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Old 09-21-2004, 05:28 PM
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I have the option of buying 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 additional years of Mercury Warranty on my 496HO/XZ powerplants.

The boat is a 2003 37 Active Thunder. For those of you already interested in the boat, what might you like?

Seriously; I think I am going to go full tilt, 5 additional years, for a total of 6 from original installation/use. I think the only thing that would hurt me is if the only buyer I can find plans to rip out the powerplants. I appreciate your opinions.
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Is it transferable???
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As long as it's transferrable, a warrantied, turnkey boat is a great thing..
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Yes, fully transferable.
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Old 09-21-2004, 07:44 PM
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Warranty is extremely important. I'm sure it has covered many a$$es many times. Ask Nort. His boat breaks all the time. And it being transferable... sounds good to me. It's a no brainier.


Hey NORDEE where you the dork that sent a Formula brochure to the house?
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I want it for my own use as well. I planned for this when I purchased the boat. If someone drops that pair of 525EFIs that Philly is selling in my lap, well, that would be cats-ass; however, I just don't see myself really hopping up the boat.
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I bought the five year warranties on our 500 EFI's and the XR's. I got a very good deal on the warranty and it has paid for itself a couple time over. So far I have replaced one motor and one drive all under warranty. I say it is well worth it.
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I bought the five year warranties on our 500 EFI's and the XR's. I got a very good deal on the warranty and it has paid for itself a couple time over. So far I have replaced one motor and one drive all under warranty. I say it is well worth it.
If you have a good local Merc service shop you are in business. Very good at no squabble fix or replace.
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The extended Merc Warranties are only as good as the dealer thats servicing them. My .02 cents. Ed
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the coast of a drive or 2 would probably pay for it self .
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