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Old 05 September 2013, 16:56   #1
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Evinrude or Suzuki

One of my shortlist of boats has the option of the evinrude ETEC 130 or the Suzuki 140 DF. The Suzuki is a little more expensive. Which would you go for and why??

Ive got the 90 ETEC on my present boat and its been a stonking bit of kit.

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If you were buying a car just for fun, would you buy a Golf GTI or a Prius........
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More GTI v Mondeo.
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Really helpful as always on this forum!

Thanks for your input
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I would have one of these

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Etec makes me smile even after fueling her up, oh and the oil !! Lol
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Really helpful as always on this forum!

Thanks for your input
Ok, if you need it spelling out, the Etec
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Ok if you need it spelling out, the Etec
I don't need it spelling out, Id just like your reasons as well? Ive love my etec, but the guy that services my boats said go for the suzuki!
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but the guy that services my boats said go for the suzuki!
Is he a Suz dealer by any chance?
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The Suzi, will be quieter, possibly slightly better on fuel, depending on what it's pushing & cost more to service. The Etec will put a big sh1t eating grin on you face every time you hit the throttle & be cheaper to keep. This could very easily go into 2v4 stroke territory which has been covered umpteen times, hence the lighthearted but well meaning initial reply.
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