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Old 08-03-2006, 08:38 AM
viabill viabill is offline
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Join Date: Jun 2006
Boat: 1989 Barefoot 190
Location: Southeast
Posts: 30
More good input, xvs. I'm going to check out the RPM situation this weekend. What kind of Elect distributor did you get? The guys at Indmar told me thay have a kit that includes a GM dist., wires, etc. that is a drop-in for ~$375.
No valve seal smoke, yet, but I do get black smoke from a rich condition when starting the engine after the engine is thoroughly warmed up and we're doing lots of stop & start with changing skiers, etc. My only thought is to change both needle & seats in the Holley. Have you had any carb issues?
Did you have any trouble finding a replacement block? I understand these are 4-bolt main blocks and finding a MarkIV (old) performance block could be difficult and would be pricey.
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