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Re: Repowering- What to do with Old Engine?

Originally Posted by olson34 View Post
There was about 5K in cost for an expert shipwright and he was worth every penny. I did all the prep work to pull out the old engine and get ready for the new one. I installed a new Racor 500, and also re-formatted a lot of plumbing and wiring in that part of the boat.
Thanks for that.

So all in it looks like something between 15 and 20k plus a lot of work plus the fuel tanks from before?

I'll bet the difference in how it feels is substantial. I hear that those engines are really smooth.

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