What to do, "75" Wellcraft Nova?

Discussion in 'Powerboats' started by broadsword, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. sdowney717
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    sdowney717 Senior Member

    I think from seeing that, it could run again without much if any machine work.
     
  2. PAR
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    PAR Yacht Designer/Builder

    Yeah, I'd agree, if the block checks out, renew the reciprocating assembly, the bores and put it back together. Likely nothing a good boil and a hone wouldn't take care of, assuming you're not asking more than 250 HP out of her.
     
  3. whitepointer23

    whitepointer23 Previous Member

    the v8 hanging in the tree makes a good piece of industrial art.:)
     

  4. whitepointer23

    whitepointer23 Previous Member

    pity your half a world away, i have a 225 4 barrel mercruiser block and heads sitting in the yard. the blocks used to sell for good money used because they are a high nickel content block, a lot stronger than a car block.
     
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