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GEOO
01-25-2001, 12:02 AM
1975,
X-18,
18',
83mph (GPS) @ 5600rpm,
GEOO,
Fairfield, CT,
Mighty Mouse,
434ci,
575 hp,
Arneson,
1.31:1,
Rolla four blade cleaver Prop,
14" x 24",
Freshwater Cooled, MPI, Stainless Marine Exhaust, Solid Roller Cam, Alum. Heads,
Comfortable at WOT, However no transmission(use the paddle docking method)



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RickR
01-25-2001, 07:54 AM
Posting for Reddog

1990
18 Classic
18
73.4(GPS) @ 5300rpm
Reddog
Knoxville,TN
Boat Name?
Single
454
420HP
OMC King Cobra
1.43/1
Reworked 22 Raker
IMCO Exuaust, Holly 830, Roller Rockers

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RICKR
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waleyetwo
01-25-2001, 02:38 PM
1972 x-18 18ft 78.1 gps at 4750 waleye bedford NH name none, #of engines 1 1999 5.7 350 mpi,hp 300 at prop, drive is a 1999 blackhawk, drive ratio is 1.65, props are mercs, pitch is 32x2 i have some new props that will hopfully get me 250 more rpms boat handel's well.hydrolic steering is nice.but the boat don't like slow speeds.

RedDog
01-25-2001, 03:43 PM
1990
18 Classic
18
73.4(GPS) @ 5300rpm
Reddog
Knoxville,TN
Boat Name: Genuine Trouble
Single
454
420HP
OMC King Cobra
1.43/1
Reworked 22 Raker
IMCO Exhaust, Holly 830, Roller Rockers

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Thanks Rick - new name added

Reddog
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Ranman
01-26-2001, 09:15 AM
1997
18 Classic
18.0"
68 @ 5000
R-a-n-d-y O-a-k
R-e-d-f-o-r-d , MI
N/A
1
350 / 5.7L
300
Bravo One
1.62
Mercury Mirage SS
25P

GeneD
01-31-2001, 08:27 AM
Okay, I'll bite!

Year: Early 1966
Model: 18-2+3
LOA: 18 Ft.
MPH @RPM: 62-63? @ 4400RPM
Member Name: GeneD
Location: Melbourne, Florida
Boat Name: 007 Racing Team
Nbr engines: 1
Displacement: 350 Cu. In.
HP: 260 HP?
Drive (s) type: Alpha SS
Drive Ratio: 1.5 upper, 1.68 lower
Prop (s) types: Mirage Plus
Pitch: 25 x 14.75
Any other details you might want added, such as Franks, "supercharged": 4" exhaust tips, SST risers w/1" spacers

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GeneD
007
Melbourne, Florida

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CDMA
01-31-2001, 09:40 AM
18 classic 2+3
1968 Barrelback
350 Chevy
260 hp
Volvo 280 with nosecone
58 mph @5000
14x22 Volvo ultra
completly restored
yellow

In the middle of a Alpha swap. As well as some power upgrades.

1987 22 Classic
No engine
No drive
80 mph behind my truck

Will start the BBC/ Arneson drive package over the summer. As well as complete restoration.

Chris

Varyak
01-31-2001, 10:42 PM
2001
18 Classic (2+3)
18' whatever
70 mph @ 4500RPM indicated = 66.0 mph GPS, has 5200 rpm redline, but I can't drive that fast and hold GPS at the same time.
Varyak
Jacksonville, FL
377 cubes
320 HP, with through-hull exhaust
2001 B1P drive
1.65 ratio
Mirage Plus 25P
Checked every box on the order form except windshield and radio; wind in the face, music from the motor. Installed "Panic" botton on dash in front of passenger (makes them feel like they have some sort of control). Botton actually does nothing but make me laugh at the sissy's.
Mark

FrequentFlyer
02-04-2001, 08:24 AM
Year: 1983
Model: 2+3
LOA: 18'
MPH@RPM 55@4500
Location: LI NY
Displ: 350 cid
HP: 260
Drive type: Alpha
Drive Ratio: ???
Prop Type: Mirage SS
Pitch: 21

BigGrizzly
02-04-2001, 09:04 AM
Year: 1971
Model: 18 Corsican
LOA: 18'
MPH@RPM 67@5200 (will pull 5600 )
Location: Roswell Ga
Displ: 351 cid (Ford Clevland)
HP: 380-&gt;425 (600cfm Holley 4010)
Drive type: Volvo 290
Drive Ratio: 1.63?
Prop Type: Ron Hill
Pitch 23 Thrasher (Over hub wide blade)
CMI sport tube hedders, Babe Erson cam 600 cfm Holley 4010.

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doug
02-04-2001, 09:25 AM
Year: 1987
Model: 2+3
LOA: 18'
MPH 70+
RPM 6000
Location: Irish Hill MI.
Displ: 350
HP: 410
Drive type: Alpha SS
Drive Ratio: 1.5 ?
Prop Type: Hydromotive
Pitch 22 4 blade
Name Old Yeller

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boldts
02-06-2001, 06:48 PM
I was under the impression you guys wanted the hot speed set-up Donzi. As I read the posts, it appears you want everyone's specs. Should make a nice addition to the registry pages. My 69' won't be the fastest, but it's a heck of an ego trip at the launch ramp.

1969
Classic 2+3
18
Speedo says 48@5000
boldts
Canal Winchester, OH
None
1
302
280 ?
250 Volvo
1.61
Round ear 3 blade SS (Best speed improvement piece so far.)
22" with all the cup we could put in it.

Added a Hydromotive nosecone when I didn't know I didn't need it. Should have bought a prop from those folks. Replaced the Distributor, Carb with a 600CFM Holley, K&N Filter, No speed, but a wonderful improvement - Bilt-Rite interior.

Scott Boldt

anotherScott
02-13-2001, 06:04 PM
1975
classic 2+3
18'
60@5200
Brick,NJ
no name
351 Ford GT40
350
Alpha
1.5
clever
21"

Light blue original gelcoat, new bilt-rite interior.

Kent Perroux
04-05-2001, 09:26 AM
Here's mine as I run it.


Year: 1983
Model: 18 Classic 2+3
LOA: 18 Ft.
MPH @RPM: 63+ @ 4600 RPM
Member Name: Kent Perroux
Location: Orlando, Florida
Airtime
Nbr engines: 1
Displacement: 350 Cu. In.
HP: 370 HP @6000 rpm
Drive (s) type: Volvo 280
Trans: N/A
Prop (s) types: Merc Chopper
Pitch: 14.5 x 26

avk
04-07-2001, 07:24 PM
1999
Classic 18
18 ft
53 MPH@5200 rpm (6200 ft elevation)GPS
Alan Klingen
Lake Tahoe, Ca.
"Good Dog"
1 350 Mercruiser EFI
Mirage 15X21
Bennet tabs
Stock
I need a blower!!

Moody Blu'
08-01-2001, 11:10 AM
year: 1971
loa:18'
name: Moody BLU
color: sky blue
engine: ford 351w (balanced assembly)
intake:edelbrock performer rpm(wil convert to air gap intake soon once I take a dremel to the intake)
carb:edelbrock 750 cfm(needs some tinkering)
drive:volvo 250
mph:55-56 @4600 rpm's (Gps)
extra special goodies: MSD 6t race ignition with MSD rev limiter(7000rpm chip), Accel super coil, MSD billet distributor,Lunati 1000-5000 rpm custom grinded cam
is it to late to put me on the spread sheet?
I hope not :)

Kent Perroux
12-05-2001, 08:27 AM
MP,

18 Classic 2+3, 1983
Volvo 280T drive w/hydromotive nosecone
Prop: Spinelli 14x24 labbed and reworked
Engine: 350ci Chevy SB. Approx 350/370hp.
Hook removed, top secret minor hull mods.
Full fuel, no passengers

68mph @ 5500rpm

Time to make a low fuel run. Waiting on a cold front to see if I can get the magical 70.

JimG
01-13-2004, 02:35 PM
Keep it going!

Year: 1970
Model: 18 2+3
Engine: HM 351
HP: HM says 290, really prolly 250 or so
Drive: Volvo 250 B
Ratio: 1.61
Top speed: 52.5 gps @ 5000rpm
Prop: 14 3/8 x 23 Michigan Aluminum
Manifolds: Edelbrock logs

Will update when I get the Ultra on! Hoping to see 55+

MLerner
01-13-2004, 03:19 PM
Hi all,
1993
Classic 2+3
18
59@4400
Long Island, NY
No Name
5.8L Ford (351)
HP 265
Cobra
Viper 21" X 14.1/4

Switching to a newer Viper prop (21 x 14.75)that's supposed to add 3-5 mph top end. We'll see...

DonCig
05-31-2005, 10:53 PM
1997 Classic 18
Solid white with a 3.5" wide dark blue center stripe.
Stock Merc. 350 Mag MPI Gen +
300 HP
1:65 Ratio Blackhawk Outdrive mounted on the stock Bravo 1 location.

Modifications:
Blackhawk Outdrive 1:65 Ratio
San Juan 1/2 closed cooling system, engine runs at 170F. all day long.
Martini Stainless single ram trim tabs.
Lavorsi GPS speedo with memory recall and matching tachometer.

Best GPS to date:
70.2 mph on Livorsi GPS Speedo.

tmdog
08-14-2005, 09:50 AM
Year-1988
Model-Classic
LOA-18'
MPH-@RPM-72mph @5350
Member Name- Jim Wray
Location-Lake Lanier, Ga.
Boat name- None
NBR. Eng.-1
Displacement-350 bored .060 over
HP-375
Drive-Alpha 1
Drive Ratio-1.5
Prop (s)-Turbo1 & Turbo Vector
Pitch-T1-23"--Turbo Vector 24"
Details-Turbo 1 is the fast prop but gives a lot of torque steer.Turbo Vector is my choice of props , minimal torque steer and a sweet ride but slower top end at 67mph.@ 4700 rpm. Pic of the Vector at 60mph and riding on the pad.

GEOO
09-30-2005, 08:57 AM
1975,
X-18,
18',
***+mph (GPS) @ 7500rpm, (On 4 GPS's in boat) 15% slip
GEOO,
Fairfield, CT,
Mighty Mouse,
436ci,
Arneson,
1.31:1 HD Gears,
Rolla four blade cleaver Prop,
14" x 25", or 14" x 30"
F.A.S.T. Fuel Injected M3 Procharged, 504 IC, Tail Blow Off Valve, AFR 227 CNC Heads, Stainless Marine Exhaust, Solid Roller Cam, 62 Gal Fuel Safe Foam Filled Fuel Cell

Lifeline Parachute Jacket & Helmut with chest straps used during speed run's!! However no transmission(use the paddle docking method)

With the right conditions the boat can run at 115mph for a few miles in a controllable manner. My Rolla 25" prop run's awesome. The top end speed is there... but the fun part is the acceleration. Cruising at 40-50 you hit the throttle and she slams you back into the seat and your at 100 in a couple of seconds :biggrin: ; with the 30" prop, she cruised well at 4000 rpm's 73-75 mph!!

gixserkid
04-06-2007, 02:18 AM
i have a 18 with a 502 mated to a TR tranny....As long as you don't get on it hard while trying to get on plane you should be fine....My 18 runs about 75 MPH on GPS......That reading is on 93 octane and timing at 28 degrees.....i have run it on 104 octane and the timing at 32 degrees and have got a speed of 82 on Gps.....Go big blocks go!!!!

DonziFreak
11-15-2007, 09:30 PM
hey guys!

Year: 1967
Model: 18-2+3
Boat Name: Ale
Member Name: DonziFreak
LOA: 18 Ft.
MPH @RPM: 55-57? @ 4400RPM
Location: Miami, Florida
Nbr engines: 1
Displacement: 350 Cu. In.
HP: 260 HP?
Drive (s) type: Volvo 270
Drive Ratio: not sure...
Prop (s) types: Michigan Prop
Pitch: not to sure on this one....

comments: I can pull about 60 mph if i bump the lower-unit back a notch....damn you fancy people with trim......

osur866
11-16-2007, 02:58 AM
2006, c-18, 6.2 mx, bravo 1, 1.65 gears, labbed 29p mirage+ repitched to a 28, best speed to date 73.1 on the gps speedo, 1/8 tank fuel me only, 5000 rpm's . Steve

The Hedgehog
11-18-2007, 06:13 PM
1973 X-18 with a 383Mag and Bravo I. Spinning a Mirage Plus 23" with 1.5 gears. 70.8 GPS All bone stock except for the Mayfair external steering. Around 5,000 rpm and not in a large body of water so I am not exact on the RPM. I think it is good for 1 more mph before I have to go with a shorty and cleaner exhaust.

DonCig
11-18-2007, 07:49 PM
1997 Classic 18
Solid white with a 3.5" wide dark blue center stripe.
Motown 427c.i. SBC
1:65 Ratio Blackhawk Outdrive mounted on the stock Bravo 1 location.
31" Pitch Props

Lavorsi GPS speedo with memory recall and matching tachometer.

Best GPS to date:
83.4 mph on Livorsi GPS Speedo and Magellan GPS.
5,200 RPM