Fastest boats down the track..

Discussion in 'A boatload of fun' started by EEE, May 9, 2007.

  1. Deathon4wheels

    Deathon4wheels Outlaw of the Riviera

    Thanks, I'd still like to dyno it to see for myself.
  2. Deathon4wheels

    Deathon4wheels Outlaw of the Riviera

    Hold on, the 430 for that year is rated at 360 gross, so wouldn't I be looking more around the 270's?
  3. Smartin

    Smartin Staff Member

    Time for an update!!!


    60' - 1.87

    95.18 mph
  4. 72GSX4ME

    72GSX4ME Speed Racer Wannabe


    Congrats on breaking your little car into the 13s. I see your car in the 12s before the 2008 Nationals.

    :3gears: :laugh:
  5. chryco63

    chryco63 14's or bust!

    Woohoo!!! Nice work, Adam! Got any pics?
  6. Smartin

    Smartin Staff Member

    not yet...I didn't bring the camera, but there is usually a photographer there. I will keep an eye on his website for postings.
  7. EEE

    EEE Straight out of lo-cash!

    h e a d e r s time... :Brow:
  8. Electrajim

    Electrajim Just another Jim

    Good job A-Man! :bglasses:

  9. Smartin

    Smartin Staff Member

    We missed you Friday...and Saturday, Jim:laugh:
  10. flynbuick

    flynbuick Super Moderator Staff Member

  11. BadRiv73

    BadRiv73 Member

    I have a 73 Riviera , 13.29@107.

    465 (40 over 455)
    71 stage 1 heads (little porting)
    Poston GS113a cam
    Edelbrock B4B
    800 Edelbrock AVS carb
    HEI ignition with MSD module
    Ported Exhaust manifolds (2.25 exhaust with H pipe and flowmasters)

    TH400 (2000 stall, shift kit)

    Original 2.92 posi (9 3/8)

    Motor is out now, going to do a twin turbo 455 on E85.
  12. grandville455

    grandville455 Well-Known Member

    Nice Job!!! Now Onto mid 13's! ;).... It never
  13. chryco63

    chryco63 14's or bust!

    BadRiv, that's impressive! Manifolds, 2 1/4" exhaust and 2.92's seem quite limiting. Is the AVS a squarebore carb? I forget... I used to know these things when I was a Mopar guy. Did you port the ex. manifolds yourself?
  14. EEE

    EEE Straight out of lo-cash!

    I'll go through the last pages to check for updates and will add them to the first post soon, just not right now, I'm too busy doing nothing.
  15. BadRiv73

    BadRiv73 Member

    My friend help port the manifolds, he's been building stock car motors since the 60's. All I know is this car pulls like a freight train, keeps pulling after 5800(don't take it higher tho).
  16. Centurion Mike

    Centurion Mike 455 lover

    sounds very good, what time are you aiming for?
  17. Yardley

    Yardley Club Jackass

    That 360HP rating was pie-in-the-sky. They might have hit that number on one pull, who knows. Also, that was with NOTHING running off the crank - no accessories whatsoever.
  18. Yardley

    Yardley Club Jackass

    Nice going, smartypants!
  19. Yardley

    Yardley Club Jackass

    Hi BadRiv. Please sign your posts so we can be on a friendly first-name basis.:beers2:


    Those are some impressive numbers! What does your Riv weigh?

    My 13.16 is with better porting on the heads, ported B4B, headers, better ignition and higher stall converter. It weighs 4550 lbs with me in it.

    I've got to have a look at the specs on that cam. Maybe it is time for a change. However, I dread pulling the cam and having a look at the front cam bearing. I've never had good luck there. I'm probably better off not knowing.
  20. Yardley

    Yardley Club Jackass

    Poston doesn't list the specs of their cams at .050 on the web or in their catalog. What is the lift and duration of that cam?

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