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Old 13-11-2007, 11:22 PM   #1
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Question Yam V-MAX 200 2005 mod

Need some help here and have some questions about this engine: Anyone have any experience with that model? Pros n' cons for buying one? Should I be worried since it been runned on a V-hull in aprox. 60 knots with no nosecone? Here the add, I know it is Norwegian, but it got pics

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http://www.finn.no/finn/boat/object?...89&pos=1&tot=5
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Old 15-11-2007, 02:00 PM   #2
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I think that only bad thing about this engine is NO LOWER WATER PICK UP
Everything else...... hmmm its yamaha... very quite and more realiable than merc, also very powerfull.
My friend had similiar engine but 150hp (same block) with no problems ever
Just turn key and run

Go for it!!!
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Old 15-11-2007, 03:18 PM   #3
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Nice Yamy!

One day i'd like to have one of those motors!

Have you got photos without the cowling!
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Old 15-11-2007, 07:49 PM   #4
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hi .
i have 2 yamaha 300 hpdi and had a 200 hpdi before very nice motors, i have rebuild the 2 300 hpdis my self and they work perfekt.
if anyone like to see under cowling look here
stenteq.com

i never had 1 problem with my 200 hpdi not one!
but be aware of the poppitvalve dont get stok
and the pisser can be a bit weak in relation to merc. or johnson/ evinrude but thats normal.

http://www.finn.no/finn/boat/object?...80&pos=1&tot=2

but what about this one?? its in Denmark my friend has it the motor has 30 hours!!

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Old 16-11-2007, 08:10 PM   #5
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Thumbs up

Thanks a lot guys No pics without cowl unfortunatly, but will try to get it soon! The bugger aint coming to the phone for some days now so will just have to wait and see how things turn out
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Old 16-11-2007, 08:12 PM   #6
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hi .
i have 2 yamaha 300 hpdi and had a 200 hpdi before very nice motors, i have rebuild the 2 300 hpdis my self and they work perfekt.
if anyone like to see under cowling look here
stenteq.com

i never had 1 problem with my 200 hpdi not one!
but be aware of the poppitvalve dont get stok
and the pisser can be a bit weak in relation to merc. or johnson/ evinrude but thats normal.

http://www.finn.no/finn/boat/object?...80&pos=1&tot=2

but what about this one?? its in Denmark my friend has it the motor has 30 hours!!

regards
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Thanks a lot Piphans, think I saw the boat you are referring to last time I was in Denmark visiting my family, but it is a little out of my bugdet
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Old 16-11-2007, 08:56 PM   #7
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Thanks a lot Piphans, think I saw the boat you are referring to last time I was in Denmark visiting my family, but it is a little out of my bugdet
ok just remember that dont bye a boat that you think is ok for now if you like another - you will loose money on number 2 boat

always wait to you can get the right one

also if its a littel more money - and be sure that it satisfie all your needs.

just a littel something i have learn (big los of money)

good luck.
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Old 17-11-2007, 06:27 PM   #8
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ok just remember that dont bye a boat that you think is ok for now if you like another - you will loose money on number 2 boat

always wait to you can get the right one

also if its a littel more money - and be sure that it satisfie all your needs.

just a littel something i have learn (big los of money)

good luck.
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