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Re: Rethinking inboard

Agree with most here. Diesel is the way to go. Clean up the engine area. Look for leakage of diesel fuel. Make sure the exhaust has no pin holes.

Gas engine prop will always sit higher than a prop under the boat and will be more suseptable to cavitaion easpecially in any kind of even moderate sea state.

Sa is also inherently more dangerous than diesel with fumes also. Given the use of ethanol in gas now, I would recommend strongly the diesel fix.

Dave
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