Volvo 5.7 GS flywheel

Discussion in 'Gas Engines' started by airtime54, Apr 8, 2005.

  1. airtime54
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    airtime54 New Member

    I have a 24' Larson with a Volvo 5.7 GS engine. I suspect that the wrong flywheel was installed on a repair job. I think the next step is to count the number of teeth on the current fly wheel. Can you tell me what the correct count would be? Also, I have heard that this is a GMC Tahoe engine. Can I use this engine flywheel?

    Thanks for any help you may provide.
     
  2. cyclops
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    cyclops Senior Member

    Could be wrong flywheel teeth count or wrong starter teeth count or wrong starter. Get a good mechnic to tell you whats now wrong. Do not use the same mechanic again. He does not know what he is doing.
     
  3. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    If it came out of a Tahoe it won't work on a boat. Make sure the electrics and fuel systems are marine so you don't blow yourself up. You can make it safe, but the boat will perform like a pig. Those engines are set for a completely different use.
     
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