Most of the fast moving parts I keep in stock. They kept it but never did anything to repair, nor informed us that they were not doing a thing. It means Yamaha is not providing a genuine parts from Manufacturing. Regretfully we suffered an accident with this vehicle, with major cuts and bruises. All models are built for performance with ergonomics and power in mind. It takes longer than you think to go slow on the break in period. It had a bad shift cable from the factory causing the drive to fail.
No other brand has these capabilities. And if you buy Yamaha make sure you got extra Fishing oars To paddle the boat. When we take it to be fixed at the location, they say it is there for 1-2-3 months at a time. The engine has recently been rebuilt and only has 60 hrs. We have added a cart on the back and it's great for throwing and hauling wood around the yard. From a drivers point of view I loved them gear engagement is so smooth they even fit a neutral light like on a motorbike , but from a technical point of view Paul knows them inside out.
Still, you could get a good one. Apart from replacing a scored propshaft, all we did was routine maintenance when I say we I mean they were looked after by Volvolpaul. We also added a snow plow this year to the front. I take to outboard motor expert and have him look it over. The cost is almost half of the coast of a re-manufactured Yamaha unit. Note: networks which have been used to post or send spam may be blocked.
All of the later 1981-1985 sterndrives were full mechanical shift while some of the earlier 1978-1980 outdrives were hydro-mechanical. It also needs better tires with purchase. I have only had mine for a year, but it was checked out before I bought it. You get nice binding around the top as well as the fretboard. Now that the warranty ran-out, we are expected to pay out of pocket for a problem that is ongoing. They could be better and the materials on the handles and seat are starting to break down quicker than I expected.
So I went on the Wolverine forums to find out every member had the same problem. How can Yamaha charge full price for a motor that is flawed. Unable to help sorry other than when I was looking to import a second hand boat a couple of years ago I started looking at a few Jap websites! Good luck with your choice and good fishing! So yes I am contemplating removing a working lower unit and replacing it with new gears or a new lower unit. If I was you I would definitely get one. Call 1-866-868-7151 to order Yamaha Sterndrive Parts. The trim pump and hoses have also been changed to merc and the risers and exhaust.
The handling is smooth while still delivering a powerful riding experience. Then I find out on the forums hundreds of people are having bad oil consumption problems and water pump nuts backing off and causing motor damage and water pump vent lines being pinched off between the frame and gas tank which mine was when I looked. It's great to know that it's covered in case I have a major issue with it. You would have to go a long way to better than this. There's an adapter kit that fits 454 Chevy manifolds to 460 Ford heads.
I would recommend this Four Wheeler to anyone who's not wanting a huge For Wheeler. They have done everything to make the customers happy and coming back for more. This time around, takes that role, as one of the more refined models in the series. This site is part of iboats. Save hundreds on repairs by doing proper maintenance on your engine. I love them and I will definitely buy again in the future. So about a month goes by Yamaha sends a frame.
Has a variety of engine sizes for all watercraft. It would also be a bonus convenience if it came with a basic tool kit for minor maintenance. Fully loaded with passengers, it can carry 600 pounds in the bed and tow 1,500 pounds. Each model has slightly different features that can be viewed online. Original review: May 21, 2017 Nice design. It takes a beating and keeps on going like no other.