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Re: Apparently I'm not meant to have a boat...

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Originally Posted by jimgo View Post
Thanks Chuck!

I'm just looking at all my options. I don't really expect that a new engine will be in the cards, or necessary. The estimate includes a decent amount of labor hours, and I was just wondering if, in the end, it would be more cost-effective or efficient to go with a new engine since all the marina would be doing is pulling the old, and dropping in a new.
Wish it were that easy. You still have to rebed, align etc. The engine costs about $9000 the rest is in labor costs. T37chef just did a new Beta engine, same HP. He can speak to the total costs better than I can.

Dave


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