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Achim Schroff
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Username: achim

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Registered: 12-2007
Posted on Wednesday, December 19, 2007 - 03:16 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Hello i am new on this board and i love it
I hope someone can help me
I have to rebuilt a Fireball V8 al aluminum
Ser.No 4GMJ 626 Year: 1965 ???
- closed cooling is mounted
- rochester 4bbl carb mounted
- velvet drive mounted
What Type of Engine is that??? Is the Year True???
thanks a lot}
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drrot
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Posted on Wednesday, December 19, 2007 - 06:48 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Most likely a BOP 215" With 4bbl it should be 160HP
(Buick, Olds, Pontiac)
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Achim Schroff
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Posted on Wednesday, December 19, 2007 - 12:13 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

thanks drrot,
can you give me a bit more Information????
i try to put a picture in Fireball V8
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JOHN DEBATES
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Registered: 09-2006
Posted on Wednesday, December 19, 2007 - 04:16 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

try graymarine,inc. for parts, manuals,and info.
www.sales@graymarineparts.com
The engine is a Buick 215

John
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drrot
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Posted on Thursday, December 20, 2007 - 07:50 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

3.5" Bore
2.8" stroke
215"
9-1 Compression
160hp 4bbl
136hp 2bbl
18436572 firing order
AC 44FFS spark plugs
4200-4800 MAX rpm
Maintenance schedule requires torquing the heads to 55lbs 2X a season. Must be something with the aluminum.
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Achim Schroff
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Posted on Friday, December 21, 2007 - 03:27 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

thanks drrot actually i`m looking for new/good used manifolds look they are not original. also i´m in contact with Gray Marine Parts they have the manuals ( thank you John)
anyway i´m glad about every Information

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