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Old 09-11-2020, 03:14 PM   #1
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Hello. My wife and I have just purchased a 1996 Maxum 2400 SCR. We have been boat owners before. Just sold a 20' Glasply in order to purchase the Maxum. We also had a 2958 Bayliner. Our Maxum had been owned by a couple for the last 20 yrs. Unfortunately due to age/health issues they reluctantly decided it was time to sell.
The boat has been sitting for a few years without a good cleaning and it shows. There are a few minor..hopefully..mechanical issues. We are fortunate that friends of ours had a 1994 2400 SCR before selling it recently to move up. We are getting lots of great input from them to any of our questions. That being said it is always nice to have members of a forum such as yours to go to for any questions/ideas.
We look forward to being part of the Maxum community.
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Old 09-11-2020, 03:45 PM   #2
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Welcome aboard!

Be sure to replace the impeller and all fluids. That old fuel may need to be pumped out and disposed of.
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We will be giving it a complete going over in the off season including getting rid of the fuel. I am fortunate that my son is a mechanic with an auto dealership so it makes doing any mechanical work a whole lot easier! The boat did not come with a trailer so if anyone knows of a 7500-8000 lb one for sale I would be interested.
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Hello... I guess I’ll tag along on the “new owner” thread as well. My wife and I just sold a 2006 Monterey 250 and about to step into a 1999 Maxum 4600 SCB. We completed a mechanical survey and waiting for engine and transmission oil analysis to come back. Found a few minor issues that the current owner repaired at the tune of $7000, (I think that’s minor in boat dollars?). We conducted the sea trial and marine survey to ensure the mechanical repairs were completed properly. The marine survey included a haul-out inspection. Again, minor issues. Fwd bilge pump, shower sump, and raw water system inop. In my experience those should be relatively simple fixes. We haven’t closed on the deal, but thought we’d sign-up to the Maxum Owners community. We were members of the Monterey Owners community and it was my primary “go-to” website for anything Monterey. Great people, lots of help, and great advice. Look forward to getting onboard the Maxum family!!
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Hello... I guess I’ll tag along on the “new owner” thread as well. My wife and I just sold a 2006 Monterey 250 and about to step into a 1999 Maxum 4600 SCB. We completed a mechanical survey and waiting for engine and transmission oil analysis to come back. Found a few minor issues that the current owner repaired at the tune of $7000, (I think that’s minor in boat dollars?). We conducted the sea trial and marine survey to ensure the mechanical repairs were completed properly. The marine survey included a haul-out inspection. Again, minor issues. Fwd bilge pump, shower sump, and raw water system inop. In my experience those should be relatively simple fixes. We haven’t closed on the deal, but thought we’d sign-up to the Maxum Owners community. We were members of the Monterey Owners community and it was my primary “go-to” website for anything Monterey. Great people, lots of help, and great advice. Look forward to getting onboard the Maxum family!!
Welcome aboard! That’s a big step up!
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Old 09-13-2020, 12:52 AM   #6
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Hello everyone. Thanks for adding me. I can’t say we are new owners (bought this boat 10 years ago: 1998 Maxum 2300 SC with Chevy 454 Bravo 3 outdrive We put it in storage after the test run. Finally talked my husband into taking it out). Crazy I know but we were busy getting married, working, etc. Well I’ve retired and want to get out on the water. We took it out of storage this weekend, cleaned, polished and scrubbed and it looks great. However, when we tried to get it running it started but the water would not pump with the muffs on. Husband thinks we may need the impella replaced. Questions: 1. does anyone know where I can obtain an owners manual for this model. 2 also, does anyone known if this boat has an impella In the lower unit or just in the upper motor. Thanks so much n
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Hello everyone. Thanks for adding me. I can’t say we are new owners (bought this boat 10 years ago: 1998 Maxum 2300 SC with Chevy 454 Bravo 3 outdrive We put it in storage after the test run. Finally talked my husband into taking it out). Crazy I know but we were busy getting married, working, etc. Well I’ve retired and want to get out on the water. We took it out of storage this weekend, cleaned, polished and scrubbed and it looks great. However, when we tried to get it running it started but the water would not pump with the muffs on. Husband thinks we may need the impella replaced. Questions: 1. does anyone know where I can obtain an owners manual for this model. 2 also, does anyone known if this boat has an impella In the lower unit or just in the upper motor. Thanks so much n
The manuals for the engine and drive can be found under Documents of this site. Being a Bravo the raw water pump is mounted to the starboard side of the engine.
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