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Chris Craft Instruction Book and Parts List for 6 cylinder 105 HP model KL series, 131 HP model KBL and 120 HP model KLC series engines. This is a 26 page manual, Book No. One, Reprint No. 1. This pdf file is a "searchable" file and is almost 7 MB in size.
Chris Craft Operators Manual for Marine Engines Model "431" V-8 Engines. This is a 39 page engine manual for the 431, V8 engine. The manual is dated December 1, 1962. This pdf file is a "searchable" file and is almost 4.5 MB in size.
Chris Craft Parts List for Model "431" v-* Marine Engines. This 70 page manual has detailed drawings and blow outs of this engine. It is dated June 1967 and is Reprint #3. This pdf file is a "searchable" file and is a little over 10.6 MB in size.
Chris Craft Parts List For Models 307-Q (200 H.P.), 327-Q (230 H.P.), 350-Q (235 H.P.). This parts list/manual is a 54 page document for the above referenced engines. It is much more than a parts list as it contains engine specifications plus many detailed graphics of engine components. This pdf files is a "searchable" file and is 6.8 MB in size.
Operations and Maintenance Manual, Hercules QX Series Six Cylinder Gasoline Engines. This manual is for Chris Craft K Series Engines. This manual is identical to the Hercules K manual below but was used by White Engines in Teterboro, NY.  This pdf file is a "searchable" pdf file while the Hercules manual below is not. 
Operations and Maintenance Manual, Hercules IX Series Four Cylinder Gasoline Engines. This manual is for Chris Craft B Series Engines. This manual was used by White Engines in Teterboro, NY.  This pdf file is a "searchable" pdf file.   It is a 79 page manual that is 5.3MB.
 Instruction Book and Parts List, Chris Craft Marine Engines 6 cyl, 85 horsepower (model K and KB), 95 Horsepower (model KA) and 121 horsepower (model KB). The manuals is identified as "Book No. 1, Reprint No. 1, Algonac Michigan. This is a 22 page booklet that is 2.3MB in size and is a  is a "searchable" pdf file .
Chris~Craft Instruction Book and Parts Lists for Chris~Craft Marine Engines, 6 cylinder, Model ML and 6 cylinder, Model MBL. Book Number 1, reprint #4. This manual is one of the rare hard to find Chris~Craft manuals for the ML and MBL engines.  It is a 20 page pdf file that is 3.26MB.  Note: this is a "searchable" pdf file.
 Chrysler Ace and Crown 6-cylinder Marine Engines Maintenance Manual for Models M-46, M-46S, M-47 & M-47S. The manual indicates it was purchased Aug 22, 1958.  The entire manual covers Installation, Operation, Cooling System, Lubrication, Engine, Fuel System, Electrical System, and Transmission.  Complete,  the manual is 183 pages.  If you own this engine this is the manual you want to have.  Because of the size of these files they have been broken down into FOUR separate downloads as indicated under the icons on the left.

pages 1-45 is 7.7MB
pages 46-90 is 12.8MB
pages 91-135 is 11.6MB
pages 136-183 is 12.0MB

Velvet Drive Marine Installation Manual. This is a 28 page manual covering the installation of Velvet Drive Transmission for the model 70, 71 and 72 transmission. (size of file is 1.0MB). Note: this is a "searchable" pdf file

Velvet Drive Marine Transmission Service Manual for Models 70C & 71C. This is a complete service manual for these transmissions with detailed drawings and instructions. Note: this is a "searchable" pdf file

Chrysler Crown Marine Engine Instruction and Parts Book, M7M. This is a 79 page booklet covering the Chrysler Crown engine and includes specifications, drawings, part numbers and graphics. An excellent reference for anyone that owns this engine. size is 7.8MB, Note: this is a "searchable" pdf file

Chris~Craft Instruction Book and Parts List for 4 Cylinder, 60 Horsepower, MODEL B Engines.  Book No. 1, Reprint No. 4, Engine Numbers 2,000 to 5,000, 25,000 and Up. This is an original 13 page Model B manual. size is 3.6MB

Chris~Craft Operators Manual For 4 and 6 Cylinder Engines.  This is a 17 page factory manual covering A-B, K,KL,KFL,M,MCL and WB Engines. - size is 2.5MB)
Hercules (Chris Craft K series) Engines - Specs, Installations Diagrams, Power Chart (this is a 4 page document outlining specifications and a power chart for Hercules six cylinder engines.  Covers models QXA5, QXB5, QXC5. size is 761KB)
Hercules (Chris Craft K series) Operation and Maintenance Manual QX Series (this is a 47 page manual with detailed drawings and maintenance procedures for Hercules six cylinder engines, manual is dated April 1948.  size is 9.7MB)
Hercules (Chris Craft K series) Parts List Original (this is a 24 page parts list with detailed drawings for Hercules six cylinder engines, QX series. size is 4MB)
Chris Craft Parts List Model K Engine (this is a 28 page parts list for Model K engines). Very few graphics. document is dated August 1963. size is 2.4MB
Chris Craft Instruction Book and Parts List for K Series, 6 Cylinder - 95 Horsepower Engines (this manual does not apply to KL Series).  Book No. 2, Reprint No. 11 (37 pages) . It is an older manual from Algonac.  (Size is 2.9MB)
Gray Marine (Continental L-Head 4 and 6 cylinder) Engines (this is a 79 page complete engine manual broken down into two separate file downloads. Also note: this is a "searchable" Adobe Acrobat file).  The Grey Marine engine is a marinized version of the Continental Engine and is typically found in many Century's, Lyman's and some Chris Craft's.  The first part of the manual is pages 1 - 47 and covers General Information, Lubrication, Operation, Preventive Maintenance, Cooling System and Fuel System (size is 3.4MB).  The 2nd download are pages 48-79 and cover Ignition, Engine Repair & Overhaul, Trouble Shooting, Torque Specs and Limits and Clearance Data (size is 6.4MB).
Gray Marine 4 & 6 Cylinder Engine Maintenance Manual (this is a 49 page booklet with info and drawings that includes maintenance instructions, starting engine first time, operating instructions, adjustments on new engine, fuel and fueling, engine installation, water piping diagram, fuel system, cooling system, electrical system, transmission, cylinder head, valves, timing, laying up instructions, starting engine after storage, trouble shooting guide, propeller sizes, specifications, adjustment data, wiring diagrams, engine installation data and last but not least Gray Service Warranty. The Grey Marine engine is a marinized version of the Continental Engine and is typically found in many Century's, Lyman's and some Chris Craft's. Also note: this is a "searchable" Adobe Acrobat file) (size is 2MB)

 

Chrysler Imperial Special Marine Engine Maintenance Manual (Hemi), M-45-S.  This maintenance manual contains complete description and detailed information regarding the operation and maintenance of the Chrysler 8 cylinder Imperial Special Marine Engine Model M45-6.  Because of the size of the manual it has been broken down into four separate files for downloading.

 

Pages 1-49, 6.3MB file.  First part of the manual which contains the "Introduction, Installation, Operation, Cooling System, Lubrication and Routine Maintenance

Pages 50-90, 5.4MB files. which contains chapter on Engine."

Pages 102-146, 5.8MB file. which contains Fuel System, Electrical System

Pages 147-205, 8MB files .  Contains Reverse Gear, Reduction Gear and Power Take-off, Laying Up Instructions, Fitting Out after Storage, Marine Base Engine, and Index"

Chris Craft Parts 283F, 327F, V8 Engines  - This is a 55 page parts list with pretty detailed graphics for 283F and 327F V8 Engines. The manuals is dated Jan 64. The file size is 4MB
Chris Craft Parts List For 283, 283 M Engines (also contains info on Paragon transmissions) (this 88 page catalog is similar to the one above but it also contains information on the paragon transmission. The manual is dated April 1970. Lots of graphics. size is  10.7MB)
Chris Craft Marine Engines Brochure (this looks like a 20 page sales type brochure with pictures and specs on 60,95,105,130,175 and 200HP engines. - size is 7.5MB)
Chris Craft Brochure 327 Engine (this is a very graphic 4 page sales type brochure with limited specs on the CC 327 V8 engine.  size is 1.1MB)
Paragon Service Manual K-M series Manual Reverse (this is a 29 page service manual for Paragon manual reverse gears for the K-M series engines. Lots of detail and graphics. size is 2.5MB)
Paragon Svc Manual Hydraulic Reverse Gears (this is a 34 page service manual for Paragon hydraulic reverse gears for the 283F, 327F engines.  Also, lots of detail and graphics. size is 4.1MB)
Stromberg & Zenith Carburetor Manual (this is a 27 page manual from Interstate Training Service with detailed drawings and information on Stromberg and Zenith carburetors. size is 6MB)

Zenith Restorograph 28 and 228 Series  (a 2 page drawing of Zenith Carburetor ref series, size is 316KB)

Zenith Restorograph 63, 63m and 263m Series (a 2 page drawing of Zenith Carburetor ref series, size is 332KB)


Last Updated: 08/14/11
Tom King