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  1. bang you'r dead

    bang you'r dead Canada Forum Mod. Eh! Moderator Flyway Manager

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    I've had really good luck with my Yamaha 2-strokes. Both a 15 and 25 hp vintage 1982, and both are still running well.
     
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    I have a Yamaha 40hp and it's been one headache after another....

    Though I don't think it was properly cared for by the previous owner.
     
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    I have a 1997 carb model 60hp Yamaha that has served me very, very well. It has 2,000 hours, carbs have never been off for rebuilding. I keep Startron in the fuel, start it once a month during winter down time, and add Yamalube ring cleaner additive once a season. Compression is 135 in all three cylinders. I baby it a bit by running at 4000 to 4,500 when cruising on calm water.
     
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    I'll take it :tu
     
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    Fat chance bok choi :l:sp
     
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    I got a 60hp Yamaha 2 stroke. Is a bit cold natured. Have read here several folks say that there 40-60 Yamahas are a bit cold natured.

    No complaints from me on any other front concerning it though.
     
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    Fowler267 Elite Refuge Member

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    Mine is the 40 2 stroke and it pretty much is ready to go in any temp. Pump the bulb up firm ad push the key in while turning and it generally starts on the second set of cranks.
     
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    Tohatsu. Then, Yamaha.
     
  9. California Flyway

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    If you do a google search here are outfits that pretty thoroughly check out, and service used outboards to sell. They crate them up and ship them.
     
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    Here is a very nice looking Tohatsu that comes with tiller or remote controls

    http://www.outboardcentre.com/used-...atsu-md50b2-3t5-50-hp-2-stroke-outboard-motor

    Motor is perfect runner 10/10 mechanically and 8/10 cosmetically this is a short shaft motor with nice stainless steel propeller starts and runs perfect every time with 220 hours of use.

    Specifications:
    • Model MD50B2 TLDI Outboard
    • Engine: 3-Cylinder
    • Displacement: 697cc (42.5 cu. in.)
    • Bore & Stroke: 68 x 64mm (2.68 x 2.52 in.)
    • Starting: Electric
    • Controls: Tiller Handle or Remote Control
    • Gear Shift: Forward - Neutral - Reverse
    • Gear Ratio: 1.85: 1
    • Propeller Pitch Range: 7” - 16”
    • Transom Height: 15”, 20” (Opt.)
    • Fuel Mix: Variable Automixing (120: 1 – 50: 1)
    • Oil Type: Premium TCW3 or Recommended
    • Fuel Tank: Optional
    • Weight (Min Version): 96 kgs
    • RPM Range: 5,150 - 5,850
    Tohatsu Included:
    • Propeller
    • Tiller Handle
    • Trim & Tilt
    Tohatsu MD50B2 Outboard Motor Come With 6 Month Warrranty
     
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