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Old 16th September 2009, 06:06   #16
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Nice boat but what it have to do with motorsports. Do you race it?
I do not personally race, but it is a race boat so I suppose it sort-of belonged here.. maybe?



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How do you measure the speed? GPS?

What is the fuel?

At higher speeds, with more than 4/5th of the hull above water, stability is affected with even minor waves/ripples in water, right? How do you manage avoiding waves?

The wake generated would travel to the shore of the lake / water body, right? Anybody complains about the waves?
It runs on aviation fuel, although I could put lower compression heads on it to run high octage pump gas.

At really high speeds, most of the boat is out of the water, so you have to control it with trim and steering. Small ripples in the water will make it go faster, since they act as air pockets and reduce friction. Anything larger than that, and you can't run it fast. It's best to run in lakes and rivers, and to of course always be careful.


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Wow bro now if only you had a plane, it would complete the garage
Love the variety in the garage of yours. Something for every mood and occasion.
What truck is that? Could you please post some pics ?
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The truck is a Chevy Blazer ZR-2.
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Old 16th September 2009, 07:21   #17
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Hi Nice Mustang, could we have more of that SBK as well ??
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I love that boat.

When you hit small waves it feels inside the boat too i guess. How do you deal with it?
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Old 16th September 2009, 09:51   #19
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Hi Nice Mustang, could we have more of that SBK as well ??
That's my old GSX-R 750, which I sold. I have a brand new Ninja ZX-6R now (both pics below). I'll be taking the new Ninja to the track very soon.

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I love that boat.

When you hit small waves it feels inside the boat too i guess. How do you deal with it?
Just let off the throttle and be careful - just like fast cars or bikes going into turns or hitting bumps, you have to just drive accordingly, as long as the conditions permit. You don't have to drive fast all the time.
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I love the color on the GSX. Both of them are lookers. Saw the Ninja on some other thread of your's. Congrats.
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Great man. I understand what you meant.


I intend on getting a water scooter sometime though. ANy comments?
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Small ripples in the water will make it go faster, since they act as air pockets and reduce friction.

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this is cool. I've been on a speedboat while i was vacationing in mauritius and i noticed what you said. it did tend to fly a bit faster on the ripples. thoroughly enjoyed the ride.
must be fun. why don't you put up a video . would love to see one.
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Great man. I understand what you meant.
I intend on getting a water scooter sometime though. ANy comments?
Awesome, is there any model you're looking at in particular?


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this is cool. I've been on a speedboat while i was vacationing in mauritius and i noticed what you said. it did tend to fly a bit faster on the ripples. thoroughly enjoyed the ride.
must be fun. why don't you put up a video . would love to see one.
I have this video, which I made using another boat. I think you'll really like this one!


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I have this video, which I made using another boat. I think you'll really like this one!

this is awesome!! watched it twice over.
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Wow! Great video. Does it have gears like cars?
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Wow! Great video. Does it have gears like cars?
Thank you. No gears - just a single forward gear, and during top speed the engine rpm would be about 9000-10,000 RPM.
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awesome pics maan!
you seem to be a speed freak...looking at all those toya you got there..
remind me of good ol bond movies
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Wow, first time saw a garage as unique as this !! supoer bike, super boat, Mustang and a truck !! You ought to buy a private jet now
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just a single forward gear, and during top speed the engine rpm would be about 9000-10,000 RPM.
Do you need to get a license to drive/pilot a boat ?
Also are there cops around to catch speeding boats ?

Great video man, that thing is moving really fast.
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Those are some exotic land and water ride . Fantastic .
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