Levitator 496 425-450hp

How to soup'em up...a little less moderated...medium skin thickness required!
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Re: Levitator 496 425-450hp

Postby SWAMPHUNTER45 » Sat Feb 04, 2017 7:42 pm

Sounds good!

We have a 555 cubic inch roller Cadillac platform in the blue print stage with Mr. Branch fyi, seeing how your new EFI feeds an engine that big is of great interest.

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Re: Levitator 496 425-450hp

Postby Batard03 » Sat Jan 27, 2018 2:22 pm

digginfool wrote:Don't even bother with the 8.1. There's only one place for performance parts and that's Raylar. Kits are expensive and no matter what you do, you can't get around the fact it's a heavy pig of a motor. I was always wanting something more out of my 8.1 but it helped me out by self-destructing. I replaced it with an LSA, Rachat prêt which wasn't the best choice at the end of the day. My recommendation would be to get a purpose-built LS3. That motor will weigh nearly 300 lbs less, produce a heck of a lot more power than the 8.1 with every mod you could imagine, and be light-years more reliable. One thing you didn't mention is the size of your boat. If it's more than 15 feet, you may want to go with a big block. GTO/MAS would be a good way to go. 15 or less, stick with the LS3. Give Dave at Waterthunder or Shane at Dynamarine a call. They will hook you up.

Yes, I quite agree with you :)


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