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Old 10-30-2015, 10:01 AM   #15
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Car marinizations in boats , just highlights the boat assemblers desire for CHEAP!
My BMW engine was actually a marinization of a Hatz industrial diesel engine common in compressors. Doubt it was cheap.

I think they got into a market that didn't really match where the company was going. This was the early 80s, the era of the e21 and e30 car platforms, and skyrocketing sales.
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