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Old 09 March 2011, 09:58   #1
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Yamalube? a Must?

Hey folks, just bought myself my first boat - a 5.4M Tornado with a Yamaha 90 on the back. Is it essential to use Yamalube? or is will any 2 stroke oil suffice? Im not fussed if i have to use it, just wondering!

Look forward to hours of ribbing fun - was up from Lochaline, along the Sound of Mull, to Tobermory at the weekend - great stuff!

Cheers guys

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Old 09 March 2011, 10:27   #2
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Hey folks, just bought myself my first boat - a 5.4M Tornado with a Yamaha 90 on the back. Is it essential to use Yamalube? or is will any 2 stroke oil suffice? Im not fussed if i have to use it, just wondering!

Look forward to hours of ribbing fun - was up from Lochaline, along the Sound of Mull, to Tobermory at the weekend - great stuff!

Cheers guys

Simon
Hello Simon - Welcome, I cant answer your question but just thought i'd say "hello from sunny Aberdeen"!!!!

There's not many of us on here from the north east, nearly enough for a posse now.
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What Rig are you on Simon?
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Yamalube isn't required. Any correctly spec'd 2-stroke oil will be fine.

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Yamalube isn't required. Any correctly spec'd 2-stroke oil will be fine.

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Which for any outboard is TC-W3 certified (nearly all are, but be wary of some aftermarket ones which claim to exceed the specifications but don't actually have the badge to prove it - its a little hologram shown on the bottle) Best of luck with the new boat too!
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Old 09 March 2011, 14:05   #6
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Thanks Guys, nice to join a forum that isnt full of tw*ts! lol! Where about in town you from squiddy? im Stoney! I'm adhoc mate - so tour about the rigs!
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Thanks Guys, nice to join a forum that isnt full of tw*ts! lol! Where about in town you from squiddy? im Stoney! I'm adhoc mate - so tour about the rigs!
Aye? which forum was that?

STONEYYYYY! I'm around about the berryden area nowadays, used to live in banch - ory.

Hopefully see you out there, between the supply vessels.
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RIBnet isn't full of tw@ts, in fact, we have room for a few more...
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lol, i wasn't meaning rib forums full of twats - just forums in general! cheers for the welcome folks, no doubt see you on the water... hopefully not on the end of a rope behind a big orange boat!
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hopefully not on the end of a rope behind a big orange boat!
Well I have a small 3.8M orange/red boat. Could easily give you a tow about sometime but I dont think we'd have much pace.
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