Re: Yanmar 2QM20 - Should I rebuild or replace it? Maybe convert to electric?
Originally Posted by Compass790
Yes that's the best approach if you can afford it. You'll easy get 30 years from it in a normal use setting as long as it's maintained properly.
Old yanmars are longer lasting than new according to scuttlebutt, being heavier & lower revving it's logical.
Especially the QM series as they were originally designed as workboat engine rather than a recreational boat
engine. Designed to run all day all week.
All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangereous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible. T.E. Lawrence