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#5585309 - 02/05/15 07:55 PM mudbuddy dealer/repair
Duck Slayer Offline
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Registered: 09/05/09
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Loc: NB,TX
I am looking for a dealer or person who does repair work on mudbuddy motors in Texas, can anybody point me in the right direction?
Thanks!

duckslayer

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#5585391 - 02/05/15 08:27 PM Re: mudbuddy dealer/repair [Re: Duck Slayer]
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#5585424 - 02/05/15 08:42 PM Re: mudbuddy dealer/repair [Re: Duck Slayer]
Duck Slayer Offline
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Registered: 09/05/09
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Loc: NB,TX
I need the bearings/races/seals replaced in the outdrive

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#5585428 - 02/05/15 08:44 PM Re: mudbuddy dealer/repair [Re: Duck Slayer]
Guy Online   content
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Loc: Lake X
Originally Posted By: Duck Slayer
I am looking for a dealer or person who does repair work on mudbuddy motors in Texas, can anybody point me in the right direction?
Thanks!

duckslayer

There are none in NTX, I swear I'm going to open my own mud motor shop in NTX. I can help you with changing oil, greasing shaft, and tightening belt because I have done this myself. Lol.

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#5585441 - 02/05/15 08:50 PM Re: mudbuddy dealer/repair [Re: Duck Slayer]
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You would have plenty of business Guy! I am in New Braunfels now, no longer live in Dallas just went to college up there. Based on the noise it is making under load @ 3000 rpm's I'm being assumptive and thinking its the outdrive bearings. Due to busy work sched I really don't have the time to mess with it

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#5585452 - 02/05/15 08:56 PM Re: mudbuddy dealer/repair [Re: Duck Slayer]
Guy Online   content
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Originally Posted By: Duck Slayer
I need the bearings/races/seals replaced in the outdrive

Look for youtubes on it. As a last resort, Google Browns Boat Repair, they are competent group of guys. Not experts on mud motors, I had them rewire my boat and they did a good job, and motor guy loved my boat and was itchen to work on my motor. They pride themselves on rigging any boat.

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#5585478 - 02/05/15 09:11 PM Re: mudbuddy dealer/repair [Re: Duck Slayer]
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Registered: 08/05/10
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Loc: Duck Hole, Tx
You could probably figure out how to do it faster yourself than it would take to drive somewhere and have it done. I have not needed to take my Mudbuddy apart yet but have done a Godevil a couple of times and there is not much to it. If you really have no mechanical ability you could just order a new outdrive cheaper than it would take to drive it somewhere probably.

Unfortunately Guy is right and I have thought about opening a shop too but I do not want to starve. I would to see someone open one up, not much to any of these motors really.

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#5587042 - 02/06/15 07:04 PM Re: mudbuddy dealer/repair [Re: mohunter]
duckiller Offline
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Mud buddies break down...... No way!

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#5587637 - 02/07/15 08:36 AM Re: mudbuddy dealer/repair [Re: Duck Slayer]
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Loc: Lake X
Originally Posted By: Duck Slayer
I need the bearings/races/seals replaced in the outdrive

How many hours do you have on the motor? Did you grease it regularly? I would think if you keep it greased you would not have any issues.

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#5588029 - 02/07/15 01:38 PM Re: mudbuddy dealer/repair [Re: Duck Slayer]
Homey da Clown Offline
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Registered: 07/19/11
Posts: 745
Loc: Pflugerville, Tx
got your message Spencer...busy all weekend with the fam but give me a shout again sometime next week and we'll see if we can't get ya going. That motor sat for a long time so this does not surprise me. But remember, you "stole" that rig so this minor issue is nothing in the overall scheme of things yingyang
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