Re Power 26' continental

Discussion in 'Gas Engines' started by rlfletc, Jul 19, 2009.

  1. rlfletc
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    rlfletc New Member

    The MBL twins are tired and need to be rebuilt. Have toyed with the idea of replacing them with V-8 s. Looking at small hemi or Cadillac motors. Several 331 to 390 motors have been marinezed and are available. Or do i look at a larger MCL 6's. Any thoughts? Would like a little more speed and torque. Thanks
  2. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    The 8.1 GM (501CI) is only 70lbs heavier than a 5.7. It has a lot of torque
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