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Old 20 January 2006, 13:23   #1
Country: Ireland
Town: South East
Make: Valiant DR520
Length: 5m +
Engine: Yamaha 75
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Suzuki DT 85 Starter motor

Our local search and rescue have an old faithful combination of a 5m Avon with a Suzuki DT 85 on the back. Problem is the starter motor is getting tired and they were quoted $750 from USA for a replacement. This would be out of the question as the whole set up is not worth much more. Anyone out there got contacts where a second hand one may be picked up??

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Old 20 January 2006, 13:40   #2
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Country: UK - England
Town: Over here
Boat name: S.S. Nobstick
Make: Three Wise Monkeys
Length: 3m +
Engine: 44lbs of thrust....
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Is it "mechanically tired" or "electrically tired" if you see what I mean... if it's down to cleaning.. then any competent commercial motor re-winders will take care of that for you for a modest sum... just don't tell 'em it's off a boat. ... try yellow pages..good luck.
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