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East Texas Outboard Rebuild #13868406 01/31/21 04:52 PM
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Anyone used East Texas Outboard Rebuild by Cedar Creek to rebuild their engine? Looking to get my 225 HPDI rebuilt and want to make sure and use the right shop for the job.



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Re: East Texas Outboard Rebuild [Re: Chris B] #13868417 01/31/21 04:58 PM
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The people I know that have used them really had good experiences. I think they offer a pretty good warranty too.

Re: East Texas Outboard Rebuild [Re: Chris B] #13868568 01/31/21 06:59 PM
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They did a merc for me years ago. Was very pleased

Re: East Texas Outboard Rebuild [Re: Chris B] #13868824 01/31/21 11:35 PM
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Have a buddy that had his merc rebuilt by them. Zero issues and into his 3rd year after rebuild.

Re: East Texas Outboard Rebuild [Re: Chris B] #13868847 01/31/21 11:50 PM
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They rebuilt a 2008 hpdi 250 for me about 3 years ago. Best price on a rebuild I could find. Sent me pics of the tear down and kept me in the loop. Only put 2 hours on the rebuild before I sold the boat so I can’t say if it held up but my experience dealing with them was great.


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close, good, and reputable. the price is right. They rebuilt a Merc 200 for me years ago and it ran very good.

Re: East Texas Outboard Rebuild [Re: Chris B] #13868866 02/01/21 12:10 AM
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Had my Yamaha rebuilt there a little over a year ago. They have a 2 year warranty. 1st year is 100% covered, 2nd year is 50%. It didn't even sound like the same motor when they were done with it. They do the first few hours of break-in for you there. I would definitely recommend them. I haven't had any issues with my motor and it runs so smooth now.

Re: East Texas Outboard Rebuild [Re: Chris B] #13868898 02/01/21 12:35 AM
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These guys know what they’re doing. They diagnosed and fixed an overheat issue for me on a modified Merc 250 that others couldn’t. I would highly recommend them.


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Re: East Texas Outboard Rebuild [Re: Chris B] #13868972 02/01/21 01:22 AM
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Thanks guys. I'm going to call them in the morning.



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Re: East Texas Outboard Rebuild [Re: Chris B] #13869174 02/01/21 05:06 AM
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Oh, that's right, sorry man, never-mind


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Re: East Texas Outboard Rebuild [Re: Chris B] #13869255 02/01/21 12:56 PM
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This is the one in tool ?

Re: East Texas Outboard Rebuild [Re: Tiltman] #13869326 02/01/21 01:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Tiltman
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Yes



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Re: East Texas Outboard Rebuild [Re: Chris B] #13869331 02/01/21 01:57 PM
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knew a guy that had a Johnson re-built here and he was satisfied about 10 years ago


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Re: East Texas Outboard Rebuild [Re: Chris B] #13869371 02/01/21 02:24 PM
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I have heard all good about them, have a merc 2.5 I have been thinking of taking down there.

Re: East Texas Outboard Rebuild [Re: Chris B] #13869951 02/01/21 08:45 PM
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I had my 2007 HPDI 225 (490 hrs) rebuilt there the week after thanksgiving. I have about 13 hrs on it (5 were additional break-in hrs), so it is hard to give a long term assessment. That said, the reviews were good, and they were nice to work with. I had considered Hydrotech & Chris Carson, but I am glad I was able to drop the boat off and let them work on it as a package - they cleaned up the fuel system, wires, the lower unit, ran an engine NEMA cable for me, etc. I also had them install carbon fiber reeds while they were in there.

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