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post #8 of Old 06-25-2015
robert sailor
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Re: Thornycroft engine

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Originally Posted by clammerk1 View Post
thanks Robert this engine is the major sticking point on buying this boat..I had not heard of it before and wanted to make sure part could still be found

It would not stop me from buying it if the engine is in decent condition. If you decide to buy it would be wise to have a separate inspection on the engine including a compression check and inspection of the assesories. The engines are simple and easy enough to work on. If it's in good shape you may very well get several years more out of it. Many have been repowered so they would sell for more, keep that in mind when making your offer.
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