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Old April 19th, 2013, 03:49 PM   #87
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A local boat shop has two mercruiser 470's (he has them listed as 180's, but from what I can tell they are 180 hp versions of the 470) for $800 each. I'm currently trying to decide of I want to go this route instead of the 3.8 ford. How would one go about repurposing one of these engines for automotive use? I know the exhaust manifold would need to be modified/replaced. If I want to run a manual would I use a bbf flywheel?

Is this a bad idea?::

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