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Old 07-19-2011, 06:22 PM
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Can someone please tell me if i can use an auto 302 block for a marine application... and if so tell me wat i need to do to get it done.... im looking for a short (if possible) & straight to the point answer from someone who knows wat they are talking bout Please and Thank You
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Yes you can use a car/truck engine in a boat. You need to change the fuel pump to a sealed unit, water cooled exhaust manifolds, brass freeze plugs, sealed starter & alternator. You may want to use a marine spec. camshaft.
It's mandatory to use a marine carburetor.
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Plus, in many applications. Marine gaskets.
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302.

Also need marine water pump,they have brass impellers.
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