engine change

Discussion in 'Inboards' started by WILKO123, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. WILKO123
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    WILKO123 New Member

    hi i have a picton 21 with a bmw mk2 sterne drive, i wish to fit a landrover discovery diesel engine, it had a bmw b190 ,can anybody give advise please.
  2. Frosty

    Frosty Previous Member

    What kind of advice are you looking for. Will it fit --dunno.

    Will it plane --dunno.

    How much Hp is the Landrover?
  3. hartley
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    hartley Junior Member

    About 110 to 120 (different versions) at 4000 ...4250
    cheers hartley
  4. marshmat
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    marshmat Senior Member

    Sounds like you need one of those Cuban shade-tree mechanics who can mate a 1970s Soviet tractor diesel with a 1950s Studebaker, and keep the offspring running perfectly for another 30 years.

    Apart from the necessary marinization mods to the LR Disco motor, I don't see any reason why the replacement would be impossible. But that doesn't mean it'll be easy, or that the result will work out- you may end up having to fabricate a lot of custom brackets, mounts, adaptors, etc.

    Why the need for the engine change?
  5. wilko
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    wilko New Member

    boat came with complete blown motor,
  6. wilko
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    wilko New Member

    plus the price of petrol over here is skyhigh compared to yours

  7. Frosty

    Frosty Previous Member

    If you choose a good engine to convert your problems will be solvable.


    These uk people specialise in marine conversions and may have both the engine and all the bits to fit it with.
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