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Old    Harry Balnsac (mstoked2)      Join Date: Dec 2008       03-17-2009, 7:37 PM Reply   
Just picked up a 2007 Sanger V215 from a dealer out of state that has gone out of business. My question is this being my first V drive what do I need to look out for from it sitting for 2 years? It has 0 hours on it and original oil and so on.
Old    Patrick (jetskiprosx)      Join Date: Aug 2004       03-17-2009, 7:41 PM Reply   
I would change the oil and if there was any gas in the tank have it removed.

Congrats on the new boat! You will love it!
Old    Harry Balnsac (mstoked2)      Join Date: Dec 2008       03-17-2009, 7:44 PM Reply   
Thanks! That is what I has in mind. The dip stick has a hint of rust toward the top of it but thats it.
Old    Chris (rio_sanger)      Join Date: Apr 2007       03-17-2009, 8:02 PM Reply   
I would also change the tranny fluid, V-drive oil, and fuel filter. Charge that battery and you should be good to go!
Sweet boat
Old    Ken Land (bulletlines)      Join Date: Apr 2005       03-17-2009, 8:30 PM Reply   
Change the impeller too... I purchased a boat that sat for 2 years last year, and the impeller pulled out in pieces..

Ken Land
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Old    Chris (rio_sanger)      Join Date: Apr 2007       03-17-2009, 8:33 PM Reply   
^^^ good call Ken!
A dried up impeller is no bueno
Old    Harry Balnsac (mstoked2)      Join Date: Dec 2008       03-17-2009, 8:41 PM Reply   
Thanks for all the help guys! I want to get all the kinks worked out before that time of year gets here!
Old    Stephen Higgins (srh00z)      Join Date: Jun 2003       03-17-2009, 9:01 PM Reply   
Go ahead and buy two impellers while you are at it. I always like to have an extra one around. If one goes out and that is all you have it could ruin the weekend.
Old    pete c (saceone)      Join Date: Jan 2009       03-17-2009, 11:34 PM Reply   
^^I second that...along with a spare prop+puller IN THE BOAT.

:-)

congrats mate
Old    WakeMikey (wakemikey)      Join Date: Mar 2008       03-18-2009, 5:32 AM Reply   
yikes pete that must have been one bad day.

Mike lets see a pic!!!!!!!!!
Old    Art (rallyart)      Join Date: Nov 2006       03-18-2009, 7:26 AM Reply   
The engine with zero hours is a good thing. It's not broken in, so the cylinders are a bit rougher than they will be. Any surface rust will vanish quickly. Change the oil before you start it and change it again at 10+ hours instead of 20. You're going to love it.
Old    mendo247            03-18-2009, 7:50 AM Reply   
Wow.. sounds like a basket case to me, I would have ran the other way... espically since its a Sanger.. Should have atleast gotten a V230
Old    Harry Balnsac (mstoked2)      Join Date: Dec 2008       03-18-2009, 8:09 AM Reply   
Lots of love Rich...LOL
Old    mendo247            03-18-2009, 11:06 AM Reply   
O yeah.. Its against the rules to talk about your new boat and not post some pictures!

Lets see this bad boy!

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