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by Wildwoody1
25 Sep 2020, 21:32
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Penetrol
Replies: 3
Views: 24

Re: Penetrol

Test on old wardrobe door and go from there. Remember it on the shelves but never tried it.
by Wildwoody1
18 Sep 2020, 17:26
Forum: Main Room
Topic: CAROL LEE Ski Boat 1968
Replies: 2
Views: 78

CAROL LEE Ski Boat 1968

The attached Pictures show Clem Kings one time Ski boat. A LEWIS powered by a genuine FORD COBRA 289 Imported straight from the USA.

Shows exactly how things looked in the Period:
by Wildwoody1
18 Sep 2020, 17:20
Forum: Main Room
Topic: Re: Invader
Replies: 8
Views: 253

Re: Re: Invader

Some of the 300 ci Factory Boats out of Gippsland in early 1970,s ran RECORD Props around 11 x 15 to 16 pitches. Bigger Engines called for different gears.
by Wildwoody1
17 Sep 2020, 15:29
Forum: Main Room
Topic: Re: Invader
Replies: 8
Views: 253

Re: Re: Invader

If by bigger you mean a larger diameter forget it.Will raise transom and twist the Hull about more. Your view on changing gearing and using a smaller diameter Prop should see changes. About 11 1/2 should be max diam , 15 1/2 pitch worked well on 300 ci Boats back in the day. Gears changed to match H...
by Wildwoody1
16 Sep 2020, 13:44
Forum: Main Room
Topic: UNUSUAL CLASSIC BOAT DESIGN
Replies: 3
Views: 84

UNUSUAL CLASSIC BOAT DESIGN

Most unusual Design from European Site:
by Wildwoody1
09 Sep 2020, 14:05
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: NOT WOOD. BUT A CLASSIC IN THE WILD.Some where in the U.S.A.
Replies: 3
Views: 122

Re: NOT WOOD. BUT A CLASSIC IN THE WILD.Some where in the U.S.A.

A DODGE HEMI in racing trim always look intimidating.
by Wildwoody1
08 Sep 2020, 14:16
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: NOT WOOD. BUT A CLASSIC IN THE WILD.Some where in the U.S.A.
Replies: 3
Views: 122

NOT WOOD. BUT A CLASSIC IN THE WILD.Some where in the U.S.A.

Pictures from a Facebook Post. Photographer unknown.
by Wildwoody1
08 Sep 2020, 10:10
Forum: Main Room
Topic: Re: Invader
Replies: 8
Views: 253

Re: Re: Invader

Sounds good , hopefully no damage. 12 mph per 1000 rpm an efficient prop with not too much Slip.
by Wildwoody1
19 Aug 2020, 10:36
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Buster Skiff Restoration
Replies: 70
Views: 20503

Re: Buster Skiff Restoration

Looks like a very workable Dry Sump System. Make sure the Tank has adequate internal volume and correct baffles to allow all the air to separate from the oil.Many Tanks were made to small creating foaming of the oil.
by Wildwoody1
17 Aug 2020, 10:08
Forum: Main Room
Topic: Grey Holden vs Red Holden - Winton Hull vs Everingham Hull .
Replies: 5
Views: 235

Re: Grey Holden vs Red Holden - Winton Hull vs Everingham Hull .

Fully developed with Repco Cross-flow and injection and Dry sump system.The 149 had Hi-comp Repco pistons ,Webers , 12port head Mallory Ignition ,fully dry sump oiling.

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