Boat Paint ● RUST-OLEUM Marine Coatings (rustoleum.com) An air-supplied mask is a great investment. Not only does it en...
by Mr Hot Rod
Mon Jul 30, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: Painting
Topic: Support Knowledge Base - Buffing varnish and clearcoat
Replies: 0
Views: 5278

Support Knowledge Base - Buffing varnish and clearcoat

This post is another in the 'Support Knowledge Base' series. The intent is to create an index to useful posts which would be of general interest. Post any useful links from other topics on the Forum or write a post to cover a particular topic. Buffing varnish and clear coats The Warmth & Beauty of ...