Originally Posted by olaf hart
Jim, how are you going with access to spares and prices? I heard that Nanni were pretty expensive .
I've ever bought from Nanni were seals for the raw water pump
. Foolishly thought they couldn't be too damn bad, and I could get them in hand before stripping down the pump
. They were over 20 bucks each!!! The exact same item (brand and part number) that I then purchased from the local bearing supply house for around 2 bucks each for each of the later rebuilds.
Lesson learned! But I suspect that all the engine mfgs (or marinizers to be more accurate) have the same rapacious practices. Proper engine parts
can be sourced from your friendly Kubota tractor supply house and at much better prices... it's the marinization bits that getcha.