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Re: Engine Horsepower Variance Explained

October 27 2017 at 2:03 PM
Hakan  (Login hgger69)

Response to Engine Horsepower Variance Explained

Great info regarding the engine there, Craig.
So our 350 FLVHP with serial no 611186 is a High Performance model, compared to a standard 350FLV, but not with 350 hp but with 320 cause its probably a date 1971 model, right?

Your ideas regarding the hull stripes could be correct when our boat guaranteed is a late 1971 or early 1972 model, se pic above from Mariners Museum.
But what is the thing with hour red accent stripe on the deck...?

Regarding the upholstery I think yellow is an option for later models only, like after 1972.

I´ve seen pics of the boat your showing and its stunning, though I guess not correctly restored in every detail or..?
Some quests from your pic above:

- The steering wheel isn't 100% correct for a XK-19 is it?
- Also the MPH-meter seems wrong in that boat?
- Our tachometer and mirror has been mounted in a different way then in the pic above? I think a thacomehter is more important for the driver and therefore should be near the steering wheel, correct? happy.gif
- When did they change to this more round looking bucket seats that we also have?
- i notice that this boat has similar switches as we have so they should be correct then?
Best regards,
Hakan in Sweden

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