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Old 03-24-2004, 11:04 AM
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Default Who would you call for a new engine package?

If you were about to choose between a new *complete* engine/drive package, and your choices were either a 496HO or a 525EFI, who would you call?

Now before the masses chime-in, the reason these are the 2 choices is because:

1) We want new.
2) We want Mercury for resale purposes/warranty.
3) If we go into our pockets deeper than we first thought, the price difference we have right now between a 500EFI and 525EFI is only $1,710.00 additional to move up to the 525EFI. That makes it a no-brainer.

Who would you call if you were going to purchase one of these before the end of March? It's a single, not twin purchase if that makes a difference.

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Old 03-24-2004, 12:08 PM
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call mel riggs he had some new 502 mpi i think they are called ready to drop in. 1 920 872 2728.
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The nearest guy who sells lottery tix?

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Aside from the lottery ticket guy...
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Old 03-25-2004, 12:52 AM
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Call Victory Marine in Texas, they are always advertising hot deals on Merc. packages. Just a thought.
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I have a friend who has some brand new 525's around, I will call him tomorrow. He just asked me last week if I knew of anyone wanting a new 525 efi
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Call Victory Marine in Texas, they are always advertising hot deals on Merc. packages


I heard the same thing about them
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damdonzi,
I am the Mercruiser application and sales specialist for LandnSea(a Brunswick owned company) which just acquired distribution of Mercruiser product in 30 out of the 50 states. I can put you in touch with a dealer in your area that can give you the best price on either the 496 Mag HO or the 525 EFI. Just so you know that the 525 EFI are on back order at the present time for 4 to 6 weeks. You can contact me at my office 1-888-567-5490. Mike Wood.
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Thanks for taking the time on the phone Mike. Small, small world. What more can I say other than thanks, and to anyone on this board that is looking to repower, call Mike -and do it in the next 2 months!
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Am I hearing this right, Mercruiser/Brunswick has shops that compete against their own customers?

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