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 Post subject: 4.3 liter V6
PostPosted: Thu Mar 11, 2010 12:02 pm 
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Location: Gainesville, Fl.
I just acquired a Chevy 4.3 liter marine engine. it has an outboard foot on it and I'd like to convert it to a velvet drive. Is this possible and what would bee needed to do this. Is the bolt pattern that of a V8?
Thanks guys :?:

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 Post subject: Re: 4.3 liter V6
PostPosted: Thu Mar 11, 2010 7:46 pm 
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yeah, you can do it, a piece of cake. bellhousing pattern is same as the V8's.
I converted a 3.0L tp velvetdrive. The 4.3 is by far easier.

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 Post subject: Re: 4.3 liter V6
PostPosted: Thu Mar 11, 2010 9:32 pm 
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I had a 4.3 in an Astrovan for three years. I loved it. 15.2 Mpg at any speed!


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 Post subject: Re: 4.3 liter V6
PostPosted: Thu Mar 11, 2010 11:13 pm 
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thudpucker wrote:
I had a 4.3 in an Astrovan for three years. I loved it. 15.2 Mpg at any speed!



Something is just plain wrong with admitting you have/had a minivan, much less one names after the jetson's dog. :oops:

That's just not manley in any sense of the word. :wink: :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: 4.3 liter V6
PostPosted: Fri Mar 12, 2010 9:27 am 
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It was forced onto me. :lol:
Cousin had it out in a pasture. We didn't want to drive our diesel around....you know the story. Your relatives can put some pressure on your life.
My wife loved it so we were stuck with it.

It was all electronic. Good engine and transmission. I dont know how the Carb'd engines were.


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