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Old 08 February 2011, 11:46   #1
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Honda 40hp

How much do you think I could get for my Honda 40hp outboard might consider a trade in. It is a 2001 model and is a good runner.
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How much do you think I could get for my Honda 40hp outboard might consider a trade in. It is a 2001 model and is a good runner.
List price on the 2011 model is five and a half grand, not sure how much that helps though.

Should be worth up to 3k if it has been a very gentle ten years.
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a good runner.
Got a new starter on it already?
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i will put the starter on it then sell it
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Should be worth up to 3k if it has been a very gentle ten years.
That would be a hard sell.
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That would be a hard sell.
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Seeing as the starter is gubbed, I'll give you £50 now!


Joking aside, Keep an eye on Ebay etc & see what that kind of thing is going for. In a month or two is likely the best time to sell- people are wanting to get out & buy new (to them) kit.......
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I think the one I bought in about 2000 ran $4500 US (no T/T, but electric start.) I'd assume it's about another grand now.

I'd guess you could get about $2000 to $2500 US if you're patient, and find a buyer who's a little antsy about buying.


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hi is it long shaft has it pt&t
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short shaft power trim tilt
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£1,800 tops, and that's with it being 100%, and being serviced.

Bill Higham (and he's not cheap) has a 2003 30hp Mariner 2-stroke short shaft, low hours with 6 months warranty for £2k. Bridger Marine are selling a new Honda 4-stroke with power-tilt and 6 year warranty for £4,300.
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short shaft doesn't help at all I'm thinking
long shaft with ptt would do about 2 to 2.5k on ebay in May onwards based on my experience of selling a few outboards on there.
what will it actually fit with a short shaft??
Dory?
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FWIW, is the OP sure it's Short Shaft, i.e. 15" approx. as opposed to Standard/Long Shaft at 20"? I found a huge amount of confusion out there in the terminology when I was buying my outboard. Obviously I ended up completely perplexed at times

As pointed out, a 15" 40HP is a bit limited in application....?
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Really ? Pretty sure if its off the AVON its a long/std.
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bottom inside edge of transom bracket to cavitation plate ??
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what will it actually fit with a short shaft??
Dory?
Dell boy and Orkney Dories are longshaft

Gotchiboy's old Zodiac Pro was apparently built with a Std shaft (15") transom.
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My FC470 takes a short shaft (got a 50hp 2 stroke mariner)
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Dell boy and Orkney Dories are longshaft
Not all of them.

The Dell 11' had a shortshaft cutout. Can't think why, 'coz it floods at the slightest provocation even when it has been filled in to take a long shaft.


And Chris, you might want to look at the "bits'n'pieces" section........
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The Dell 11' had a shortshaft cutout.
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