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Old 03 December 2011, 13:26   #1
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weight of outboard

Does any one know the weight of a Mariner 75hp 4 Stroke 2004 outboard.

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175 Kgs.
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175 Kgs.
Do you think that would be to heavy for a Valiant DR490?

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Erm yes. They have a max rating of 60hp and or 120kgs outboard weight.

Adding another 15hp may not be out of the question (debatable) but adding an extra 75 kgs is a big ask

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Erm yes. They have a max rating of 60hp and or 120kgs outboard weight.

Adding another 15hp may not be out of the question (debatable) but adding an extra 75 kgs is a big ask

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On the website it says different to on the boat. It says it can take a max of an 80hp.
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Not on mine it does not

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Not on mine it does not

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Do you think it would sit to low in the water with a 75hp 4 stroke?
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Sorry not able to advise as not had one with such a size. I'd have thought its too big though to be honest. I've a Zodiac pro 9 with 60hp 4 stroke and that sits ok, due to the helm position it does need a little ballast in the bow to help it get up well though, or at least it does with me onboard too :fattie

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Suzuki DF60 or Yamaha F60... both weigh in at 110kg. Of course you could go 2-stroke...
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Chris,

Website will, likely show the latest version of the boat. If your hull plate says 2.5Tonnes / 4.5Hp, than that's what your insurance will be basing it on, even although the hull may have been redesignd ten times between the one you have and what you see on the website and wander over the bridge to buy new.

I don't know when your hull was made, but a wee example,, mine was built in 1984. Even Autolube hadn't been invented and most 60s were 2 cyl instead of 3 and so my transom is rated to 110Kg / 60Hp. I'd be pushing it with an Autolube 60Hp Yam! (one of the reasons I have my museum hanging on the transom)

As a good rule of thumb, work out from the plate when it was built, and if it says 80Hp, than at a going in point most 80Hp engines of the time will be spot on for a max engine.

If your hull was built before 2- stroke was banned, any 4- stroke will likely put your transom top precariously close to the water!

Or you could wander over to the dark side & get a nice light 80Hp Clamshell...... woooohahahahahahahaaaaaaaa
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