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August 14 2012 at 10:05 AM
Paul  (no login)


Response to Actually 3 mph

Well then.........you know what THAT means?

As you may recall, I spoke with John Adams, the man who built the boat in the photo below using a fiberglass inboard Lancer as the starting point, and he put a Chrysler 426B (wedge head) motor in one, and a GM 454 in the other. The 4-blade prop works better on the tunnel drive than a 3-blade does, and the 3 works better on the full deep V boat with the 454 (on the latter he was using a 13x13 direct drive prop, because I chedked!) happy.gif.

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From what John said, we may be able to get some interesting performance benefits from going with a modern profile 4-blade, and recent info received from other Lancer owners suggests this may be true too. Mmmmm, bet Edelbrock makes a nice Performer RPM for that motor of yours happy.gif

best,

Paul

 
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