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Old 19-10-2012, 07:02   #1
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Is This Engine Setup OK? Check The Picture

Some have raised concerns with exhaust level, carb, raw water fittings... What do you think?
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Old 19-10-2012, 07:17   #2
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Re: Is This Engine Setup OK? Check The Picture

it would depend on where the water line is,if the exhaust risers are above the water line,then you have no worries.
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Re: Is This Engine Setup OK? Check The Picture

I'd be worried about nylon tie wraps holding a battery in place.
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Re: Is This Engine Setup OK? Check The Picture

The general criterion is that the lowest point in the riser be 12" above the water line.

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Re: Is This Engine Setup OK? Check The Picture

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I'd be worried about nylon tie wraps holding a battery in place.
Agreed, get some real battery straps made of nylon webbing, a battery box and tray.



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Agreed, get some real battery straps made of nylon webbing and a battery box.
And bolt, don't screw, the straps onto the boat.
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Old 19-10-2012, 09:32   #7
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Re: Is This Engine Setup OK? Check The Picture

Looks like the carb is a dual line, electric choke, double pumper Holley. Probably a 650 or 750 CFM version.

I my opinion one of the best performance carbs ever, and perfect for what looks like a big block 454 Chevy.
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