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Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-22-2016, 4:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 922
Posted By mikeski
Hi David, Good to hear from you! I just...

Hi David,

Good to hear from you!

I just found this on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lg434K0gHeQ

In the analysis he found the similarly rated LiFePO4 ran almost twice as long...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-22-2016, 3:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 922
Posted By mikeski
Lithium batteries? (LiFePO4, Lithium Ion Cobalt, etc)

Hi WWers,

It's been quite a while since I have posted, not much going on with boat upgrades for me these days. Last summer I sold my slalom boat (2nd boat) and I am back to being a 1 boat man). ...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 12-19-2015, 3:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 974
Posted By mikeski
I have 3 of the Trane Z Wave thermostats made for...

I have 3 of the Trane Z Wave thermostats made for the Nexia system. They work fine with both Vera and SmartThings. I have always liked Trane commercial chillers but I am not sure if the quality...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 12-16-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 974
Posted By mikeski
Home Automation

Hey WWers,

I am getting fed up with the tweakers on the home automation forums but I need some help. I am on my second system, I started with a Vera system 2 years ago. The Vera was very stable...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-24-2015, 1:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,160
Posted By mikeski
Looks like a nice boat, too bad you didn't get to...

Looks like a nice boat, too bad you didn't get to use it more often.

What motor? I would assume LCR since you didn't list one, still a great powerplant.

If it were mine I would probably put a...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-24-2015, 9:46 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,511
Posted By mikeski
06-16-2011, 12:34 PM Replies: 6 Disco Bay...

06-16-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Disco Bay Storage Area?
Views: 873
Posted By doubleup720
Seth, hit me up tommorow and I will see what I...

Seth, hit me up tommorow and I will see what I can...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-24-2015, 1:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,856
Posted By mikeski
My buddy used to tow his Ski Nautique with his...

My buddy used to tow his Ski Nautique with his 1993 Mustang ex cop car. It did it surprisingly well. He just added air shocks in the back. Sport cars have the power, even have the brakes, they...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-24-2015, 1:05 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,511
Posted By mikeski
Time for me to add my butter to the popcorn... ...

Time for me to add my butter to the popcorn...

I am good friends with Grant, I also am a former MB boat owner and have lots of respect for the company and the brand so I have no axe to grind. ...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-15-2015, 9:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By mikeski
NorCal camping in this drought year?

Hi WWers,

It's been a while since I have posted, I have been super busy with work and my house. The boat not so much but it is still rocking and rolling.

I am trying to figure out if there...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-22-2015, 2:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,173
Posted By mikeski
I went with this one: ...

I went with this one:
http://www.summitracing.com/parts/hpe-hp93

Given this combo makes 450HP with a carb and headers I figure it will probably make 500HP with a supercharger and stock exhaust...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-20-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,173
Posted By mikeski
There are a few more things I need to deal with...

There are a few more things I need to deal with the knock sensors need to be relocated so I need to find some unused bolts into the side of the block or drill and tap the block for the gen 4 sensors....
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 05-20-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,173
Posted By mikeski
Update. Had to pull the crank and swap 24x...

Update. Had to pull the crank and swap 24x reluctor to a 58x. I did it from the bottom without pulling heads, pistons, or cam. It was a very sketchy process, felt like I could easily destroy the new...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-15-2015, 1:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 679
Posted By mikeski
Need a recommendation for a machine shop in Sac or Bay Area

I need to change the crank timing wheel (reluctor) on the LS motor going in my truck. Needs to be done by a machine shop that routinely does work on these motors. Does anybody have a recommendation...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 04-15-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,082
Posted By mikeski
If you have torsion bar springs raise them up 2...

If you have torsion bar springs raise them up 2 clicks, pretty easy to do. I would lose the wheels, they hang too low. You might be able to get some solid steel rollers that slot into the flat bar...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 03-31-2015, 7:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,173
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 03-31-2015, 5:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,173
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 03-31-2015, 5:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,173
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 03-31-2015, 1:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,173
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, 11:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,173
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, 3:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,173
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, 2:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,173
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, 3:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,173
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, 3:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,173
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, 3:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,173
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, 10:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,173
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...
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