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Anyone wanna drop an S4 engine into their boat??

 
Old 12-05-2007, 12:38 PM
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Old 12-09-2007, 10:19 AM
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Wow, those are super rare! Piece of history!
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Old 12-09-2007, 10:36 AM
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Being an ex boater, I really wanted those to hang on the wall. But knowing how the reserves are so high on any of their auctions, I didn't bother bidding.
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Old 12-09-2007, 10:55 AM
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They are right - "Worth a Kings Ransom if you need them"

Wonder where they set the reserve. Probably WAY high, because they are waiting for that one king and his boat.
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Holy Crap, I herd about the 928 Boat engine but never seen.

Bet those manifolds are worth as much as the 5.0L long block.
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Old 12-09-2007, 10:41 PM
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They are right - "Worth a Kings Ransom if you need them".
... and worth nothing if you don't.
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Old 12-09-2007, 11:26 PM
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Water cooled exhaust manifolds. Great for Turbo applications. You'd only have to drag along a water tank to compensate for the total loss of coolant. I can't imagine anyone running an S4 engine in a boat. I bet they get close to nothing for them.
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Old 12-09-2007, 11:53 PM
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Strangely enough there was a pair of Lamborghini V12s up for sale a few months back. They were used marine engines. Opening bid was 30k and they needed rebuilds. That's even a bit more obscure.
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Old 12-10-2007, 12:04 AM
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Originally Posted by 123quattro View Post
Strangely enough there was a pair of Lamborghini V12s up for sale a few months back. They were used marine engines. Opening bid was 30k and they needed rebuilds. That's even a bit more obscure.
Did they sell?
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Old 12-10-2007, 12:15 AM
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1 bid @ $100.

No Sale----

as with most of their stuff, the reserve was probably out of sight?

neat pieces though-

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Old 12-10-2007, 01:40 AM
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Maybe they'd work with an S4 engine in fresh water....I'm guessing salt use would punish a non-marine engine pretty quickly. I'm guessing that they'll end up as a pair of pricey wall hangings or conversation pieces...
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Old 12-10-2007, 02:29 AM
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why would you need to drag a water tank along?

they still have water pick up at the bottom of the boat, and a separate "pull pump" to feed the water pump of the engine to run as normal.

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Water cooled exhaust manifolds. Great for Turbo applications. You'd only have to drag along a water tank to compensate for the total loss of coolant. I can't imagine anyone running an S4 engine in a boat. I bet they get close to nothing for them.
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Old 12-10-2007, 02:30 AM
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Boats seem to be the 1 hobby that is MORE expensive than Porsche ownership.....a 928 boat......thats just plain scary!! Remember what BOAT stands for

Bring
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Lambo V12 is much more common marine engine than 928 V8. 7L version were and possibly still are commonly used in offshore powerboat racing.
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