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Switching Motors #13390762 01/02/20 07:52 PM
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I currently need a new motor. I currently have a 2003 yamaha ox66 250. If I bought a SHO or an optimax. What all would I need to get it operational (Controls, steering, etc) and how much would you estimate it would cost besides the cost of the motor itself?


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Re: Switching Motors [Re: Stew] #13390770 01/02/20 08:01 PM
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Best bet is to check with a few dealers and tell them what your doing. Been out of the business now for around 5 years, but Yamaha controls/cables use to run around $800.00


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cost is about right


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the sho would plug in to your existing rigging would be much cheaper to do that than change out controls an cables an some gauges.

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If you stick with Yamaha it will cost less to swap out motors


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The price difference on a Mercury 4 stroke would more than pay for the controls

Re: Switching Motors [Re: Stew] #13393308 01/05/20 10:12 AM
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what condition is the 250 in? I am looking for one.


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