Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 09-01-2021, 05:30 AM   #1
Join Date: Sep 2021
Location: Marina Del Rey
Posts: 5
Default first time boat owner & maxum owner

Hello everybody,

first of all, sorry if my english is not correct (French is my native language).
I'm new here and in the amazing world of boaters.
I just bought a 1997 Maxum 4100 scr 2 weeks ago.
Now I discover that it's much more complicate than I thought to handle the maintenance of it. Specially since I know that they don't build these anymore.
I'm completely lost in this new world and I don't know where to look to find the right information regarding purchasing parts, maintain the engine, interior,...
I really hope I will be able to find some answers in this forum.
long story short: cry for help, message in a bottle...
Thank you very much for reading

Jo_Manx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-2021, 12:02 PM   #2
Lt. Commander
Join Date: Jan 2016
Posts: 165


There was a similar post recently, but basically Maxum made the hulls, bought the propulsion systems, and utilized a bunch of third party parts to trim the boats out. So parts related to engine and drive can be purchased at any marina or service center that carries your brand of propulsion system (not sure if you have gas or diesel). Other items like 12v / 120v electrical components, lighting, plumbing, interior pieces, etc. can be bought at any boat outfitter or made by an interior shop. Usually you can pretty easily find something that's similar or better than what Maxum used originally. If you have a specific need and would like some assistance, folks here will be glad to help out with thoughts and experiences.

Congratulations on your new boat and best of luck!

2003 3300 SE
2004_3300_SCR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-2021, 02:01 PM   #3
Join Date: Sep 2021
Location: Marina Del Rey
Posts: 5

Thank you so much for your explanation. Now I understand more the situation.
So I will start to dig in the forum and see what I can find to help in my research.
I have 2 gas engine (Mercruiser 496) in pretty bad shape but I'll work that first.
Jo_Manx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-2021, 02:53 PM   #4
mmwjr's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Essex, Maryland
Posts: 10,403

Youíll find more people on this forum who can help with gas engine questions than diesel. There are a few folks here with your boat model but most have smaller boats. Iím sure youíll get satisfactory help just need to post specific questions.

Welcome aboard!
1997 Silverton 362, 7.4 Crusaders
1997 2400 SCR, 5.7 Vortec / Bravo 2

mmwjr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-05-2021, 09:02 AM   #5
Join Date: Aug 2021
Posts: 4

Welcome! I am new as well...first time owner of a boat ever ....and yes, I have spent so much time learning thru this site/forum!
LJG is offline   Reply With Quote

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 07:59 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.