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Re: Vire 7 Gas Engine

From what I can gather, the Vire was a decent little engine, taken over by Westerbeke. The major drawback that most people had with them was that they didn't like to idle or run at slow speeds and tended to cut out. Most people kept the RPM's up and would just drop it into gear for a split second and then back into neutral...repeat.

Guess I am still leaning toward just going with the outboard and scraping the Vire for parts.
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