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post #1 of 14 Old 01-05-2012, 09:20 PM Thread Starter
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Looney Tune towed a new project home...

Well, the Looney will pull a 19ft Jet Boat nicely... I just brought a 1976 Jet Boat with a 460 in it about 90 miles back to my shop at school. I can't wait to see my students' faces when they see it in the morning. My EGTs only went to 1000 once, on a long hill when was really first getting moving. After that, I drove 65-70 through the small hills and I really never got much above 750 the whole trip. Pulled VERY nicely. For a DD, this tune can't be beat!

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For 15k you could have drove to Texas for mine ;-)

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How much does the boat roughly weigh? Vivian told me to not tow anything above 3000 lbs


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I wonder why? My daily driver (I tow around 5-10k every day) tune is idp x-race.

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i used to tow 8-9 with the looney on stock bolts... still on stock bolts
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I'm not sure what the boat, engine and trailer weigh... I'm guessing maybe around 3000? It's a fairly heavy boat and a 460 is probably 600... Plus the trailer.
Pizza- you pulled that much on looney? How were your temps?
Rmorgan, that is a sweet looking setup! I like the LSU colors, being from la. Mine's not nearly on that level yet. We pulled it apart yesterday in the shop and found 2 brand new deerfeeders and a hummingbird fish/depth finder. Pleasant surprise! My kids pulled the 460 and we're going to open it up and check it out. It's supposed to be a fresh motor. We'll look it over. Where do you take your's out to?

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SCT X3 (Quick-Tricks tuning)
S&B Intake
Edge CTS
Full Syn 15w-40
High idle mod
PMM Coolant Filter
Rebuilt FICM with Atlas 40

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I'm not sure what the boat, engine and trailer weigh... I'm guessing maybe around 3000? It's a fairly heavy boat and a 460 is probably 600... Plus the trailer.
Pizza- you pulled that much on looney? How were your temps?
Rmorgan, that is a sweet looking setup! I like the LSU colors, being from la. Mine's not nearly on that level yet. We pulled it apart yesterday in the shop and found 2 brand new deerfeeders and a hummingbird fish/depth finder. Pleasant surprise! My kids pulled the 460 and we're going to open it up and check it out. It's supposed to be a fresh motor. We'll look it over. Where do you take your's out to?
Where bouts u from in la?


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Pillar gauge fuel press., volt, bully dog monitor mounted in it
Sct w/ custom tunes from Vivian looney,looney wild, tow with jb, track and compition file
20x9 eagle wheels w/ 35x13 nitro terra grapplers

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190/75cc injectors
AirdogII i need to install but waiting on my injectors
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I wonder why? My daily driver (I tow around 5-10k every day) tune is idp x-race.
I'm sure just to be safe!


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MBRB 4" TB straight
Blue spring mod
6.4 banjo bolts, headstuds
Powermax turbo
AFE cold air intake (dry filter),Zoodad mod.
Pillar gauge fuel press., volt, bully dog monitor mounted in it
Sct w/ custom tunes from Vivian looney,looney wild, tow with jb, track and compition file
20x9 eagle wheels w/ 35x13 nitro terra grapplers

Soon to be
190/75cc injectors
AirdogII i need to install but waiting on my injectors
meth injection
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I'm right out from DeRidder.

2005 F-250 Lariat FX4 CC SB
Sinister EGR Delete
Diamond Eye 5" Turbo Back Straight
OEM Gaskets and ARP Studs...
SCT X3 (Quick-Tricks tuning)
S&B Intake
Edge CTS
Full Syn 15w-40
High idle mod
PMM Coolant Filter
Rebuilt FICM with Atlas 40

2006 F-350 XL RC/Flat Bed
EGR Delete
SCT SF3 (stays on tow agg)
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i never saw over 1100* on mile long 8* grades
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