volvo v8 deisel & strern drive

Discussion in 'Propulsion' started by montyrosevear, Oct 5, 2011.

  1. montyrosevear
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    montyrosevear Junior Member

    Hi I need help i have been offerd a volvo penta v8 deisel and stern drive to fit in my 19ft fast fisher, Will this engine give enough rpm and speed I no nothing about the engine I dont want to buy it only to find its two heavy or juicy to get me on the plan, could any one give me any advice please would this be a good buy or will i regret it later.
    Thank you for your time.
  2. FMS
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    FMS Senior Member

    Which exact diesel engine are you considering Monty?

    What is the current engine? How much will the weight increase?
  3. whitepointer23

    whitepointer23 Previous Member

    never heard of a volvo v8 diesel. are you sure its diesel and not petrol.
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