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JFM posted 03-07-2002 11:33 AM ET (US)   Profile for JFM   Send Email to JFM  
I'm trying to decide what to do with my '72 13' Sport. I need a new trailer and the engine is a 1990 Erude 40HP. I can't decide
a) To sell it as is and buy a newer boat.
b) To repower with a 30hp 4 stroke and buy a new trailer.
The problem is the motor runs fine, and the trailer is OK, but I don't trust the trailer from Cinti to Fla. and I don't trust the motor out in the gulf. The boat itself is mint.
Any thoughts would be appreciated. Thanks, Jay
JFM posted 03-07-2002 11:38 AM ET (US)     Profile for JFM  Send Email to JFM     
Sorry all, I just saw geok's post below and see some good info there. Regards, Jay
Bigshot posted 03-07-2002 11:59 AM ET (US)     Profile for Bigshot  Send Email to Bigshot     
Jay have the trailer checked out. If OK trailer her down. then buy a new engine down here.....FL is cheaper. How much for the old one, I need an engine.
JFM posted 03-07-2002 12:49 PM ET (US)     Profile for JFM  Send Email to JFM     
Nick, I have no idea how much it's worth. My thought was to trade it or sell it here. Get a new trailer and motor here and be ready to go. My place is in the Panhandle by Apalach. and I got till summer. Want to come up and get stuck in the sand with me and the boys? Jay
Bigshot posted 03-08-2002 10:35 AM ET (US)     Profile for Bigshot  Send Email to Bigshot     
BOOOIIINNNNNGGGG!

Don't trade, lucky to get anything for it. They wanted to give me free installation for my 90hp Yamaha.....sold it for $2500.

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