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Old 08-01-2009, 05:55 PM   #1
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Default Repower 2000 2800scr with a Volvo

I need to repower my 2000 2800scr .My 7.4l engine kicked the bucket. Is there any major mods needed for a Volvo ocean series sterndrive. Fiber glass ,mounts etc....

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Old 08-10-2009, 08:16 PM   #2

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Default Re: Repower 2000 2800scr with a Volvo

I just repowered my 1997 2800 SCR with a Mercruiser 496 Mag. It has 375 HP as compared to the original 300 HP that the 454 had. I looked at Volvo and even Yanmar because I was even considering going to Diesal. If you go with Mercruiser, you can keep the existing transom assembly and outdrive and save a ton of cash. If you decide to go with Volvo you will need to replace the transom assembly, outdrive and engine.
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