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Old 12-10-2012, 05:08 PM
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water damage

Going to a auction in a week or so and theres a lot of equipment listed with water damage. A bunch of stuff from hurricane sandy.

So I'm wondering what exactly would water damage do to small engines? I can see it damaging electrical parts but shouldnt you be able to drain/dry and use it again?

There is a bit of everything there, plows, sanders, vacs, blowers, sweepers,

I dont have a lot of hopes for this stuff but if I see a model of something I have I might just get it for parts.



Heres what I really like. This is a 29hp vac. If the price is right I would just replace the engine.

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Old 12-10-2012, 05:17 PM
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That totally depends on if it is Salt water. Tidal surge and being submerged for a length of time will not be good for any of the components. This machine you pictured here a leaf vac not much other than the Engine and wheel bearings along with possibly trailer lights. Something with a hydraulic tank and drive motors and such well I'd think twice myself. Just my opinion. If totaly unsure pay a mechanic a days pay plus a couple bucks to go along with you for a better opinion.
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Old 12-10-2012, 05:50 PM
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trying to see what that goes for new, I found the specs and its hydraulic dump. So thats probably toast.

I say if it sells for under 2k and I put a new engine in another 2k. I should still make out.
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52" Brutus/52" Super Surfer/44" Pro Line/60" ZMaster
EB630/EB802/EBZ7150/EBZ8000/BR400/Billy Goat 8Hp
2 FS55/FS90/FC95/2 KM90/L322/L326/TR2350S
HC150/HC155/CHTZ2460
00/04 silverado 8ft Fisher/F250 01 9.5v Fisher/
CASE 1816/CASE 1845/
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