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What can you tell me about them. I've never heard of them(I'm new to diesels).
 

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Some people love them, my brother in law has one in his charterboat and beats the crap out of it and works great. The only downside is he experienced an electrical problem and no one could figure it out. I know people from Hugo stamp from Florida even came up to troubleshoot it, spent about 8K to get all new electrical cables, junction boxes and display to correct it. That worried me that service wasn't widespread, mind you regular service might be, but electronic maybe not...
 

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They look very appealing. Only downside I see is service which will keep people away for sure. There pricing is very good and I believe they are making a big push in the us market. Hopefully the service will get picked up by some decent marinas.
 

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You know if you are a serious fisherman service has to count not just how bullet proof the engine was. We all have stories of friends having a wide open bite when we are down. That is one thing that bothered me about my Volvo here on the Cape, for specialty parts I had to get them shipped in, next day and a couple times they would be wrong. I remember loosing out on a bite or two with that. Ticked me off because I saw friends having their wive's drive up to Dedham at Cummins to get parts where its only 45 minutes from the cape if they didnt have the parts on the cape...
 

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I just called them and they said they no longer are servicing them and couldn't tell me who might. Uuuugghhhh!
 

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I just called the number off that link and it's a non-working number. I'm not getting a warm fuzzy feeling. Thanks for looking it up
 

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Some people love them, my brother in law has one in his charterboat and beats the crap out of it and works great. The only downside is he experienced an electrical problem and no one could figure it out. I know people from Hugo stamp from Florida even came up to troubleshoot it, spent about 8K to get all new electrical cables, junction boxes and display to correct it. That worried me that service wasn't widespread, mind you regular service might be, but electronic maybe not...
Just to clarify, there is plenty of service, this situation was different, the harness had been modified due to electrical issues and water getting into the engine compartment. I visited this boat and the only way to solve this issue due to the comprimising factors and to maintain reliability for the rest of the season was to replace all of the damaged electrical components. The panel was completely ruined and without gauges so to continue to run this way was not practical at all.
 

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Hello all, I am the territory manager for all FPT/Iveco and Deutz marine engine products here in New England. Please feel free to ask any questions about the product and dealer support networks. This is my direct responsibility. I worked for FPT/Iveco motors for the past 5.5 years in Chicago and managed the R&D test team for all North American development of combustion, ATS and mechanical reliability directly related to CNH/IH applications here in North America.

Peter Emerson
 

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the older iveco's were cummins 5.9s. The newer ones are FIAT's.
This statement is not true, the block is a shared JV and the partners were always Cummins, CASE and IVECO, a.k.a. EEA or European Engine Alliance. They all shared a common base engine structure, the differed in maranization and combustion control. This is why FPT/IVECO engines were always more efficient in the fact that all of their rated power was achieved at lower rated speeds. This meant higher torque rise and lower fuel consumption. The other is considered paper power. Go ahead and look up the FPT/IVECO 480 hp @ 3000 rpm and compare to the 480 hp @ 3400 rpm of Cummins. You will see.
 

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Peter, Glad you found the site. Can you tell us about sales and service in Maine ? How about new england ?
Hello Friend! Yes, gladly.
Maine service points:
- Yankee Marina in Yarmouth Maine
- Journey's End Marina in Rockland Maine
- Front Street Shipyard in Belfast Maine
- James Rich Boatyard in Bernard/SW Harbor Maine
- Kennedy Marine Engineering in Steuben Maine
Mass. Service Points:
- Steve's Shop in Boston Mass.
- S&J Exco in Cape Cod
Rhode Island Service Points:
- R.I. Engine Co. in Narragansett R.I.
Connecticut Service Points:
- Bayside Diesel Service in Mystic Conn.
 

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What can you tell me about them. I've never heard of them(I'm new to diesels).
Hello, IVECO stands for Industrial Vehicle Company. IVECO is now Fiat Powertrain Technologies and a part of FIAT Industrial brands, being Case New Holland and International Harvester of North America, FPT and Iveco Truck of Europe. FIAT owns many different manufacturers now and is a major global presence. The FPT Marine product has done very well in North America over the past 8 years and was a reliable product in the past when it was AIFO and IVECO Marine in the 80's and 90's. The Fabio Buzzi uses nothing but FPT Marine engines in his high speed endurance race boats due to the engineering competency and overall performance and reliability of the FPT Marine product (once known as IVECO Motors). AIFO stood for Apllication Industrial FIAT OM.
 

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Peter- I have installed two FPT/Iveco engines in boats I have recently built in the last 2 years. 1 was a 5.9 liter A2 rated 370hp, the other was a 6.7 liter A2 rated 420hp. Boat engines performed impressively for their small, lightweight size. I felt I was getting every HP that I paid for. These were in boats on the west coast, but one thing that FPT/Iveco could REALLY improve upon is getting their name out there. Their online presence is non-existent, confusing, lacking, horrible. It's a relief knowing someone from FPT is just now using an online forum like this to answer questions and get reliable and accurate information out to potential customers. You guys can't succeed on HP and price alone, although you are quite good at that. I know it takes time to get your name out there and frankly, some of your competitors aren't real great at it either, but if you want some feedback from a happy customer, I would look serious at getting a better online presence. Good luck.
 

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Hello powderpro, thank you for your admission, you are quite correct! I have tested many of our engines and we never make less than rated power! I have benchmarked our product against many of our competitors and again, we out perform in reliability, and overall performance! I will definitely do my part to solve some of the awareness out there of this product! Things they are a changing my friend! You must have purchased through Klassen. I trained their people on the product while at FPT. I peformed application and installation reviews out there in your area for some Russian longliner fisherman out of Homer. Great people. Thanks again and feel free to chime in anytime and or ask tough questions, or easy ones, I like them all!
 

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To all, please utilize our company website for more product information about FPT and or Deutz Marine engines. We provide updates to this regularly and will be updating this very soon for Tier 3 NEF product. The NEF 570 is now available for recreational EPA Tier 3 and commercially is coming with some impressive numbers too within this year!

FPT - Fiat Powertrain Technologies
 
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