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Discussion in 'Propulsion' started by tdomi2, Oct 10, 2006.

  1. tdomi2
    Joined: Oct 2006
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    Location: nova scotia

    tdomi2 New Member

    just picked up a old boat.it had a outboard on it.would like to put a 4cyl gas engine in it.anyone who could help me with info on installing designs on shafts and steering so on would be great.thanks
     
  2. timgoz
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    timgoz Senior Member

    tdomi2,

    Welcome.

    It would help alot if you would give specifications (type, length, beam, draft, displacement, ect...) for your boat, as well as the size & type of engine you have in mind. You should be able to get much help as there are many very knowledgable members.

    Where are you at in Nova Scotia?

    Take care.

    TGoz
     
  3. Ike
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    Ike Senior Member

    I suggest you look up the following:

    Nova Scotia Boatbuilders Association
    5475 Spring Garden Road, Suite 402,
    Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    B3J 3T2
    1-902-423-2378

    http://www.nsboats.com/

    They can probably answer all your questions. If the boat is on a trailer take it there.
     
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