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a good upgarde for the ignition is to convert it to a GM hei by dumping the ballast and adding a GM lx301 module and a good 12 volt coil keeping the chrysler electronic distribtor
- Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:49 am
- Forum: For Sale or Wanted
- Topic: salt water owners. longevity?
- Replies: 3
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Hi Gary I 've had my boat docked on the gulf north of Tampa since 2011 and no problems.We rinse it off after use including the inside running gear. You have to keep up on the zincs and do the bottom about every 18 monts, I use trilux 33. You should also come up with a engine fresh water flush system...
- Tue Jul 17, 2018 4:38 pm
- Forum: General Topics
- Topic: Swim Ladder Question/Restoration
- Replies: 14
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Hi Carl your ladder has been modified. I modified mine in a similar way but I used stainless chain and a starboard tread . The chain is small enough to fit into the down tubes of the ladder secured by the though bolts, the ends of the tread are notched just enough to accept the chain and stay aligne...
There is no such thing as a reverse rotation distribtor, it's only the collar thats on it that holds down the distribtor drive gear that makes it different. The distribtor drive gear which also drives the oil pump is different and must be for a reverse rotation motor only as the cam must be too. Thi...
Thanks Eric I found the parts at Dons Marine Slavage in Clearwater. Dons has several LM318's laying around and all kinds of boat parts and accesories to look through. I have found that a reverse rotation motor has a special distribtor drive and only that one must be used.
Thanks Jeff, I have everything for the reverse running engine except the the drive gear that runs the distributor and oil pump can I use the drive gear I got from napa or does it have to be a special one just reverse running motors. I have new long block just not the distributor drive gear.
Hi all, does a reverse rotation motor use a different distribtor drive gear or can I use any 318 distribtor and oil pump drive gear from napa or some other auto parts supplier for my reverse engine. Thanks
- Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:11 pm
- Forum: Vendors
- Topic: Chrysler Marine Exhaust manifolds and risers
- Replies: 1
- Views: 1715
Hi Bill , Mr. Cool is a little cheaper I think around 254 dollars for the manifolds but marineenginesparts is the cheapest for the end plates and the copper tube. Thanks