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  1. Re: Observation of a common Question/problem about Timing

    Thanks for the reply. My RH is gear driven. Just seems from the many inquiries Ive read on this and other forums that RH engines seems to experience this. Do they react differently to timing changes...
  2. Observation of a common Question/problem about Timing

    Hi all, Been awhile and was checking out different threads and solutions. It seems there is a fair amount of posts of RH (starboard) reverse rotation engines that are down on RPMs as compared to the...
  3. Thread: Help, 5.7 woes

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    Re: Help, 5.7 woes

    "Have to take break. to summerize, I took out today with portable tank, ran worse, took right out brought home checked timing was well above TDC, readjusted to 8BTDC as spec. checked oil was quart...
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    Re: reverse rotation gear drive for cam UPDATE

    Well today I have some news. After doing a compression test and getting reasonable numbers cylinder 2-160 4-165 6-165 8-165 1,3,5,7-160 ( this was done dry) I pulled the intake and found the...
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    Re: Irene - close call....

    Glad to hear your boat was safe. My boat stayed in the water, mandatory evacuations kept it from getting pulled. I had only a few hours of Thursday night to prep, 8am governor closed the area. Here...
  6. Thread: Engine Mounts

    by paw2000
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    Re: Engine Mounts

    Hi, I had to replace all the mounts for my repower and found this shop nearby. I live close to them so I was able to see the parts first. This shop does alot of repowers and they have a lot of take...
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    Re: reverse rotation gear drive for cam

    Good Questions, I'll answer as best as possible
    1, Both trans are 1.52-1 as marked on tag B/W velvet drives
    2. All I know about the props that they are marked Chris Craft equi-poise and had a 3...
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    Re: reverse rotation gear drive for cam

    I have been troubleshooting this engine for a while now. Its generic marinized gm 350 engine. It replaced my crusaders that 1 had seiezed and other very tired (2800hrs) on the boat. Bought boat with...
  9. Re: 1980 Chris Craft 251 Catalina Cruiser - Any Ideas on Gas Tank Removal?

    Are you able to get access to the top of the fuel tank where the fuel pickups are? Have a tank shop or welder look at the tank first. They can tell you where the best place to have the tank opened up...
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    reverse rotation gear drive for cam

    Does anyone have instructions on setting up a reverse rotation camshaft? Are the gears set to a mark like a standard timing chain. I need to check my reverse rotation engine to see why I get only 3k...
  11. Re: 1980 Chris Craft 251 Catalina Cruiser - Any Ideas on Gas Tank Removal?

    Hi, I was faced with similar issue, I had no choice but to cut deck and lift out 2 150gal tanks. What you might want to have done, is have an access hole cut, looks like you have good access. Clean...
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    Re: Rochester 4 barrel flooding

    year old thread
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    Timing Tape install

    Quick question, on a RH engine after finding TDC, do the numbers increase clockwise looking from the front? Since the balancer is turning CCw, advance should be to the right? And LH engine...
  14. Re: Timing and fuel consumption twin engines 350 cid

    Here is 2 pictures of my balancer, they show 2 different marks plus the additional mark I made for what I thought was TDC.http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx295/sammywell2009/IMG_0263.jpg ...
  15. Timing and fuel consumption twin engines 350 cid

    On going issue on new engines, they both start and run smoothly, where the issue seems to be is timing (lack of ) and fuel consumption between the 2 engines. My starboard engine (counter rotating)...
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    Re: Setting Timing Followup

    The mark on the damper was a factory mark, it was filled in with paint, there are 2 other marks on the damper, 1 labeled vertical so the paint dot was used to identify the correct mark. Ouch on the...
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    Re: Setting Timing Followup

    This morning I checked TDC and and the only mark near the timing tab was a mark that was painted white and had a large dot of paint, guess the builder did this to mark the correct mark. The painted...
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    Re: Model by serial number

    not necessarily, crusader 270 was a carb engine with mechanical pump, newer versions would be fuel injected, or carbs with electric fuel pumps. Do you long blocks have a machined spot where the fuel...
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    Re: Model by serial number

    Isn't the crusader "350" actually a 454 big block? If you have small block 350 cid engines, parts can be determined by rear main seal, 1 piece or older 2 piece.
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    Setting Timing Followup

    I had posted earlier about double checking my timing on my engines after install, as I had moved the dizzy during install. Well it was checked and was off, I had a buddy check while I ran the engine....
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