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  • Depends on what you want for the lot and how much you want to ship them. Shipping sounds like more than what airboaters are willing to pay for one. Do …
    August 22, 2017, 6:05 pm by Williamalvin
  • I know I changed to a 2.68 ratio and went to a 79" 3 blade R and my boat performs much better. I think it would have been better with …
    August 22, 2017, 4:10 pm by One Eyed Gator
  • Must have got this one right before the back hoe and the wiener warmer got there. 😀 http://southernairboat.com/photopost/data/1538/bigfoot1b2.jpg
    August 22, 2017, 3:11 pm by Deano
  • Thanks John. I have never seen a modern step boat with say a 6 inch step. Wondering how it works out in mud
    August 22, 2017, 1:34 pm by ringneck
  • Good to meet ya Ric and thanks for the visit! Im sure we'll see you and the crew for a ride one day. I hope PC was nice …
    August 22, 2017, 8:05 am by Andrew McD

Recent Forum Topics

  • Depends on what you want for the lot and how much you want to ship them. Shipping sounds like more than what airboaters are willing to pay for one. Do you have price in mind?
    August 22, 2017, 6:05 pm by Williamalvin
  • I know I changed to a 2.68 ratio and went to a 79" 3 blade R and my boat performs much better. I think it would have been better with a 2.55 but I got the deal on a 2.68. Still the same old stock 5.3(BTW motor had 113K and …
    August 22, 2017, 4:10 pm by One Eyed Gator
  • Must have got this one right before the back hoe and the wiener warmer got there. 😀 http://southernairboat.com/photopost/data/1538/bigfoot1b2.jpg
    August 22, 2017, 3:11 pm by Deano
  • Thanks John. I have never seen a modern step boat with say a 6 inch step. Wondering how it works out in mud
    August 22, 2017, 1:34 pm by ringneck
  • Good to meet ya Ric and thanks for the visit! Im sure we'll see you and the crew for a ride one day. I hope PC was nice to you the rest of the day. Lol
    August 22, 2017, 8:05 am by Andrew McD
  • So now they are building another bridge to not let the water flow under.
    August 22, 2017, 7:37 am by Gary S
  • Looking good I'll bet money that motor has more than 400hp if not you better throw it the trash
    August 21, 2017, 11:17 pm by PAINKILLER
  • Any information on where to get a 4in prop adapter for a 70's 454..new or used if someone has 1 thanks
    August 21, 2017, 9:52 pm by diamondback0320
  • Haha James loaned me his chainsaw and Derrick rode me to the hill to get it had to cut that damn tree down to get free Sent from my E6833 using Southern Airboat mobile app powered by Tapatalk
    August 21, 2017, 9:19 pm by pontoon outlaw
  • Hey thank you The Night Rider, I appreciate the encouragement! I definitely have a few questions because with some pretty serious research attempts I have only been able to find 2 examples of airboats using crotch rocket engines. One was on ice in Canada with the engine way up high …
    August 21, 2017, 8:34 pm by Muckduck
  • We all lookin out for that guy now , Sent from my SM-G935P using Southern Airboat mobile app powered by Tapatalk
    August 21, 2017, 7:13 pm by THE NIGHT RIDER
  • I just purchased a 1999 diamondback airboat from an auction site. The boat has a 520 continental motor and appears in good shape. Can anyone recommend a mechanic that can go over the motor and make sure everything is OK. I also was wondering if someone can recommend where …
    August 21, 2017, 5:39 pm by Steve2205
  • Just glad that I was able to help out. I'm looking forward to hearing how much better the boat rides with that motor [emoji16] Sent from my N9518 using Southern Airboat mobile app powered by Tapatalk
    August 20, 2017, 11:29 pm by Jason Finser
  • https://youtu.be/RQAHwauXGdk https://youtu.be/5urrNF93_Zc
    August 20, 2017, 6:56 pm by barhopper
  • I did see that. Hopefully they don't mess with the bag limit. Looking forward to filling the freezer up again. Sucks they took the reds back down to one per person again.
    August 20, 2017, 4:12 pm by Coastslider
  • Reductions are meant to get the motor into Peak HP Range... Torque means jack shit without RPM. HP is Thrust... the trick is to get the prop in its most efficient sweet spot when HP is peak. In short, if only torque mattered everyone would be running direct drives …
    August 20, 2017, 12:11 pm by br,lc,LA
  • Hello, I've had my airboat up to 93.3 mph on the GPS. I have some pictures on this site. Also, I have some videos of it going 75 on up to 93.3 MPH on YouTube. Just go on YouTube and search for "Airboating in Oregon", or "airboat 93.3" should …
    August 20, 2017, 4:02 am by oregonairboater1956
  • I'm planning on another 6.0 LS. Thinking about doing the 408 stroker kit, 243 heads, custom Comp cam, FI Tech fuel injection.
    August 20, 2017, 1:08 am by robertb4wd
  • Deano. Much of this thread can be answered in this link below. https://www.southernairboat.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?t=48242#p471754 Sent from my LGMP260 using Southern Airboat mobile app powered by Tapatalk
    August 19, 2017, 7:25 pm by eldorado
  • I ran a 70" 3 blade cypress on my 472 was a recommendation from chuck at airboat pro's many years ago. It ran great had good snap. I can say that I changed my pulleys to a lightweight set, really didn't get any more rpm but had …
    August 19, 2017, 3:11 pm by StrongVet