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    [WTS] Olds 455 Hardin Marine

    I’ll be in Gardena California til the weekend
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    [WTS] Olds 455 Hardin Marine

    I have a Olds 455 Hardin Marine engine I’m looking to sell, it runs but it started smoking and I’m swapping it for a rebuilt motor I have. I’m asking $400 it’s only the Long Block; heads and block for sale
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    [WTB] In Search of a Champion Ace V Drive

    I’m looking to buy a champion Ace v drive, or possibly have mine rebuilt if anyone knows where to have that done, I called casale and they are not able to get parts for them.
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    Jet boat motor going in a V Drive

    The motor I’m looking at buying isn’t a stroker motor is basically the same motor just set up for a jet not a v drive. my plan would be to switch everything over from my motor that needs to be switched in order to work in a v drive. I just wasn’t sure about switching the water pump, I assumed...
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    Jet boat motor going in a V Drive

    I have a v drive that has a cam driven water pump and I have found the same motor that I’m looking to buy but it’s set up for a jet boat, would I be able to just swap over the parts I have on my motor to the new motor and ( water pump and oil pan?)
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    Swap 455 olds with velvet drive to BBC help

    I really appreciate the response seems like you pretty much covered everything I would need to do in order to do the swap. Where did you get the engine rails?
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    Cavitation plate actuator issue? Trim motor just clicks , anyone know where to purchase new actuator? For v drive day cruiser

    Thanks for all the information, I was able to find the same actuator from an aircraft supply store called Lee Air Inc. My old actuator was bad, I took it apart and the bearings were all rusted.
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    [WTB] Looking for Olds 455 preferably turnkey

    Yeah it’s for a v drive boat, I have a velvet drive in there and I don’t know what I would need to couple a bbc to it. I was trying to just get a fresh motor to make it simple to install. I would rather put a bbc and a th400 but that means I’ll probably have drill holes and change all the...
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    [WTB] Looking for Olds 455 preferably turnkey

    I’m looking to buy a Olds 455 turnkey or fresh long block I’m willing to drive to pick up
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    Swap 455 olds with velvet drive to BBC help

    I’m looking to swap my 455 olds for a BBC, I currently have a velvet drive and I was wondering if can use the parts I have right now and just change the engine? Would the velvet drive bolt up to a bbc without any adapter? I know the engine mounting plates are different but would the bolt up in...
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    455 olds swap to BBC help

    I’m looking to swap my 455 olds for a BBC, I currently have a velvet drive and I was wondering if can use the parts I have right now and just change the engine? Would the velvet drive bolt up to a bbc without any adapter? I know the engine mounting plates are different but would the bolt up in...
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    Cavitation plate actuator issue? Trim motor just clicks , anyone know where to purchase new actuator? For v drive day cruiser

    I did figure out that it’s from an airplane and Lear made parts for planes. But I can’t seem to find much info about Lear or if these are still being made. I was hoping to find the same one that I have to make it easy to install and not have to change the mounting bracket.
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