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  • fuel injection conversion?

    72 Merc 302 with a carb. I figure about 3000.00 to change to a fuel injection set-up. My question is, is it worth it and about how much would I save on gas?

    Just so you know, there is no way I could do the conversion myself so I would have to pay. If my estimate is off please advise.
    Boats are like women, pay attention to them and they are fine. Ignore them, even for a little while, and they will make you regret it.
    Chris


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    Re: fuel injection conversion?

    Originally posted by ccmarsh View Post
    My question is, is it worth it and about how much would I save on gas?
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    1. No
    2. Not enough to ever make it close to being worth it.

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    • #3
      Re: fuel injection conversion?

      No to both.
      From your post you finally got it running good, go out and ENJOY it.
      NO PERSONAL QUESTIONS, THIS IS WHAT THE FORUM IS FOR.

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        Re: fuel injection conversion?

        Ditto - you will never recoup the cost, not even close.

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        • #5
          Re: fuel injection conversion?

          Originally posted by Bt Doctur View Post
          No to both.
          From your post you finally got it running good, go out and ENJOY it.
          I did, I'm preparing to move in the next month(budget cuts have forced the Coast Guard to shut-down the housing where we live). So now I have to focus most of my energy on organizing our stuff. Hopefully soon though.

          Originally posted by 180shabah View Post
          Ditto - you will never recoup the cost, not even close.
          Originally posted by TilliamWe View Post
          1. No
          2. Not enough to ever make it close to being worth it.
          Thanks, you saved me money.
          Boats are like women, pay attention to them and they are fine. Ignore them, even for a little while, and they will make you regret it.
          Chris

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