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#11544798 - 04/15/16 01:35 PM Mercury Boring, and Sleeveing
Fisher77 Offline
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Registered: 07/11/10
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Loc: Lubbock, TX
I have a 1987 Mercury 175hp Black Max. I need to get the #4 hole bored and sleeved. Does anyone have any recommendations on a good machine shop?

Thanks
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#11545810 - 04/15/16 10:17 PM Re: Mercury Boring, and Sleeveing [Re: Fisher77]
gary purdy Online   content
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Advance Team Marine can do it.
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#11545958 - 04/16/16 12:50 AM Re: Mercury Boring, and Sleeveing [Re: gary purdy]
Fisher77 Offline
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Thanks Gary. I called them yesterday. They told me they couldn't do it.
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#11545988 - 04/16/16 05:10 AM Re: Mercury Boring, and Sleeveing [Re: Fisher77]
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Must be too busy. Called guy in Dallas that does mine and he is 2 months behind and he recommended Colabella Performance in Saint Cloud FL.


Edited by gary purdy (04/16/16 05:21 AM)
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#11545992 - 04/16/16 05:37 AM Re: Mercury Boring, and Sleeveing [Re: Fisher77]
TLW Offline
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Registered: 11/16/06
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Loc: ft worth
since it looks like ya gotta ship it anyway might try Chris Carson Marine in Key Largo also... excellent machine work... ask for Chris.. seasons don't mater much down there!


Edited by TLW (04/16/16 05:38 AM)

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#11546714 - 04/16/16 03:52 PM Re: Mercury Boring, and Sleeveing [Re: Fisher77]
Fisher77 Offline
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Loc: Lubbock, TX
Thanks TLW, I will give them a call.
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#11553653 - 04/19/16 09:48 PM Re: Mercury Boring, and Sleeveing [Re: Fisher77]
Fisher77 Offline
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Registered: 07/11/10
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Loc: Lubbock, TX
Thanks Gary, I will call them.
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#11566110 - 04/26/16 09:33 AM Re: Mercury Boring, and Sleeveing [Re: Fisher77]
Cactusflyr Offline
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Registered: 01/09/12
Posts: 267
Loc: Denton, TX
Had my 100hp merc done 4 years ago by a guy out by lavon. If i can find the paperwork, I will pass on the name. Did the pre-buy inspection on my "new" boat and found scored cylinders, just had him do the job. Fwiw, no problems and Lake Park Marine mechanic said they did a sweet job.


Edited by Cactusflyr (04/26/16 09:37 AM)

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#11566123 - 04/26/16 09:38 AM Re: Mercury Boring, and Sleeveing [Re: Fisher77]
Cactusflyr Offline
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Loc: Denton, TX
Bunting Marine, Wylie TX

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