Chris Craft "Q" closed cooling or Freshwater system. I have all the parts in great shape. No longer have a Q motor so need to let this go.

If anyone has an interest I need to let these go  I think i paid $350 for it and never got to install it.  I will get some picture this weekend anyone have an interest?

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Phil,   I would be interested In this,  Is this two systems or one? 

It is one system.  I picked this up from another CCCC member.  I ended up giving my Lancer to a guy that will actually get it done so I no longer have the need for a Q motor.  I have a 4 bolt engine block, a beat up carter carb, a nice prop from the Lancer Inboard, and this cooling system left over.  I was going to put this on a newer Volvo Penta but it just isn't going to fit in my new boat.  I will just have to stick with flushing the salt water out.  I will get some pictures for you in the next couple days.

Phil that sounds great, thank you


I added pictures last night.  I hope they came through.  If anything is missing it is probably in my shed but I think that is all of it.

Would this be considered a full system or 1/2 system?

This was used as a full system on the 350Q.  When i was going to put it on my Volvo Penta i was going to do half system because Volvo Penta Exhaust manifolds are not set up to do full.  So this could be either. Here is a drawing from the Q.


Thanks, I am in process of negotiating the purchase of a 27 commander with rebuilt 350Q jasper marine engine..  I am assuming this system will work.  Will engine need to be pulled?  Any other thoughts on this conversion? 

If it is a Q motor it will bolt right on.  Looking at that picture I am not sure that is a Q?  Everything would be able to be put on from above so the motor would not need to be pulled.  Is that a picture of the boats engine we are talking about?  A "Q" would have the distributor in the front.  

I don't mean to say it can't be used on something other than a Q  but it will not bolt right on.  This has the thermostat housing needed by the Q. In great condition by the way.  You probably would not use that part on a different (non-flywheel forward) motor.  I was going to use this on a Volvo Penta.  If i had room in the engine compartment.    You would just need to make it work.  I am stuck with just flushing a saltwater engine - unfortunately. 

See attached.  This is engine that is in boat. 


I would need a picture of it in the boat.  The "Q" is a unique beast.  This will bolt right up to the Flywheel forward Q but would take a little creativity to get it in a boat that does not have a "Q".   The exchanger will work on anything  its just how the expansion tank and Thermostat housing all ties in.  If that first picture is the boat, i do not believe it is a Q.  Let me find a picture of a Q someplace.  hopefully one with the exchanger on it.


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