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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-11-2018, 6:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,580
Posted By Kjkimball
Incorrect. All the raptor engines share a common...

Incorrect. All the raptor engines share a common block. The 460 has a different intake manifold that is taller than the 400/440. It has a larger throttle body to go with the big intake. It also...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-04-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,580
Posted By Kjkimball
I must admit, my main reason for clicking on this...

I must admit, my main reason for clicking on this thread was the SL. I haven't been able to see one in person yet but it sure seems to be the sum of a bunch of great things in a tow sports boat. I...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-04-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,580
Posted By Kjkimball
D wrote: "On fuel efficiency, this is just...

D wrote:
"On fuel efficiency, this is just personal opinion but I like that PCM ZR409 (the engine I have currently in my 2014 Centurion SV244) is rated for 87 octane since its easy for me to find 87...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-04-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,580
Posted By Kjkimball
Mike, Thank you for your detailed response. ...

Mike,

Thank you for your detailed response. I too have always been a GM guy. Trucks, Corvettes, etc. The boats I have owned have had GM Indmar engines in them. My personal experience, however,...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 02-04-2018, 6:05 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,580
Posted By Kjkimball
D and Mike, What are your concerns with the...

D and Mike,

What are your concerns with the Raptor engine? 2019 will be the 5th year for Indmar Raptor engines in the market which is something over 20,000 of them. Which PCM engine do you guys...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-21-2018, 5:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,598
Posted By Kjkimball
They did catch up with the operator of the large...

They did catch up with the operator of the large boat in this video. Word is he is 70+ years old and in a wheel chair that doesn't put him high enough to see over the bow. He thinks he should not...
Forum: Wakeboarding Discussion 11-23-2017, 3:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,404
Posted By Kjkimball
Luke, according to the CARB website, the 2008...

Luke, according to the CARB website, the 2008 5.7L engine was 296hp non-cat exhaust and 310hp with the cat exhaust. 5.7L are not 350hp. The 6.0L in 2008 is rated at 402hp.So, if you have a non-cat...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-06-2017, 3:28 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 19,962
Posted By Kjkimball
Scottb, you have this wrong. First number is...

Scottb, you have this wrong. First number is engine inout end of transmission/vdrive, second is output end. So, 1:1 engine and prop rpm are the same. 1.5:1 engine rpm is 1.5 times that of prop...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-14-2017, 4:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,905
Posted By Kjkimball
There are labels on the engine and there is info...

There are labels on the engine and there is info in the manual. Here is a screen shot from the 2017 Indmar manual. I got this from the 2017 Raptor engine manual page 2-3 on the Indmar website.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-10-2017, 4:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,004
Posted By Kjkimball
I know the guy who drove the Indmar Raptor Truck...

I know the guy who drove the Indmar Raptor Truck towing many different boats, LSV, 247, Supra SA, SE, etc. In some cases, all over the country. Never a problem with suspension and certainly never...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-13-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,067
Posted By Kjkimball
I have the full DTC list for the Indmar Ford...

I have the full DTC list for the Indmar Ford engines. If it is SPN 3057 FMI 3, that is the precut O2 sensor on the Drivers side. That is the O2 sensor in the top of the manifold on the right side of...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-10-2016, 7:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,067
Posted By Kjkimball
What code numbers did it display? Should be SPN...

What code numbers did it display? Should be SPN xxxx FMI x followed by a description
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 11-14-2015, 2:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,504
Posted By Kjkimball
Quad 627hp from Seven = $2508hp Quint 400R from...

Quad 627hp from Seven = $2508hp
Quint 400R from Merc = 2000 hp

Amazing amounts of power. Of course we are talking about close to $400,000.00 is engines on each boat. One 627 is around $90k.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-25-2015, 2:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,024
Posted By Kjkimball
The X23 is 23 ft long. The X26 is 26 ft long. ...

The X23 is 23 ft long. The X26 is 26 ft long. The NTX 20 is 20 ft and NXT 22 is 22 ft. Far better than the old system where the number didn't match any feature or dimension of the boat itself. ...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-20-2015, 7:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,145
Posted By Kjkimball
Matt, I think it was more of a "close that...

Matt,

I think it was more of a "close that chapter in life" sort of thing. If selling or giving the molds away, he would have been married to the project with the new owner no matter how much...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-09-2015, 4:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,145
Posted By Kjkimball
Standard Boats are no longer being made. Only a...

Standard Boats are no longer being made. Only a few were made. The market just wasn't there for a $30k no frills wake boat. Those who could afford a boat wanted more boat or more features. Those...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 07-11-2015, 6:56 AM
Replies: 10,165
Views: 1,025,265
Posted By Kjkimball
The idea of trying to create jobs here and or...

The idea of trying to create jobs here and or keep them here has a vital prerequisite. That being the need to have everyone in the country be willing to work. Not just willing to have a job and...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-26-2014, 1:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,301
Posted By Kjkimball
SA has a 50 gallon tank. Axis A24 70 gallons and...

SA has a 50 gallon tank. Axis A24 70 gallons and Malibu 23LSV 67 gallons. # of sets per half tank is dependent on the size of the tank.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 10-22-2014, 5:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,936
Posted By Kjkimball
No. Tige' has been powered by Indmar for a...

No. Tige' has been powered by Indmar for a couple years now.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-19-2014, 7:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 20,436
Posted By Kjkimball
I should qualify my statement. Performance cost...

I should qualify my statement. Performance cost more in wake boat engines and computer chips. I would think the cost to produce a 2.0ghz processor and a 3.2 version is not that different even...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-19-2014, 7:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 20,436
Posted By Kjkimball
I know Indmar runs the tests and submits the data...

I know Indmar runs the tests and submits the data to CARB and EPA. A friend of mine is the guy at Indmar that submits the data. Indmar hasn't posted HP ratings for the GM engines. In the past, the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 09-19-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 20,436
Posted By Kjkimball
Not a correct statement on CARB data. Each...

Not a correct statement on CARB data. Each mariner uses their own testing on their own dyno to generate the data for CARB and EPA. CARB does not perform the test. They accept the data from each...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 08-15-2014, 1:45 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 54,916
Posted By Kjkimball
SC 21ft 8" long, 102" beam SA 22ft 6" long,...

SC 21ft 8" long, 102" beam
SA 22ft 6" long, 100" beam
SE 24ft 6" long, 102" beam

350, 450, 550 refer to engine size not hull length.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-29-2014, 7:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,408
Posted By Kjkimball
Here is a statement posted online by the lady who...

Here is a statement posted online by the lady who took the video:

"This happened to me on SR 41 in Tampa on Monday March 24th. This pathetic excuse for a human being tailgated me for about three...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-13-2014, 5:39 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 36,582
Posted By Kjkimball
if the fecal matter and body parts are floating,...

if the fecal matter and body parts are floating, they have less mass than the water they displace. So, in your example, the readings would be lower for lake water than tap water....
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