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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles Today, 6:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 932
Posted By mikeski
I am concerned about the heat. Debating between a...

I am concerned about the heat. Debating between a bigger radiator vs oil cooler. Belt slip is not an issue in this heavy truck. The blower has plenty of time to spin up plus it's running mild boost. ...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles Today, 4:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 932
Posted By mikeski
I can't run E85 with this field system anymore,...

I can't run E85 with this field system anymore, but that's okay. It's hard to find anyway.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles Today, 4:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 932
Posted By mikeski
The truck is originally a flex fuel vehicle....

The truck is originally a flex fuel vehicle. Requires 20% more fuel delivery to run on E85 so the entire fuel system is designed for the extra capacity. There are guys on the performance truck forum...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles Today, 12:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 932
Posted By mikeski
I found it on ebay from a company called Street...

I found it on ebay from a company called Street Machines. They had good feedback, answered the phone, answered my questions so I did the deal with them. It was $3100 plus shipping compared to...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-29-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 932
Posted By mikeski
Motor has been purchased, ATK HP93 6.0 LQ4 450hp...

Motor has been purchased, ATK HP93 6.0 LQ4 450hp before the supercharger. Anybody have a recommendation for a shipping company?

I'm probably going to go ahead and do a tranny while I'm in...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-23-2015, 2:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 932
Posted By mikeski
The LQ4 is a low compression 6.0L motor with...

The LQ4 is a low compression 6.0L motor with cathedral port heads compatible with my existing blower. Yes, 6.0L motors had cathedral heads on the earlier versions and these bolt right up to my...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-23-2015, 1:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 932
Posted By mikeski
Update I talked to my tuner this morning and...

Update

I talked to my tuner this morning and he suggested I stay with the cheaper lower compression LQ4, put a LS6 cam in it, and of course I will be keeping the supercharger. This setup should...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-22-2015, 2:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 932
Posted By mikeski
This setup is CARB certified as I live where smog...

This setup is CARB certified as I live where smog tests happen every other year. New cam is very interesting to me.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-22-2015, 2:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 932
Posted By mikeski
Scotty, I like the Eforce an even anticipated...

Scotty, I like the Eforce an even anticipated this day when I chose to install it on a motor with 100k. I debated a rebuild at that time. I got 40k out of the seasoned mill so I'm not unhappy.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-22-2015, 2:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 932
Posted By mikeski
Thx jmorlan. Dod was eliminated when I installed...

Thx jmorlan. Dod was eliminated when I installed the huffer. It also eliminated the previous oil burn issue I had before the install. This is new and different. I'm talking about a big blue cloud of...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-22-2015, 9:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 932
Posted By mikeski
Tow vehicle needs engine rebuild, 2007 Chevy 5.3 LS

Hi everybody,

I have been pretty busy and have not spent much time on the list for a while. Well many of you know that I supercharged my Chevy Avalanche a couple years ago. It had right at 100k...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-14-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 872
Posted By mikeski
My PCM manual says sustained RPMs should stay at...

My PCM manual says sustained RPMs should stay at or below 4000rpm. Hammerhead internals are similar.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-11-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,461
Posted By mikeski
Might be hard to get the boards in and out while...

Might be hard to get the boards in and out while out on the water?
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-11-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,563
Posted By mikeski
Acme x2

Acme x2
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-11-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,939
Posted By mikeski
Yes, you can change your clearance by simply...

Yes, you can change your clearance by simply rotating a couple splines on the torsion axles. My trailer was a total low rider and I did it to gain additional clearance under the prop guard. You...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-11-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By mikeski
I had one of the original prototype units and it...

I had one of the original prototype units and it started doing the same thing after about 6 years of perfect operation. Luckily I was able to get my hands on one of the last production units, it is...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-11-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,217
Posted By mikeski
Not sure why David recommended against a bridged...

Not sure why David recommended against a bridged 4 channel amp. I was much more active on this forum when this setup was new. The most common configuration was paired to an ARC Audio 300.4 with two...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-27-2014, 7:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,531
Posted By mikeski
I have a 211 and prefer the boarding wake of the...

I have a 211 and prefer the boarding wake of the VLX. The 211 wake gets steep but the ramp is very short. The VLX wake is thicker and better for landing big jumps. I typically land out in the flats...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 10-25-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,871
Posted By mikeski
I'm currently running 8.0.2 on my 5S. It has...

I'm currently running 8.0.2 on my 5S. It has crashed and frozen a few times with OS
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 10-25-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,871
Posted By mikeski
Sounds like I need to update my OS again. I...

Sounds like I need to update my OS again. I updated my 5S when the 6 came out and my 5S has some of the glitches that you describe now.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-25-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,534
Posted By mikeski
sounds like Bob Copey back in business?eight or...

sounds like Bob Copey back in business?eight or nine years ago when things were going crazy that's about what he was charging at Cope & McPheeters and ultimate water sports for dealer prep and...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-01-2014, 8:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,560
Posted By mikeski
LSV by a long shot and I'm a Nautique guy.

LSV by a long shot and I'm a Nautique guy.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-24-2014, 8:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,330
Posted By mikeski
Nautiques also have a few nearly impossible to...

Nautiques also have a few nearly impossible to reach tie wraps holding the cable in place. Cutting the tie wraps when I did mine added about 2 hours to the job.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-24-2014, 8:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By mikeski
If the nut is that rusty and the starter is out I...

If the nut is that rusty and the starter is out I would replace the whole unit with a new sealed gear reduction starter. Sealed gear reduction starters are the same auto or marine. I think they run...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-24-2014, 8:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,020
Posted By mikeski
Flame shield on... A few miles a couple...

Flame shield on...

A few miles a couple times per year? Seriously just power the trailer tail lights from the boat or a small battery pack and don't quick stops or make any erratic turns.
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