Converting an I/O motor to Inboard

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Converting an I/O motor to Inboard

Postby DuckHunterJon » Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:53 am

Hi all, starting to think about a new build, specifically about the power plant. I'm looking to build an inboard (leaning toward a Monaco, but not positive), and in looking around, I see many used I/O motors for sale. I actually have a chance at a 4.3L Mercruiser/Alpha 1 combo with very low hours for a very decent price. If I remove the outdrive, what besides a transmission would be required to convert it to inboard use? Just trying to guage whether the savings up front would be worth it over buying something specific. Thanks!
Jonathan Hunter
Marion, NY

Duck Boat Two complete, looking for a new project!

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