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Old 02-04-2004, 07:15 PM
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Get this... I have a VERY large tunnel that I am converting to an inboard (just for the hell of it) and I was wondering a few things. What kind of plywood should I use for the engine rails ( 1/4" or 1/2"), what thickness for the transom (3/4"?), what type of drive should be used, should the prop extend past the transom or have it in the tunnel? Oh one other thing, I will be using a 260 modded to the max should I go with a 33% from transom or the usual 27-30% ? Thanks for any info you guys can provide....
Old 02-08-2004, 08:27 AM
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You are goint to waste your time, not to mention money. You got a 260 mod out , put that motor into a rigger, cat or a mono, you'll be a lot happier with performance. Why do you think no one has posted any advice. If you must, 1/4in rails 1/4in on the transom.

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Ok, anyone interested in a large tunnel? Bill says it won't work.... [email protected]
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sure it will work just fine. if yopu run an off shore dogbone course like the F1 boats do now,
but as a heat racer your racing sucess might be limited though.
but as a sport boat why not. just maintain the original balance point and where the prop rides as an outboard. the fake outboard engine cowl could house the muffler ......very quiet

Good luck

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Thanks for the vote of comfidence dude!

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