Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 05-26-2016, 04:38 AM   #1
Ensign
 
Join Date: May 2016
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 3
Default New engine

I have a 1995 2100sc bowrider that is in great shape. Unfortunately the engine was not winterized correctly and it now has a crack in the head and the block. Currently it has a 5.0 Mercruiser with Alpha 2 outdrive. Do you think it's worth fixing? I can swap motors if I could ever find a decent deal. I just wonder if it's even worth messing with. Also, what 5.7 or 5.0 engines are compatible?
__________________

02jeeperx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2016, 12:33 PM   #2
Admiral
 
mmwjr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Perry Hall, Maryland
Posts: 5,586
Default

A boat of that age is basically only worth the value of the engine and drive. What is the condition of the rest of the boat? Are you happy with the boat and are you interested in another?

If you paid to have a rebuilt long block installed it would cost about $5K.

Yes the 5.0 and 5.7 are interchangeable from a bolt in view.

Did the exhaust manifolds also crack?
__________________
Mike
mmwjr is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT. The time now is 11:46 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.