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mikemoran
12-12-2011, 05:00 PM
I am building a 16, zimmer/hacker racing runabout and looking for a engine or recommendatin. Ford Flat head V8-60 marine engine or parts or possibly a newer motor such as a 4.3 mercruiser, need tranny also . Thanks Mike 608-516-7778

RicardoMarine
12-14-2011, 10:45 AM
Wow, this is tough to give a suggestion without knowing if the boat will be shown and needs to remain OEM correct.
If restoring to be OEM correct, then there's your answer.

If not, and if you plan to use it routinely, I'd opt for a more modern engine/drive system.

Tahoerover
12-24-2011, 12:53 PM
Wow, this is tough to give a suggestion without knowing if the boat will be shown and needs to remain OEM correct.
If restoring to be OEM correct, then there's your answer.

If not, and if you plan to use it routinely, I'd opt for a more modern engine/drive system.

OEM? It is a new home build.

RicardoMarine
12-25-2011, 08:46 AM
OEM? It is a new home build. Ah..... I see.
I read the word "vintage" in the thread title, then I read Ford V-8 Flat Head, and I assumed that he was building a replica vintage boat that may need to ressemble OEM (original equipment manufacturer).