80 Mutiny 3.0 140 Mercruiser

Discussion in 'Powerboats' started by DAVIDF, Feb 11, 2004.

  1. DAVIDF

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    Was Givin This Boat But Starter Locked Up On It What Is So Different About The Marine Starter And An Automotive Starter? Besides The Cost
     
  2. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    Marine starters are spark proof. The shielding makes them more expensive. It is DANGEROUS and ILLEGAL to use electrical automotive equipment on a boat. The extra price is worth your life. As a marine surveyor investigating marine accidents, I have seen too much of that.
     
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