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Old 01-17-2020, 12:54 PM   #1
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Need to replace one of the mains on my 3000.

Looking for sources to purchase either a turn key or as fully dressed as possible replacement.
Original is a 1999 Mercruiser 5.0 Carbureted Bravo 2.

Any help with reliable sources would be appreciated
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Old 01-17-2020, 03:35 PM   #2
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I've had a few friends who've done their own repower buy engines from Michigan Motorz. I bought a Bravo III from them.

https://www.michiganmotorz.com/marine-engines-c-31.html
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I have read on other forums of many folks who dealt with Michigan Motors and were happy with them.
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One suggestion, if you decide to buy your own engine.......Advise them ahead of time if you need a truck with a lift gate. They will often assume you either have a dock with a pallet jack, or a fork lift. They rarely deliver engines to residences or places that can't unload. It helps if this is on the shipping instructions ahead of time.

There is nothing worse than standing on the ground staring up at the pallet as the driver says, "Where's your forklift?"
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One suggestion, if you decide to buy your own engine.......Advise them ahead of time if you need a truck with a lift gate. They will often assume you either have a dock with a pallet jack, or a fork lift. They rarely deliver engines to residences or places that can't unload. It helps if this is on the shipping instructions ahead of time.

There is nothing worse than standing on the ground staring up at the pallet as the driver says, "Where's your forklift?"
And if you require a truck with a liftgate there is an additional deliver charge for it.
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You might also try Doug Russell Marine. For re power I purchased a Mercruiser Horizon 350 MPI for the Bravo 2 drive on my 2400 SCR. Have had it 11 years and still runs like new.
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You might also try Doug Russell Marine. For re power I purchased a Mercruiser Horizon 350 MPI for the Bravo 2 drive on my 2400 SCR. Have had it 11 years and still runs like new.
I also bought an engine from them years ago when I repowered a Sea Ray 200 and was very pleased.
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