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  • I want one with a bad motor.........
    • Paul (no login)
      Posted Mar 16, 2010 7:57 PM

      .....add a little oil and this one would start right up, ha,.
      [linked image]

      Outdrive looks like it could use a little shop time happy.gif
      [linked image]

      Now under three feet of snow!
      [linked image]

      This boat is solid, needs to be saved, but not by me. Too far away, and I am not up to redoing the outdrive. However, someone could well take a new or recycled powertrain from another boat, and transplant new or recycled power and end up with a 1973 Lancer. These boats are at a point that if you have the parts it may be viable, like my plan to install a motor I already paid for years ago. I won't have a motor/transmission cost to deal with so it's viable for me, otherwise the boat sits.

      Interesting find, no, I had not seen this one!



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