What did your last outboard service cost

 

ok, I know we have had many threads of different issues of servicing and costs etc.

So lets keep this one to s simple statement for us all to compare.

Motor: 2001 Mercury Salwater EFI 250HP 

cylinders / stroke: V6 / 2 Stroke

Serivice type: Major

Cost: $867 per motor.

Where: Hillaries area ( dont name dealer, just area)

 

This way we can get a good idea of what we getting for our money these days.

I was shocked that my 2 strokes service costs where as high as a 4 strokes these days 

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 Motor: 2001 Mercury

Fri, 2012-02-24 09:59

 

Motor: 2001 Mercury 115HP, 140 hours (i know not enough fishing in 10 years)

Cylinders/Stroke: 4 Cyl, 4 Stroke

Service Type: Major Service

Cost: $580

Where: Dunsborough area

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motor yammy 90 2 stroke

Fri, 2012-02-24 10:09

driveway,$500 major service all new filters pump, etc, hillarys

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2009 yamaha 150 hpdi 2 stroke

Fri, 2012-02-24 10:12

major service drop leg change impella ect ect $780

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2010 Twin yamaha 350 hp Four stroke

Fri, 2012-02-24 10:25

Major service $2800.

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Faaaaaaark

Fri, 2012-02-24 17:13

That's ridiculous hey.

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price check

Sun, 2012-02-26 10:08

iceman , you dont think because it was a govy boat they ripped you off ?? or was that the average

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200hp hdpi yamaha 2

Mon, 2012-02-27 07:45

200hp hdpi yamaha 2 stroke

800ish hours service

roughly 500 (pick up this arvo) - jumped up to $765 on pick up

balcatta area

 

will try somewhere else next time

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2011 Yamaha 115 4 stroke

Fri, 2012-02-24 11:28

2011 Yamaha 115 4 stroke

20HR First service

$370 (not free as I had hoped )

Mundurah Area

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What did they do

Wed, 2012-02-29 20:42

What did you get for your money?Oil change and filter! Just did my 115 Yamaha 4 stroke 20hr service. Hand Pump $26.95 Mobil 1 oil $65.00  oil filter same spec as Denso $11.00 Labour 1/2 hour Free.........

 

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So you've read all the

Wed, 2012-03-07 09:57

So you've read all the "Technical Service Notices"sent out by Yamaha to there dealers. Regarding checking for issues, new adjustments and warranty regarding after market oil filters , wrong oil effecting warranty then? You've completed the retention work required and measured pressures. Check the sensors are set correct and all warning systems are in place?

Really if it was that simple why would they bother with a 4 year trade degree and numerous re training every year..

 

The first service is possibly the most important one. (as long as the dealer is doing it right)

 

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I agree and disagree

Wed, 2012-03-07 11:54

Bluemule, up till now I have done all my own outboard maintenance including full rebuilds.As a motor mechanic and heavy diesel mechanic I actually enjoy working on outboards .Although I nearly fainted when I asked the price of the 20 hr service , I didn"t fork out thousands for a new donk only to have the warranty voided because I saved a couple of hundred  on a service .

Rod , "as long as the dealer is doing it right" . Well said mate .

 

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250 Verado $900 for 200hr

Fri, 2012-02-24 12:40

250 Verado $900 for 200hr service

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twin 115 yammy

Fri, 2012-02-24 12:48

4strokes 500 hr services $1080 in my driveway kwinana

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 3.3HP Mercury$38 for

Fri, 2012-02-24 18:04

 3.3HP Mercury

$38 for impeller and $12 for a bottle of gear oil and sparkplug.

Still have a grease gun loaded full of grease to squirt in the shiny nipples!\

So, $50 notes.

I do all the service work on my old Mercruiser as well and the bill for parts is not much higher than the 3.3HP other than extra engine oil, leg gearbox oil, fuel- and oil filter!

$200 and still some change.

Just did the impeller on that and the price of the impeller was the same as the 3.3

Go figure

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Thought I was going to win

Fri, 2012-02-24 13:30

Thought I was going to win before I got to Gastronomic.

 

1993 Johnson 70hp with not nearly enough hours for my liking.

 

Picking boat up tommorow from full service - inluding gear oil and impellor etc

$350.

Serviced in Kadina SA

- of interest two places I rang in Adelaide quoted $500 and $550.

Paul

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if you have a 2 stroke it is so easy to do yourself

Fri, 2012-02-24 13:34

change spark plugs and leg oil, occasionally drop the leg and change the impellor

you are ohnestly ripping yourself off if you pay someone to do this for you as it is so so easy.

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Have certainly considered

Fri, 2012-02-24 13:46

Have certainly considered that Kane but its a time issue for me at the moment - have so many other things to do to the boat before going away as well,  just wanted it done before a trip away for a few weeks. if it going to be $500 I'd be doing it when I came back as motor is running fine anyway.

 

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Do yourself

Wed, 2012-02-29 20:50

I agree, if you don't have the knoledge,do an evening course and save. you can save $$$$$ get your head back into the sunshine and smile again!

 

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Karratha - 200suzi

Fri, 2012-02-24 13:34

Karratha - 200suzi 4st

$644

Minor service (400hrs) - oils / filters / water seperator/ lube.

 

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175hp suzi 20hour service

Fri, 2012-02-24 13:42

175hp suzi 20hour service $247.00 my driveway at home.

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115 yamaha 4 stroke 100 hrs service

Fri, 2012-02-24 15:06

get a copy of seloc service manual for yamaha mercury and mariner o/b motors and do it yourself parts only 210 bucks

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 with three beasts on the

Fri, 2012-02-24 16:25

 with three beasts on the back of mine and a total bill over $2680!!!  

I'll be doing my own from now onwards!!!!! My labour bill was over $1,500 of that total!... 

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$1500 labour.... not bad for

Sun, 2012-02-26 14:17

$1500 labour.... not bad for half a days work. not to mention the 300% or 400% mark up on parts.

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Tony-must be a bastard to

Wed, 2012-03-07 16:37

Tony-must be a bastard to work on the centre outboard?

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 yip not easy, had to check

Mon, 2012-03-12 12:50

 yip not easy, had to check the trim and tilt fluid on saturday, and had to squeeze my thick middle between the motors tilted up lol.

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Honda 200hp serviced in

Fri, 2012-02-24 16:39

Honda 200hp serviced in driveway $700 had five services done and still not met the guy but I have not had any problems with the Honda or the machanic

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Much difference between servicing hours Paul?

Fri, 2012-02-24 18:03

Im getting my honda serviced Tuesday. I knocked up over 300 hours this year so I missed the 200 hour servcie adn need to get some stuff from that added to the 400 hour servcie it's going in for. Be close to $11-$1200 by the time it's done.

 

good thread!

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The same guy does my motor as Paul

Fri, 2012-02-24 19:23

 and mine was the same price.

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honda 175100hr$748north

Fri, 2012-02-24 16:44

honda 175

100hr

$748

north perth

 

went elsewhere next time

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Johnson

Fri, 2012-02-24 17:08

Johnson 1997 40hp 2 stroke regular service Filters, spark plugs leg oil, tuning and boat wash
$450 balcatta area
Includes regreasing tow hitch on trailer, check lights etc
All replaced parts left in boat including half a can of inox
Important to note that the motor runs noticeably smoother as you would expect.

I had a mobile mech once, he was ok and cost about $100 less and only focused on the motor.
Unfortunately I don't think he had a lot of experience with johno's so I looked further afield

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Warranty

Fri, 2012-02-24 17:33

Does anyone know if a brand specific dealer must do the service inorder to keep warranty

JOEL

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No uUNLESS you want the

Mon, 2012-02-27 14:29

No uUNLESS you want the extendered warrety.

 

IE i think HOnda and yamaha both offer 2 year warrenty unless you opt to use there service center and then teh warrenty is like 5 years. Check the exact details but its along those lines.

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Thanks Rod

Fri, 2012-03-02 13:12

I will dig up the warranty book and read the fine print .

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merc 60 4st

Fri, 2012-02-24 17:54

100hr  just under $500 , also balcatta (was yangebup area)

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150 etec. 6x plugs @$12 each.

Fri, 2012-02-24 18:08

150 etec. 6x plugs @$12 each. Fuel filter @ $6. $30 for the gearbox oil and $35 for an impellor. Quick plug into the laptop for a check of any fault codes and I'm away for $150.

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250 Veradho 4 stroke.Mobile

Fri, 2012-02-24 18:30

250 Veradho 4 stroke.

Mobile mechanic came to me Wangara area

100hr service including water impella leg oil change and Oils etc Fuel filter Check steering and flyby wire throtle system and also replace some hard fuel lines to my fuel filters and replace fuel filters

$700 dollars...

 

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90 etec

Fri, 2012-02-24 18:30

100 hour cost $420 I supplied all parts and dropped boat off at workshop.

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Etec

Thu, 2012-04-12 20:14

I thought Etec service intervals were 300hrs or 3 years......or am I thinking of a different motor?

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 i think we are all in the

Fri, 2012-02-24 19:47

 i think we are all in the wrong game. 

looking at these prices i am glad we had a chev motor in our boat. service was 250 from memory

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60 Etec

Fri, 2012-02-24 20:57

300 hour service on 60hp Etec, , $190 including parts and some work done on lower cowling parts.

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not sure

Fri, 2012-02-24 21:53

pete if ur reading this mate, when i pick my boat up monday ill expect massive discounts lol.

all good , the boys down here in dunsy are brilliant, (hint hint)

pete and dan are professionals and look after u always, and nothing is too much trouble for the boys and believe me i,ve tested them haha, with my wish lists etc,

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Any scrapes on those knees

Sat, 2012-02-25 13:06

Any scrapes on those knees Harro? LOL

Pete & the boys do a great job

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jesus harro

Sat, 2012-02-25 13:15

your sounding like me right before pete installed my new 4.3 litre mercruiser!! he does do a great job though

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Well - most outboards are so

Fri, 2012-02-24 23:51

Well - most outboards are so easy to work on - and believe it or not parts can be sourced fairly cheap. (if you look around)

I can do the works on my Yammie 4 stroke for around $150 - with water pump etc....

Just download a manual on line most are available at little or no cost - two strokes are even easier

If you look around you can even get the software to plug a lappie into more recent motors (although this needs a fairly robust understanding)

Most motors would take less than a couple of hours to service if well looked after - as for the trailer it's all basic stuff - Just keep on top of it

The TAFE used to do a really good course on outboard maintenance, may still do - if you go on this there is not much you would not tackle.

As others have said, must be in the wrong game.........Some of the prices mentioned are absolutely ridiculous

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125 Optimax

Sat, 2012-02-25 11:51

Motor: 2010 model 125 Mercury Optimax

Cylinders/stroke: 3 cylinder 2 stroke

Service type: 100hr service (3/01/12)

Cost: $640

Location: Mandurah

To ensure I don't void my 3 + 2 warranty, it has to be serviced my the manufacturer's authorised service agent!!

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Motor: Yamaha 2005 130hp

Sun, 2012-02-26 11:18

Motor: Yamaha 2005 130hp

cylinders / stroke: V4 2 stroke

Service type: Major open heart brain surgery.

Cost: plugs - $3.50 each
gear oil - $5
impeller kit - $38
tune carbs and check/adjust timing
Where: At my house every 50hrs

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What hours do you guys do?

Sun, 2012-02-26 13:17

So I knocked up over 300 hours this year but still only servicing it once a year. I does only clean water driving so the impeller isn't pushing sand and mud.

To service a otor 3 times a year even at $700 is too much IMO.

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I've just reached 400hrs in 2

Mon, 2012-02-27 10:11

I've just reached 400hrs in 2 years.  same as you though , all clean water , no river as yet.  impeller always looks brand new.

I get mine serviced every 100hrs as they recommend. I always want to see a full service history when I'm buying second hand.

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About 300 hours a year is

Sun, 2012-02-26 13:20

About 300 hours a year is normal for me.

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Mercruiser

Sun, 2012-02-26 19:51

Curious what your mercruiser cost you to service tony???

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 My service on the Berty in

Mon, 2012-02-27 11:25

 My service on the Berty in January, for motor only ( excluding leg)

Motor only was $450 from Boat People, very  good.

Leg rebuild and service was $3600 ( but included a full set of bearings, knuckles and uni-joints as well, plus till & trim ram rebuild and hoses).

 

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Nice!

Mon, 2012-02-27 13:32

 in the process of buying a boat with a 5.0 mpi at the moment but haven't given servicing costs much thought untill now :-0 $450 seems great though! Stoked :D

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 10% off total bill @ hayway

Mon, 2012-02-27 21:48

 10% off total bill @ hayway marine march and april i just spotted on gumtree

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Suzuki 150 HP four stroke300

Thu, 2012-03-01 15:07

Suzuki 150 HP four stroke

300 hr Service 6months ago,now due for my 400 within in 2months

Major Service type

Where:My driveway

Price $720 from memory

 

 

 

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suzy 115100 hour

Tue, 2012-03-06 15:11

suzy 115

100 hour service

chasing a surging problem.

$1000.

problem not solved.

mandurah

same motor, albany service man replaced pinholed fuel bulb, $27.

problem fixed.

twin 60 hp 4stroke yammies.

50 hour service.

$360 each.

Albany.

60 hp merc 3cyl two stroke.

regular service, i.e impeller plugs,

$250.

Albany

the money saved in fuel with 4 strokes seems to go in services.

 

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yami 115 4 stroke

Wed, 2012-03-07 12:07

Yami 115hp 4 stroke, 1000 hour service, impellor all the bits n pieces.  $590 at Waddy (Exmouth)  Only drama was had a temp sensor alarm go 2 days after, booked me in day later to fix, no problems.

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1000hr service

Wed, 2012-03-07 12:26

Hey Adam did that include valve clearance adjustment and timing belt ?

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Adam did you get that manual

Wed, 2012-03-07 16:44

Adam did you get that manual you were chasing for the 115?

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Hi Rob

Wed, 2012-03-14 13:15

Hi Rob,

Did get the manual but decided it was just easier to get it done in the end, saves hassles.

No he didn't do any valve adjustments or timing belts, said every 400 hours would be fine and that all seemed good.

 

Having said this, 2 days later had a temp sensor alarm go off and now he's had the boat for about a week (still got it) waiting for a water pump and thermostat, sigh.

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bummer!

Wed, 2012-03-14 13:30

clocked up 200hrs on my water pump, but I think I'll change it shortly.

1000 hrs for the timing belt.

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So can anyone recommend

Wed, 2012-03-07 12:19

So can anyone recommend anyone to do these services 90hp Suzuki 4 stroke.

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I new of a dealer once who

Wed, 2012-03-07 15:27

I new of a dealer once who ever time a alarm light flashed on the gauge would go in and replace parts, as he thought it was a faulty alarm sensor. It was actually a code that needed to be reset after service only....

 

You do need to ask around and you WILL get what you pay for..

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Mercury Saltwater 150 V6 2005 300hr service

Thu, 2012-03-08 07:58

$440

New Impellor

Oil change

New plugs (6)

Bottle of Injector cleaner

Touch up of a few bits and pieces

Full diagnostic check up on laptop

Mechanic in Malaga (used to be mobile from Mullaloo) 

 

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90 MERC

Mon, 2012-03-12 14:34

 420 full service in my driveway.

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just had a quote from wangara

Wed, 2012-03-14 13:11

just had a quote from wangara area for big 400hr service on honda 175

$1400-1500 bucks 

 

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NOR

Wed, 2012-03-14 16:01

 Whats the best place for mercruiser servicing / maintenance... PMs please :-)

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I used a mobile mechanic

Sat, 2012-03-17 17:42

200HP Suzuki 4-stroke (260hrs)

Labour: $165.00

Parts: $164.50 (engine oil $66.00 ; oil filter $28.50 ; fuel filter cartridge $22.00 ; impeller $48.00)

Plus GST

Total: $362.45

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60 hp merc 4 stroke midland

Wed, 2012-04-11 14:22

20 hour 1st service

 

labour $247.5

 

parts $150.9

 

total $398.4

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50hp merc 4 stroke

Wed, 2012-04-11 19:47

$570 service all parts inc thermostat and gaskets also oil bottle sensor repair joondalup area

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400hr honda 175  - $950large

Thu, 2012-04-12 21:34

400hr honda 175  - $950

large service in tappet shim check and all filters and impeller

mobile mech

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Prices will vary depending on

Sun, 2012-05-06 22:16

Prices will vary depending on your engine what service you receive and what work is performed and needed to be completed

You will find that most larger dealerships service price will be a a bit more then some smaller workshops as they have bigger overheads and have to keep a set price on standard servicing Average is $99p/h -$120p/h and alot higher in remote places (eg up north) 

Not all outboards are the same and parts pricing and hours allowed will vary, also dealerships have factory trained machanics and can handle warranty issues upgrades and recalls.

I have been in the industry for over 12 years and spent most of that working for Hayway Marine as the service manager running the retail workshop and know 1st hand there is only a small amount of "good" marine technicians in perth as alot have retired form the industry and some have moved out of the industry chasing better pay .

 I have also seen alot of dodgy service work and repairs and customers that have been charged for work and parts that have not been carried out also poor workmanship and messy work.And some that think a service is only water pump service spark plugs filters and oils but there is alot more involved on different engines as alot have parts that do fail and do require sevice and adjustment (depending on how the engine is treated) that get left un touched by un qualified techs,

You do get what you pay for at the end of the day and i would advise to speak to your tech and find out what work has been performed and what your money is paying for if you are concerened, also what general maintainace should be performed buy you the owner on a regular basis to help keep your engine in the best condition

Most average owners will do 100 hour a year but some will do 500, i beleive the more hours the better i have never rebuilt a worn out engines only poor maintained ones!

 

Any questions or info need i am more then happy to help out!

 

 

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"i beleive the more hours the

Sun, 2012-05-06 22:37

"i beleive the more hours the better i have never rebuilt a worn out engines only poor maintained ones!"

 

too true Brendan, corrosion/lack of use etc will kill a modern 4 stroke before over use!

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Thats Spot on Rob the ones

Sun, 2012-05-06 22:49

Thats Spot on Rob the ones that sit around and only get used a few time of the year are the ones i find have most of the probs,and 90% are fuel probs, i dont even flush my engines in summer as i use them a few times a week only if they are parked up for a few weeks if im not on the water ,i would however recommend a product called MACS that you flush your engine with once or twice a year it realy works

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Honda 50

Wed, 2012-05-23 18:29

50HP 4 stroke honda $635 for a 100 hour service in Esperance

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Fish,Crabs,Crays or anything from the Ocean ....Catch-It...Eat-It...Release-It...I Don't care Just Don't Waste It ....

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 2010 YAMAHA F200 4

Tue, 2012-06-05 03:07

 2010 YAMAHA F200 4 STROKE.

$758 

100hr service.

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2003 Honda 50hp 4 stroke

Wed, 2012-07-25 19:25

100 hour service $596... until i pointed out that they were advertising a $200 full log book service + parts. Priced dropped to $390

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