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Old 25-10-2007, 07:02 PM   #1
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Hi guys, I'm new. I'm looking to purchase a new 250hp to put on a 7.5m Rib. I'm inclined towards a Suzuki DF 250 or possibly an XS 250. Not an Etec or F250. Any opinions on DF vs XS other than the obvious and how much should I expect to pay. Thanks Trapper.
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Old 25-10-2007, 08:08 PM   #2
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mmmmmmmmmmm
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A "Rib"

However, welcome...
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Old 25-10-2007, 08:13 PM   #3
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mmmmmmmmmmm
ermmmmmmm

A "Rib"

However, welcome...
Ok, a Phantom 21
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Old 25-10-2007, 08:16 PM   #4
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Hi guys, I'm new. I'm looking to purchase a new 250hp to put on a 7.5m Rib. I'm inclined towards a Suzuki DF 250 or possibly an XS 250. Not an Etec or F250. Any opinions on DF vs XS other than the obvious and how much should I expect to pay. Thanks Trapper.

The suzuki is a four stroke and the 250xs (mercury I assume) is a two srtoke so first you need to decide which you want.
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Old 25-10-2007, 09:15 PM   #6
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The suzuki is a four stroke and the 250xs (mercury I assume) is a two srtoke so first you need to decide which you want.
I was looking for opinions on both.
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Go with 2 stroke
Better power, less weight
Not sure about opti though
Heard that they are really pain in the a$$, they broke all the time

But what do I know.....
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Old 25-10-2007, 11:44 PM   #8
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Hi guys, I'm new. I'm looking to purchase a new 250hp to put on a 7.5m Rib. I'm inclined towards a Suzuki DF 250 or possibly an XS 250. Not an Etec or F250. Any opinions on DF vs XS other than the obvious and how much should I expect to pay. Thanks Trapper.
Interested in why not the Ermintrood/Yam?
What P21 (with toobs), are you fitting it to?
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Old 26-10-2007, 11:09 AM   #9
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Interested in why not the Ermintrood/Yam?
What P21 (with toobs), are you fitting it to?

Actually, I've seen a nice dory on Ebay in prosthetic biege. I was thinking of fitting the 250 to that.
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Old 26-10-2007, 05:44 PM   #10
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I have got a 300XS behind a Seaquel 600XS and a mate of mine has a 250XS behind a 7m rib , we are both very hapy with the fuel economical engine's .
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Old 26-10-2007, 07:41 PM   #11
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can i ask why not a etec?
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Old 26-10-2007, 08:50 PM   #12
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can i ask why not a etec?
Soppy colours and not good for wakeboarding. A touch of throttle and they take off by all accounts. I'm pretty sure it's going to be a DF250 now for distance work. So where's the best deal? Mr. Mole?
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Old 04-11-2007, 03:22 PM   #13
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C'mon you lot, where's there a deal on a DF250?
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Thanks for all the help guys and the enthusiasm with which new members are welcomed. If I meet any middle-aged boring bastards with their fat arses wedged in speedboats I'll direct them to 'Boatsad'.
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