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New Genuine BRP Maintenance Free Supercharger

Lowstar

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Does this include BRP engine/sc across all boat manufacturers, ie. Scarab 2017 ?
 

NJ Chaparral Dealer

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Hello,
Yes absolutely there is no difference if a BRP engine goes in a chaparral or scarab.
Regards
Cecil Marine
 

NJ Chaparral Dealer

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Hello,
Engine manufacturers use letter designation as models not years.
So you may have a 2017 boat but your engine model will be either AB, AF or AG depending on when it was manufactured.
You will need to look at the label affixed to the engine to find that info.

Regards
joe
 

Julian

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Just don't forget that it is maintenance free for the period of its warranty only!
 

Kyle Mekulik

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I can’t replace my supercharger in my 2015 250HP with one of these instead of getting another rebuild?
 

FreshSalt09

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I’m guessing if mine says AFB, I’m good?
 

FreshSalt09

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Yes, correct AFB can use the maintenance-free supercharger.
Let me rephrase my post, did Rotax build any engines with the maintenance free supercharger?

If my engine was manufactured in April of 2017, does it already have the maintenance free supercharger?

Trying to get my maintenance schedule/cost drilled down on my new-to-me boat.

Thanks,
-FS
 

BobJohnson

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Steve Risley

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Same question as Kyle above. I have a 2015 250HP. Actually had mine serviced (rebuilt) at 100 hours (did not know it changed to 200hrs.). I assume I'm good for another 200hrs., but do I have to have it rebuilt or can it be replaced with the Maintenance Free Supercharger?
 

Dean P

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Same question as Kyle above. I have a 2015 250HP. Actually had mine serviced (rebuilt) at 100 hours (did not know it changed to 200hrs.). I assume I'm good for another 200hrs., but do I have to have it rebuilt or can it be replaced with the Maintenance Free Supercharger?
I believe it can be replaced but it's expensive. Can't recall where I saw that to back up my statement. Sorry.
 

Reno Rob

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I have a new to me 2017 Scarab HO with an engine serial number of #09955530. It has 27 hours on it at this point (yes, I feel I got lucky finding it). It was manufactured in July of 2017. I am trying to determine if it is a maintenance free supercharger or not. I am not sure exactly where the "cap collar nut" listed above is located. I was hoping the serial number would help, but I cannot find a site to look that up. And if it is "maintenance free", is that truly maintenance free? Call me a skeptic, but I don't know of anything that could be considered maintenance free when it is spinning at 50,000 RPM to push air.

Reno Rob
 

FreshSalt09

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I have a new to me 2017 Scarab HO with an engine serial number of #09955530. It has 27 hours on it at this point (yes, I feel I got lucky finding it). It was manufactured in July of 2017. I am trying to determine if it is a maintenance free supercharger or not. I am not sure exactly where the "cap collar nut" listed above is located. I was hoping the serial number would help, but I cannot find a site to look that up. And if it is "maintenance free", is that truly maintenance free? Call me a skeptic, but I don't know of anything that could be considered maintenance free when it is spinning at 50,000 RPM to push air.

Reno Rob
I'm in the same position as you are but I believe I've located it. If you look at the diagram in the maintenance manual on manual page 40 (pdf page 58), it's located on the end of the turbine. Manual page 45 (pdf page 63) will clarify further. I'll try to remember to check it this weekend. 2020-08-27_15-17-18.jpg2020-08-27_15-18-01.jpg
 

FreshSalt09

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I'm in the same position as you are but I believe I've located it. If you look at the diagram in the maintenance manual on manual page 40 (pdf page 58), it's located on the end of the turbine. Manual page 45 (pdf page 63) will clarify further. I'll try to remember to check it this weekend.
I verified my supercharger is the maintenance free by pulling the intake hose off and shoving my phone down in there to take a picture. Boat was manufactured in 2017.
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