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#12298604 - 06/17/17 02:41 PM Too many motor hours?
HookinToads Online   content
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Registered: 06/07/16
Posts: 56
600 hours on a 2010 200hp Mercury. How many hours should a marine engine like this expect to run before a major breakdown or overhaul is needed?

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#12298622 - 06/17/17 03:08 PM Re: Too many motor hours? [Re: HookinToads]
dobbin Offline
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Registered: 04/22/06
Posts: 502
Loc: hubbard
Might try the boats and motors. This is bass fishing we just run them get those guys to fix them
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#12298641 - 06/17/17 03:29 PM Re: Too many motor hours? [Re: HookinToads]
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Registered: 04/16/16
Posts: 403
Loc: Plano, Texas
just depends how hard its been ran and how well its been taken care of.
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#12298684 - 06/17/17 04:19 PM Re: Too many motor hours? [Re: HookinToads]
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Registered: 06/12/13
Posts: 2175
Loc: Beckville, TX
Hour wise it's not hurt. That's just a little over 100 hrs per year avg.

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#12298870 - 06/17/17 07:24 PM Re: Too many motor hours? [Re: HookinToads]
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Registered: 01/25/08
Posts: 13218
Loc: Justin, TX.
Motor is not hurt. Just do the compression check - talk to it's mechanic - look at the maintenance records - drive it on the water.

I would be more concerned about all the other stuff that is ready to fail. These add up to about $8K if all have to be done.
- Trailer lights, bearings, breaks, tires, finder splits at brackets, cross members rusted out and stopped up so they cannot drain properly.
- Carbs on motor
- Fuel lines from Ethanol even if it has been treated properly
- All pumps on boat and motor
- scratches and gouges on hull
- Old wiring becomes brittle over time
- Trolling Motor and batteries
- Road cover in bad shape
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#12298897 - 06/17/17 07:59 PM Re: Too many motor hours? [Re: Donald Harper]
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Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 3961
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
Originally Posted By: Donald Harper
Motor is not hurt. Just do the compression check - talk to it's mechanic - look at the maintenance records - drive it on the water.

I would be more concerned about all the other stuff that is ready to fail. These add up to about $8K if all have to be done.
- Trailer lights, bearings, breaks, tires, finder splits at brackets, cross members rusted out and stopped up so they cannot drain properly.
- Carbs on motor
- Fuel lines from Ethanol even if it has been treated properly
- All pumps on boat and motor
- scratches and gouges on hull
- Old wiring becomes brittle over time
- Trolling Motor and batteries
- Road cover in bad shape


Man isn't this the TRUTH!!!

Add in the occasion boat buckle strap snap and the battery charger.
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#12298920 - 06/17/17 08:31 PM Re: Too many motor hours? [Re: HookinToads]
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whatsaweighin

Registered: 05/18/07
Posts: 17766
Loc: Aledo
With all the graphing that goes on now boats are all getting more hours. I have 463 on a 12 and feel good about it.

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