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Landlocked posted 05-18-2015 04:38 PM ET (US)   Profile for Landlocked   Send Email to Landlocked  
Not mine but Guy on Craigslist here wanting to trade 2004 90 horsepower 4 stroke Johnson for smaller motor.

He feels it is too big for his Montauk. Might be a deal for someone - white motor sure looks good on his boat! If the motor I have wasn't 2 years older than his, I'd be tempted. He's wanting something 2004 or newer.


Spuds posted 05-19-2015 11:12 AM ET (US)     Profile for Spuds    
I think he is going to have a hard time finding anything newer than 2004 of 90hp that weighs less than 320#.

The only viable option I am aware of is the new Yamaha 70hp which weighs 257#, which seems like a lot of money to step down in horsepower.

When I bought my Nauset it had an older Johnson 65hp motor. I can't say enough how much improvement in overall performance came with stepping up to a 90hp motor.

boatdryver posted 05-20-2015 09:03 PM ET (US)     Profile for boatdryver  Send Email to boatdryver     
Was that motor manufactured by Suzuki?
Spuds posted 05-21-2015 03:08 PM ET (US)     Profile for Spuds    
My 90hp was a V-4 Suzuki, 2 stroke.

Have since replaced with 90hp E-TEC which is about 20 pounds lighter than the Suzuki.

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