BHM 32 1994 with a John Deere 6068T?

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  1. shiook

    shiook New Member

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    New to this forum.

    I placed an offer on a 1994 BHM 32 with a John Deere 6068T. She has about 2800 hrs. It has an Evolution Drive.

    I've studied this forum and read all of your wonderful input. I took a lot of notes.

    Does anyone have any issues that I should know about prior to the survey that's scheduled for this Wednesday?

    I appreciate it.

    Regards
     
  2. Diesel Jerry

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  3. Henfruit

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    I havejD in my boat. Great motor. That is low hours for that motor.
     
  4. ErikT

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    I have the same JD (1998) in my Crowley 5800 hours and going strong.
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  5. traditions

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    Wet linered engine, make sure it has the correct coolant, preferably premix, but green is OK if it has the correct additives. They are a great engine. Not a big fan of he evolution drive, they maybe alright if your not working the boat hard. The early ones had problems with the oil seals , and lost oil . I am not sure if you can get pars for them anymore, I know they closed down, but I think some one bought them out.
     
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    I have the same engine with about 2500 hours. Very pleased and I average about 5gph at 60% load. It has been very reliable. I do not know anything about the gear. Great boat and motor, good luck with the survey.
     
  8. Robert Jackson

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    Thank you very much everyone. The survey went well. I learned a lot but nothing that seemed overwhelming. I appreciate your input.
     
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    Good luck Hope its the boat you want
     

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