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by Mr Hot Rod
Thu May 30, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Support Knowledge Base - Inboard engine builds
Replies: 46
Views: 29485

Re: Support Knowledge Base - Automotive to marine conversion

What does is take to convert an automotive engine to use in a boat? Is it cheaper to find a marine engine and rebuild it? We've compiled marine conversion info in this post. You can save some money if you can find a used marine engine in running condition. We usually opt to rebuild from a good used...
by Mr Hot Rod
Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Tunnel king / Desperado
Replies: 6
Views: 2593

Re: Tunnel king / Desperado

Great, Denon ! I've had pickleforks on the brain since you posted your comments ! Here's a link to a nice little boat. The Water Spider by Spidercraft Boats is a single seat catamaran. The deck line is dropped to create the picklefork bow. http://waterspiderontario.tripod.com/spidercraftboat.jpg Mor...
by Mr Hot Rod
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: 16' Ski Boat Restoration
Replies: 252
Views: 76807

Re: 16' Ski Boat Restoration

Yikes ! I feel your pain ... We've never had much success with the Interlux marine paints. The product is formulated for brush or roller application, so reduction for spraying is going to be critical. Application conditions vary, and it is suggested that each individual applicator determine the amou...
by Mr Hot Rod
Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:17 am
Forum: Boat Videos
Topic: Gayle Brantuk presentation
Replies: 2
Views: 2521

Gayle Brantuk presentation

Where has this one been hiding, Gayle ? Gayle Brantuk presentation from February 2016 ALYC General Meeting Glen-L Presentation Nice video ! ____________________ Paul Kane Kane Custom Boats Ltd. Chelsea, Quebec Building the Glen-L Hot Rod : http://www.kanecustomboats.com Glen-L Hot Rod build thread K...
by Mr Hot Rod
Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: Plumbing twin tanks for EFI?
Replies: 7
Views: 2462

Re: Plumbing twin tanks for EFI?

I see that you're sorting this out ! Here's the info I emailed to Denon : Here are some alternatives : Not USCG rated, but a very clean way to augment a low pressure system to high pressure for EFI applications : https://www.edelbrock.com/pub/media/catalog/product/cache/10f519365b01716ddb90abc57de5a...
by Mr Hot Rod
Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Fuel return
Replies: 15
Views: 2537

Re: Fuel return

I'm not too keen on pumping fuel at high pressure in the filler tube ... Refer to Denon Osterman 's Plumbing twin tanks for EFI ? thread. ____________________ Paul Kane Kane Custom Boats Ltd. Chelsea, Quebec Building the Glen-L Hot Rod : http://www.kanecustomboats.com Glen-L Hot Rod build thread Kan...
by Mr Hot Rod
Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Fuel return
Replies: 15
Views: 2537

Re: Fuel return

My apologies ! You're adding an extra part in the fuel fill system. Try welding a grounding lug to the EFI fill tube fitting and bolt your ground to it. Ground from fuel fill cap, EFI fitting, ground lug on fuel tank. All connections are bolted. ____________________ Paul Kane Kane Custom Boats Ltd. ...
by Mr Hot Rod
Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Fuel return
Replies: 15
Views: 2537

Re: Fuel return

Sorry if I didn't explain this well enough. The link I gave you Fuel Tank Grounding is a very indirect way to find what you're looking for. This searches the Forums to find pertinent content. You may have to scan the returned topics to find the specific answer to your question. I understand that you...
by Mr Hot Rod
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Fuel return
Replies: 15
Views: 2537

Re: Fuel return

Tom Click on the Fuel Tank Grounding link in my last post. Onplane and Soloboat 's posts had some great advice on this topic ! The Forum Search Tool ( Quick Links Menu and Forum Search Box at top of the screen) will return search term matches from many topics. You may end up with a bit of reading to...
by Mr Hot Rod
Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Fuel return
Replies: 15
Views: 2537

Re: Fuel return

Do we have a forum page of useful links & suppliers??? Hi Ken ! See Where to Find Information & Free Resources in the Forum Support Knowledge Base This topic could be linked to the Support Knowledge Base threads. They contain solutions to many common questions. Thanks to Gayle and the moderators fo...
by Mr Hot Rod
Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:25 am
Forum: Boat Power
Topic: Fuel return
Replies: 15
Views: 2537

Re: Fuel return

Tom The link you supplied is intended for diesel fuel only. See WARNING in the part specs. Here's another link : https://cdn11.bigcommerce.com/s-m7zic/images/stencil/340x340/products/5708/7958/71065385_Moroso_EFI_Fuel_injection_filler_neck_Return_Line_Kit_65385__80400.1473692256.jpg?c=2 Moroso EFI F...
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: 4192

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: 2705

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: Power Boats
Topic: Malahini from MD
Replies: 133
Views: 33066

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: 462
Views: 88224

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...