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Old 20 November 2011, 15:53   #1
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Experience on Evinrude 250 Hp

We in Aarhus RIB Safaris, are planning to buy a new boat and have recived an offer on too 2012 model Evinrude V6 250 Hp engines. We have no experience with Evinrude engines, only Yamaha. So if there is anybody that can sheer there experience on this topic, then it will be of great help to us. Thanks!
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Old 20 November 2011, 17:00   #2
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We in Aarhus RIB Safaris, are planning to buy a new boat and have recived an offer on too 2012 model Evinrude V6 250 Hp engines. We have no experience with Evinrude engines, only Yamaha. So if there is anybody that can sheer there experience on this topic, then it will be of great help to us. Thanks!
Hi & welcome, this would be a good place to start. I don't have any experience of the 250, but I wouldn't swap my 115's for any other make.
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Hi & welcome, this would be a good place to start. I don't have any experience of the 250, but I wouldn't swap my 115's for any other make.
Goodness! That's some Forum dedicated to just E-Tec's! Dave!
Could be realy usefull,if you can wade throught it.
Are you pleased with the twin's on your 6.8?.. Whole set up certainly Looks Top Drawer!
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Goodness! That's some Forum dedicated to just E-Tec's! Dave!
Could be realy usefull,if you can wade throught it.
Are you pleased with the twin's on your 6.8?.. Whole set up certainly Looks Top Drawer!
It's a good forum with plenty of info & some very knowledgeable folk. There're also some w4nk3rs on there, but you get that everywhere
I'm happy with my boat, saying that, there's always things that you could alter. It's a 6.4 btw
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I have on my boat a etec 250.
is very nice motor, beautifull sound , lots of power.
Oil consumption is realy very little that is unoticable on a ride of 50-60 miles.
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Hi,
I've an Evinrude 250 for 6 years now and I am very pleased with it. It's not an E-tec but a DI just before the big E-tec's started to come out on the market.
Acceleration is enormous, fuel consumption very reasonable, top speed pretty good. No trouble what so ever up to now.
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First of all, thanks for the quick replies, links and the warm welcome to rib.net.

Being a traditional 4 stroke engine supporter, it is a change to consider an 2 stroke engine setup, but there is clear benefits in a more simple engine construction I have been told. Less weight, easy winter conservation, less maintains expenses and I am surprised that it uses so small amount of oil as Jorgos said.

The cost of Evinrude here in Denmark is also a plus, so if it is a reliable engine suited for commercial use, then it is a strong choice.

Thanks again for your experience and opinion on this subject – keep it coming :-)
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Clean fuel is very important.
Is not realy simple as 2 stroke.... I would say the oposite.
First service at 300 hours or 3 years
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so if it is a reliable engine suited for commercial use, then it is a strong choice.
For commercial use then these guys can provide you with some feedback...

QuinQuari : Quinquari Marine

They have been fitting Evinrude to commercial Ribs for more years that most.
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Old 24 November 2011, 15:20   #10
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Thanks Chris for the suggestion to contact Quinquari Marine, I will do it first thing tomorrow. By the way, nice website they have.

After using some time searching the net for Evinrude information, it seams that the torque is greater on Evinrude than 4 stroke engines with same Hp. I fell over a Youtube video that certainly gave that impression:

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