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  1. Jet Boats
    Hi guys, new to the forum. I purchased a 1973 Tahiti jet boat with a 455 Olds over the summer. Decided to pull the engine and refresh/rebuild it over the winter. Guy I bought it from didn't have too much knowledge on the boats history so I want to make sure its good to go for next summer. Since...
  2. Jet Boats
    Hello all, First post here. Recently got a 1975 Spectra 18' with an Olds 455 with a Jacuzzi WJ pump. Boat has around 300 hours on it. Unsure of the history of the boat. As far as I know, neither the engine or pump have been rebuilt, but both seem to be in good shape. Has GM style Mallory...
  3. Jet Boats
    olds 455 crank slinger seems to be rubbing and wearing on timing cover. I pulled the oil pan and timing cover to fix oil leak and slinger seems to have worn a groove on bottom 120deg of timing cover. Cover was brand new on rebuild. I loosely reassembles without Hardin front mount and slinger...
  4. Parts for Sale
    Looking for a extra capacity 455 oil pan, stock 7 5/8 depth
  5. Parts for Sale
    Olds 455 parting out.. Dual Edelbrock 600's - $100 each SOLD Dooley scoop - $200 SOLD Hi-rise tunnel ram - $350 (not sure of brand) SOLD Rewarder Headers w/ waterlines - $400 SOLD Glenwood Motor mounts - $200 w/ both front & rear (including 4 mounting feet) MSD Ignition (MSD 6M-2) - $150...
  6. Boats for Sale
    Its a 73 Marlin jet boat. Rebuilt the Olds 455 with a Holley carb that includes new crank and crank bearings, pistons, rings, gaskets, spark plugs and a larger oil pan with a high flow oil pump. Everything was measured twice and made sure it was in spec. It has a Berkely jet drive that was...
  7. Parts for Sale
    455 Boat parts. I have 3 blocks, 4 cranks, 2 cams, 2 timing sets, 3 sets of heads, connecting rods, push rods, lifters, marine oil pan, Car oil pan, 2 sets hadin marine valve covers, 1 set M/T valve covers, Gear drive, 1 flywheel, 2 sets of motor mounts for boat, 2 sets of water logs, pulleys...
  8. Parts for Sale
    Looking for any leads on pistons for 455 olds, .40. I only need two. Boat is without motor right now and it needs to be put back in.
  9. Jet Boats
    I have always wanted to own a Tahiti and finally I got my chance. I drove from WA to pick it up in California and bought it from a crazy crackhead guy who needed money. Long story short I got a boat from a guy who didn't know crap about anything in life. He traded it for weed before me...
  10. Parts for Sale
    455 logs $100
  11. Parts for Sale
    Hey Everyone, I am just cleaning out the garage and found some Olds 455 items that might be of interest. Here is what I have.....All parts are in Temecula, CA. Buyer pays shipping and will only paypal or cash at pick up. Robert 760-576-7152 Mallory Distributor with optical pick up and plug...
  12. Parts for Sale
    I am in the search for a 455 oldsmobile tunnel ram single or dual carb top in just about any condition. dont really need carbs or linkage but if someone has a whole setup they are looking to sell that would work as well. going to modify the piss out of one if I can find it for reasonable money...
  13. Jet Boats
    hey everybody im new to this scene and may sound a little lost but i appreciate any feedback or help i can get to learn as much as i can. i have looked and read on forums as much as possible and learned a lil bit about the oil return issue with olds motors but couldnt find too many answers to...
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