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Old 27 August 2009, 15:13   #1
Country: UK - England
Town: Leicestershire
Make: Avon SR4 Zodiac 310
Length: 4m +
Engine: Merc 40 2s Merc 15 2
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 175
Genuine or pattern starter motor ?

I need to replace the starter motor on my Mercury 40 hp 2 stroke engine the year is 2000
I can get a pattern starter for £150 incl VAT and delivery with 12 months warranty maybe even cheaper if i keep phoning around or a genuine one for £230 +VAT
Does anyone know if the pattern starter motors are any good or should i pay the extra and buy genuine ?

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Old 27 August 2009, 16:19   #2
Country: UK - Wales
Town: swansea
Boat name: Too Blue
Length: 8m +
Engine: Suzuki DT225
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Probably made in the same factory!!! Mercury don't make starter motors - they just buy them in - same as you!!!
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