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Old 08-23-2007, 12:29 PM
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http://www.simplicity-marine.com/mpower.htm

I don't know if those prices are current. 380HP 454 with FWC and EFI for $10k pretty much ready to bolt in. They seem to cater more towards cruiser/commercial. That 454 PFI intake looks just like a certain "HP EFI" intake from another mfr.
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I don't know if those prices are current. 380HP 454 with FWC and EFI for $10k pretty much ready to bolt in. They seem to cater more towards cruiser/commercial. That 454 PFI intake looks just like a certain "HP EFI" intake from another mfr.
They make a great engine. They do cater more to the Ski boat and fishingboats. I know tige' uses them for all there ski boats. My buddie lurhs has them in it and i bought all my performance parts from marine power in La and have been extremly happy. If you need to know anything else let me know i can find out for you.

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Adding to wha bayouboy said i think they were working on marinize sp? the chevy 572 motor in a package
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They are used frequently on the West Coast for ski and jet boat applications. They seem to make a good motor from what we have seen.
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Adding to wha bayouboy said i think they were working on marinize sp? the chevy 572 motor in a package
Your right around the coner from them. The ZZ572 should be done.

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I beleive they are in Louisiana.

I bought two 502's from them back in 1995. Bolted them into a Cig Cafe racer. Ran the crap out of those things for over 1400 hours and they kept running. Never a problem, not a starter, fuel pump nothing.
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You are correct they are in Ponchatoula, La.
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I don't know if those prices are current. 380HP 454 with FWC and EFI for $10k pretty much ready to bolt in. They seem to cater more towards cruiser/commercial. That 454 PFI intake looks just like a certain "HP EFI" intake from another mfr.


Ck with Sean [oso member]at Aftermarket marine he might beable to help ya on price !! 18007697698 tell em I sent ya.

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Wow, it seemed what they had to offer was decent, but didn't expect all the positive responses. So why don't we hear more about them? Their prices are darn competitive for brand new crate units with FWC, crank-mounted raw water pumps, dual belts, dual filters, lots of good pieces....
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