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#12662540 - 03/07/18 01:30 PM Evinrude Etec G2
Verkeith Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/06/15
Posts: 275
Loc: Crowley, Texas
No popcorn needed, but who's running one, pros and cons, please!?!

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#12662557 - 03/07/18 01:39 PM Re: Evinrude Etec G2 [Re: Verkeith]
graywolfrider Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 03/05/09
Posts: 133
Loc: Louisiana, USA
I am and love it. I am running a 250HO on a 20 ft Ranger and without a doubt best motor I have ever ran. Not gonna say any faster than Mercury or Yamaha, but mid-range is stout, on plane is very strong. I have no cons have mine since oct of 16 in the shop once for some software upgrades or something. Easy on oil quiet etc. You in my neck of the woods come take a ride.

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#12662658 - 03/07/18 02:29 PM Re: Evinrude Etec G2 [Re: Verkeith]
the skipper Offline
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Registered: 07/04/11
Posts: 4275
Loc: nederland, TX
After the first ones came out and they fixed the bugs I haven't heard any complaints. Everybody that has one says the are awesome and you can't really beat the 10 year warranty. I've heard they are expensive though but what isnt

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#12662659 - 03/07/18 02:29 PM Re: Evinrude Etec G2 [Re: Verkeith]
Verkeith Offline
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Registered: 01/06/15
Posts: 275
Loc: Crowley, Texas
graywolfrider....pm sent

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#12662660 - 03/07/18 02:29 PM Re: Evinrude Etec G2 [Re: Verkeith]
ACAMS Online   content
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Registered: 03/10/12
Posts: 1216
Loc: Palestine
They sure are funny looking!
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#12662681 - 03/07/18 02:40 PM Re: Evinrude Etec G2 [Re: the skipper]
Verkeith Offline
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Registered: 01/06/15
Posts: 275
Loc: Crowley, Texas
Originally Posted By: the skipper
After the first ones came out and they fixed the bugs I haven't heard any complaints. Everybody that has one says the are awesome and you can't really beat the 10 year warranty. I've heard they are expensive though but what isnt

Yeah, I'm really interested in a Ranger and thinking about running the G2.

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#12663276 - 03/07/18 09:31 PM Re: Evinrude Etec G2 [Re: Verkeith]
toofy Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 12/26/15
Posts: 604
Loc: Fort Worth
Love my G2. Had it for one year now.

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#12663311 - 03/07/18 10:11 PM Re: Evinrude Etec G2 [Re: toofy]
Verkeith Offline
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Registered: 01/06/15
Posts: 275
Loc: Crowley, Texas
Originally Posted By: toofy
Love my G2. Had it for one year now.

Does the computer display come standard with the engine?

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#12663629 - 03/08/18 08:51 AM Re: Evinrude Etec G2 [Re: Verkeith]
toofy Offline
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Registered: 12/26/15
Posts: 604
Loc: Fort Worth
Originally Posted By: Verkeith
Originally Posted By: toofy
Love my G2. Had it for one year now.

Does the computer display come standard with the engine?


I don't know. It came with mine. I think so.

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#12663861 - 03/08/18 11:20 AM Re: Evinrude Etec G2 [Re: Verkeith]
tmd11111 Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 04/30/17
Posts: 963
Loc: San Angelo
Originally Posted By: Verkeith
Originally Posted By: toofy
Love my G2. Had it for one year now.

Does the computer display come standard with the engine?


If I'm not mistaken the 3.5" screen comes standard and the 4.5" is optional. The larger screen displays more data as well.

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#12663930 - 03/08/18 12:18 PM Re: Evinrude Etec G2 [Re: tmd11111]
Verkeith Offline
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Registered: 01/06/15
Posts: 275
Loc: Crowley, Texas
Originally Posted By: tmd11111
Originally Posted By: Verkeith
Originally Posted By: toofy
Love my G2. Had it for one year now.

Does the computer display come standard with the engine?


If I'm not mistaken the 3.5" screen comes standard and the 4.5" is optional. The larger screen displays more data as well.
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Thanks guys for the info. I'm looking forward to learning a lot more about the G2.

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#12664280 - 03/08/18 05:36 PM Re: Evinrude Etec G2 [Re: ACAMS]
basscaster46 Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/03/06
Posts: 963
Loc: Red Oak, TX
Originally Posted By: ACAMS
They sure are funny looking!

Have you seen new mercury motors?
J D popcorn

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#12671078 - 03/13/18 03:11 PM Re: Evinrude Etec G2 [Re: Verkeith]
daddystog Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/27/09
Posts: 1101
Loc: Cisco,Tx
I just bought a 2018 Ranger with a G2 so still waiting to get some years before I'm willing to talk about reliability but 10 years of warranty and from a local dealer is what sold me on trying one
it will take some getting use to , I always ran Mercurys or Yamahas the Evinrude G2 sounds completely different but it will scream and at idle it's the quietest 2 stroke I've ever heard run , starts first touch of the key even in below freezing weather

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#12671201 - 03/13/18 04:22 PM Re: Evinrude Etec G2 [Re: Verkeith]
Verkeith Offline
Angler

Registered: 01/06/15
Posts: 275
Loc: Crowley, Texas
How quiet is it at wot?

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#12672241 - 03/14/18 11:12 AM Re: Evinrude Etec G2 [Re: Verkeith]
daddystog Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/27/09
Posts: 1101
Loc: Cisco,Tx
Originally Posted By: Verkeith
How quiet is it at wot?

about the same as my Mercury was, it just has a different sound as you start throttling up

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