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Old 01-02-2004, 05:40 PM
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Question silent or loud

the boat im buying has stock silent choice.
motors are out being rebuilt and i have the choice of no silent choice or leaving it the way it is.
im thinking more whistles and bells just means more trouble down the road but then again ive never had silent choice so i might like it. is it something that adds value to the boat or something most guys dont want?
its probably just a personel preference thing but thought ide try and get some feedback from you guys.
 
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Old 01-02-2004, 05:43 PM
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You'll like the silent choice in the harbor......i'd keep it.......
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Old 01-02-2004, 05:45 PM
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Silent choice won't satisfiy the cops if your in an area where they insist on mufflers.
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Old 01-02-2004, 05:53 PM
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They do add value because they are expensive, I think they are nice sometimes and they are a lot easier on the ears, you can talk and the passengers are happy. The only down side is with the flaps closing at speed, I hear they can and some zip tie them open since you don't want them to close and severely restrict an engine. Like you said, it is one more thing to go wrong, but I would at least install them and tie them open if you don't use them. I had a boat that I wished had them, there are many long idle spots around here and the drone would be tiring after a hour of no wake.
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Old 01-02-2004, 06:14 PM
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Nice option for the no wake zones. After a day of running, my ears are a little ragged, it'd keep it if it's on the boat already.
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Old 01-02-2004, 06:23 PM
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keep it, it is a value item and you can always tie them open
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Old 01-02-2004, 06:25 PM
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Keep em......they come in handy when pulling up to restaurants and such where the general public doesnt appreciate the sound of raw horsepower.......
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I like loud.
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Loto, i have Stainless Marine.Dry I bought the wife earplugs for christmas.No joke I dont need no stinking mufflers!
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Loto, i have Stainless Marine.Dry I bought the wife earplugs for christmas.No joke I dont need no stinking mufflers!
 
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