January 11, 2010
Subject: SBT announced today
that the company has expanded its retro engine pricing program. Last year the company began offering
certain engines for older jet skis at reduced pricing. With the ever increasing price of new boats, Jet
Ski enthusiasts have found that refurbishing older jer skis is a practical and economical option. SBT has
now reduceda total of eight engine prices to support the retro engine pricing program. "We hop eto encourage
youngergenerations to get involved in the sport of jet skiing by making it more affordable to refurbish
older skis," SBT's President, Cj Lammers, remarkes. "Passion is what will keep this sport alive and the
younger generation is once again showing a lot of interest in the sport," Ericka Buczkowski, SBT's Sales
SBT is the largest PWC engine remanufacturer and aftermarket PWC parts supplier in the world. The company’s
factory and offices are located in Clearwater, Florida, but they ship worldwide. For more information, visit
or call (727) 443-0373.
January 1, 2008
Subject: SBT Announces Price
Increase....the First in 10 Years!
SBT announced today that the company has increased the pricing of its remanufactured 2-stroke and
4-stroke engines and cylinders. The move was necessary in order to maintain its commitment to advance and
improve the quality and performance of its engines, and to keep up with the ever-increasing costs of materials
and labor. Cj Lammers, President of SBT, states, "Although it was a very hard decision to make, we're very
proud of the fact that it's the first time in 10 years that SBT has raised its engine prices." He adds,
"Our customers can still expect to receive the same great product at highly competitive prices, as well
as unparalleled customer service and unmatched technical support they've come to know and expect. We appreciate
and thank all the valued customers who continue to support us." Hard parts and pump parts are not affected
by the increase. Please visit
SBT's online store
for current engine and cylinder pricing or contact the
sales department at 1-877-330-0231 for more information.
April 18, 2006
Subject: SBT Announces New Delrin wear rings for
SBT announced today that the company has designed and manufactured a complete offering of Delrin replacement
liners for Sea Doo pumps. "These new liners are all made from the same material that Sea Doo currently uses
for their new 4 stroke engine pump liners. We have made them in all the shapes and sizes to fit the earlier
model Sea Doo's dating back to the 1980's" said Phil Friedlander, SBT's Engineering Manager. "These Delrin
liners are a big improvement from the stock plastic/fiberglass liners and the response from our dealer customers
has been very positive" added Ericka Buczkowski, SBT's Sales Manager.
January 23 , 2006
Subject: SBT Launches new 4-stroke Engine line
After 18 months of research, design, engineering, and testing; SBT’s four stroke engine assembly line has
started up. Shown here are SBT’s engineers and technicians with the first Yamaha FX 140 engine. Said Greg
Pickren, SBT’s President, “Our customers count on us for economical, quality PWC engines. The addition of
the four stroke to our product line will keep the experience of owning and maintaining a PWC affordable
in the future.” Lead engineer, Phil Friedlander added. “A tremendous amount of field testing was conducted
to verify the performance and reliability of our new four stroke engines. Having our own research lake and
the Gulf of Mexico two blocks from the factory was a big plus.”
SBT’s four stroke engines will come with the same industry leading one and two year fault-free warranties
that are offered for the company’s two stroke engines.
SBT is the largest remanufacturer of PWC engines in the world. The company remanufactured over 10,000
two stroke PWC engines in 2005 and offers a complete line of hard parts including pistons, starters, crankshafts,
gaskets, pump parts, and carburetor rebuild kits. Customers can shop on-line at SBTontheWeb.com.
January 3, 2005
Subject: Premium Engine Package
SBT announced today that in addition to its standard 12 month fault-free PWC engine warranty, the company
will now offer a Premium Engine Package that comes with a 24 month fault-free warranty. As with the 12 month
warranty, the 24 month warranty covers all failures including installation error, rider abuse and neglect.
“Customers often ask about the possibility of additional warranty coverage”, said SBT’s Sales Manager
Ericka Buczkowski. “We now have a product to offer.” Engineering Manager, Phil Friedlander, added, “Through
our extensive testing at Alligator Point Research Center, we have proven the performance and durability
of our engines.” “We know the engines are good and this longer warranty is a natural progression of our
SBT, located in Clearwater, FL, is the largest remanufacturer of PWC engines in the world. For free technical
support, videos, PWC forums, online shopping, and much more visit
The company can be reached at 727-443-0373.
May 26, 2004
Subject: SBT Offers New One-Year, Fault-Free Warranty
on PWC Crankshafts
Effective today, SBT crankshafts will now come with an industry leading one-year fault-free warranty. This
new warranty covers all types of failure including water intrusion, over-heating, lack of lubrication, and
all other forms of abuse. This warranty policy applies retroactively to all crankshafts purchased after
May 26th, 2003.
The mission of SBT since it was formed in 1997 has been to make owning, operating, and maintaining a
PWC more affordable. We take great pride in the fact that the average retail price of a major PWC engine
overall in the United States is half of what it was before SBT was created. Pressure from SBT has resulted
in tremendous changes in the industry such as Bombardier lowering the dealer price on some of their factory
engines by as much as 50% and extending their warranty from 90 days to one year. These changes have benefited
PWC owners Worldwide.
SBT is the largest remanufacturer of PWC engines and crankshafts in the World. For more information visit
or call (727) 443-0373.
April 2, 2004
Subject: SBT, Inc. (Clearwater, Fl) Buys Assets
of USA Shortblock, Inc
SBT announced today that it has acquired the assets of USA Shortblock. Greg Pickren, President of SBT, said
“this acquisition strategically reinforces and strengthens our position as the world’s largest remanufacturer
of PWC engines”. “The additional equipment and inventory acquired in this transaction will allow us to better
serve the customer bases of both companies with respect to remanufactured PWC engines and crankshafts.”
Said Richard Benanti of WSM, “this divestiture of USA Shortblock will allow WSM to focus on its core
business of being a leading supplier of aftermarket parts to the powersports industries”. “We are very excited
about the new marine section and performance oriented ATV parts that are being added to our catalog this
SBT is the largest remanufacturer of PWC engines in the world. WSM is a leading supplier of hard parts to
the powersports and marine industries. For more information, contact SBT at (727) 443-0373 or visit the
company’s website at SBTontheWeb.com