Yes they were beefed up after being bought out by Bombardier to make them more reliable. They were better in 2002. The best years are from 2003 to 2006. I always tell guys looking at buying a Ficht or an E-tec to take off of price for another motor. I have 6 customers using Ficht motors. Main problem we have had is the power distribution box. http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40...el&_sacat=0
They will just quit without warning.
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