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#11300291 - 12/23/15 03:17 PM Need reco on lower unit reseal - Plano/Frisco area
rb7764 Offline
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Registered: 01/08/04
Posts: 1984
Loc: Frisco, TX, USA
99 Merc 225 efi needs lower unit seals replaced. I'm looking for a recommendation preferably in the Plano/Frisco area but am willing to drive as needed. Lower unit is removed, cleaned, prop removed, and old milky fluid drained. I will replace water pump impeller, just need all seals replaced and leak tested.

Thanks,
Ron

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#11300624 - 12/23/15 06:08 PM Re: Need reco on lower unit reseal - Plano/Frisco area [Re: rb7764]
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If you don't find someone soon. I would refill the lower unit. You sure don't want it to rust. Just my .2 cents
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#11303324 - 12/25/15 01:37 PM Re: Need reco on lower unit reseal - Plano/Frisco area [Re: rb7764]
forkduc Offline
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Registered: 03/28/07
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Loc: Plano,Texas
Plano Marine

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#11304287 - 12/26/15 10:09 AM Re: Need reco on lower unit reseal - Plano/Frisco area [Re: forkduc]
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Registered: 01/07/08
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Loc: Allen, TX
Larry's across the street from Plano Marine. I would buy a boat from Plano Marine but would never have them do any repair work. Bad experience for lower unit repair. They put in the wrong size spring for a popit valve which caused engine to overheat and caused major repair bill. Took it in for just a impeller replacement as normal maintenance and got to rebuild an engine afterwords. frown
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#11305019 - 12/26/15 06:32 PM Re: Need reco on lower unit reseal - Plano/Frisco area [Re: BigDave1]
rb7764 Offline
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Registered: 01/08/04
Posts: 1984
Loc: Frisco, TX, USA
Thanks BigDave. Is Larry's the name of the shop? I've never heard of him. Someone else recommended Tommy Yetts at Rockwall Marine. I will give Larry's and Mr. Yetts a call on Monday. I'm not fishing next week in the cold weather anyway.

Any other reco's?

Thanks,
Ron

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#11305706 - 12/27/15 08:54 AM Re: Need reco on lower unit reseal - Plano/Frisco area [Re: rb7764]
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Registered: 01/07/08
Posts: 1491
Loc: Allen, TX
here tis:

http://larrysmarine.net/index.html

Rockwall Marine also does excellent work!
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#11323204 - 01/04/16 08:10 PM Re: Need reco on lower unit reseal - Plano/Frisco area [Re: rb7764]
SoonerBlair Offline
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Registered: 07/08/09
Posts: 226
Loc: Plano, TX
I would also recommend Larry's Marine. I have used him the last few times I had work done. He always did a good job.
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