small inboard?

Discussion in 'Diesel Engines' started by kayakn, Jul 28, 2008.

  1. kayakn
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    kayakn Junior Member

    is there a place where i can find a small inboard motor between 2 and 10 horsepower? how much would one cost? It will be used on a small 14 foot mini tugboat for riding around, not pulling or pushing.

    Thanks, Blake
     
  2. FAST FRED
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    FAST FRED Senior Member

    Although you are in the Diesel section , a gas engine would be loads cheaper.

    If you get a replacement roto tiller engine it will cost about $500 max , and have a built in 6-1 gear reduction.

    Perfect for really efficient pushing a good sized prop.

    No it wont have neutral or reverse but at 1/10 the cost of a tiny marine diesel, you can cope.

    FF
     
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