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    Default 6-71 Detroit Inframe

    Looking for information on doing an inframe on a 6-71 for a 44 Ocean Yacht how difficult it may be to drop the oil pan and remove the cylinder kits in that model?

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    Default Re: 6-71 Detroit Inframe

    It all depends on you,if you have good mechanical skills and general knowledge of inline detroit 71 series(and i dont mean not a parts changer). If you do not i would say no.The thing is if you get a warrantied distributer it will have a warranty and it would suck if you break something or even break down offshore trying to save a buck! But if you have faith in yourself and a manual and go by the manual you can't go wrong.

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    Default Re: 6-71 Detroit Inframe

    If it has a 2 piece pan then it is very possible or you may have to lift the engine a bit. If your thin like me no problem. The other problem is you'll have to be a decent macanic to rebiuld one of these babies. Good luck be carfull, a maual is needed and some special tools.

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