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Old 07-11-2007, 11:58 AM
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I am looking at a 1990 Sunsation that has 425 hours on it. It has the 454/ 330hp bravo 1 power. Is 425 hours average, above or below for this year. Boat looks pretty good and the owner has had someone replace the gimbal bearing and seals last year when he bought it. Any thoughts of suggestions about it.

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Old 07-11-2007, 12:20 PM
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425 hours is not out of line. My 1991 has over 620 hours on the hull, but the motor is newer.
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mine just hit 500
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50 hours a year is about average in book. I would say 425hrs on a 1990 is on the low end. I had 475 on my 1996 when I sold it.
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I sold our 94 3 years ago with 535 hours. Thats only 50-60 hrs a year. Thats average. Those motors run 4 times that if they are maintaned well.
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Just about to hit 500 hours on my 88 454 mag. Running fine.
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Thats only 50-60 hrs a year. Thats average.
I have over 80hrs this year already, 50-60hrs per year seems low to me. Its all about how well the boat was taken care of, 454mercs are tough. 425hrs on one isn't bad, I've seen more than double that on them.
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725 hours on my 454's in my Sunsation Dominator.. Love the boat, love the power.. I think they were rebuilt at 650 hours. What kind of sunsation are you looking at?
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oh, and its a 1993 model
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Around 625 on my 2000 29 outlaw. Oil every 25 hrs and drive oil 5o hrs. It is all in the maint. The bad part is that I have only used it Twice this year since we got the 43. It is a 87 and it only has 425 hours on crusaders.
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