yamaha the best?????? not so sure!
hi, as some of you have read im after a 90hp outboard for my searider, have always had mercs, last one messed me about so time for a change..... posted wanted advert on here,few replys, nearly bought a evinrude 90 ficht, you all went N00000000!!!!! buy a yam, cant go wrong with a yam etc etc......well......found a year 2000 yam 75, told its the dogs dangly bits, does what it says on the tin, price agreed over the phone, sound on cant wait!
now the story begins, up at the crac of dawn today, even dragged the wife out of bed at 5.30, moaning as they do.... drove the 138 miles/nearly 3 hours to wales to view/see it run/take it away, but on arrival, tilt on engine permanently on, trying to screw it self into back of the boat, first flick of the key, engines starts..magic, but only firing on two cylinders.....plug change later, started up, all ok, runnlng on 3.... but wait, 10 seconds later back on two....rev it,clears its throat....back on 3..... turn off, start again... back on two,idle speed all over the place...etc etc etc.... think you got my drift, as youve guessed ive walked away from this one.... but after all the hype, yams that good??????? not so sure myself, oh and just to confirm, it looked mint, sounded mint when on 3,and wasnt exactly priced cheap either... SO MY QUEST FOR A 90 CONTINUES...PLEASE HELP....THANKS