Advice on a engine

Discussion in 'Diesel Engines' started by Carolina Flare, Oct 14, 2009.

  1. Carolina Flare
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    Carolina Flare Junior Member

    Hello
    I have found a couple of engines and I hope some of you can tell me if they are good designs.
    One is a Detroit/Volvo Tamb73p 430hp with less than 400 hours. I will need to find more info.
    Next is a 671TI 485hp with a MG507A 1.5;1 again I will need to get more info.

    Thanks for your help
     
  2. FAST FRED
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    FAST FRED Senior Member

    With the ratings provided I would assume both these engines are from a high speed sport fish.

    IF that is what you need , great , but if its for a boat that onlt will be using 100 or 200 hp, a better choice could be made.

    Either of these engines will be really hard pressed to run 1000hours as sport fish engines.

    This is NORMAL, and accepted for high performance.

    FF
     
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