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Old 29-05-2012, 19:53   #1
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Caterpillar 3208T

Looking at buying a 1988 Searay with twin cats..... app 2200 hours on them. Are they good power plants? Anybody out there have them or heard anything about them particularly good or bad?

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Old 29-05-2012, 20:12   #2
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Re: Caterpillar 3208T

Had a 3208 1n a truck and it was a great motor. They were used heavily in the trucking bus years ago and very respected if that helps.

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Old 29-05-2012, 22:48   #3
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Have a cat 3208 in my boat, great solid engine. 4900 hours and still running strong. Great engines as long as they get proper maintence and clean fuel/oil etc.
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Old 30-05-2012, 05:18   #4
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Re: Caterpillar 3208T

Cat musta built about a million of the things. 4 boats in the yard right now with pairs of them.
so many projects--so little time !!
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