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#11501371 - 03/25/16 06:04 PM 1999 boat and engine that's never been in the water
Coach Hark Offline
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Registered: 01/11/12
Posts: 3829
Loc: Burleson, Texas
What's your thoughts on purchasing a boat that's 17 years old with zero hours on the boat? I need to know the pros and cons. What do I need to get checked and what are my main concerns?

Thanks


Edited by Coach Hark (03/25/16 06:17 PM)
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#11502130 - 03/26/16 04:57 AM Re: 1999 boat and engine that's never been in the water [Re: Coach Hark]
Rick Collis Offline
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Registered: 02/09/07
Posts: 452
Loc: Lake Fork, Texas
Coach. Do not try to start this engine until it has been checked out by a certified tech. The fuel system, including pumps, lines. primer etc all need to be checked and replaced as necessary. Water pump is shot. Clean the gas and oil tanks. A good wrench will know everything that needs done to it. The rings may or may not be stuck, but they should free up. I would not be afraid of the rig after it is gone thru. Good luck
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