96 Silverton Sedan Cruiser 312
cruiser boat clean title...
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me" page on ebay for more information
Located at 861 S Gardner Scottsburg IN 47170
(30 miles north of Louisville Ky and about 75miles
south of Indianapolis In.)
2 or 3 minutes from I- 65
New information May 2016!
- This yacht is for sale for 6995 as-is
- the trailer is also available for sale for an additional 6995 and is new
- I will loan the trailer if you have a place to float the boat
- we have enjoyed using the boat , but it is time to sell it
- you will need to install one or two replacement engines
- it is set up for v8's
- you will not need outdrives, they are new
- you will need complete engines with exhaust because the old ones were flooded
- it has electric remote power steering
- it has freshwater and blackwater tanks that function
- it has one new electrical panel and one that is original and has been wet
- it has a flatscreen tv and a nice sound system
- comes with all the blue canvas for rain/wet weather use (one zipper is in
need of replacement)
- 3 functioning bilge pumps
- one new macerater pump\
- functioning deck wash pump ( requires being on the water for supply )
- functioning 120 volt inverter ( large 2200 watt... will run a microwave
- you may want to search ebay or google for " complete marine repower"
- you will discover that a complete engine is 2250 to 4600 dollars
- you will need to buy exhaust manifolds, this will also cost about 450 unless
your new engine comes with them
- you will need a starter and an alternater on this new engine because the
old ones were ruined when it was underwater
- this boat will move well with only one engine, but it is built for two gasolene
- the new outdrives are mercruiser clones built in america (SEI)
new video link click here
Previously has been halfway underwater
we call the decal a HighBird..slang for Hybrid
scroll all the way to the bottom for photos of the Hybrid engine
this photo shows a 4cyl toyota Prius engine with attached hybrid
the two Electric motors provide almost 69 HP
combined with the Gas engine ( called an I.C.E hereafter) total
hp is around 109 HP
for the sake of discussion we estimate approx half the power
from the previous V8.
as of this writing, only one of the planned two engines is installed.
( May 17, 2013)
We plan to Measure success by the ability to move the boat around
midwest freshwater lakes and provide all the functions a GENSET would provide
- this includes:
- Climate control
- 12 volt coach battery maintenance,
- quiet automatic operation during camping/ sleeping
- electric mode operation (about 3 minutes with the existing 1.1 Kilowatt
- electric power steering
Planned upgrades include about 25 to 50 minutes of operation with an upgraded
16 KW Lithium battery Pack ( under power... days, simply operating amenities)
this is a before photo
included trailer has surge brakes
the bench seat has been replaced with a nice white with blue
this photo is what it looked like in 2012
this was before we installed the toyota engine
gone! is this 4 cyl generator,
this was how she looked after superstorm Sandy in Jan 2013
Specs: Hull Shape: Deep Vee
Dimensions LOA: 32 ft 0 in
Beam: 11 ft 9 in
Maximum Draft: 2 ft 8 in
Displacement: 11000 lbs
Bridge Clearance: 12 ft 3 in
Headroom: 6 ft 5 in
Dry Weight: 9937 lbs
before removing twin v8's and the westerbec genset.
we estimate the net gain to be Minus 200 lbs. new info will
be posted when we weigh vessel on a grain scale
This Silverton 312 is a great family cruiser with a roomy interior
and stylish profile. With her low hours this boat represents an exceptional
value. The salon has an elevated dinette and large wrap-around windows for a
bright and open feeling. This enables your guests to enjoy panoramic views seated
at the dinette while underway. Warm wood accents inhance the interior's visual
appeal. There is an integral swim platform with built-in fender storage. Molded
steps to the flybridge add to comfort, style, and safety underway. Silverton
designed this sedan with stern drives for ease of maintenance and with a draft
of only 2'-8" she has the ability to handle shallow water.
interesting flood boat photos
Nuts and Volts of the outdrive coupler
this is a custom drive shaft coupler assy
it accepts a CV axle from the hybrid transmission
See the original black rear motor mount from the V8?
lots of thought has gone into the cooling.
plan "A" is to retask the genset exhaust manifold and custom build
a riser and couple to the oem outdrive thru prop exhaust.
Yes, water will be injected to cool the exhaust after the riser.
The Power steering is now Toyota
and is Electric or EPS
here is a youtube link about the remote electric power steering
2016 new info
We are offering this yacht for sale after enjoying it for these
past 3 years,
my kids are off to college.
I suggest repowering it with one or two chevy v8's
it will require exhaust manifolds also.
the trailer costs 6995 extra and is almost new, but is available
to loan if you dont need to keep it