repowering with diesel help

Discussion in 'DIY Marinizing' started by chopper14, Jan 1, 2013.

  1. chopper14
    Joined: Dec 2012
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    Location: new zealand

    chopper14 New Member

    I looking for help in repowering my boat
    The hull in a marksply 22 foot with a volvo 280t stern drive and this had a a280 engine in front
    From some reseach i done the a280 engine is a 350 chev and is about 280hp
    the engine is rusted and would newed another block to rebluid
    So i wanting to fit a diesel engine in place of the petrol and needing help on sizing to use.
    i have found a qd32teti engine from a nissan that is 150hp @3600rpm and 333nm @2000rpm
    what you think of this
     
  2. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    That's about 245 ft/lb. The drive will handle the torque, but the gearing may be a bit high. However, since the power is somewhat less, you may be able to get away with a prop with a different pitch.
     
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