A little crazy?

Corrosion, Paint, Through Hulls, etc.
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Re: A little crazy?

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Original transom
Rodney
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First hole cut out.
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Not sure why pics get rotated to the side, but if I click on them, they straighten out.
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first holes.jpg
Rodney
1975 28 Express-Twin 350 Chevy's, SOLD
1990 32 Express--Twin Chevy
Portage Canal Waterway-Upper Peninsula,Lake Superior
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You're really doing it! Lots of people talk a big project but...

Like I said, if I lived near you I'd be there to help out.

Jeff

PS: I just occurred to me that you might be able to mount the engines where the 360s are and use long driveshafts. I seem to recall that being done on race boats (with 3 and four engines). That would vastly improve your excessive aft weight difficulty.
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I'm a lot farther along then the pics indicate. I will post a few here and there as I have time. It takes awhile for me to resize them to fit the post. Jeff, the jackshaft idea was discussed, but proved to be too involved and expensive to make it wort while for me. Many thousands of dollars to get the new bellhousings and mounts, exact length driveshaft, pillow block bearings, exhaust extensions with shutters, etc.
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1975 28 Express-Twin 350 Chevy's, SOLD
1990 32 Express--Twin Chevy
Portage Canal Waterway-Upper Peninsula,Lake Superior
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Re: A little crazy?

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BigM
Good luck on your project. :mrgreen:
Sound like a great idea. :idea:
Don't get discouraged. 8-)
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Welding in the first boxes.
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1975 28 Express-Twin 350 Chevy's, SOLD
1990 32 Express--Twin Chevy
Portage Canal Waterway-Upper Peninsula,Lake Superior
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