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Forum: FELL Marine
12-08-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,400
Posted By Empire

I had the same issues. I changed the fob...

I had the same issues. I changed the fob batteries, bought a new fob, wired direct to battery to rule out power issues. Still would randomly kill the motors, once at 55mph.

FELL has excellent...
10-04-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By Empire

my zuke 350 did this. It was nothing related to...

my zuke 350 did this. It was nothing related to the motor but rather the engine steering system. We tightened things up and the problem went away.
10-04-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,744
Posted By Empire

My twin Zuke 350's are in the shop for failed...

My twin Zuke 350's are in the shop for failed lower units for the second time. I was told I was getting new lower units as the local rep came out and took video/photos and he felt there were...
10-02-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,184
Posted By Empire

Let me guess.........the dealer is Waylen Bay...

Let me guess.........the dealer is Waylen Bay Marine
09-28-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 244,082
Posted By Empire

From reading a few threads on here it seems like...

From reading a few threads on here it seems like most of the problems happen between 100 to 200 hours. With such low hours and then getting water in the lower unit you would think this would have...
09-27-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 244,082
Posted By Empire

Well both my lower units are toast. The Suzuki...

Well both my lower units are toast. The Suzuki rep is trying to get corporate in Cali to get me new lower units. Both motors had new designed seals placed and they failed again. One had straight...
Forum: Dockside Chat
09-27-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,637
Posted By Empire

Vasa sank because it had very little i...

Vasa sank because it had very little i (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Initial_stability)nitial stability, which can be thought of as resistance to heeling over under the force of wind or waves acting...
05-28-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,616
Posted By Empire

Suzuki responded: 1) They need to change out...

Suzuki responded:

1) They need to change out some sort of drive shaft or something that deals with it. I didn't get all the verbiage as my phone was breaking up so don't quote this!
2) I brought...
05-27-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 23,580
Posted By Empire

Ouch! Rather have a yellowfin.

Ouch!

Rather have a yellowfin.
05-27-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 35,842
Posted By Empire

Absolutely not hot Just a classic bitch...

Absolutely not hot

Just a classic bitch face
05-27-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 35,842
Posted By Empire

North Fl

North Fl
05-27-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 35,842
Posted By Empire

Safety check or harrasment?

I'm getting a little pissed off. In the last 12 months I was pulled over 7 times for "safety checks". Today I was pulled over while tubing. There were two officers a male and female. They pull up and...
05-27-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2,439
Views: 357,333
Posted By Empire

This is the definition of a rookie. It's called...

This is the definition of a rookie. It's called fishing, not catching!

That report is accurate. Then it boils down to your crew, rigs, ability to read conditions, and adapt with the data.
05-26-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,320
Posted By Empire

My zuke 350s on a 32cc in seas 2-3 have zero...

My zuke 350s on a 32cc in seas 2-3 have zero issue. That is moving 40mph

In 3-4 it's okay and require some throttle work but not alot. I'm doing 37mph

In 4-5 I'm very heavy on the throttle...
05-24-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 23,580
Posted By Empire

How much were they asking?

How much were they asking?
05-23-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,616
Posted By Empire

Dealer finally got to my motors. Said something...

Dealer finally got to my motors. Said something is not "right" and they need to consult with Suzuki . I asked if it was seals and they said " we need to talk with Suzuki"

Man, I'm bummed.
05-21-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,382
Posted By Empire

Dang gone, this got complicated fast. Here...

Dang gone, this got complicated fast.

Here is what happened that faithful day. I tired getting up to plane against the current it wouldn't happen. You could feel the drag. When I went with the...
05-21-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,382
Posted By Empire

There is usually a current running north where I...

There is usually a current running north where I live and it can be as much as 3 knots. It will slow you do want when you go against it.
05-20-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,129
Posted By Empire

Can you explain what your motors did all the way...

Can you explain what your motors did all the way up other than speed loss that was a negative?
05-20-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,382
Posted By Empire

Taking off the duo-prop on shore isn't the...

Taking off the duo-prop on shore isn't the easiest.
05-20-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,382
Posted By Empire

It didn't surf but was more like jump. once less...

It didn't surf but was more like jump. once less of the boat was in the water the motor was able to get a few RPM. Going with the current was crucial. Once We hit 3900 rpm the motor was able to do...
05-20-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,382
Posted By Empire

I may be dealing with significant warranty issues...

I may be dealing with significant warranty issues on my motors and don't want to tarnish a boat brand in the process as they are top. They mount suzuki and yamaha.

Boat is 32 foot CC (not...
05-20-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,382
Posted By Empire

Get a twin motor setup on plane with 1!

I recently joined and have been researching the DF350's on here as I am having issues. I read two threads that could not get a twin DF350 setup on plane with one motor. I was once in this camp. When...
05-20-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,129
Posted By Empire

Most motors I have owned got faster on the way...

Most motors I have owned got faster on the way up. Why do you think the opposite is true for the DF350? I wish one of the large dealers in south FL would chime in with their experience. I'm curious...
05-20-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,129
Posted By Empire

I think the DF350 has growing pains. I'd hold off...

I think the DF350 has growing pains. I'd hold off a little before purchasing. I bought mine August 2018 and at 140 hours currently. Water is in both my lower units. No fishing line! I have a feeling...
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