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Old 06-13-2007, 09:39 AM
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Hey Joe....did you ever look at Sonics? Tons of room below. I almost bought a 1988 38SS a few years back. 200 hours on 600hp engines in perfect shape with newly built TRS / Transmissions and trailer. I think it sold for less than $50K. I kick myself now for not buying it. Full head with shower, the works.........

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I like the Sonics! A nice 41SS would be sweet.
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The drives looks like SSMIII to me. Parts should not be an issue.

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An SSM IV is a shortened version of an SSM III. Some parts are the same.
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Those sure don't look like V12 F1 engines as pictured above.
Blocks don't look long enough.

The boat looks cool.
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It now has 535CI big blocks. Low hours, but I dont like the GM valve covers. The owner built them. I am not a fan of custom motors unless they were built by someone like JC, Zul, mesa, etc. Love the hull, but the powertrain scares me a bit.
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The drives are not SSM IV. You can tell by the lowers. They have to be SSM III or SSM IIIA drives. Either drive will hold the horsepower and torque of this set-up.
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It now has 535CI big blocks. Low hours, but I dont like the GM valve covers. The owner built them. I am not a fan of custom motors unless they were built by someone like JC, Zul, mesa, etc. Love the hull, but the powertrain scares me a bit.
Can't blame you. I'd say the same thing. So where are the lambo's? Although the lambo's would be a nightmare unless de-tuned quite a bit. Maybe he will sell without motors?

If I had a lambo F1 engine as pictured above, it would be in my living room!
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