Engine weight...

Discussion in 'Inboards' started by firepiper, Jul 12, 2007.

  1. firepiper
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    firepiper Junior Member

    Hello, looking for info on weight of crusaders 454 engines and Vevet drive trannys. Am considering an engine swap, but are concerned about the increased weight, as I now have small blocks. Thanks
  2. jsh
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    jsh Junior Member

    my crusader ch350 (7.4l) w/1:1 borg warner is 1100-1200 lbs +/-
  3. Jango
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    Jango Senior Enthusiast

    According to GM, the latest Big Blks are about 300# Heavier than the Sm Blocks. 727# vrs 432# , complete Engine w. Alum intake (Fuel Injection), Iron Heads - NO exhaust manifolds or Trans. Save abt. 75# with Alum Hds.
    71 series Velvet Drives are abt 100#, 72 series are 110#


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    LEASEGUY Junior Member

    Hey Firepiper,
    I have 69 bird 19.1 appache#2 hull and this is my 32and season, new power head this season on an omc sea drive ,passed it down to my 22 yr old son just a great boat
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