Good day everyone,

I have a 1973 41' flush deck commander.  Currently she's powered with the ford 427.  The engines are getting a little worn out, so I'm thinking about doing a re-power with gm 454's.  I was wondering if anyone can give me some ball park on how much that would cost $$.  I understand that is difficult to answer since there are many variables, but just some idea would be great.  I'm sure most of the expense will be the labor to remove the current engines and replace with the new.  Thank you.

Brgds/James

 

Views: 1147

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

James I replaced my  port 454 with other 454 new in the crate parts shipping labor everything was under 9k.  Lee spry in iuka Mississippi did the work. Lee Dahlen gave me the source number of the engine supplier.  I would imagine that going from one size to another would cost a little more. So there is what it cost me.

Larry

Larry

Just what was the issue with your port engine that needed replacing  ?

What brand & weight of  engine oil was that engine using ?

How many hours were on that engine  ?

Thanks

Tim  Toth

Huron  /  Ohio

Okay the reason I replaced my port engine is simple.  I was traveling along the TN river and stalled my port motor.  Upon restarting the motor my starter solenoid hung up causing my starter to stay engaged.  This caused a fire along with camshaft and other problems eternally with the motor. at 2000 hours and with the fact that I had to pull the motor out I opted for a new motor. Also when I said lee gave me the supplier I was referring to our Lee from the club not the owner of the boat yard sorry for the confusion there.

Reply to Discussion

RSS

Club News

Save The Date!!

Chris-Craft Commander Club National Rendezvous

When:  July 24-26, 2020

Where:  Algonac, Michigan

Click Here for the most current details

Registration Open Date: TBD

_________________________

Fall Edition of Styled In Fiberglass Available here!

The Fall 2019 Edition of the Chris-Craft Commander Club's newsletter, Styled In Fiberglass, is now available for your reading pleasure.  Click here to download this and past issues.

_________________________

2019 Annual Photo Contest Winners

Sixty-Eight photos were submitted for this year's contest.  They were absolutely amazing, making selecting a top 3 an extremely difficult task for your Executive Committee

Thank you to all that submitted a photo to the contest and even if your photo was not in the top 3, it could appear on a cover of Styled In Fiberglass, the club's newsletter due out in November, or the 2020 Wall Calendars, which are now available.

2019 Photo Contest Winners

Past Photo Contest Winners

2019 Photo Contest Entries

_________________________

SuperDisc 15.0 and Resource Collection 5.0 Available Now!

SuperDisc 15.0 is an electronic encyclopedia of every aspect of Commander maintenance and repairs. The information on the disk is retrieved from the discussion forum and e-mail list, but organized in a way that makes information easy to find and use. SuperDisc is available on USB flash drive

Click here for more details https://commanderclub.com/page/superdisk

The SuperDisc 15.0 Complete Edition is for first time buyers of SuperDiscs.

The SuperDisc 15.0 Upgrade Edition is intended for those who wish to upgrade their SuperDisc 1.0 through 14.0. Each year we add over 1,000 posts. Don’t miss out.

Resource Collection 5.0 is great to own too!!!

The Resource Collection 5.0 contents include CC Catalogs and Brochures. CC Service Bulletins, CC Price Lists. Engine & Transmission Manuals. Dick Avery sketches and drawings, a folder for every Commander model, and all kinds of technical and interesting stuff. Over 193 folders and 2,697 Files. A true “Treasure Trove” for the Commander owner!

We thank you for supporting the club with your purchase of SuperDisc15.0 and/or Resource Collection 5.0. We hope you find it to be the value we feel it is, and trust you will enjoy the other benefits your payment will help provide. It’s your payment that helps to support the activities of this dues free organization that has grown from 12 members in 1999 to well over 4400 members in 2020.

To order now click here!

     

© 2020   Created by CCCC Webmaster.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service