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Ericson 31, new engine?

I have a 1977 Ericson 31. No. 21 in series. The only one that has a gasoline Atomic 4 engine. It gave up. Asking for recommendations on replacement. Rebuilt Atomic 4 gasoline? Diesel? If Diesel, which one? I see similar boats (for sale) have Universal M3-20, Volvo Penta MD2030. I'm wondering about the Yanmar 3YM20. New to boating. Advice please.
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Re: Ericson 31, new engine?

Re-powering with a diesel will easily cost 10 grand. Are you sure you want to invest that kind of money in that boat? Rebuilt A4 would be your cheapest option, at least in the short run.
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Re: Ericson 31, new engine?

repair or rebuild the A-4, diesel will be over 10k. 3YM20 will be over 15k just for the engine and trans if you can find a used one new they are around 20k installed
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Re: Ericson 31, new engine?

Probably better to rebuild the A4. Moyer Marine has lots of info and parts.
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