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Old 12-11-2012, 05:52 PM
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No, to be honest I decided to take this thing step by step. My notion was to pull the first motor and get it dressed and ready. Pull the second motor and take the boat to the gel shop. I think I have decided to take it to a professional gel coat shop to redo all my thru hull fittings etc. I am considering taking the 6 hour drive up to GlassDaves shop to let a true expert clean it up. When It comes back I will tidy up hoses and install the glass on the hatch etc. I am really beginning to wonder if I will make 2013 season or not. We just purchased a new home and close on it this weekend so I am sure I will have some $$$ to throw at that project for awhile also.
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Old 12-11-2012, 08:24 PM
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Looken good, ive seen a/n fittings in colors also some push lock hoses come in several colors, a clean engine room makes the boat seem faster.
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Old 12-11-2012, 08:25 PM
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Originally Posted by johnnyboatman View Post
Looken good, ive seen a/n fittings in colors also some push lock hoses come in several colors, a clean engine room makes the boat seem faster.
I wanted a black motor that looked chromed out. Looked forever and finally found these.
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Old 01-10-2013, 10:15 AM
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It has been a long time since I uploaded a new pic. I got a new quadrajet on it, lots of stainless bolts, most of the pullleys and everything else painted up gloss black. For a stock 454 she looks pretty good I think
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Curious why you removed the recirculating pump on a stock motor? Looking good.
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Looks great! What size hose are you using for the fuel line from separator to carb?
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Originally Posted by Knot 4 Me View Post
Curious why you removed the recirculating pump on a stock motor? Looking good.
One less moving part that looks alot better. No real reason other than that. I guess my question back would be why not remove it?
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Originally Posted by FBRONCO View Post
Looks great! What size hose are you using for the fuel line from separator to carb?
It's a fuel line kit that Summit racing sells. Only issue is I havent got an adapter that will work with the carb yet but I hope to score that at a fitting store today.
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Haven't even started the bilge. Going to pull the other motor soon and get started. Now that I know where to source the parts it should run a lot quicker
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Looks alot better, HOW MUCH WAS THE CRAIN, IVE BEEN THINKING OF ONE, WE GOT A HUGE FORKLIFT AT OUR SHOP, BUT NOT AT MY HOME SHOP.
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