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  • #91
    What is a stimulus check?
    Mark
    1990 26’ open 351W Indmar
    1987 30’ Blackwatch twin 351W Crusaders (sold)

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    • #92
      Its the govt giving you your money back and telling you to be grateful. OBEY !
      1988 26' cuddy
      1975 20' open
      16' Sandpiper
      14' Certified Fiberglass

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      • #93
        I guess uncle Joe and his cronies don’t like me, never saw a check. They always say send us more we can spend it more wisely. Time to retire cause Im getting tired of pulling the cart. Worst of all they really hate our grandkids saddling them with all that debt.

        sorry I dragged a good post into the swamp I’ll stay off my soapbox.
        Last edited by Mako2; 03-23-2021, 07:23 PM.
        Mark
        1990 26’ open 351W Indmar
        1987 30’ Blackwatch twin 351W Crusaders (sold)

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        • #94
          Originally posted by Quik Fix View Post
          OK so I've got some heads coming in a week. This is what I ended up with.Comp Cams SK12-416-8, Edelbrock heads, pt # 60975 and a comp cams timing cover, # 208. Lordy, this stuff is expensive. Stimulous money.
          Actually got my letter today saying I was getting the check, it was in Spanish.
          Good stuff!

          That combination will make 350-400hp at over 5000rpm. Which intake manifold?
          Steve
          1998 260 Mackinaw Sea Maxx 5.7 HO TBI 12' Klamath w/ 20hp Tohatsu EFI

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          • #95
            Don't know which intake. Two brothers in the shop. I was told to order this stuff by the one that does the heads. He said his brother was researching intakes and FI systems and he would probably order them and let me know. I don't know how to build what I want so I let them tell me..
            1988 26' cuddy
            1975 20' open
            16' Sandpiper
            14' Certified Fiberglass

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            • #96
              Update, when Jegs says " ships tomorrow " thats just to get you to order. Got email this morning. Ships end of April. Welcome to the new normal.
              1988 26' cuddy
              1975 20' open
              16' Sandpiper
              14' Certified Fiberglass

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              • #97
                Finally have all the parts. Engine shop closed down. Retirement and sold the building. So now I have a boat with no engine and a shop full of parts. And don't forget the wife who wants to know where the 26 is.
                Question, what ignition , distributor et all do you stroker guys use. I have a new Mallory box that I might as well use.
                1988 26' cuddy
                1975 20' open
                16' Sandpiper
                14' Certified Fiberglass

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                • #98
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                  1980 pilot house 351
                  1988 260 predator 408

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                  • #99
                    Originally posted by Quik Fix View Post
                    Update, when Jegs says " ships tomorrow " thats just to get you to order. Got email this morning. Ships end of April. Welcome to the new normal.
                    Actually at the end of April I got another email. Tentative ship date, May 26. I canceled Jegs and got one in 3 days from Summit with my Performer intake . Just got the cam spider last week.
                    1988 26' cuddy
                    1975 20' open
                    16' Sandpiper
                    14' Certified Fiberglass

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                    • Originally posted by My My Hey Hey View Post
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                      Steve, thats a Ford distributor. I'll probably end up spending the money and getting one of those. Mallory makes good stuff. Could have bought a complete stroker from Summit , ready to run, for less than I'm spending and with no grief.
                      1988 26' cuddy
                      1975 20' open
                      16' Sandpiper
                      14' Certified Fiberglass

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                      • Do you have room for a HEI distributor? It would be my first choice on your engine. Keep an extra ignition module, etc. on the boat, just in case. The "ready to run" distributors are nice, but if it fails, the parts may be hard to find.
                        Steve
                        1998 260 Mackinaw Sea Maxx 5.7 HO TBI 12' Klamath w/ 20hp Tohatsu EFI

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                        • I agree with Steve on the HEI. BUTif you want fancy. My Mallory unlite is still running. 26 years.from racing to daily in a friends car.
                          D.U.I. HEI have a good rating too.
                          Just wishin', and hopen', and dreamin'

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                          • Old MSD and Mallory ignition components are very robust, modern MSD leaves much to be desired (China), so much so that I renamed them "My Spark Died". The red e-core coils are terrible and have left several of my customers stranded. Holley resurrected Mallory and I don't have any experience with the new stuff. I like the HEI modular design and single wire connection.
                            Steve
                            1998 260 Mackinaw Sea Maxx 5.7 HO TBI 12' Klamath w/ 20hp Tohatsu EFI

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                            • Originally posted by tuner View Post
                              Old MSD and Mallory ignition components are very robust, modern MSD leaves much to be desired (China), so much so that I renamed them "My Spark Died". The red e-core coils are terrible and have left several of my customers stranded. Holley resurrected Mallory and I don't have any experience with the new stuff. I like the HEI modular design and single wire connection.
                              Guess l been out of hot rodding to long. Good info Steve.
                              Just wishin', and hopen', and dreamin'

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