Have omc stringer 800 - should i upgrade to a volvo 280?

Discussion in 'Propulsion' started by TSN13, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. TSN13
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    TSN13 New Member

    i have a 20ft skipjack with a omc stringer 800,should i upgrade to a volvo 280,
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  3. boatbuilder41
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    Volvo is the answer.parts availability for stringer 800 may be an issue in the near future. Volvo 280 is the toughest outdrive ever produced. Except for mercruiser #3 which did not shift in the lower gear case
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