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Anyone interested in a pair of Detroits 8V71TI?
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In running condition, with Allison transmissions also in working order. Hours are around 2500. I guess I can throw in the Onan 30 KW too. Don't want these things, but might be forced to take them in…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rudi Herbert Oct 10, 2018.

Need a partner for my 35 Commander
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Fellow Commandeers,I've had my 35, my favorite Commander of all, for about two years now on the dry, waiting to get on with minor refits and a complete repower. I was never able to free up the time…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rudi Herbert Sep 20, 2018.

Pair of Caterpillar 3208 Turbo, 1400 hrs, in great shape.
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Hello,I have a pair of Cats 3208, Turbocharged (and I believe intercooled) engines with 1400 hrs on them. They had their 1000 hour visit to the doctor with papers to prove. They come with V-drive…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rudi Herbert Oct 3, 2017.

Pair of 454s in good condition with gears
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Fellow commandeers,I have a pair of  carbureted Mercruiser 454 gas engines with Velvet Drive gears, 2:0 : 1 ratio. If memory serves, they are rated at 340 HP and 430 ft/lb. torque. They are 1990…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rudi Herbert Jul 12, 2017.


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Which Commander model do you presently own?
31' Commander, 47' Commander
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Chris Craft 350Q
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At 3:24pm on January 30, 2018, Doug Harris said…
Hi Rudi,
I have a 1968 38 Commander Sedan in Oregon. It has the original 427's - and I am going to be replacing them with new gas engines.
I was wondering how the Medusa 400's would perform in this particular Commander?
What is the availability of these engines currently?
Thanks, Doug Harris -Portland, OR
At 8:52pm on April 30, 2015, Eric Brockman said…

I sent you a friend request to send you a private message.  You might like to hear what I have to share

At 2:56pm on April 8, 2015, jim mcdaniel said…


would you have 23 by 23 1 3/8 taper 3 blade


Jim McDaniel

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Club News

2019 Wall Calendars Now Available!!

The Chris-Craft Commander Club 2019 Wall Calendar is now available!!.  We're having to do things a little differently this year, so for calendar details & ordering, Click Here


2018 Photo Contest Winner

The 4th Annual Chris-Craft Commander Club Photo Contest had more than 50 entries and selecting the winners was not an easy task. 

First place: submitted by Pat Chaps

Second place: submitted by Martin Krall;

Third place: submitted by Jeff Pacy.

To view all entries to this year's contest,         Click Here


The 2018 Chris-Craft Commander Club National Rendezvous is in the books and it was a great time!!

City of Mentor, Ohio

The city of Mentor, Ohio and the Lawnfield Inn & Suites were wonderful hosts.  A special Thanks to Rob Kneen, the local member sponsor, and Char Pike for the hours of hard work put in organizing and coordinating an amazing weekend. 

The Rendezvous Photo Albums can be accessed through the links below, as well as, under Library, Photo Albums.  We will continue to add links to other albums as they become available. Also below, you will find links to a couple articles written for the local newspaper.

Photo Album 1                 Photo Album 2  

Photo Album 3


Chris-Craft Commander Club Celebrates Anniversary in Mentor

Chris-Craft Commander connoisseurs congregate at Mentor Lagoons Marina



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