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Today, 11:28 AM
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Posted By Texas 17

Are you on mobile? On desktop it is the top...

Are you on mobile? On desktop it is the top option once you hit "edit".

I think you cannot delete after anyone has replied, only edit.
Today, 04:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 691
Posted By Texas 17

I havenít used them, but Iíve quit clicking on...

I havenít used them, but Iíve quit clicking on their listings even when I like a boat they are selling.

If you do a search, youíll find lots of reading with few positives.
Yesterday, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By Texas 17

Glad you got this sorted out.

Glad you got this sorted out.
Yesterday, 04:45 AM
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Views: 15,586
Posted By Texas 17

ďIts a two stroke.Ē As long as thereís...

ďIts a two stroke.Ē

As long as thereís people who care about that instead of actual performance and specifications, thatís all the other companies will need to say.
Yesterday, 04:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 950
Posted By Texas 17

Take a picture of the motor, with and without the...

Take a picture of the motor, with and without the cowling, and post it on here.
06-17-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 950
Posted By Texas 17

Ox66 is EFI and HPDI is direct injection. No...

Ox66 is EFI and HPDI is direct injection. No carbs on either ever.
06-17-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By Texas 17

I think thatís the prop from Wonder Womanís...

I think thatís the prop from Wonder Womanís airplane. Very valuable.
06-17-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By Texas 17

If you were going to pull the windlass off of the...

If you were going to pull the windlass off of the 36V system, you should have pulled off of the bottom battery, not the top. That way, whether or not you tied the 36 system to ground, ground would be...
06-17-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,582
Posted By Texas 17

Good to know on the alternative lubrication...

Good to know on the alternative lubrication methods. :thumbsup: If THT still allowed good-news-about-vendors threads in the main forum, I would have been doing one specifically to compliment Outboard...
06-17-2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,582
Posted By Texas 17

I donít know, but it stands to reason. You could...

I donít know, but it stands to reason. You could probably start a thread in the OS sub-forum and find out. It seems like my hope of making this a positive thread about the service contract and...
06-16-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,582
Posted By Texas 17

Cut drive shaft. Remove lower and replace drive...

Cut drive shaft. Remove lower and replace drive shaft. Remove the offset gear and replace with the upgraded part. Fix the small cut hole in the midsection from the cut.

Ballpark was $4k per motor....
06-16-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,582
Posted By Texas 17

Fair enough. Mine got stuck with less than two...

Fair enough. Mine got stuck with less than two years between drops. I wonít take the chance.
06-16-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,582
Posted By Texas 17

Itís a fair question. The big Suzukiís certainly...

Itís a fair question. The big Suzukiís certainly seem more prone to this than other manufacturers. Every brand seems to have a particular concern or two that pops up over time. Needing to be...
06-16-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,582
Posted By Texas 17

Iíd certainly do it at one year regardless, but...

Iíd certainly do it at one year regardless, but if youíre taking it in just ask the dealer. If youíre doing it yourself dropping and greasing is pretty easy on a smaller motor. For the big ones they...
06-16-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By Texas 17

Seems like the Donzi/Proline 35 comes in around...

Seems like the Donzi/Proline 35 comes in around that price pretty often and has a decent reputation.
06-16-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,582
Posted By Texas 17

In talking to another tech, he felt the Zukes...

In talking to another tech, he felt the Zukes were overly susceptible to it because of the spline design. St least according to him, sometimes it is not lack of maintenance but happens from sudden,...
06-16-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,084
Posted By Texas 17

Every boat is a little different. On mine...

Every boat is a little different. On mine trimming the motors up a bit is more efficient at some speeds even if I need a touch of tab to settle the bow.
06-16-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,104
Posted By Texas 17

and then try unsuccessfully for a year to sell...

and then try unsuccessfully for a year to sell the boat for ďwhat they have in it,Ē as if that is the buyerís problem.

OP, Iím also thinking the battery estimate is low, but thatís also the...
06-16-2019, 05:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,582
Posted By Texas 17

About that awful Suzuki service contract...

I realize this is just one experience, but since I see a lot of negatives about the Suzuki +3 warranty/service contract, I think a positive is worth posting.

I purchased a pair of used, 2016...
06-14-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 32,790
Posted By Texas 17

But one of the truly great old threads. Weed...

But one of the truly great old threads. Weed induced rust on the trailer is right up there with Rav4 towing and Luhrs 41 performance in THT infamy.
06-14-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By Texas 17

Thereís quite a bit to it, but the people who...

Thereís quite a bit to it, but the people who have rave about the performance. Youíll need to significantly rework the transom to strengthen it and tie it into the stringers to bear the load of the...
06-10-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By Texas 17

Replace the whole thing. Itís not that expensive...

Replace the whole thing. Itís not that expensive and when you need your VHF to work, you really need it to work.
06-08-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,193
Posted By Texas 17

= a bit over 2000/23...

= a bit over 2000/23...
06-08-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 672
Posted By Texas 17

I paid $10,500 each for 2016 df300s 18 months ago...

I paid $10,500 each for 2016 df300s 18 months ago in SFL. They had higher hours, but a new pair with rigging was $36-38k depending on the dealer. Iím sure prices have gone up, but not that much. Iíd...
06-08-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 686
Posted By Texas 17

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thehulltruth.com-...

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Do you mean 4 and 2? 4/0 is bigger than...
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