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Old 10-19-2019, 08:41 PM   #6
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City: Saltspring Island
Country: BC, canada
Vessel Name: Retreat
Vessel Model: C&L 44
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Originally Posted by Arc View Post
Those engines could get you backwards real fast on that boat. The boat doesnít carry enough value to Repower and you may just have to do that.
Did you ever see what has to happen to Repower an aft cabin boat? I suggest you donít watch.
You need to get access to the ER through the side doors, not through the big sliding aft door on a sedan style. Not difficult at all, though a big V8 will require the door to be wider than for a straight 6.
My 6 cyl swap took about 4 hours of Truck with HIAB time to get 2 oldies out and 2 newer engines in. In the process of a repower, that was one of the very minor parts.
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