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New member from Quebec

Postby Bernard » Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:40 am

Good morning everyone, my name is Bernard. I start building a Riviera this winter. I do have a question regarding the engine for this plan. I already have a 6.2L GM/DETROIT DIESEL. Is it ok to put that engine in my Riviera? The engine is already transform for marine whit heat exchanger and an 18 degree transmission. Thank's for the answer.

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Re: New member from Quebec

Postby Bill Edmundson » Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:08 am


That engine seems physically to large for a Riviera. My Tahoe is 20'-6". I run a Yanmar 125 HP (metric) diesel. It weighs 675# I think. I can run 38 MPH at WOT. The problem is getting a gear/prop combination. I think you can swing a 13" prop with the Riviera.

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