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DaveS posted 12-16-2002 11:07 AM ET (US)   Profile for DaveS   Send Email to DaveS  
I was thinking about purchasing Merc 4-5hp kicker for my Newtauk. I think I'm going to go with a 4 stroke but haven't totally eliminated the 2 strokes yet. I know there was talk about a 3.3 merc being used a kicker before and people seemed to have good results with it, but does anyone have this setup with the 4 stroke?

Any comments would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks again!


Seabrook posted 12-19-2002 02:22 PM ET (US)     Profile for Seabrook  Send Email to Seabrook     
Had a 3.5 hp Nissan on my Montauk. Worked great. I know some people love them, but I would not want a four stroke for a kicker on a boat that size....too much weight. I liked the 3.5 Nissan. Very light and pushed the boat just fine.
kenh posted 12-27-2002 01:18 PM ET (US)     Profile for kenh  Send Email to kenh     
I have a 4hp yammy 4 stroke on my 93 Montauk.It has the 15 in shaft and mounted directly to the transom ,port side.It is a great little motor,however I would go with the 20 in shaft next time I leave the main motor down[70hp 4s evinrude-suzuki] and steer from the helm

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