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What does ETEC stand for Evinrude?

FAQs william October 30, 2022

E-TEC is not an acronym, it stands for nothing. E-TEC is the name we chose for this new technology.

Does Evinrude ETEC need oil?

What type of oil can I use in my Evinrude Etec engine? XD30, XD50 and XD100 oil is recommended for all 1993 to present engines.

How do you replace an impeller?

What type of oil can I use in my Evinrude Etec engine? XD30, XD50 and XD100 oil is recommended for all 1993 to present engines.

Can you still get parts for Evinrude ETEC?

Yes, we will continue to provide our customers with replacement parts as needed and honor our limited warranty and extended service contracts.

Why was ETEC discontinued?

At the end of May, Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) announced that it was ending production of the Evinrude E-TEC and E-TEC G2 outboards. The company cited impact of COVID-19 shutdowns as a key factor.

Can you still buy eTec outboards?

One of the world’s leading manufacturers of outboard motors will no longer exist. Evinrude Motors’ parent company, Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP), announced last week that it will cease production of its Evinrude E-TEC and E-TEC G2 outboard engines.

Are Evinrude eTec motors quiet?

Evinrude E-TEC is the best of both technologies. It offers the quietness, efficiency and cleanliness that many customers associate with 4-stroke outboards, combined with the torque, throttle response, quick acceleration and raw power associated with the 2-stroke -Outboard motor.

How much oil does an eTec use?

I think if you did a search you would find that oil mileage on the 600 etec ranged from about 750 miles per gallon to about 1100 mpg.

How long do Evinrude eTec engines last?

I would suggest you get at least 4000 hours on an Etec and possibly 6000 hours on a 4-stroke. If the typical Upper Midwest fisherman puts 100 hours a year on the engine, that would be 40 years of use on the e-tec and 60 years of use on the 4-stroke.

What type of oil does an Evinrude eTec use?

Use XD100 to ensure long engine life, durability and reliability in Evinrude E-TEC G2 and Evinrude E-TEC outboard engines. XD100 maintains engine performance and acceleration by reducing combustion deposits and friction.

What kind of gas does Evinrude eTec take?

All Evinrude engines are 2-stroke engines and have an integral 3-gallon 2-stroke oil tank. They run on 87 octane fuel. Evinrude sells the engines with a five year warranty on the engine and against corrosion.

How do you know if your outboard impeller is bad?

How often should you change the impeller on an outboard motor?

All impellers should be changed at least every three years. Some don’t last as long depending on many things, how often it’s used…too little and it warps and tends to dry rot. If you use it often, it will wear out from being spun around in its case.

How long does it take to change an impeller?

Replacing an impeller typically takes less than 20 minutes on many engines, even if you’re fairly slow. The most complicated aspect of the task is the physical access to the pump. Raw water impellers are a consumable item, unfortunately they don’t always stick to a schedule or schedule.

Who bought out Evinrude?

In 2001, Bombardier acquired the Evinrude and Johnson Outboards brands; the FICHT technology has been revised for E-TEC direct injection.

Is anyone going to buy Evinrude?

We have no plans to resume production of the E-TEC and E-TEC G2 outboard motors. Q: Will you sell the brand or technology of your Evinrude engines? BRP: Evinrude has a long history and we will keep the brand. At this time we have no intention of selling the Evinrude brand or technology.

What is Evinrude project ghost?

Dubbed Project Ghost, this new concept is being developed in line with BRP’s strategy to be an innovative marine engine manufacturer and more fully integrate the outboard engine into its in-house boat brands . BRP plans to make the propulsion and outboard motor invisible.

Why did Evinrude fail?

Evinrude wasn’t in the 300 HP+ range and that hurt them. They didn’t have the same dealer network as Mercury or Yamaha and didn’t have as many transoms, which made it difficult to begin with.

References:

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  2. https://www.ryanmoodyfishing.com/two-stroke-vs-four-stroke/
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  13. https://boaterpal.com/how-often-should-a-boat-impeller-be-replaced/
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  15. https://marinehowto.com/changing-a-raw-water-pump-impeller/
  16. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evinrude_Outboard_Motors
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  18. https://powerboatmagazine.co.nz/project-ghost/
  19. https://www.wavetowave.com/home/2020/5/28/the-fall-of-evinrude-outboards-innovation-strategy-and-failure

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