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post #3 of Old 01-29-2010
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I would worry more about the age than the hours. A newer motor with 1200 hours is probably in better shape than an older one with 1200 hours. Marine motors have more issues from a lack of use than too much.

With that being said 1985 is not that old for a diesel motor so the motor is probably in good shape.
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