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Old 10-04-2005, 04:36 PM
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Question for the guys who are running big power in their boats that require yearly rebuilds...How many of you have a backup sets of engines? I can't afford to do it, but if I was running big power and money wasn't an object, it sure would make sense to have a set waiting and work a rotation. It could also be a plus when an unexpected problem happened during the boating season.

Just wondering if anyone is doing it this way??
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you don't know somebody who has some good back-up motors for sale do you?
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we have a a spare one laying around in the garage 1050 hp or something like that only needs to have the headers swap chief power #1

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we have a a spare one laying around in the garage 1050 hp or something like that only needs to have the headers swap chief power #1

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can i borrow that for my nova?
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one things for sure your going to get a lot more then just 3 mph

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mer's building me some blower motors and i have 577na's in the boat now that will be b/u for when i hurt a blower motor.
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I have a 502 for my back up motor,machine work is done,heads are ported,small parts are all new in the box,haven't ever hurt 540 bad enough where it had to come out mid-season though so it never got finished completely.Every time I upgrade the 540 further though the spare parts the back-up is going to get built with keep getting bettter, ,Smitty
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New motor sitting in garage, waiting to be used as standin so I will not miss a beat of boating season.
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