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Old 05-15-2018, 10:23 PM   #49
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I think the 20,000 hour engine idea came from Bob Smith who worked for Ford Lehman and went on to start American Diesel. He used to tell people that they were good for the 20k hours, in fact he once told me that personally. Usually recreational boaters kill the engines much sooner due to neglect.
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