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Old 12 June 2010, 16:34   #1
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Evinrude 115 fitch

can anyone help i am after the above engine or there abouts ??

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why specificly a Ficht?

I would guess they're going to be a tad difficult to find.
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why specificly a Ficht?

I would guess they're going to be a tad difficult to find.
Plenty around with blown powerheads.
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well i want an evinrude and i really can not afford a new etech? do they have a common problem with the powerheads ??
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Not with the Power heads specific.

Pre 2003 (BRP) models had a few major problems one of the major ones being a lack of cooling to the ECU that obviously affected reliability in various areas. There were also problems with the spark plug orientation which affected the combustion. All told, it was very common for them to self destruct.

Since BRP took over the Evinrude brand, Post 2003 models have an updated and revised engine and management system. These are pretty good and were a major improvement over that which went previously. Trouble is, the damage has been done to the brand even though they remarked-ed them as DI (direct injection).

I run a 2004 150 DI and the only problems I've had was an oil lift pump and injector pump that were replaced at PDI when I first bought the engine due to them not working. This was a used engine when I bought it and I did find a little water in a one way valve that they left in the RIB when I collected it, so I assume it was the water that caused the malfunction in the first place. The only other problem in the 3 years of ownership was a cooling hose than came off in January due to a hose clip that failed.

I would look for a Tohatsu 115 TDI as an alternative engine if I were you. Excellent!
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well i've just seen a evinrude 115 fitch 2004 for 3300 it looks in mint condition and it has just had a lot of money spent on it which is why he will not drop at all. could i get a tohatsu for about 3500? thanks for all the advice.

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Why specifically an Evinrude?
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well i've just seen a evinrude 115 fitch 2004 for 3300 it looks in mint condition and it has just had a lot of money spent on it which is why he will not drop at all. could i get a tohatsu for about 3500? thanks for all the advice.

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What sort of work was carried out? Has it a full sercice history?
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well i've just seen a evinrude 115 fitch 2004 for 3300 it looks in mint condition and it has just had a lot of money spent on it which is why he will not drop at all. could i get a tohatsu for about 3500? thanks for all the advice.

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If you really want an evinrude then I would avoid the FICHT and go for an older carbed V4 115. They are superb motors and if well cared for will give you a good service life.

Not an evinrude but there is a Yamaha 115 on ebay Yamaha
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