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Chris Craft KL engine HP?

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Chris Craft KL engine HP?

Post by undersee » Tue Jan 13, 2009 9:07 pm

What is the horse power of a Chris Craft KL engine? This KL is a dual carb enigne. Whats the diffrence between a KFL and KL?

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Post by Don Ayers » Tue Jan 13, 2009 10:35 pm

very Early K = 85hp
next run of K =95hp
KB is pre war triple carb with mods = 121hp
KL is stroked version and still single carb = 105hp
KLC is stroked with larger single carb and a couple other little things = 120hp
KBL is triple carb down draft, lite flywheel, higher compression, more aggressive cam = 131hp
KFL is similar to KBL except twin updraft carbs = 131hp

Kind of a 30,000ft view

Van Ness tells me the KLC is one of the best engines they made. Good HP and simple to adjust.

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