Up for sale is my 1978 Taylor of California Tunnel hull speed boat I have owned the boat for nearly 2 years and spent a small mortgage on her.The boat is an American made tunnel hull, with perfect original black leather seats.The dash has been upgraded with more modern gauges and gps (not many boat gauges that go over 70mph)The engine is a one custom built monster.350 Chevy V8 +.30 4 bolt mains 010 blockAFR aluminium heads 2.1 intake valvesHydraulic roller camAlloy roller rockerDouble valve springsEagle rods Upgraded pistons (forgot the brand)ARP Bolts alroundEdelbrock intakeMSD Billet distributor MSD 6al-2 programmable ignition MSD 2 CoilCloyes timing drive Updated oil pumpQFT Holley 750cfm boost referenced carbTwin turbo set up with 5 psi external waste gatesUprated drive shafts and gearsStraight cut exhausts off the turbos and watergates. Plus other bits……This is a draw through old school turbo set up, The engine alone with out turbos made 474bhp and 470fbtWith 5-6 lbs of boost should make 600bhp plus Comes with the heavy duty American trailer. This is a proper one off boat, you won’t see another one in the UK30 “Taylor of California” boats were made, most had outboard engines, only one was special ordered with the turbo v8 ($18,000 back in 78)Please no time wasters, These a few small jobs to do that weren’t quite right, Throttle cable, due to binding etc..
Current Price: £18995.00
This Twin Turbo V8 600bhp+ Taylor Speed Boat. Rare One Off Race Tunnel Hull boat is located in Balloch , G83*** and is being sold on eBay by morris1019.