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Interesting post. As a former GM mechanic, and all around GM enthusiast, the Chrysler engines with Quadrajets always intrigued me. I rebuilt my Carter carbs last year, and they run fine, but the idea of switching carbs has been in the back of my mind. Are the 318 and 360 intakes the same? Anyone ha...
The steel pan marine engines were used on i/o, jet, and bobtail installs. They use the truck pan (with an added bracket welded on the front) and use the same dipstick as most trucks. The standard inboard install uses the cast aluminum pan with its own unique dipstick and tube. I may have a dipstick ...
- Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:53 pm
- Forum: General Topics
- Topic: Nautolex - Original White w/Charcoal Stripes
- Replies: 16
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I would have, but had to go a different route. I think you guys need to do some polling around the country. There is alot of older boats being restored right now. Just this winter I saw 3 different boats getting new flooring. The one, a Bertram, the owner spent most of the winter carefully peeling t...
Alternator/generator ratings and controls are a mystery to many, even good mechanics. I had the good fortune of working in a shop with a starter/alternator rebuild department. This was extremely beneficial in my line of work. Here are a few valuable points I learned on alternator upgrades. 1- Altern...
- Thu Jul 06, 2017 10:29 pm
- Forum: For Sale or Wanted
- Topic: Looking for port hole screens
- Replies: 8
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If you are interested, I was going to see if Sundown Sheet metal in Fruitport could repair mine. If my frames fit yours, they could probably make new ones for you.
- Thu Jul 06, 2017 10:26 pm
- Forum: Engines
- Topic: Chris craft 350q engine swap?
- Replies: 11
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If you go look at them, you will understand. I believe the pictures that Jeff posted are early Q engines. The later ones fixed some of the weirdness, but added some new weirdness. If you compare a Q and F side by side, you will see that there are lots of little things that would need to be modified ...