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AI posted 03-18-2001 01:00 PM ET (US)   Profile for AI   Send Email to AI  
I purchased a Dauntless 22' at the Miami boat show. I have the option to have a Mercury engine install by BW, or a Yamaha by ny dealer. I would like to hear some recomendations on the size and the make of the engine that would go best with this boat. Thanks
lhg posted 03-18-2001 03:00 PM ET (US)     Profile for lhg    
Will they sell you the boat without an engine or rigging, so you can select a brand and any other engine Dealer of your choice?
If so, you'll save a lot of money by going elsewhere.

If not, go with Mercury from the factory, as it will save you several thousand HP to HP.
On a boat like that, I'd go with close to max rated HP, either 200 or the 225 maximum.

Here are some representative prices in the SE Florida market: (Mercury)

200 CARB: $8135
200 EFI: $9553
200 Optimax: $11319

225 EFI: $10349
225 Optimax: $12151

dgp posted 03-19-2001 08:05 AM ET (US)     Profile for dgp  Send Email to dgp     
AI is the same guy posting as TheWiskey.
whalernut posted 03-19-2001 08:14 PM ET (US)     Profile for whalernut  Send Email to whalernut     
You`re right! Why 2 login names The Whiskey? Regards-Jack Graner.

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