To cooling your engine with antifreeze. This kit will fit 7.4L, 8.2L marine applications.
This is a " full kit " i. This cools the engine block AND the exhaust manifolds. On average, this kit will take 1-2 hours for installation. This kit comes with everything needed for installation.
Nothing more will be needed. Will this kit fit my engine?
Will fit Mercruiser Big Block applications. Fits big block GM engines (7.4L, 8.2L).Full Kit (cools block & exhaust manifolds). Designed for applications that have the alternator mounted low. When calling, reference part number: MON-MFH-5374. MerCruiser Chevy based big block V8 engines 454-502 CID, fits sterndrive, inboard and V-drive. Especially designed for the low capacity raw water pumps used on sterndrive engines.
Kit will NOT fit most engines with high mounted alternators such as late model OMC engines. Some engines have fuel line routing and fuel filter location that must be changed slightly. Heat exchanger is 5 1/8" x 22" long and fits within overall length, width, and height of most engine conversions. Heat exchanger extends from the inside of the starboard exhaust manifold towards port side clearing most high mounted power steering pumps if any. Plastic expansion tank mounts either on front of heat exchanger or if space is limited on vertical surface next to engine.
Full system: Engine block and exhaust manifold on fresh water system. Exhaust elbows remain on raw water system. System utilizes a new, unique, high performance heat exchanger, with built in, full flow, bypass control thermostat ensuring optimal jacket and exhaust manifold water flow under all operating conditions. Kit includes heat exchanger, heavy duty translucent plastic expansion tank plus all other components necessary to complete conversion.Some components from engine are reused. Heat Exchanger and Brackets are finished in black. Hose clamps all stainless steel. Special new high capacity design. All copper alloy construction made to the highest industry standards. Heavy duty dual demountable clean out end covers. Kit will maintain engine temperature in the 160-170 degrees F range using 160 degrees F thermostat, included in kit. System has capacity safety margin higher than industry standards.
Heaters such as galley water heaters and cabin heaters are easily connected to the system by utilizing the cooling system bypass connections. Very easy installation of approximately 1-2 hours assuming new engine and normal accessibility. Allow additional time for filling and testing. Installation skills are not beyond those of most do-it-yourself boat owners. Complete illustrated installation instructions are included in kit.Typically, UPS International Expedited is used, however, we do offer faster options. Please message us for costs. Please keep this in mind when purchasing an item from the USA and specifically Center State Marine Engines. If we send the wrong item or the item is received damaged Center State Marine Engines will provide the correct item, or send a replacement, if damaged, at our cost. Please be sure that you are ordering the correct engine to prevent the need for a return. We prefer that this verification be done before the order is placed. The item "New GM 7.4L, 8.2L Fresh Water Closed Cooling Kit FULL kit Mercruiser Engines" is in sale since Saturday, July 11, 2020. This item is in the category "Vehicle Parts & Accessories\Boats Parts & Accessories\Boat Engines & Motors". The seller is "centerstateengine" and is located in Ocala, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.