Mercury Vs Yamaha Outboard Reliability





Yamaha (digital and mechanical) Hi everyone, I was hoping to find some recommendations for an outboard on a 25’ tritoon. ACTION CRAFT - COASTLNE 2002. 6L V8 XTO offshore 425HP outboard and Mercury Marine had its new line of 4. Mercury Marine introduced multiple new 4. 9 Big Foot Post by turbotodd » 18 Nov 2014, 03:56 As said, the only thing the big foot's are good for is pushing a HEAVY displacement style hull, like a sail boat kicker, or a kicker on a bay style boat or the like. There are some interesting etec vs Yamaha videos on YouTube. market for over 30 years. Suzukis' new DF 200a is going to give the yammie a good fight. Like Newton’s Third Law says, “For every force, there is an equal and opposite force of reaction. Our next-gen Offshore V6 four strokes represent the absolute leading edge of high-performance outboard technology. Noelm you mentioned different brand names we only sell Parsun outboards. Well that depends on what you operating RPM range is danny. We just ordered a new Nitro Z8 with the 200 Optimax Pro XS. It also does real estate property management in Japan. Mercury Outboard Verado 200 225 250 & 275 4-Stroke Factory Service Manual CD. A similar motor is already being made, the Mercury Verado, super charged not turbos however. Thanks for you interest. Choosing a 5/6HP outboard. Small outboard motors, up to 15 horsepower or so are easily portable. Mercury Vs Yamaha Outboards. Then we had a 40 Merc on a 17ft aluminum boat and now have a 50 Yamaha. Going off my own personal experiences and those of people I know, I have come down to either lower priced carby Honda BF30 or top dollar EFI Yamaha F30LA. 3 weeks Length of Yamaha-specific training portion of the Marine Technician Specialist program. 5hp at 83lbs of thrust, the Yamaha 2. Boating anglers face intriguing choices today when it comes to the popular 200 hp four-stroke outboard motor category. 78” bore and stroke, single throttle valve intake, a 70 amp alternator, a 1. 5hp at 78lbs of thrust and the Parsun 2. My E-Tec saves me thousands. I have a 60 hp Yamaha and really like it. NOTE: Mercury DOES NOT Use Model Years For Parts Lookup. Private Message. For anglers and boaters, the name Yamaha is synonymous with legendary reliability, award-winning innovation and high performance. Churning seas that can blow up out of nowhere. Yamaha Outboards has proudly operated in the U. Cheaper to maintain: On average, maintenance costs for an Evinrude outboard engine are up to 50% less than maintenance costs for a four-stroke outboard over the first three years of ownership. since about 2005 yamaha was yamaha and merc is merc and they dont share anything. These 10 hours are the most important hours of the engine's life. 06-22-2008, 09:21 PM #6. Many savy people are telling him that the new Merc 40 4 stroke with electronic fuel injection is a great engine and very reliable - which is why he wanted a Yamaha in the first place. Lund is owned by Brunswick. The outboard motor market is increasingly specialized. Take just 53 seconds. 5-350hp brand new and genuine Yamaha F90,Suzuki DF90 and Honda BF90 90 boat engines. Yamaha (digital and mechanical) Hi everyone, I was hoping to find some recommendations for an outboard on a 25' tritoon. 06-22-2008, 09:21 PM #6. Steven Lamp November10, 2012. 5 litre 150, 175, and 200 Hp versions. Going off my own personal experiences and those of people I know, I have come down to either lower priced carby Honda BF30 or top dollar EFI Yamaha F30LA. (microwave and pir) 1996 yamaha vmax snowmobile service manual suzuki dt15 hp outboard, 1986 model Crankcase Capacity Chart - Outboard Marine Crankcase Capacity Chart - Honda Engines Crankcase Oil Capacity Chart - Mercury Outboard Engines Model Year Notes Oil Capacity Canister Std (QT) Metric (L) Filter. Just ask someone that works on 4 stroke outboards, you'll see what I mean. Basically manual start on a Mercury with 5 years of warranty, out the door is right around $3,600 at the dealer I've been to before. No one has lower prices or more Yamaha outboards in stock. 5 hp - 4 hp - 5 hp - 8 hp - 15 hp - 25 hp - 40 hp - 50 hp - 75 hp. 2L models – F300, F250 and F225 – available in both mechanical and digital control. Yamaha made big news with its new F425 XTO Offshoreame outboard and has been known for years for its line of V6 4. It also houses the latch release and a carrying handle just in case you need to take the cowl off the motor. Keep in mind we're talking about an extra quarter cup. Suitable for a wide range of applications, this 2. Does it really matter? Therefore odds are higher that you will see a Mercury or Yamaha being repaired in a shop. Outboards have been around for over a century - and these days, they're the fastest-growing segment of the marine power market. The is a separate crankcase for the 150, the 175, and the 200. ACTION CRAFT - COASTLNE 2002. 9 Big Foot Post by turbotodd » 18 Nov 2014, 03:56 As said, the only thing the big foot's are good for is pushing a HEAVY displacement style hull, like a sail boat kicker, or a kicker on a bay style boat or the like. 06-22-2008, 09:26 PM #7. Please call us for pricing, we will beat any local advertised price or written proposal. He is happy to do our Merc's and Johnson (and definately takes our money for them) but prefers the Yamahas. Built For The Ocean. The original F150 made its debut in 2003, but new iterations of this iconic engine have followed and there are now a couple of slightly different models to choose from. The 2 stroke vs. Mobile Marine has a wide selection of outboard motors from 2. I've owned a few of both & have been boating for 30 years. Whats really kinda cool is the vanity stripe for the back of the motors. If you are running lower than that designed range ( different for every motor) then you are lugging it and any experienced outboard mechanic will tell you this is as bad as redlining one all the time. Created to power the largest boats for the boldest adventures, Verado delivers advanced engineering and refined operation to boat owners who don't compromise; every feature is designed to offer the ultimate experience and greatest confidence. My E-Tec saves me thousands. The boat currently has a 70hp Johnson two stroke outboard which is getting tired and is not 100% reliable. Full Specs and Customization. 5 from 2 reviews. VS Marine is a marine dealership located in Atascadero, CA. For anglers and boaters, the name Yamaha is synonymous with legendary reliability, award-winning innovation and high performance. Portside Marine in Orlando, FL offers a complete Yamaha Outboard Repower service from 2. In addition, all models can use Yamaha s new Command Link Plus rigging system. Honda's BF15 delivers unrivalled innovation to the portable range. I'm looking to buy a new 18. The F15 produces excellent low down torque from a lightweight powerhead. Re: Honda vs Evinrude vs Mercury vs Yamaha etc - 08/31/15 05:12 PM Difficult to pick a brand just like that. The third instalment of our ground-breaking outboard engine testing program sees Mercury's Optimax 200 go head to head with E-TEC, Yamaha* and Suzuki. In essence, the new Mercury 150 Pro XS aims to work use and in particular to fishing enthusiasts and professionals, who seek performance and reliability. 5 metre aluminium and inflatable boats, it provides responsive, smooth and reliable power in a lightweight design. 177 psi compression on all 4 cylinders. Whats really kinda cool is the vanity stripe for the back of the motors. This is my experience in the bush with small outboards including Johnson, Etec, Yamaha, Honda, and Tohatsu. The all-new Yamaha 90-horsepower In-Line Four V MAX SHO® may be the smallest in the V MAX SHO® line, but it packs the biggest punch of any 90-horse on the water. The year is now normally noted on the serial number sticker. They aren't that bad just no support. D&B Publishing is proud to have delivered the Pacific regions best power boat read for close to 25 years. Showing 1 to 4 of 4 (1 Pages). Outboards Boat Motors. They are a company that stands by their warranty and will assist you with any problems. Find outboard engine specs, special financing, accessories, and Honda Outboard Motor dealers near you. With lightning-quick acceleration, blistering top speed, legendary reliability, and lightweight design, Pro XS has everything you need to travel farther, faster, and harder. As detailed in the February issue, Fisho has embarked on an ambitious testing schedule which will see a range of 200hp outboards fitted to the Fishing World Stabi-Craft 659 Super Cab and tested for about 50. Vehicle Details. the judge ruled in Yamahas fvor and the marriage was over. Yamaha are more common here in Malta. A sterndrive motor offers the power of an inboard motor with the drive of an outboard. 2020 Bennington 24 R Bowrider Swingback. I wouldn't question the reliability of a supercharged or turbo engine I've been around and worked on them my entire life. Its impressive displacement and advanced valve train increase power and throttle response, easily producing 350 hp and generating substantially more torque between 2000 ~ 3500 RPMs. East coast guys like the Yamahas the Mercury stuff is popular on Westcoast. Has a 7 year old Yamaha 2 stroke 25. Or you could go Mercury Verado 350hp at 667 lbs and save 137 lbs. Lower gear ratio to swing a larger prop for improved acceleration - Streamline Gearcase - 18 % less drag. For more than 30 years, Yamaha Outboards have delivered far more than superior power, performance and efficiency. Excellent running quality and long-term reliability. Yamaha (digital and mechanical) Hi everyone, I was hoping to find some recommendations for an outboard on a 25’ tritoon. Honda's exclusive True 5 warranty: the best warranty in the business. A good inboard system usually relies upon a separate rudder to facilitate steering. In the past, all 200 hp four-strokes used six-cylinder powerheads. Like Newton’s Third Law says, “For every force, there is an equal and opposite force of reaction. Ok so the wife and I are just now getting back into fishing. Replaces Most Mercury 3. 08 : 1 vs 1. The carbed 8hp was a little louder than the 25hp believe it or not, and the 25hp is incredibly smooth at all power outputs. Forum Statistics: honda 135 hp gives cooling alarm. Lund is owned by Brunswick. 5 to 350 horsepower engines. We ran a 175 Merc and then a 200 Yamaha on the bassboat. Ever since Yamaha outboards have been sold in the U. Honda Outboard Forum. At that show Yamaha Marine was showing its all-new 5. Model number C40ELO. 2020 Bennington 24 R Bowrider Swingback. Tohatsu is 50 powerhead and makes 35 at the pump. Either that or I have traces of Tuning Fork in my blood When the "new" Etecs came out years back they were suposed to be the greatest outboard and i know of a lot of guys who got them up north everyone of them had. Popular with boaters everywhere. Yamaha Outboard Parts Diagrams Catalogs, service Manuals. I wanted a Yamaha. there’s no doubt it’s the way to go for peak hp in a light weight package but there is no substitute for cubic inches on the bottom end of the rpm range I don’t care if it’s an outboard or a car/truck including tractor trailers. Recently, the BoatUS Consumer Protection Bureau has been made aware of dozens of reports regarding serious corrosion problems in Yamaha outboards, specifically 2000 to 2004. (Our two company directors, Doug Dukeson and Barry Thompson, boasting over 70 years of power boating. However, on the outside you can't tell them apart. How to choose between four- and six-cylinder outboard motors for your boat. A similar motor is already being made, the Mercury Verado, super charged not turbos however. Many people immediately assume that a two-stroke is less powerful and, therefore, less desirable. I would be interested to hear if there is anyone that has things they like or dislike about either of these engines. This marks…. The outboard is for a Mercury 340 inflatable with air deck, LOA 11'2", empty weight 92 lbs, capacity 1500 lbs. Replaced flooring and carpeting as well as water pump in the fall of 2013. 100 gauge marine-grade aluminum, high-strength one piece heat-tempered extruded ribs, textured non-skid deck, reinforced corner and transom braces, stamped-in keels and bow eyes with durable enamel finish in desert brown. Pounding waves. Tohatsu is 50 powerhead and makes 35 at the pump. Yamaha had the 225 Excel, which was a great engine and really well known for its reliability. For a boat motor that’s there when you need it, Yamaha is the one to trust. Keep in mind we're talking about an extra quarter cup. Mercury, the Honda is heavier but quieter, but the Mercury brings the speed. Joined: Aug 2007. Our 1-liter 60-hp midrange offers light weight and exhilarating performance. 5" Offset Drive shaft. Tohatsu offers the best outboard motors, including the 115 hp outboard, 150 hp outboard, 200 hp outboard, 225 hp outboard and the 250 hp outboard. on the Mercury Optimax engines vs. In 2015, Yamaha will release the latest iteration of the most popular four-stroke 150-horsepower outboard of all time, the 2. Who says you have to put on the pounds to add more horses? Meet Yamaha’s Next Generation of V6 4. Potential uses for this engine are endless, including bay boats, boats with poling platforms and pontoons with. Being a dealer I am somewhat biased but will try to be as objective as possible. There are so many things to consider: make of engine, model, size, features, weight and the price. They first built the carbed 150 Mercury engine over 30 years ago and it has proved to be a very solid engine. Our 1-liter 60-hp midrange offers light weight and exhilarating performance. Welcome to our shop online to choose the engine you want. In fact, the new 115 Pro XS is 16 pounds lighter than the 115 OptiMax it replaces, and 18 pounds lighter than the nearest competing 115hp engine. Quality and reliability for aftermarket parts from the major manufacturers are as good as or better than the OEM. The Mercury OptiMax line carries outboard motors that are built for reliability and fuel efficiency with Mercury’s two-stage DFI (Direct Fuel Injection). Any references to other companies or their products are for identification purposes only, and are not intended to be an endorsement. Replaced flooring and carpeting as well as water pump in the fall of 2013. Most of the new outboard motors are pretty reliable. 9 2 stroke before that it was 30 years old and still running when the water pump went out and I sold it for $250 to a marina owner in PA. Mercury did not publish model year information for 1997 & newer outboards. This is my experience in the bush with small outboards including Johnson, Etec, Yamaha, Honda, and Tohatsu. The motor bounced. Honda's BF15 delivers unrivalled innovation to the portable range. No body beats Suzuki in reliability for 4 stroke outboards period ! Honda is the lightest but I don't like the carbs or the price. Now I'm hearing from a buddy that he knows a bunch of guys that have had nothing but trouble with the the Pro XS. 5 4-3/4 Bullet Diameter. Its not the cheapest, not the most expensive, but I think is the best compromise. Parsun outboard motors are assembled in China. I bought a brand new Lund Alaskan with a Yamaha outboard last Fall. Re: Outboard question: Yamaha vs. Does it really matter? Therefore odds are higher that you will see a Mercury or Yamaha being repaired in a shop. Choosing an inboard or outboard motor for your boat is simple once you are familiar with how your needs affect the decision. Yamaha outboards are available in a wide range of horsepower for both 2-stroke and 4-stroke models. Whether you are looking for a small portable outboard or an offshore motor Yamaha can provide the perfect match. Only $45,000. Lower gear ratio to swing a larger prop for improved acceleration - Streamline Gearcase - 18 % less drag. 92 Octane; 3 Star vs. Many people immediately assume that a two-stroke is less powerful and, therefore, less desirable. 2Full throttle RPM5000 - 5750Cylinder ConfigurationI-3Displacement(CID/CC)92. Better Power to Weight Ratio. The boat I just sold had a yamaha F150. 5M 4-stroke outboard. Mercury FourStrokes have long led the pack with clean, quiet, fuel-efficient outboard power, and now the gap grows even wider. Mercury Marine introduced multiple new 4. I am trying to decide between the Honda BF2D 2. I'm looking to buy a new 18. Mercury Marine introduced multiple new 4. Innovation. Fusing power, efficiency, speed and light weight, their intelligent design absolutely sets the standard for offshore performance. I would question the validity of anecdotal evidence on a forum, however, since unreliability is often down to the kind of life the outboard has had and the competence of the home mechanic. Our Yamaha units’ strength can vary from 115 HP to 300 HP, depending on your specifications. Welcome to our shop online to choose the engine you want. There are no reviews for this product. 2-liter outboards have over 29 percent more charging power than other V6 four strokes, and ample charging for an array of on-board electronic devices. Mercury engineers leveraged the Mercury Racing heritage to develop this family of high-performance Direct Injected outboards. At the same time, it but also winks at many fiberglass boats maybe intended for charter (thus often in motion) and also to the world of pontoons, of course larger than the one we test here. Good thing about the mercury is the impeller is stainless steel and the others are alumanum. At that show Yamaha Marine was showing its all-new 5. Just my 2 cents so take it for what its worth. In the past, all 200 hp four-strokes used six-cylinder powerheads. Interested in a Yamaha. This type of motor is typically used to power small craft such as jon boats, dinghies, canoes, etc. Mercury's new lineup of V6's consists of a 2. Satilla Marine is a full line Yamaha Outboard dealer and carries the best boat brands in the business… G 3, War Eagle, and Creek Boats. Shop Shipped Us Stryker available for sale today on the internet.  Quality used motors are what we sell at Union City Marine. Suzuki's biggest problem is the Company alot more than the product and it has been for 20 years. Get your Genuine Yamaha, Evinrude, Mercury and Volvo parts at Mobile Marine in Huntsville. In many cases, you may be able to take an engine from one of Yamaha’s competitors and make a factual argument as to why it could be “better” than the 4. Thanks for you interest. It also does real estate property management in Japan. XR6 is one of the most reliable outboard engines ever built. If you have your serial number parts lookup is even easier , use the serial number lookup box at the top of each page to go directly to your engine, drive or transom. Thanks Evinrude E-tec/Mercury 4 stroke/Yamaha 60hp outboard - Page 2. At the lower end of the range is the Yamaha F2. There are so many things to consider: make of engine, model, size, features, weight and the price. A lot of etecs where I fish and you can hardly hear them go by. The arguments are like the ones we use to have over Chevrolet vs. Built For The Ocean. The Yamaha just seems to be the best compromise of power, economy, and reliability. 5 ft Lund boat and I noticed they all come with Mercury outboard motors (I think Brunswick owns both companies). 2020 PlayCraft PowerToon X-Treme 2700. Mercury 60 HP EFI Bigfoot Fourstroke - Mercury 60 HP EFI Bigfoot - BigFoot engines are built with a taller, heavy-duty gear case, larger gears and shafts (up to 33% larger than standard outboards) and that places the propeller deeper in the water dramatically improved performance by been able to running a larger propeller. While Honda Automobiles is the main sponsor of the Boat Show,with the latest models in the range, including the brand new Civic TypeR, on display at the entrance, Honda Marine has an even larger stand and 11 crafts in the water, powered by engines from BF100 to BF250. The Mercury 150 Four-Stroke outboard was introduced in 2011, to much fanfare. Boat is great on the water, but I need to sell soon to get a vehicle. This is my experience in the bush with small outboards including Johnson, Etec, Yamaha, Honda, and Tohatsu. 0 from 1 review. For over 50 years, Outboard Jets has provided quality conversion units for outboard motors designed to allow a boat to be used in locations where a propeller driven boat is unable to operate – in shallow, ankle deep water. Churning seas that can blow up out of nowhere. mercury 60 4stroke the mercury yamaha marriage ended in divorce some years back. 5 liter and below - $2,975. 00 4 cyl - $1,995. I personally would go to the best close dealer making the best deal and go with that motor. The F200 is the flagship outboard in Yamaha’s big four-cylinder range, delivering an extremely powerful engine in a highly compact and lightweight package. The F15 produces excellent low down torque from a lightweight powerhead. Midrange 60 hp. The results are instructive. Excellent running quality and long-term reliability. I've owned a few of both & have been boating for 30 years. Mercury Marine, Mercury Racing, Tohatsu, Yamaha Marine, Nissan and Evinrude each developed computer-controlled direct-injected two-stroke engines. 5 HP to 350 HP. Based on what little research I have done, Yamaha 4 strokes seem to be considered one of the more reliable engines? Anyone have any real world experience with these engines, what to look for, or any other advice? Two stroke vs 4. I have no experience with any of the 4 stroke outboard motors. For a boat motor that’s there when you need it, Yamaha is the one to trust. If you do have a problem with the Mercury, Mercury will give you a bad run a round. 2 liters, have a 3. Your outboard has been manufactured by Mercury Marine, a world leader in marine technology and outboard manufacturing since 1939. Portland, Oregon. In fact, its lightweight design combined with 1. This new 90-HP FOURSTROKE is now the fourth model that Mercury has sold with the same model designator, so it can be confusing to talk about a "Mercury 90-HP FOURSTROKE", and, since Mercury no longer has model year designators, it can be confusing to try to identify the engine by a. Getting closer to finalizing a deal for a new 2013 2550 RBR. Per Yamaha's website: for a 25" lower unit, the 300 hp weighs 562lbs, versus the 350 coming in at 804 lbs, an increase of almost 250 lbs for a 50 hp increase. At the time Evinrude and Mercury were the only major manufacturers of two stroke engines. re: Honda or Mercury outboard Posted by KemoSabe65 on 4/29/18 at 12:01 pm to 3deadtrolls Honda's are good but zuk, Yamaha are light years ahead of them in performance and service. Honda Outboard Archive. That’s why every Yamaha Outboard is engineered for incredible reliability, performance and longevity. Easily find your stainless or aluminum prop with our PropFinder. Yamaha Outboards provide industry-leading innovation, outstanding performance, incredible power, unequalled customer satisfaction and legendary reliability. Hi all, looking for some advice on purchasing a new tiller 30hp outboard for my F390 explorer that I'm currently "pimping" before it hits the water. there’s no doubt it’s the way to go for peak hp in a light weight package but there is no substitute for cubic inches on the bottom end of the rpm range I don’t care if it’s an outboard or a car/truck including tractor trailers. Owners of some Yamaha outboards are incensed at having to pay thousands to repair their relatively low-hour engines. And we’re going to start with Honda Marine vs. com or text/call 8659515914 if interested. Its impressive displacement and advanced valve train increase power and throttle response, easily producing 350 hp and generating substantially more torque between 2000 ~ 3500 RPMs. I'm looking to buy a new 18. 698cc Three-Cylinder. 5 ft Lund boat and I noticed they all come with Mercury outboard motors (I think Brunswick owns both companies). 5" Offset Drive shaft. Portland, Oregon. Getting closer to finalizing a deal for a new 2013 2550 RBR. Corrosive saltwater. Over the last 2 years, it has developed a problem. Our Yamaha Lower Units also come in counter-rotation units. 6L V8 XTO offshore 425HP outboard and Mercury Marine had its new line of 4. Fuel Conservation. 3 cyl outboard & Sport Jet - $1,595. 250 DETX 300 BETX. So I have decided to create a user-submitted database of boats and their fuel economy. " Date Although Yamaha created a kit to try to correct these problems, it has not issued any technical service bulletins or recalls regarding the motors. Outboard motor powerheads are available for both two stroke and four stroke applications and include such four stroke models as the YAMAHA 75, 80, 90,100, 115, 150, 200 and 225; and two stroke models with 175, 200, 225, 250, 300 horsepower motors. We compare the fuel efficiency of the Evinrude E-TEC G2 300 with the Yamaha F300 on three different types of boats – center consoles, pontoon boats, and sportboats. I personally would go to the best close dealer making the best deal and go with that motor. 9 - 15 hp Tohatsu | Yamaha F 25 - 70 - 115 - 150 - 200 - 250 - 300 - 350 hp 4-stroke | Mercury efi 25 - 50 - 60 - 75 - 90 - 115 - 150 - Verado 200 - 250 - 300 hp | Small outboards 2. Smart design makes the 150hp Mercury FourStroke nearly 20 pounds lighter than its closest four-stroke competitor, and less than a battery weight heavier than a two-stroke. One hundred miles offshore, it’s truly man vs. Our PowerBoat team brings you the news, views and reviews from around the world. Double role for Honda in Genoa. Yamaha's Meeler walked me through the steps that a fuel drop takes in an F300 four-stroke outboard. The only thing ever done to it was adding 2 cycle oil, yearly gear oil changes and 1 new impeller in 20 years. I have looked at the parts manual and the major difference is the inside of the crankcase. Mercury, the Honda is heavier but quieter, but the Mercury brings the speed. Shop, read reviews, or ask questions about MERCURY MARINE Premium Plus 2-Cycle TC-W3 Outboard Oil at the official West Marine online store. Furthermore, in 2007 Yamaha introduced a powerful production outboard, the 5,330cc V8-powered F350A. Since 1968, West Marine has grown to over 250 local stores, with knowledgeable Associates happy to assist. While Honda Automobiles is the main sponsor of the Boat Show,with the latest models in the range, including the brand new Civic TypeR, on display at the entrance, Honda Marine has an even larger stand and 11 crafts in the water, powered by engines from BF100 to BF250. Just launched at the Ft. Company! Same Day FREE Shipping! + *NO TAX (Except California). The 4-stroke 5hp outboard engine is the staple power source for most small tenders. Continuous Boat Show on the Kapiti Coast Wellington. Like I said earlier here. I was told by the dealer I had a choice of any motor they sold---Mercury, Yamaha, Honda, or Evinrude. The boat I’m currently looking at sports a Yamaha 250XB, but I’ve heard that Mercury has been putting out more innovative engines recently. If you need parts, you can purchase discount Yamaha outboard parts by HP or search outboard parts by year. Another biggie - How much gas does your motor burn?. Going off my own personal experiences and those of people I know, I have come down to either lower priced carby Honda BF30 or top dollar EFI Yamaha F30LA. Quicksilver Branded FOURSTROKE OUTBOARD OIL FILTER 35-877761Q01 Replaceable screw‑on type canister filter. 3L V8 F350XCC Outboard Motor. 7m tinny and trailer, there's no point in spending more than that on a new engine. Their outboards are known for their reliability and innovation, and consumers can find them online or at dealers nationwide. I own 3 currently. Corrosive saltwater. Portland, Oregon. 2 Star; Cleaner Emissions; Over Yamaha. Over the last 2 years, it has developed a problem. The 450R delivers unprecedented power with amazing efficiency. 00 // Optimax - $1695. mercury 60 4stroke the mercury yamaha marriage ended in divorce some years back. By Jim Harnwell. Recently, the BoatUS Consumer Protection Bureau has been made aware of dozens of reports regarding serious corrosion problems in Yamaha outboards, specifically 2000 to 2004. Built For The Ocean. The time frame the EPA gave was going to be a challenge to both companies. Latest review: Great machine! Quiet and efficient. Tohatsu sort of has the corner on the 4-stoke outboard engine market 20 hp and below. 92 Octane ; 3 Star vs. The 15 & 20 hp are the same engine block, just tuned to there respective hp's. Yamaha has one that is 40 powerhead and makes around 30 at the pump. Increased fuel economy and outstanding overall performance. Yamaha and Mercury 4-Strokes Wade Boardman. Add in the optional Power Thrust design, and you've got an even more powerful and world-known four-stroke Honda outboard motor, with 60% more thrust in reverse and 15% more in forward. 5hp were the most remarkable at 90lbs of thrust (These two engines along with the Mariner are virtually identical). Lower gear ratio to swing a larger prop for improved acceleration - Streamline Gearcase - 18 % less drag. Latest review: Excellent outboard, starts well hot or cold, I've owned two of them, one on a 20 ft rip tide plate boat giving around 22Lp/h at around 4000rpm, the other on an 18ft plate metal and marine giving a. 3 weeks Length of Yamaha-specific training portion of the Marine Technician Specialist program. Good thing about the mercury is the impeller is stainless steel and the others are alumanum. 9 HP Mercury Outboard Motor. Yamaha's legendary three-cylinder two-stroke outboards are powerful, lightweight and compact. Our 5-star manufacturers cover every major player in the business (Honda, Evinrude, Mercruiser, Volvo, Mercury, Suzuki, Tohatsu, OMC, Yamaha and Johnson, just to name a few). 2 liter four-strokes, but when smaller powerplants are in order, it's their line of in-line-four outboards that come into play. 0L Counter Rotation Lower Units Do not use for standard rotation 13 S. Rigorously tested to guarantee warranty protection for Mercury and Mariner 4-stroke outboards. In regards to Honda Marine vs. Whether you are looking for a small portable outboard or an offshore motor Yamaha can provide the perfect match. Bottom Line on the Yamaha V6 4. 5 hp - 4 hp - 5 hp - 8 hp - 15 hp - 25 hp - 40 hp - 50 hp - 75 hp. Fishtalkmag. At $19,830 including trailer, this is the most. Comparisons are often made between older, carbureted two-strokes and newer fuel-injected four-strokes. 0HP 4-stroke outboard, and the Mercury 3. Mercury Precision Lubricants Gear Lube Premium gear lube - lower units for outboards below 75 horsepower. A lot of etecs where I fish and you can hardly hear them go by. Lower gear ratio to swing a larger prop for improved acceleration - Streamline Gearcase - 18 % less drag. Ripoff Report Investigates! What the BBB has done to consumers for over 100 years is one of the many reasons why Ripoff Report was created. The result is an outboard family that blows away the competition when it comes to power, durability, performance and fuel efficiency. All of the above woulkd be good on my 1448 and if i can aford the mercury i will get it. One hundred miles offshore, it’s truly man vs. The man said the mercury 40 jet is a 60 horse powerhead and that makes it 40 hp at the pump. Mercury Marine, Mercury Racing, Tohatsu, Yamaha Marine, Nissan and Evinrude each developed computer-controlled direct-injected two-stroke engines. Forum Statistics: honda 135 hp gives cooling alarm. The Mercury 150 Four-Stroke outboard was introduced in 2011, to much fanfare. Our excellent service coupled with our delivery reliability and innovative business model make us your number one stop for your outboard lower units summer boating season. Three years ago I bought a Yamaha T9. The Durability of Evinrude Outboards. 3 Year Warranty. since about 2005 yamaha was yamaha and merc is merc and they dont share anything. However, for my best pick, I choose Suzuki 6HP 4-Stroke Outboard Motors. Twin lakes fishing boat with 115hp Mercury outboard. Nobody makes a more reliable, powerful, and efficient lineup of outboard motors than Mercury: Verado, Pro XS, FourStroke, SeaPro, and Jet. Potential uses for this engine are endless, including bay boats, boats with poling platforms and pontoons with. Reliability wise I think all 3 are good choices. Mercury did not publish model year information for 1997 & newer outboards. Weight - 177 lbs. The man said the mercury 40 jet is a 60 horse powerhead and that makes it 40 hp at the pump. The Honda motors are probably the most reliable and they were the first ones to pioneer the 4 stroke marine outboards. Bottom Line on the Yamaha V6 4. The affordable, portable Mercury 9. 0 @ 19 MPH: 23 MPH: Yamaha 15. The year is now normally noted on the serial number sticker. And that’s exactly why so many boaters won’t trust anything but a Yamaha out on the water. 5 liter and below - $2,975. A good inboard system usually relies upon a separate rudder to facilitate steering. Enhanced fuel injection (EFI models) for boosted efficiency. Suzuki 150hp outboard motors for sale-2020 DF150 4 stroke. Many potential purchasers of Tohatsu, Mercury, Yamaha or Suzuki motors will now choose Parsun because of the quality, value and 3 year warranty. I absolutely love the digital controls. 9 - 15 hp Tohatsu | Yamaha F 25 - 70 - 115 - 150 - 200 - 250 - 300 - 350 hp 4-stroke | Mercury efi 25 - 50 - 60 - 75 - 90 - 115 - 150 - Verado 200 - 250 - 300 hp | Small outboards 2. 00 6 cyl V6 non chrome bore 2. I have owned lots of outboards since 70s, and sterndrives too. 5hp at 83lbs of thrust, the Yamaha 2. Being a dealer I am somewhat biased but will try to be as objective as possible. At the lower end of the range is the Yamaha F2. Yamaha 425-hp XTO Offshore - Profile Way back in 2007, when we used our cellphones to actually speak to one another (texting "hello" meant striking 13 keys on our phones' T9 keyboards), Suzuki fired a shot across the bow of the Big Three—Evinrude, Mercury and Yamaha—as the first outboard manufacturer to have a 300-hp engine in its. Years ago I never would have bought a Mercury outboard. The New Mercury Racing 400R is based off the ever popular — and becoming a cornerstone in outboard power in-line 6 cylinder Verado. Part No 90-896579CD0 | July 2004 - Mercury Marine. Some might argue that if you have to ask you can't afford it and while that might be true with the cost of marine fuel and the low fuel economy of boating that can add up quickly. In Business For Over 40 Years. 2017 Yamaha F350 Offshore UCC Outboard Motor. 5 litre 150, 175, and 200 Hp versions. Outboard reliability - Mercury vs Yamaha. EASY STORAGE. The engine is notable for its reliability and ease of handling. -- CATAMARAN INFLATABLE MONOHULL PONTOON. Outboard motors, meant for fishing boats, speed boats, pontoons, and more, are designed to power your boat through the water. A robust electrical system with a high-output alternator to keep batteries charged and fishing electronics humming. I would be interested to hear if there is anyone that has things they like or dislike about either of these engines. Both the Honda and Yamaha outboard engines come with different. PRECISION 14 3/4 X 23 X 3. Corrosive saltwater. 5 - 4 - 5. The story begins in the mid 1990s when the EPA decided it was time that outboard motor companies start to clean up the exhaust emissions of their motors. I would recommend the Tohatsu 4-Stroke 6HP outboard motor… Read Full Review. I agree on the comparison but it prob cost more to make an auto I would say there is a huge profit margin on outboard engines as for the resale that i Mercury vs. 3 Year Warranty. View Forum Posts. Inboard/Outboard Stern Drive Posted on March 21, 2015 November 18, 2019 by 530medialab. Mercury 175L Pro XS 175 HP 20 Inch Shaft Four Stroke Electric Start Remote Outboard Motor. This combination helps to provide smooth, effortless power to all manner of boats. 8hp Mercury and Tohatsu. Mercury Marine will offer the V8 300 in four cowling base colors. But even at this size there are significant differences between the makes and models so we set out to assess their strengths and weaknesses, and choose a winner. Replaces Most Mercury 3. It appears that both Mercury (USA Model) and Yamaha have products to suit. EASY STORAGE. New Largest Display of New Zealand's Leading Brands Under One Roof. Well, I've talked to 4 dealers today 2 Yamaha and 2 Mercury and there doesn't seem to be much of a clear choice. Lauderdale Boat Show back in October, Merc's new 150 Four-Stroke is a revolutionary new engine design that is simplicity itself. Or you could go Mercury Verado 350hp at 667 lbs and save 137 lbs. The thing was a lemon and Yamaha ended up replacing it with a 250 four stroke. The Mercury boasts the largest displacement, but the lightest engine weight (206kg) of all four-stroke outboards. In 1980-1990, Yamaha 2 strokes were the standard for performance and reliability- so much so that they have developed a cultish following. Explore Yamaha Outboards' full line of outboard power, including four strokes ranging from 2. Mercury Verado is the pinnacle of superior outboard design and performance. Better reliability. The new Yamaha F25 four stroke is the modernday answer to the demise of the traditional two-stroke carby outboard. The world’s lightest outboard motor. Today, manufacturers like Mercury Marine have developed 4-stroke outboards that weigh and perform comparably with 2-storke outboards. 9 2 stroke before that it was 30 years old and still running when the water pump went out and I sold it for $250 to a marina owner in PA. The man said the mercury 40 jet is a 60 horse powerhead and that makes it 40 hp at the pump. In addition, all models can use Yamaha s new Command Link Plus rigging system. Engines, Motors, Fuel Tanks, and more. Why Buy a Four-Stroke Outboard vs. 0 @ 19 MPH: 23 MPH: Yamaha 15. A good inboard system usually relies upon a separate rudder to facilitate steering. Ideal applications include: 400R 400 ROS 300R 250R. This isn’t necessarily true. I know Yamaha makes some good stuff I have 2 Yamaha quads and wouldn't own anything else. F8LMHB Yamaha 4 Stroke 8hp Long Shaft PORTABLE OUTBOARD FOR SALE The Yamaha F8C has built an enviable reputation for its reliability and fuel economy. Offering a lighter (the engine weighs 163 kg, just over 9kg less than the closest four-stroke competitor) and quieter experience due to a redesigned engine and cover made to reduce noise and vibration whilst providing more performance and better aesthetics, this engine is a definite contender. The first high powered electric propulsion system from serial production. I have never tried to compare gas milage with other similiar engines, but as I am sure you already know they like gas. The 5 Best Outboard Motors for Powering Your Aquatic Adventures there's been a lot of action from every major manufacturer—Mercury, Yamaha, Evinrude and Suzuki. 100 gauge marine-grade aluminum, high-strength one piece heat-tempered extruded ribs, textured non-skid deck, reinforced corner and transom braces, stamped-in keels and bow eyes with durable enamel finish in desert brown. Models are Suzuki DF 115 vs Yamaha F 155 B. Extended warranty promotion: through March 31, 2017 “Choose Reliability”: 2 extra years for 5 total years coverage OR credit of up to $1,500 (depending on model); yamahaoutboards. I'm not as young as I used to be and my back certainly feel it when carrying a 40KG plus engine. In between were the Suzuki 2. Thanks Evinrude E-tec/Mercury 4 stroke/Yamaha 60hp outboard - Page 2. - Mercury - Yamaha. East coast guys like the Yamahas the Mercury stuff is popular on Westcoast. Tohatsu is 50 powerhead and makes 35 at the pump. Mercury Verado® outboards are the pinnacle of outboard design. Please email [email protected] Created to power the largest boats for the boldest adventures, Verado delivers advanced engineering and refined operation to boat owners who don’t compromise; every feature is designed to offer the ultimate experience and greatest confidence. There are some interesting etec vs Yamaha videos on YouTube. 9 Big Foot Post by turbotodd » 18 Nov 2014, 03:56 As said, the only thing the big foot's are good for is pushing a HEAVY displacement style hull, like a sail boat kicker, or a kicker on a bay style boat or the like. 9 4 stroke Yamaha outboard, on a 26' sailboat. Research 2009 Mercury OptiMax Series 150XL Outboard Motors, prices & specs at NADAguides 2020 Tracker Marine 2020 Sea Ray Boats 2019 Yamaha 2020 Bayliner Marine. We give you a choice of OEM or aftermarket parts for Johnson, Evinrude, OMC, Mercury, Mariner, Force, and Mercruiser. Tohatsu Outboard Motors - Tohatsu America Corp. The Honda motors are probably the most reliable and they were the first ones to pioneer the 4 stroke marine outboards. Serial # 0G447102. This Yamaha exclusive feature provides peace of mind when storing or carrying the engine to and from the water. They say they are all good engines, etc. So I have decided to create a user-submitted database of boats and their fuel economy. It also does real estate property management in Japan. The 4-stroke 5hp outboard engine is the staple power source for most small tenders. Popular with boaters everywhere. In those cases, the enhanced economy comes from the fuel delivery system, not from the number of. Check out this 2004 American Coach AMERICAN EAGLE 40J listing in Germantown, OH 45327 on RVtrader. The Durability of Evinrude Outboards. There are so many things to consider: make of engine, model, size, features, weight and the price. Recently, the BoatUS Consumer Protection Bureau has been made aware of dozens of reports regarding serious corrosion problems in Yamaha outboards, specifically 2000 to 2004, first-generation F225 models. With this, Yamaha’s transition from two-stroke to four-stroke models across the entire horsepower range was complete. Either that or I have traces of Tuning Fork in my blood When the "new" Etecs came out years back they were suposed to be the greatest outboard and i know of a lot of guys who got them up north everyone of them had. , 1950-pound bowrider equipped with a four-cylinder Mercury outboard of 1848cc, rated at 115 hp. Its SOHC four-valve-per-cylinder design minimizes weight while optimizing combustion. The new Yamaha F25 four stroke is the modernday answer to the demise of the traditional two-stroke carby outboard. I’m not as young as I used to be and my back certainly feel it when carrying a 40KG plus engine. I have a 60 hp Yamaha and really like it. Any references to other companies or their products are for identification purposes only, and are not intended to be an endorsement. 4 stroke carries no weight with the new E-tec motors. 7 metre tinny and this was a perfect match. They feature handling and acceleration capabilities and have a range of 200-250 hp. By Randy Vance. There are so many things to consider: make of engine, model, size, features, weight and the price. Bought it used 3 years ago, and has been bulletproof ever since. Recently, the BoatUS Consumer Protection Bureau has been made aware of dozens of reports regarding serious corrosion problems in Yamaha outboards, specifically 2000 to 2004, first-generation F225 models. The result is an outboard family that blows away the competition when it comes to power, durability, performance and fuel efficiency. In this scenario you may consider a Mercury or Mariner outboard since they are the only brand that has the shifter built right into the twist tiller. Michigan Wheel, Solas, Turning Point, Stiletto, Quicksilver. 250 DETX 300 BETX. 2 liters, have a 3. Yamaha advertised its outboard motors as "high-power" engines with "unmatched reliability and durability. solid hub designs. As far as longevity, remember the direct injection is an electronic component, as far as the two stroke engine, it has way less moving parts than a 4 stroke. Earning Boat Owner's Trust since 2002 at Online Shopping. We ordered a Sea Ray 180 Dual Console, an 18-ft. Joined 31 Dec 2004 Messages 1,180 Location Boat; Falmouth, Home: Gloucestershire. It all starts right here. 5-350hp brand new and genuine Yamaha F90,Suzuki DF90 and Honda BF90 90 boat engines. Vehicle Details. 00 (Contact us for chrome bore blocks). This article should help you make up your mind and reach a decision. 5 hp 4 Stroke Outboard Motor. 2017 MERCURY 115 HP EFI 4 stroke. Following is a summary of my digging. I have decided to go with a 250 HP and not sure about the Mercury Verado or the Yamaha SHO. 90 hp Yamaha 1984-1995. Small outboard motor fuel consumption will measure roughly 10-percent of the horsepower rating in gallons per hour (at Wide-Open-Throttle). Yamaha and Mercury 4-Strokes Evinrude E-Tec vs. I have owned lots of outboards since 70s, and sterndrives too. Michigan Wheel, Solas, Turning Point, Stiletto, Quicksilver. The is a separate crankcase for the 150, the 175, and the 200. I had a merc 9. One hundred miles offshore, it’s truly man vs. My E-Tec saves me thousands. Suzukis' new DF 200a is going to give the yammie a good fight. The world’s lightest outboard motor. A lot of etecs where I fish and you can hardly hear them go by. But there’s one thing nature wasn’t prepared for the pure power and reliability of this machine, the Yamaha V8 F350. 75:1 gear ratio, and a three-star CARB rating. Click each outboard boat engine above, from 115hp to 250hp, for more. It's part of the quest for more. 5hp to 40h, and come in both short and long shaft. Can any convince me why i should buy one brand over another? Thanks for your advice. In the past, all 200 hp four-strokes used six-cylinder powerheads. Created to power the largest boats for the boldest adventures, Verado delivers advanced engineering and refined operation to boat owners who don’t compromise; every feature is designed to offer the ultimate experience and greatest confidence. All with the same 2. Tohatsu is 50 powerhead and makes 35 at the pump. Many people immediately assume that a two-stroke is less powerful and, therefore, less desirable. Hondas IMO are in the same quality and reliability class as Yamaha, but are heavy dogs. 25" gearcase. 2L Outboard. Extended 6 year Warranty!. Standard warranty: 3 years limited warranty on all four-stroke outboards except F350C (5 years). I have friends who have Mercury and some that have E-tec. It also houses the latch release and a carrying handle just in case you need to take the cowl off the motor. Tohatsu makes motors for themselves, Nissan, Mercury (up to the 30hp model) , and Evinrude (up to and including the 15hp model, Envinrude also makes a 15hp HO 2-stoke Etec engine). The idea was to create a mid-range four-stroke engine that offered the reliability, fuel economy, and ease of use of a modern four-stroke, but at a much lower price-point than the Verado line could meet. In terms of reliability and efficiency, many seasoned boaters prefer the outboard motor. Tohatsu sort of has the corner on the 4-stoke outboard engine market 20 hp and below. Yamaha 425-hp XTO Offshore - Profile Way back in 2007, when we used our cellphones to actually speak to one another (texting "hello" meant striking 13 keys on our phones' T9 keyboards), Suzuki fired a shot across the bow of the Big Three—Evinrude, Mercury and Yamaha—as the first outboard manufacturer to have a 300-hp engine in its. Outboard Motor Comparisons, Reviews, and Brand Loyalty. The arguments are like the ones we use to have over Chevrolet vs. Nobody makes a more reliable, powerful, and efficient lineup of outboard motors than Mercury: Verado, Pro XS, FourStroke, SeaPro, and Jet. 78" bore and stroke, single throttle valve intake, a 70 amp alternator, a 1. Fits the 75/90/115 hp. A team second to none when it comes to power boating. Created to power the largest boats for the boldest adventures, Verado delivers advanced engineering and refined operation to boat owners who don't compromise; every feature is designed to offer the ultimate experience and greatest confidence. If you enter an OEM part number in our parts search box the site will display the OEM part as well as the available aftermarket parts options. 0 from 1 review. Yamaha's in-line-four outboard engine line is one of the most popular selections of outboards in existence. Why Buy a Four-Stroke Outboard vs. 2020 Avalon 2585 Catalina Platinum EL-W. Yamaha advertised its outboard motors as "high-power" engines with "unmatched reliability and durability. Re: Honda vs Evinrude vs Mercury vs Yamaha etc - 08/31/15 05:12 PM Difficult to pick a brand just like that.
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