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Old 10 November 2004, 17:34   #1
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Suzuki Four Strokes

Does anyone own a Suzuki four stroke? Any opinions on them? Where can I get the best deal on a new one?
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Old 10 November 2004, 17:52   #2
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I have a Johnson 140 fourstroke, which in reality is a Suzuki 140.It`s a nice and quiet engine, which performes well and doesn`t use a lot of fuel.
don`t know where You`ll get the best deal on a new engine, but here in Norway the Johnson is cheaper than the Suzuki even though it`s exactly the same engines.

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Old 10 November 2004, 18:47   #3
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I wasn't aware of that. What sort of price did you pay for it?
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SAL marine at lymington quote around 6700 for a suzuki 140,inc prop and gauges,there is a bloke at chichester who very good on price with etecs but also sells johnsons,cant remember who though,I think Nasher may know who I am talking about.
If anyone has any consumption figure for a 140,I would be interested.
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Fuel consumption seems good on the 140 4s -

fuel consumption

suzuki DF 140

edit: goto www.suzukimarine.com and the american Suzuki site has tests which show you the fuel consumption figures at different speeds across the range of their engines.

At around 160hrs, my engine is still starting first time every time (as it should do), running very quietly, and is smooth as anything when running at higher revs.

Just reading rib international at breakfast, they have an article about new Suzuki guages which seem to be catching up finally to about the same sort of data as the smartcraft stuff you get with mariner/mercury engines - maybe worth investigating that if you're getting a new one (more gadgets to play with!!).

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Hi Tom

I've got a Suzzy 90 on my Prosport and I'm very pleased with it. Was fitted and PDI'd by Bob at Shoreline who has provided first class friendly service.

The engine is extremely quiet, economical and has good torque. Previous experience is with a Honda 50, and there's not much to choose between them in regard to attention to detail on design, though the Suzzy range of engines are more advanced as theyr'e nearly all fuel injected.

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I wasn't aware of that. What sort of price did you pay for it?
Well being that I live in Norway, the land of stupid taxes etc.
I paid 116000 nkr for my Johnson with control box and prop, for comparison the best deal I was offered for a Suzuki was 129000 nkr without control box, so it wasn`t hard to decide.

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Old 12 November 2004, 04:04   #8
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I believe there's......

........a promotion on with Suzuki at them moment. Give Shaun at MGA a call on 01706 379669 and mention my name. He's a great chap and will bend over backward to assist.

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. Give Shaun at MGA a call on 01706 379669 and mention my name. .
I mentioned your name and he said rrp + 20% because you had got a place on the warren.
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BOB the yellow rib as a 140 suszi on his 585 ribcraft he swears by it also
he as a fuel flow meter and said that it uses about 0.80 ltr a mile at cruising speed,
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