It's just been my observation over the years that people with stock merc power do a lot more boating and a lot less wrenching. I don't hear of many "custom" engines going 500+ hours.BIG MACZ said:Who does your engine builds, I have much more confidence in my engine guy.
Depends on the engine builder.Super24 said:Ya, and it will have 1/3 the reliability!
I agree. A good builder using quality parts should be just as good as any merc engine. Heck maybe better depending on several different factorsRattlesnake Jake said:Depends on the engine builder.
I've watched some of the horror stories on the different forums. Most of the time the problem comes from cutting corners, to save a few hundred $$, and buying inferior parts. My 2¢
Isn't that interesting... makes you say hmmm... :laugh:lucky strike said:525efi's are not all the same hp. They range from 525 t0 540 hp.
When fountain puts them in a race boat they dyno all engines & use the ones with the most hp.
You have a point there. :laugher:Supernovathree said:u guys go on and on and dont answer the gentlemans question. I dont know the answer but i'm curious too.