Joe I did have both high speed jets out and cleaned thoroughly earlier this week. I looked down both barrels at full throttle with a flashlight and there
Look close at the tilt assist lever #28 and #39-43.
oops, looks like I have two accounts on here, this is 8point1.
I forgot to update this, but I wanted to say thank you to Ricardo and boatdoc. I would have been lost without your guys' tips and suggestions.
I ordered new exhaust gaskets as well as thermostats and cover gaskets. Working on the hunch that the exhaust gaskets may be letting exhaust pressure