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caddis posted 01-29-2003 06:45 PM ET (US)   Profile for caddis   Send Email to caddis  
Little help, here!

Since it is mandatory to have a four stroke or DFI motor on Tahoe, I am looking to upgrade the 13' SS. I currently have a 1988 40 hp Johnson and would like to put a 40 four stroke on. Will the controls be compatible? Do I just need some kind of adaptor kit, or do I need a whole new set?

Also, does anyone have experience with Bomb's new motors? Reliability, warranty work, etc.? Supposedly the four strokes are Suzuki, right?

Thanks for your help.

masbama posted 01-29-2003 06:53 PM ET (US)     Profile for masbama  Send Email to masbama     
Love my 2002 Bomb Johnson 90 2 stroke. A year old now and no problems so no need for warranty work (2 year non-declining warranty)
Bigshot posted 01-30-2003 09:13 AM ET (US)     Profile for Bigshot  Send Email to Bigshot     
Controls will work, you will need a wiring harness adapter to fit the old guages, keyswitch etc to the new. If you have no guages, I would just replace the whole wiring harness and install the new keyswitch. You WILL need guages with this engine for temp, oil pressure, low oil, etc. A tach is also VERY important being it is more critical than a 2 stroke where you rev.

Yes it is a suzuki.

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