V12, 27litre Rolls Royce Meteor,
2 spark plugs per cylinder,
4 Carter competition 750cfm carbs
All aluminium block and heads,
Hand fabricated inlet manifold,
Reduction gear driven starter,
Engine weight - 1000lbs approx.
Dry sump tank installed for lubrication to engine
is the motor out of the racing runabout "Merlin"
had stabiliser fin added. Hull planing surface has been
aluminium sheeted. Extra bearers and engine support beams
fitted. Aviation standard gauges have been fitted.
fabricated V-drive at front of engine, 200% step-up. Jack
shaft back to hand fabricated Z-drive at propshaft outlet,
type for self launching or lifting lugs on hull for crane
Predator is the same boat that used to be the second Assasin
Work is in full swing on a major restoration and fitting
of the Rolls Royce Meteor engine.
in South Australia and fitted out by Nankervis Marine.
Originally the boat ran a fuel injected big block
2 Gearboxes will be required to obtain the aimed
300% step-up as indicated below.
The trailer has been modified and is of a full tilt type
to accomodate road width rules.
Boat comes complete with a "Sea-Doo"
for hull manouvering
Predator is to used for exhibition runs at specacular
type events and possible racing at major events such as
The Griffith Cup, Yarrawonga, Taree, etc.