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matt8184
03-11-2008, 08:28 PM
"I AM LOOKING AT A 1989 RAVEN 22.5FT MERC 175,3.7L 470,BEAUTIFUL BOAT.THE DEALER SAYS BEFORE I FULLY PURCHASE IT,THEY WILL DO A FULL COMPRESSION CHECK FOR ME.I HAVE HAD A 470 BEFORE AND HAD MINIMAL PROBLEMS WITH IT.I HAVE BEEN HEARING ALOT OF NEGITIVE AND NOT MUCH POSITIVE ABOUT THIS ENGINE.THE BOAT ALSO COMES WITH A 30 DAY 50/50 WARR.ANY FEEDBACK WOULD BE GREAT"

bondo
03-12-2008, 07:43 AM
"Ayuh,....

The 470s Died about 20 Years ago,....
It was a Quirky motor,+ Merc dropped it....
Most All of the large Hard parts are NLA......

If you haven't bought it yet,.... Don't......

In this day,+ age,... If you don't buy Chevy power,....
You're buying Headaches...."