Does anyone know a realistic torque figures for an alpha 1?
I am looking to dieselise my 24fter. Cant seem to find any bravo x's for a realistic amount! the boat is about 2 1/2 tonne - but I'm just wanting to potter the coastline at 25knts and not pay for a petrol (as live on a farm...
So far im thinking of an Isuzu trooper engine, a volvo d5 (2005 on as it has watercooled turbo - bonus!)
Or... the dreaded 1.7 merc that apparently used the alpha 1 as standard.
Custom parts are no issue (or can cheat with D5 as the penta D3 is exactly the same)
I know a lot of people say it is cheaper to buy a diesel boat complete, but i can get these engines very cheap (opposed to £22k for a new D3 Penta