I'm getting ready to take some vacation
and go boat buying/looking. I've read this forum at least twice a day for the last few months to increase my knowledge. In order to help me get my ducks in a row:
I was wondering how many hours is too many on a diesel
? I realize that everyone doesn't have the same preventive maintenance
and care that many of you do so let's just assume they were reasonably attentive and did most things when they were supposed to.
How many hours should I be concerned with? Is the longevity of most engines similar to each other? On land, an engine
running at 50 mph for 3000 hours would have put up 150,000 miles on the odometer. Would that equate to a similar wear pattern for a marine diesel
. How many hours are on your diesel and how's it run? Sorry for all the nosy questions but I've gotta know.
Thanks Sailors and Sailorettes ---Bill---