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12-21-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Brocnizer1

Never argue with an idiot, people can't tell the...

Never argue with an idiot, people can't tell the difference between the two.
11-16-2019, 05:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,092
Posted By Brocnizer1

Oh, and I'm back in the shop after taking...

Oh, and I'm back in the shop after taking delivery from repair less than 1 month ago. Notice my response is dated nov 7th. Dealer responded 4 days ago . We are at Nov 16th and still no response from...
11-16-2019, 04:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,092
Posted By Brocnizer1

2018 motors. 230 hours. On a 32 cape horn ...

2018 motors. 230 hours. On a 32 cape horn

There is a guy on here that took delivery of a 2019 capehorn 32 with zuke 350s and his motors were in the shop after one month of use. Last I heard he...
11-16-2019, 04:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,092
Posted By Brocnizer1

My zuke 350s live in the shop. Close to 30% of my...

My zuke 350s live in the shop. Close to 30% of my ownership time has been in repair. There are 5 reported motors on this website with powerhead failures.

Go with verado. Trusted and proven...
11-14-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By Brocnizer1

The way things went with me, expect a min of 3-4...

The way things went with me, expect a min of 3-4 months down time for them to fix. These DF350's are a shame. The shitty part is how SLOWWWWWW suzuki is to fix stuff. There were times my dealer knew...
11-07-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,136
Posted By Brocnizer1

Mike, I have a serious question. I had water...

Mike,

I have a serious question. I had water in both my lower units. Port motor was 100% water, starboard very milky. Dealer A swapped them to the new seal. 30 hours later both seals failed again....
11-06-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,136
Posted By Brocnizer1

6 weeks was my avg times three in the shop

6 weeks was my avg times three in the shop
11-05-2019, 03:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 11,136
Posted By Brocnizer1

Go with the verado. It's proven reliable My...

Go with the verado. It's proven reliable

My twin 2018 zuke 350s have been in for repair 4 months of 14 months ownership. I just got them out the shop and the Starboard motor started shaking....
11-02-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 990
Posted By Brocnizer1

Legal boating age

My 7 and 9 year old are being trained to sail my 18 foot skiff. They are confident drivers that know rules better than 98% of boaters. When the youngest was 4 and the oldest was 6, they were both...
11-02-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,464
Posted By Brocnizer1

My etec 75 has never seen the shop in near 4...

My etec 75 has never seen the shop in near 4 years of ownership. My Suzukis have been in the shop 4 months of 14 months ownership. 2 stroke is not bad technology
11-01-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,452
Posted By Brocnizer1

There is no perfect boat. My cape 32 out runs...

There is no perfect boat. My cape 32 out runs most out there, but it's not so stable when bottom fishing. That's the lack of beam. I run 50-70 miles one way and my choice was to get to the fishing...
11-01-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,452
Posted By Brocnizer1

For what it's worth to you, my cape horn 32 is a...

For what it's worth to you, my cape horn 32 is a lot lighter than the sea fox 328. Over the summer this guy in a Sea Fox 328 was trying to show me up, I have no idea why. Seas were 2 to 3 ft. I...
10-30-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,513
Posted By Brocnizer1

sailors exchange is a marine thrift store on...

sailors exchange is a marine thrift store on steroids. its fun treasure hunting

https://www.sailors-exchange.com/
10-30-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,551
Posted By Brocnizer1

I have a 2016 18jvx with an etec 75. Top speed...

I have a 2016 18jvx with an etec 75. Top speed 42mph at 5.5mpg and cruise 27 mph at 6.5mpg. 21 mph around 7.5 mpg but too slow

Durable boat, but wet as heck! I'm about to install spray rails....
10-27-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,503
Posted By Brocnizer1

Thanks for the help

Thanks for the help
10-26-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,503
Posted By Brocnizer1

Suzuki is the biggest POS company out there....

Suzuki is the biggest POS company out there. Enough said.
10-26-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,503
Posted By Brocnizer1

Does MIBS or the Ft laud usually have any repower...

Does MIBS or the Ft laud usually have any repower specials?
10-26-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,503
Posted By Brocnizer1

More than I thought, but 4 months lost fishing is...

More than I thought, but 4 months lost fishing is worth it to me vs that price
10-26-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,503
Posted By Brocnizer1

Not looking for improvement. I'm looking for...

Not looking for improvement. I'm looking for reliability. These df350s had another failure on sea trial of the repair. I won't bash anymore, I'm done and repowering.
10-26-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,503
Posted By Brocnizer1

Freaking awesome!!!!!

Freaking awesome!!!!!
10-26-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,503
Posted By Brocnizer1

Repower DF350 to Verado 350-400

Please school me on what to expect as I have never done this before.

I do have optimus 360 with joy stick so I understand I will have to find a Mercury dealer that is also a optimus dealer

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10-25-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 84,488
Posted By Brocnizer1

My friend works for Boston whaler in the factory....

My friend works for Boston whaler in the factory. He said they have been very slow past few months. Pretty much across the board from little boats to big boats.

Maybe there will be a small sale...
Replies: 15
Views: 7,487
Posted By Brocnizer1

Mine was kind of black at 20 hours and 1 month...

Mine was kind of black at 20 hours and 1 month use. Very black at 100 hours and 6 months of use. I then got the seal issue, twice. Shoould I be worried long term?
10-21-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,543
Posted By Brocnizer1

And I bought Suzuki's POS problem. I understand...

And I bought Suzuki's POS problem. I understand companies can make mistakes. Nobody is perfect but it's how you handle those mistakes. Suzuki is dropping the ball majorly on me. Three months and...
10-21-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,543
Posted By Brocnizer1

Twin 2018 DF350s. They've spent 25% of their life...

Twin 2018 DF350s. They've spent 25% of their life in the dealers for repair. Lower units keep failing.
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