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by Hyperjump
Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball
Replies: 37
Views: 5266

Re: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball

Had mechanic look at pump , says just change out impeller. Says it looked ok but changing anyway. EWRice ill see which rotation i have and will get back to you. Thanks. No for For ignition , still checking out options. On a different note. Are 9x 12 tabs to small for my 26ft big M. or should I go 12...
by Hyperjump
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball
Replies: 37
Views: 5266

Re: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball

Thanks barefoot99. Will check it out.
by Hyperjump
Sat Jun 02, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball
Replies: 37
Views: 5266

Re: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball

Bin out for while , but got rudder shaft packing and prop shaft bushings done. Got to run boat today for first time since working on her. Ran good. Question is , would like to get new water pump for 327 fireball and or could I put electronic ignition on this motor. Water pump works. Temp was 140 - 1...
by Hyperjump
Wed Aug 23, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball
Replies: 37
Views: 5266

Re: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball

Flywheel is forward. I just need the tube , but would get both if possible. Update on pulling to port. Rudder bushing worn. Changing bushing and packing since im in there. Hopefully that was it. Thanks.
by Hyperjump
Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball
Replies: 37
Views: 5266

Re: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball

Update.. Still looking for oil dipstick tube..Checking with sites and yards. No luck so far.. Also getting trim tabs , 24 x 9 or 24 x 12. I leaning more towards electric. Bennetts probably. The 24 x 12 are actually cheaper. Never had a boat with tabs so new to them. Also some say go with hydraulic i...
by Hyperjump
Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:13 am
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball
Replies: 37
Views: 5266

Re: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball

Thanks. Got the old girl running good. Ill try to upload video of running. Had carb checked and adjusted, and running good. I may have under estimated this 327 after all. It may be old but runs solid now. Thanks to all.. This forum helped alot..
by Hyperjump
Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball
Replies: 37
Views: 5266

Re: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball

Anyone know where I can get a oil dipstick tube for a 327 V8 Graymarine Fireball engine . Bin looking online but no luck.
by Hyperjump
Fri Apr 21, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball
Replies: 37
Views: 5266

Re: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball

Thanks DougDoty. She maybe for sale. Found two other Big M's that I am looking at. Already going bigger.. My soon to be wife is going to divorce me before were married lol...
by Hyperjump
Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball
Replies: 37
Views: 5266

Re: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball

honestcharlie56. sorry for delay. Bin moving. I will be posting pics and videos as soon as i get boat out of storage in next 2 weeks.
by Hyperjump
Wed Mar 15, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: About My Boat Brags
Topic: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball
Replies: 37
Views: 5266

Re: MY 1966 26 ft 327 fireball

When I first start her up and each time after that ( same day ) she smokes and there is carbon . More carbon on initial start. But runs great after that. I will check thermostat . Also will have valve stem seals checked and check motor rotation . Sure would be nice not to have to spend $$$$$$ on new...

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