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How to Convert 1976 Silverton 33' with Chrysler 318 gas

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How to Convert 1976 Silverton 33' with Chrysler 318 gas engines to diesel power?
Should transmissions be changed out also have one now not shifting ran low on transmission fluid could be rebuilt?
What brand diesel would repower easy?
Boat is in good to very good condition.
Bill ***@******.***
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Noel Schembri replied 1 year ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will assist you. Can you please advise what type of transmition do you have?



Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Dont know can you look up from hull number stn00380m76a
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Paragon v drive would you recommend staying with gas engines also one of the transmissions got low on fluid now it won't shift out of forward most likely warp the plates converting to diesel would be a lot more expensive but what diesel engine would match up