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Old 04 April 2011, 07:23   #1
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YAMAHA Vs SUZUKI

quick poll which would you recomend 40hp Yam or Suzi on a ribcraft 4.85
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Old 04 April 2011, 10:50   #2
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I assume you are talking new 4- stroke and not museum pieces like mine?
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Which is easier for you to get parts and service for?

Go with that one.


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New build rib parts & servicing no probs for either
rib not mine but owner fancies yam as he likes colour to match tubes
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Surely somebody is going to say "Nah mate get an E-TEC"?

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quick poll which would you recomend 40hp Yam or Suzi on a ribcraft 4.85
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Neither. 40hp will be lack-lustre, with anything more than a couple of people on board. The new Yamaha F60 and Suzuki DF60 are only 110kg.

2008 Suzuki DF70 here: http://www.bosuns.co.uk/boats/partnu...77&pnid=326495
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Neither. 40hp will be lack-lustre, with anything more than a couple of people on board. The new Yamaha F60 and Suzuki DF60 are only 110kg.
the rib is to be a tender and all up weight is important
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