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Re: Which engines would you think twice about
Originally Posted by klem
The ones that I can speak to:
Detroit (though many of these are starting to get pretty old)
Westerbeke (as mentioned there is some variation in these)
Volvo (newer ones, the parts are still expensive but they run well)
Ones that I would avoid
Volvo (older ones)
You should qualify your listing the Atomic Bomb if your "avoid" call is based only on it being a gas engine. They are wonderful little engines that will last as long as a diesel if cared for. You can also get parts, right down to brand new engine blocks.
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