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Old 30-01-2011, 22:00   #31
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And a new hoses, thruhull, prop shaft, cutlass bearing, shaft seal, stern tube, strut..........

Re-power means re-build motor compartment. Go ahead, ask me how I know.

But now it's just shy of being a new boat.
yeah, but I have seen it done without needing a new thruhull.
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yeah, but I have seen it done without needing a new thruhull.
I tried but the Japanese put everything on the opposite side from the Germans.
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Well I am doing it without a new strut (none on my boat) and without a new thruhull, but otherwise hard to argue with the analysis. And the Volvo/Perkins has electrical and fuel on opposite sides from the Sabb but in my case it is an improvement. Knowing Scandinavians it is no surprise that a Swedish engine and a Norwegian engine wouldn't be compatible...
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