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#11850818 - 09/26/16 07:02 PM Yamaha or evinrude
brady101 Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 11/01/15
Posts: 17
After opinions guys, choice of a yamaha sho 175hp or evinrude gen 2 HO 150hp,
Pros and cons of each

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#11851097 - 09/26/16 08:54 PM Re: Yamaha or evinrude [Re: brady101]
Rickmb Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/07/12
Posts: 739
Loc: San Antonio
The small block SHO has already established a reliable reputation. The extra horsepower and the better gear ratio are big pluses.
No more two stroke oil.
Newer technology.
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#11855250 - 09/29/16 08:07 AM Re: Yamaha or evinrude [Re: brady101]
boatman025 Offline
Angler

Registered: 07/16/10
Posts: 462
Loc: McKinney
I would go Yamaha over the E tec
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#11855279 - 09/29/16 08:22 AM Re: Yamaha or evinrude [Re: brady101]
bush hog Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/12/13
Posts: 2212
Loc: Beckville, TX
I've never owned an E-tec but I do have a SHO 150. If fuel consumption is a consideration then I don't know you can top a SHO engine.

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#11855788 - 09/29/16 11:59 AM Re: Yamaha or evinrude [Re: boatman025]
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TFF Team Angler

Registered: 03/03/11
Posts: 4678
Loc: Ray Roberts
Originally Posted By: boatman025
I would go Yamaha over the E tec

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#11856432 - 09/29/16 07:26 PM Re: Yamaha or evinrude [Re: brady101]
Freeman Clark Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/18/05
Posts: 1346
Loc: Temple, Texas
If you want to go fast get a black motor. But if you want to get back get a Yamaha.

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#11856475 - 09/29/16 07:42 PM Re: Yamaha or evinrude [Re: brady101]
Dawson Hefner Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/10/09
Posts: 2821
Loc: Brownsboro, Tx
If you buying new which one has a shop close to you that you trust to service it?
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#11857926 - 09/30/16 06:29 PM Re: Yamaha or evinrude [Re: brady101]
Chris G. Davis Offline
Angler

Registered: 09/14/09
Posts: 400
Loc: Alvarado Texas!
I am an ETEC owner and highly recommend them. Great fuel and oil milage, low maintenance and very quiet.
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