May 23, 2016
Inboard Petrol – Mercruiser 5.0L V8
Marine Engines are Expensive to Repair (V) Historic Motor Racing
John, thanks for the prompt reply. This is very acceptable to me. I have just placed an initial offer for the boat, I think we will come to an amicable agreement in the next few days so hopefully I will be requiring your services.
Engine – having just retired from historic motor racing (including F1) I totally agree with your comments regarding how expensive engines can be to repair. As a minimum I would need an oil analysis but do you know of a suitably qualified engineer? The engine is a 1999 Mercruiser 5.0Ltr V8 petrol (non-EFi).
It might be of interest to you that your name was mentioned to me by a couple of experienced boating people as the ‘turn to person’ to carry out pre-purchase inspections on Broads Boats. Definitely nice to have a good reputation (one day perhaps I will get one…).
Best regards RY
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