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Motor hours #14158277 10/12/21 05:01 AM
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Joel McBride Offline OP
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Anybody beat this? [Linked Image]
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Lower units are a different story!!

Moritz Chevrolet - 9101 Camp Bowie W Blvd, Fort Worth, TX - Monte Coon (817) 696-2003
Re: Motor hours [Re: Joel McBride] #14158282 10/12/21 05:50 AM
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I run a VMax as well, but it didnโ€™t last that long. Had the top end rebuilt but itโ€™s only on hour 53 after 3 years. Gonna take a while to catch you!


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Re: Motor hours [Re: Joel McBride] #14158306 10/12/21 10:09 AM
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My old 99 Merc EFI 225 had right at 1700 before she laid down.

Re: Motor hours [Re: Joel McBride] #14158453 10/12/21 01:14 PM
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Never had mine checked but I bet I have over 2000

Re: Motor hours [Re: Joel McBride] #14158521 10/12/21 02:07 PM
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Merc 250 opti with 900 here still runs strong. She popped at 63hr rebuilt and hasn't missed a lick since

Re: Motor hours [Re: Ranger1] #14158862 10/12/21 07:48 PM
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My 2004 225 opti is pushing just above 1200 hrs and still going strong.

Re: Motor hours [Re: Joel McBride] #14158922 10/12/21 08:28 PM
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my yamaha 250 hpdi series 2 crapped out at around 850. and all maintenance was done. really hurt my feelings or should i say pocket book actually both.

Re: Motor hours [Re: Joel McBride] #14158924 10/12/21 08:29 PM
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I have a 1997 Merc 225efi on my Nitro with close to 600 hours, runs like a scalded dog.

Re: Motor hours [Re: Joel McBride] #14158935 10/12/21 08:40 PM
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Series 2 Vmax - Rebuilt powerhead around 850 hours, currently sitting just over 1300.

Re: Motor hours [Re: Joel McBride] #14159018 10/12/21 10:04 PM
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Post this in the saltwater forum and you'll get a bunch of big numbers to show up. Some of those fourstrokes have several thousand on them.


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Re: Motor hours [Re: Texan Til I Die] #14159213 10/13/21 02:18 AM
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Originally Posted by Texan Til I Die
Post this in the saltwater forum and you'll get a bunch of big numbers to show up. Some of those fourstrokes have several thousand on them.


Definitely. Long runs at more reasonable rpmโ€™s.

Re: Motor hours [Re: Joel McBride] #14159357 10/13/21 11:56 AM
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Go buy a lottery ticket, Joel, and quick!


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