The industry standard seems to be around one-year limited warranty on motors purchased for commercial, rental or governmental use. After I got the drifter launched, people in, gear stowed I found that the fuel line connector had broken off. Quite a bit cheaper than the Mercs. Last year, I had trouble with a dirty carb, and I think it was from ethanol. I've also put a good number of hours on it pushing the 17' Deep-V. We encourage and endorse all consumers and readers of this page to formulate their own purchasing decisions based on due diligence, research, and various perspectives related.
Don Casey One of the most consulted experts on boat care and upgrades for 30 years. Usually means that the particular brand will allow them to make bigger margins. It's easy to transport and ideal for small tenders, canoes, and jon boats. The machine works well in shallow water. In order to produce an engine that functions as a propulsion device for a water craft it must be able to handle the elements. He and his family sail their classic 1976 Irwin ketch, a boat he completely restored.
Because it's chain, the thickness of the marker line doesn't hurt. Many lodges and resorts world wide love these motors because of their durability and pricing. It features water cooling technology. Solid construction, perfect size, and it works as advertised. This outboard even comes with a visible oil pressure indicator, located on the front motor cover for convenience, to warn you of a possible low oil level. When I checked, I was told that the problem might be low voltage.
Both were purchased new with the boat in 1999. Your engines wouldn't notice any particulate matter that is small enough to pass through a 10-micron filter, which, by the way, gets more restrictive as it accumulates filtered matter. I understand there's now a 2-micron spin-on element. Comments will not change the review in any way, but will be added along side the information presented. Motors with this horsepower will push bass fishing boats up to 60 miles per hour.
The starting system of the motor is pulling started. It is air cooled, and the start type is a recoil start. Cold weather starts are a breeze, a couple pumps of the primer ball, full choke and within 2 or 3 pulls it starts right up. They could have the same or better results without ever noticing it. We often get phone calls from people who swear that they will never touch a Mercury example followed by a phone call from a client that will only trust Mercury. Make sure you know which one you need, and buy this from the same manufacturer as your motor. We troll slow and for hours on end.
This ground terminal can be located on the engine, but grounding electronics to the engine can be less than desirable. Unless you know the wire has been replaced in the last decade, you will want to replace it all. Engine thermostat-controlled water cooling system for increased engine performances and professional standard performances are maintained. It is easy to visit anywhere with this portable machine and proffers an entire line of light, portable Four Stroke outboards, with the vast range of models to choose from. And definitely, this is the true example of it.
When my son was first old enough to have his own boat, I bought him a tohatsu because I wanted him to get home. Once it is trapped against the stainless steel in the absence of oxygen, crevice corrosion damages the metal. No doubt fuel-efficient Four Stroke performances make this machine power of choice. No problems there at all, great fuel efficiency and no major problems to speak of. Here in the Pacific Northwest we run our kickers a lot trolling for Salmon. This powerful portable delivers the power you need at a price that will not break the bank. We offer the Suzuki 3-year warranty as well as discounted prices and free shipping! Well, the answer is very simple.
It is highly recommended for the Mercury motors. At only 29 lbs, it's the lightest 4-stroke Suzuki outboard ever built. Standard features include forward, neutral and reverse shift lever on the front of the engine, a 3 gallon separate fuel tank and a 5 year factory warranty. It is simple and easy to use, very strong as well as well made and it works well for running the motor. We feel that larger motors represent a whole different scenario and brands play a more significant role. The transom height is 44cm, and the motor performs well.
Whether you're cruising the harbor, fishing inland waterways, or exploring the great outdoors the lightweight Tohatsu 6hp outboard motor offers boaters reliable portable power at a price you can afford. I like the fact the motor is ported to fully drain, great feature for the winter anglers. The best way to do this is with a terminal block on or near the negative post of the battery. Generally, they just twist off, or you may have to remove some screws. Explore new places, catch that bigger fish, or simply relax with friends and family. I kicked a rod bearing at that point in time this was 2006, when it died and was replaced by a E-tech then a Suzuki. Whether you're cruising the harbor, fishing inland waterways, or exploring the great outdoors the lightweight Tohatsu 6hp outboard engine offers boaters reliable portable power at a price you can afford.
You'll need to disconnect and reconnect the wiring from the switch. You will not find better outboard motor prices anywhere and shipping is free in the lower 48 states. Product Information Item Weight 40 pounds Type 4 stroke Editor Review 4. This can be caused by water leaking into the coring through poorly sealed screw or boltholes, cracks, and other causes. You can get better features and options but the price point will definitely be affected. Where there's an engine-mounted charging source, it requires both positive and negative connections to the battery.