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Old 09-15-2020, 09:05 AM
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Default New Merc 300HP-V8 (4.6L)

Does anybody have any experience with this motor? Especially on a 23.
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Old 09-15-2020, 01:52 PM
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Why mess around?? This would look real nice back there!!
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Agreed..........except for the warranty.

Strike that.....looks like a 3 year. I checked on the 400R a few years ago and seems like it was 1 year then. I say go for it!

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The performance curves on the “R” motors are centered on the top end. My choice would be the V6 300.
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The performance curves on the R motors are centered on the top end.
If you look at how much HP the R motors put out at cruising rpm vs. fuel consumption, any time you're not running balls-to-the-wall, the 300 is a much smarter choice.
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Spoke to my cousin at Bass Outdoor and quoted the 300 at just under $23k with digital
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Spoke to my cousin at Bass Outdoor and quoted the 300 at just under $23k with digital
Does that include tax? A Df300 is running $19.5k out the door with digital controls and prop.
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Does that include tax? A Df300 is running $19.5k out the door with digital controls and prop.
Installation included?
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Installation included?
When I had it done it was like $350 for install and in service.
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