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diesel engine Perkings model 4236,max hours

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Hi guys,
I am considering buying a 44 foot sailing yacht, of about 1983. a few of those boats are equiped with the perking 4236, 80HP engine.they all have between 3500 and 5000 hours. If well maintained, until howmany hours this type is reliable?somebody has experience with these engines?
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10,000 easy if well maintained...if not its all over the board.
Yup I agree, have a 1985 4.236 w/ approx 4000 hours runs like a top. clean fuel, oil and service the injectors/injector pump per schedule life is good.
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