omc 3.0 to 5.7 conversion

Discussion in 'Gas Engines' started by jparler, May 12, 2008.

  1. jparler
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    jparler New Member

    I have a bayliner capri project boat that currently has a 3.0 omc in it and would like to convert it to a 5.7. Can I still use the outdrive that i have? what will i have to change? can the boat handle it?
  2. deereguy
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    deereguy Junior Member

    i have same boat an same question... have a thread going i think its titled omc 3.0 conversion.. have been told that no u can not cause the outdrive of the 3.0 wont take the power of a 350... look for my thread the guy was very informative... hope this helps
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