0470 PERFORMANCE HELP??

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0470 PERFORMANCE HELP??

Postby Timmylee » Mon Dec 04, 2017 10:27 pm

Looking to purchase FIRST ac boat, got my eye on a 0470-13 on a larry williams hull. clean looking boat, cant find to much info on motor however.

how strong are they?

what performance parts are avilable?

What i want is a souped up 4 banger or this 0470 souped up (yes i know its a six banger) i want enough power to haul 3 people total anywhere i want to go, small cooler and maybe some camping stuff occasionally (ill be alone for that one) i also like to go fast, Ive got some friends that are cert aircraft engine mechanics so i can have the motor built up pretty easy, just need a list and a website to get parts, I'm so used to going to NAPA for parts LOL my 406 sbc was no joke, i wish i could find it but I'm sure its long gone. any info would be helpful!

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Re: 0470 PERFORMANCE HELP??

Postby Gary S » Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:01 am

How big is the boat? Why didn't you ask your cert. aircraft mechanic friends? The 470 -13 is a old workhorse. Never thought of it as a hot rod.

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Re: 0470 PERFORMANCE HELP??

Postby Timmylee » Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:09 pm

Gary S wrote:How big is the boat? Why didn't you ask your cert. aircraft mechanic friends? The 470 -13 is a old workhorse. Never thought of it as a hot rod.




They aren't informed on performance parts and such, if somebody could just list some parts and some names i can use google to find it, just don't have any idea what to look for.

hull is a 12 foot..

and they are more lycoming guys anyway

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Re: 0470 PERFORMANCE HELP??

Postby Timmylee » Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:43 pm

and what motor would you consider to be a hot rod? i want light and agile thats why i leaned towards 4 banger

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Postby CarMotorBarge » Tue Dec 05, 2017 5:29 pm

Timmylee wrote:and what motor would you consider to be a hot rod? i want light and agile thats why i leaned towards 4 banger


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Re: 0470 PERFORMANCE HELP??

Postby rick » Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:26 pm

Not sure what the specs on a "0470-13" are, but my 470 is an aircraft, fuel injected, angle valve, 260 hp. Mine's on a 12' ride boat, but I could see it being a hot rod if setup for that.

I've been running it for 10 years & love it...however, I'd like to build my retirement boat in a few years and it's gonna be a straight valve 180 (Lycoming) built lite. I'm sure the angle valve Lycomings are more of a hotrod, but I don't want to be married to the airport for fuel.

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Re: 0470 PERFORMANCE HELP??

Postby Timmylee » Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:15 pm

been there done that with the car motor,

if somebody could point me in direction of some AC parts and some tricks to get more power out of them, i cant find a website with specific info.

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Re: 0470 PERFORMANCE HELP??

Postby mojoe » Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:36 pm

IMO: AC motors don’t need more power. They need to be set up right on the the right boat... Done!

I also like my avgas.

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Re: 0470 PERFORMANCE HELP??

Postby kwanjangnihm » Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:00 am

Timmylee wrote: They aren't informed on performance parts and such they are more lycoming guys

LMAO :toothy7:

Here's a link for performance parts: https://www.performanceengines.com/components.html
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Re: 0470 PERFORMANCE HELP??

Postby Gary S » Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:28 am

Start with pistons, 10 to one is going to bump it up and you don't have to split the case. Pacemaker ignition will let you play with some timing issues. Cam if you want to split the case. As old as the 470 - 13 is might be a good id
Jurnigan Engines can help you with parts. There is someone on here that can help you with the ignition. Do a search and I'm sure something will come up.
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Re: 0470 PERFORMANCE HELP??

Postby Alvinlee1915 » Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:02 pm

Timmylee wrote:Looking to purchase FIRST ac boat, got my eye on a 0470-13 on a larry williams hull. clean looking boat, cant find to much info on motor however.

how strong are they?

what performance parts are avilable?

What i want is a souped up 4 banger or this 0470 souped up (yes i know its a six banger) i want enough power to haul 3 people total anywhere i want to go, small cooler and maybe some camping stuff occasionally (ill be alone for that one) i also like to go fast, Ive got some friends that are cert aircraft engine mechanics so i can have the motor built up pretty easy, just need a list and a website to get parts, I'm so used to going to NAPA for parts LOL my 406 sbc was no joke, i wish i could find it but I'm sure its long gone. any info would be helpful!

Norman Clay knows a guy that specializes in building and rebuilding aircraft engines. Also if your looking to sup it up I'm pretty sure you could make it fuel injection and put a turbo charger on it. I know the O540 SV sitting in my yard could take both.


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