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Old 03-24-2003, 06:15 PM
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Over the weekend and think I will take the opportunity to upgrade. I am looking at long blocks (I have new CMI's, carbs and alternators) and would like some opinons. Old motors are 454 420's and want to go to 502 500's. I have found a site, www.1800runsasnew.com and they look like they put out a good product. $5600.00 for re-man long blocks. Has anyone used these guys and are they any good? Any other suggestions?

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Try Doug russell marine.com
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Boy you where having a lot of fun with those new drives!
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Mongo,

I bought 2 new 454HO/425 HP motors from them several years ago. I was very pleased with the product, although the 454 HO was a new GM base engine. I have no experience with thier rebuilds.

They are very easy to do business with.

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BIGGUS THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH FOR SPEED KILLS...
I AM LOVING IT! THANK YOU AGAIN uppy:
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Thanks!

Cat, the pulse is working great. VERY pleased with the drive. I will never own a stern drive again.

Yeah Jake, 3 cute babes on the boat going around 6 and then a loud noise and lots of smoke. I'm going to replace with 500's, so I should get around 80 out of it when I'm done.

I'll check out Doug.

Thanks Kurt. I thought that I had read someone bought motors from them before and they like them.

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Lucy,

I`m glad you like it!

Tell Magnum Mark that I enjoyed talking with him!

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I have a pair of their 502s with prochargers. These motors never even hick-up! Great motors, great price. Mine were brand new though. They also have a 540 "Attack dog" that puts out around 550+ HP. When it is time for me to upgrade I will definately go through them again!
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Thanks pure,

I think I'm gonna give them a go. Do you know how long they have been around?

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