Me and Buba got the go ahead to buy a used boat !!!:grin-big: YEA One question that I have off the top of my overwelmed head...I/O vs O ??? More reliable ??? Easy to work on ??? Better fuel economy??? Merc, OMC, Johnson, Evenrude, Yamaha, Force, Chrysler ???? :know-big: I am at the point that I just got REALLY DUM!!! Thanks for any and all help !! More questions to follow as I get dummer!!!