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1985 bayliner Volvo Pents 125hp 270 tilt/trim

I'm looking for a good used or even new cheap power tilt and trim for 1985 volvo penta 125hp 270 out drive???. thanks...

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Ebay will be the place! Especially this time of year, sellers will be getting rid of good parts. You will have to search the listings very frequently to see what comes up from day to day.

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