Yamaha tilt/trim replacement

 My yami 115 4 stroke tilt/trim is almost shot, have topped up hydraulics etc but last service it was mentioned it was on its way out due to wearing (cant remember exact terminology used as was a while back, but it does stop in place at times which is nerve wracking when trimming up at the islands and not going down!).

Didnt get a quote at the time, anyone got a rough idea of cost to replace?

Cheers

Adam

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 Had that prob with our first

Sat, 2020-03-28 08:46

 Had that prob with our first boat not long after we got it . We weighed up all options and with the cost involved we ended getting a new motor. 

Weigh up how old the motor is and how well maintained it is . There is some good second hand sinks out there where people have gone up to bigger motor

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 Mine went on a 60hp Yamaha.

Sat, 2020-03-28 09:27

 Mine went on a 60hp Yamaha. You can get them for half the price from the US, but not an option for me due to shipping times. If yours is still working it's an option. Fitting them is really simple.

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 If it's a single ram as my

Sat, 2020-03-28 11:21

 If it's a single ram as my old 80hp,mine leaked around the seals and the top mount was rusted.yammy dealer in midland charged me around $550 to replace all seals inside and out and new top stainless pin.

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Go the rebuild

Sat, 2020-03-28 12:20

As long as the pump motor is good it's only a matter of o rings and dust caps, nothing too major at all. 

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 A replacement new

Sat, 2020-03-28 15:24

 A replacement new aftermarket motor for my Yamaha F100 was $240 AU. Delivered from the US. DB Electrical is the company used. Piss easy to change.

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