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    Perkins 4-108 startup procedure

    I just got this Perkins 4-108 and need to see if it will run and how it sounds. It is complete and on a pallet, looks very clean but I do not know when it was last run. What should I do to start it,...
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    Perkins 4-108 ID and Reduction size?

    Hey Folks,

    I am looking at this little Perkins diesel for my displacement cruiser. I was told it was a 4-108 but don't know for sure, it is very clean-looking, painted orange. It has a Paragon...
  3. Re: Mercruiser 165 reduction / prop sizing

    It is a 6 cylinder.

    Thanks... It looks like I need a pretty high reduction. Looking around at guides on how to calculate these things. Does anyone know where to find torque curves, power curves,...
  4. Mercruiser 165 reduction / prop sizing

    Ok folks, so now I've bought a Mercruiser 165, recently rebuilt and sounding good. How to go about choosing a reduction gear and prop?

    My boat is a 35' X 8'6" displacement cruiser, a 10 knot boat....
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    Re: Mercruiser 165 Inboard?

    Thanks All!
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    Re: Mercruiser 165 Inboard?

    Thanks! Do you have part numbers for those pieces? So, is the bellhousing pretty standard? I have heard all Chevy's have the same bolt pattern, does that mean that there are many flywheel covers that...
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    Mercruiser 165 Inboard?

    I need to repower my antique displacement cruiser, and am considering a mercruiser 165 or 140. It is a straight shaft inboard install. Is there a simple way to put a Borg Warner or other standard...
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