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Old 15 October 2006, 15:02   #1
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Suzuki 2 strokes

I want to replace the engine on my boat, there is a 115 efi suzuki two stroke on the market at the moment,2001 with low hours (so they say).

Does anyone have any experience of these engines?
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Old 15 October 2006, 15:29   #2
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Not of a 115 but I have a 225 which I love - it's awesome and today I was getting almost 5mpg cruising which is as good as the 4 strokes.

Nasher also has a 2 stroke Suzuki which he loves - or did the last time I spoke to him!!!
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Old 15 October 2006, 16:44   #3
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Love it.

1998 DT200EFI, On a heavy build 6.5M RIB with my family and a days picnic gear etc and I get about 1.25 to 1.5l per nautical mile crusing at 25 to 30Knots.

With a light load I've seen 52Knots, and 46knots with 4 adults on board.

But best of all, its light for a 200HP, and sounds awsome.

Mrs Nasher still won't let me to keep it in the house though!

Do need to keep an eye out for corroded electrics connectors. And make sure the fuel is very well filtered and completly free of moisture, as the injectors are apparently very fussy about what they squirt.

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Old 15 October 2006, 16:50   #4
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Nasher,

I'm impressed with that fuel consumption. The engine is not big for a 200 HP but your boat is heavy. I always thought it would be a lot worse. Wish I had gone for a two stroke now. Theres a lot being written on how efficient 2 strokes are at high revs at the minute compared to 4 strokes. Yet the argument still rumbles on.
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Old 15 October 2006, 17:46   #5
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sorry hit the wrong button please see post below, (note to self----must stop drinking)
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Thanks for the info http://www.boatsandoutboards.co.uk/view/EOC222/
this is the engine i'm looking at
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As long as the seller is genuine and offers some sort of warrenty you will be ok.
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