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by Doc
19 Jun 2019, 08:18
Forum: Do You Need This?
Topic: Ski boat timber clinker - Lewis
Replies: 8
Views: 3056

Re: Ski boat timber clinker - Lewis

All Y-Block Fords 272 292 312 are flywheel end distributor. 3x rocker bolts ??? are chrome star fender badges. 2x rocker bolts which have large Sq. head nuts. Drive end is quite clear with water hoses from manifolds to " water pump cover " FRONT OF MOTOR " Most Fords are Front Dist. d...
by Doc
16 Jun 2019, 07:25
Forum: Do You Need This?
Topic: Ski boat timber clinker - Lewis
Replies: 8
Views: 3056

Re: Ski boat timber clinker - Lewis

Drive is off harmonic end of motor , y-block distributor end , flywheel.
Transom , 2x upper clinker planks left & right of cav. could be cover up of earlier exhaust holes of damage timber.
Doc.
by Doc
14 Jun 2019, 19:02
Forum: Do You Need This?
Topic: Ski boat timber clinker - Lewis
Replies: 8
Views: 3056

Re: Ski boat timber clinker - Lewis

Ford 351 4 bolt ????? Looks like a Ford Y- Block or am i missing something.
Doc.
by Doc
04 Apr 2019, 21:12
Forum: Main Room
Topic: Hi Guys
Replies: 5
Views: 1360

Re: Hi Guys

Hi Matt, Great pickup ! she looks like a early " Lewis " Dodge Q motor [big block] came out in small and big block. Notice ribs are close together [ a hint of being a race boat ] Twin post bollard and tapered nose plate on deck . timber water barrier in front of screen. [Lewis]. I've seen ...
by Doc
26 Feb 2019, 15:09
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Skiff Identification Help
Replies: 5
Views: 2490

Re: Skiff Identification Help

Hi Duncan, She looks like she started off as a outboard racer , her past may be in that area of that boat racing. Is there any bearers in the boat ? not that i can see. Most inboards have them, Fiat motor typical high revving unit of the day used for racing but where its located may be too far forwa...
by Doc
06 Jan 2019, 19:38
Forum: Main Room
Topic: B-PEE
Replies: 29
Views: 6867

Re: B-PEE

Your manifold might have a fault from new , when these manifolds are poured , entry points each end of manifold at the same time, hot alloy runs to the centre. If it cools down flowing she might not bond as one at the centre. This creates a fault line and when started expands opposite centre exhaust...
by Doc
26 Jul 2018, 08:38
Forum: Do You Need This?
Topic: Holden Grey Motor Distributor
Replies: 2
Views: 1047

Re: Holden Grey Motor Distributor

Mallory " DOUBLE LIFE " Distributor 3 lobe & 4 lobe have been around for long time. Chrysler 3 cy outboards used a Mallory 3 lobe dist.
by Doc
15 Jul 2018, 12:04
Forum: Main Room
Topic: A Tasmanian experience
Replies: 543
Views: 135334

Re: A Tasmanian experience

So it's true , you are "DOWN UNDER"
Doc.
by Doc
17 Jun 2018, 16:24
Forum: Restoration Help and Advice
Topic: Steering wheel
Replies: 9
Views: 3770

Re: Steering wheel

Looks like a SAAS wooden wheel 1970s . Mustang wheel like Darrens is made by" Grant " wheels available around $300. Most of these wheels had a different boss kit to suit the type of car. Boss kit was extra $$$$. Doc.
by Doc
22 Mar 2018, 16:39
Forum: Do You Need This?
Topic: 1956 lewis race/ski boat
Replies: 8
Views: 2578

Re: 1956 lewis race/ski boat

This is a Lewis , If you go to Aussieski Boat site and type in [ random "Bags"]
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