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 Post subject: Re: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:31 am 
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Location: Pensacola, Fl.
Suzuki is :

Cheaper
Easier to work on.....oil changes
Geared lower
Swings a Bigger prop

Just to name a few.

I've had 5 Suzuki's now......Only one was a problem....That was the fault of Previous owner leaving it in the water and never flushing it
ANY manufacture would of had that problem.

Yamaha's have all this cladding that has to be removed just to get to the oil drain and foot drain plugs....Why?

It's just another PITA and threads to gauld and bolts to loose.

Suzuki's drain plugs are in plain sight. Easy Pezzy no need to hide them.

I have a 2016 Cape Horn here right now. It has twin 150 Yamaha's on it. I see where Yamaha has adpted Suzuki's style controls and push button starting switches.

The 300APX I have can be programed to run in RH rotation or Counter Rotation. All you do is put a Right hand or Left hand prop on it. No need for a special counter rotating motor any longer.


The local Sea Tow runs nothing but Suzuki's here, their whole fleet......As much as 4000hrs with just regular maintance.

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 Post subject: Re: New 300 Suzuki
PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:55 pm 
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I have had a couple of Yamaha's and this is my 1st Suzuki. Suzuki was priced better and the dealer was somewhat local. I have had zero issues so far and believe I made the right choice. A friend has a Suzuki on his boat and he also has had great luck with his.


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