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Old 04 November 2005, 14:39   #1
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The best big Four stroke

I would love to know other peoples opinion on what they consider to be the best Four stroke over 200hp on the market ie you have just won the lottery well 5 numbers anyway and its for you.
fuel economy speed etc.etc.
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Old 04 November 2005, 15:24   #2
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I would love to know other peoples opinion on what they consider to be the best Four stroke over 200hp on the market ie you have just won the lottery well 5 numbers anyway and its for you.
fuel economy speed etc.etc.
Hi Roy


I only know the Verado so can only say the Verado

Why don't you come to LAmpton and checkout my Parker 750 with Verado 225
let me know when ok and we can take it out for a spin This weekend not possible but next for sure will be down on Saturday
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...and I only know the Yamaha F225, powerful, economical...and ultra reliable.

Can't comment on any others.
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Old 05 November 2005, 19:52   #4
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I agree with Tim W.

If I had to buy a four stroke then it would be the Yammie, I genuinely think they are the best made and the charter boys I know that run them don't have much grief.
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Old 05 November 2005, 19:54   #5
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A lot of people seem happy with the Suzukis - mine is great but don't think a 15hp counts in this discussion!!!
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honda :P
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We have 4 x 250 suzukis with a total of more than 1000 hours this season. They work wery well, think the most impressive is the torque.
Had some problems with the gearshift/control box, but that is sortet out now.
We had optimax and hpdi last year, and that was a lot of trouble.
We also have one boat with a 200 yam that has 600 hours and one with 2 x 150 yam that has over a 1000 hours.

We have no experience with Verado or E-tec

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Feel free to visit my new web on www.rib-adventure.no , Only in norwegian, but some nice pics in the gallery
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Best big 4stroke? Easy! Mercruiser HP 1075 sci, 557 cube V8 producing 1075 horses of convienient power! Who mentioned outboard?
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Best big 4stroke? Easy! Mercruiser HP 1075 sci, 557 cube V8 producing 1075 horses of convienient power! Who mentioned outboard?

Get serious Molly.. Yams any day-but I now reckon that the 2t HPDI version is better than the 4t.. Agree with Codders about the suks- its a very close call nowadays between Yams and Suks-. I just cant help feeling however, that the Suks- although heavier than a Yam cf power to weight is PROBABLY better engineered.Yams got into a bit of bother with the 250, but then again so did some Suks.Everybody has their point of view on this and a concensus doesnt means much- it depends on price/dealer/ spares availabilty/ ect -- basically intangibles.

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