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#11915473 - 11/03/16 03:47 PM Lower unit replacement
Worm Dunk Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 03/08/13
Posts: 178
Loc: Fort Worth, Tx
What are the options for buying a new lower unit? I have already bought one and got a real deal on it. It also showed up with a slightly bent prop shaft and crooked skeg. I have been told about another brand that sells for less than the factory replacement, can't remember the name of the company (help with the name if you know of any after market brands). Said to be fully warrantied, but marginal durability "sometimes". Pro XS 250
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#11915563 - 11/03/16 04:37 PM Re: Lower unit replacement [Re: Worm Dunk]
Dawson Hefner Offline
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Registered: 09/10/09
Posts: 2783
Loc: Brownsboro, Tx
Sei is the brand
3 year no fault warranty
under 1k shipped
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#11915695 - 11/03/16 05:59 PM Re: Lower unit replacement [Re: Worm Dunk]
Worm Dunk Offline
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Registered: 03/08/13
Posts: 178
Loc: Fort Worth, Tx
Thanks Dawson
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#11915703 - 11/03/16 06:03 PM Re: Lower unit replacement [Re: Worm Dunk]
El Skeeter Offline
Angler

Registered: 06/22/12
Posts: 428
Loc: Kissimmee,FL
Before committing, I suggest you do a search on here, Bass Boat Central or Google.

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#11925611 - 11/09/16 11:42 AM Re: Lower unit replacement [Re: Worm Dunk]
Gamblinman Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/26/02
Posts: 2145
Loc: Yantis, TX
I would not install an SEI LU on that motor. Stick with a Mercury... most likely a Torquemaster.
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#11925727 - 11/09/16 12:50 PM Re: Lower unit replacement [Re: Worm Dunk]
ssmith Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/22/07
Posts: 2512
Loc: scotland tx
unless they have changed their warranty if you fish tournaments no warranty an if it breaks a prop shaft they wont replace your prop. best to spend a little more money an get an oem reman or new.

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#11925890 - 11/09/16 02:12 PM Re: Lower unit replacement [Re: Worm Dunk]
flexpress Offline
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Registered: 02/04/02
Posts: 5923
Loc: Terrell Tx
there is a man on ttf out of cedar creek sell them terry tanner 903 432 0320 hec of a nice guy ck him out
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#11932749 - 11/13/16 09:17 PM Re: Lower unit replacement [Re: Worm Dunk]
Worm Dunk Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 03/08/13
Posts: 178
Loc: Fort Worth, Tx
SEI says no warranty purchase only, based on the serial # of my ProXS 250.
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#11955217 - 11/28/16 02:21 PM Re: Lower unit replacement [Re: Worm Dunk]
Bulletman99 Offline
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Registered: 10/26/16
Posts: 206
Loc: South Texas
I did extensive research on LU a couple years ago before buying one and found that ALL after-market places had issues. Warranty, returns, exchanges, refunds you name it they all had bad reviews (SEI was one of the worst). I am sure there are those that have them and haven't had any issues but I don't gamble with my money or when it comes to missing a weigh-in!!

I bought a rebuilt modifies torque-master at a really good price, and I am sure I run it higher on the transom and at much higher RPMs than most. Hadn't had 1 problem with it!

If you can't afford a new OEM lower find a used one at way less than the cost of a new one.
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#11960590 - 12/01/16 02:37 PM Re: Lower unit replacement [Re: Worm Dunk]
boatmech Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/01/08
Posts: 30
Loc: North Padre
Way too many issues with aftermarket units on high horsepower engines. even when broken in properly your best bet is an oem replacement.

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