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Old 28 April 2014, 05:46   #11
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There all greedy bastards.
Whack the gas in, forget the cost and enjoy it. If the cost grips, get her sold. The less that you use the boat, the less value you're getting through ownership. :-)
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Old 28 April 2014, 05:59   #12
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Old 29 April 2014, 19:08   #13
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Mission Impossible to double your current 2 stroke consumption, expect 30, at most 35% less fuel consumption with same 4 stroke HP engine.

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Old 29 April 2014, 19:27   #14
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If this is your Ribtec & 75Merc on YouTube then you are going to be disappointed with the Honda's performance!

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Old 30 April 2014, 09:39   #15
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Lol good investigating work Colcrete

Ha yes that is my Rib when we first bought it a couple of years ago, suffice to say we always wear life jackets and the kill cord after watching that back, got too caught up in the excitement of a new rib!

The engine sounds bloody awful in that video, i had it totally rebuilt not long after and it runs and sounds like a totally different machine, much more smooth quiter, that video it just sounds plain nasty lol!

Hmmmm i am past the two stroke performance now, i just want to increase the MPG, reliability and not have to buy bloody two stroke all the time. :0
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Old 30 April 2014, 11:49   #16
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Go with the Honda!
you'll be very surprised how economical the hondas are even the carbed ones!
I went from a 50 merc 2 Stoke to a Honda bf50 on carbs savings money by the minute!
The comments about not making your 1900 quid back??
Thats true if your planning on keeping your old motor too????
You won't! Be disappointed with performance there will be bucket loads of torque on tap!!
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Old 30 April 2014, 12:08   #17
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Going by your style of driving I'd stick with what you have.
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Old 30 April 2014, 12:36   #18
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......... there will be bucket loads of torque on tap!!
Really?
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Go with the Honda!

you'll be very surprised how economical the hondas are even the carbed ones!

I went from a 50 merc 2 Stoke to a Honda bf50 on carbs savings money by the minute!

The comments about not making your 1900 quid back??

Thats true if your planning on keeping your old motor too????

You won't! Be disappointed with performance there will be bucket loads of torque on tap!!

Are you sure if you want Grunt get a 2 smoke
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Old 30 April 2014, 13:25   #20
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This is what i thought too, can probably get 17-1800 for my two stroke Mercury, seen another honda 2006 for 2600 for sale today. So 800 difference plus i get an engine that is 6 years newer!

Swings and roundabouts though as I might just change the whole rig if I am going to the effort of spending that.

Well at least i know my options now, thanks for all your comments.

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Go with the Honda!
you'll be very surprised how economical the hondas are even the carbed ones!
I went from a 50 merc 2 Stoke to a Honda bf50 on carbs savings money by the minute!
The comments about not making your 1900 quid back??
Thats true if your planning on keeping your old motor too????
You won't! Be disappointed with performance there will be bucket loads of torque on tap!!
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