If it is a Japanese Mariner, how to find parts for it? The ocean-tested engineering that enables these outboard engines to work under demanding and harsh conditions makes Tohatsu one of the toughest, most reliable engines available. Keep updating the hot selling parts in your market to make sure you are always the first one to catch the right parts at the right stage. Anyone have that link to the site that lists them please? If you read my post above, initially all the Mariners were made by Yamaha, but were of lower horsepower. Boy did we love our Kiekhafer Mercurys! I'll email Porthcawl a guess of 1985 with a pic- Cheers! And thus Mercury Outboards were born by Kiekhaefer and his 25 employees working 18 hours per day, 7 days a week. Hung and rigged a pair of Evinrude 150 OceanPros at Wellcraft, block tested them, finished with the boat. Mercury Marine History of the Company Mercury Marine turned 75 years old in 2014. Our 28,000-square-foot facility in Scottsville, Kentucky is stocked with thousands of used outboard parts, from Evinrude to Yamaha, and so much more.
I put the number into and it did not find the number. . We offer competitive conventional and freight shipping rates, and we ship new and used parts to all fifty states and countries around the globe. The engines and parts were interchangeable. We carry discount Yamaha outboard motors, Honda outboard motors, Suzuki outboard motors, Mercury outboard motors and Tohatsu outboard motors. T hat motor's 7 years old!! We warehouse hundreds of outboard motors.
Later on they became more of a mix - e. Kiekhaefer gave us a gift that was a gift to her mother when she married. The second-brand strategy was meant to give Mercury a second bite of the same apple, even though Mariner would in effect be competing against Mercury engines. You are absolutely correct in all you've said. Although being labeled the father of Mercury Outboards, its interesting that Kiekhaefer actually worked as a draftsman for Evinrude outboard motors in 1927 however was fired after just 3 months employment with Evinrude. The Mariners I hung in the mid to late 90s, 150s to 225s, were Merc motors.
O ur techs only fix late models. Your Mercury dealer should be able to help you identify the year of manufacture of the motor. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. Nick The motor is a new old stock item, not yet run in fresh water if I believe the owner, and I think I do, it looks and runs like new. Then the larger Tohatsu 4 strokes are Hondas! Also, in 2010, we opened our store as one more way to expand our business and offer more used parts not listed on our website. Our goal is to get you up and running whether you need outboards, genuine parts, a new propeller, aftermarket accessories, or just an exploded parts diagram to help you get your motor back together again. A Mariner was grey, a Mercury was black.
Mastertech may make improvements to this site at any time. Simply enter the original model or serial number assigned to your outboard motor by Mercury Marine. I've just turned 60, and remember the outboard wars of the 60's and 70's quite well. Ultimately Mercury was forced to sell its interest in Yamaha, and after that started using more and more of its own product. About as confusing as trying to tell a Daewoo apart from a Chevrolet or a Lancia from a Chrysler in Europe! Some bulky and heavy items will incur additional charges. What's more convenient than using our simple Mercury Direct Online Diagrams to shop from the convenience of your home.
If you are a manufacturer or supplier who want more international buyers, for free now, and get your products listed here. The plan was to diversity distribution in the United States by adding another brand of outboard engine to cover the market. As a family-operated business, we strive to ensure our customers' satisfaction with both the parts they order and the service we provide. How would you like to compare notes, if it were possible, on respective accomplishments on our day of reckoning---as well as our wrongs? The Tohatsu outboard is made by one of Japan's oldest outboard manufacturers who have been producing high quality, durable motors since 1956. Later, as more models were added in the higher horsepower range, Mercury started using some of its own product.
The later year big Mariners were all simply re-badged Mercurys. Your motor is very likely one of them. Many consumers would absolutely not accept that fact. A friend of ours in a neighboring town sold Mariners. N o clue what's wrong! Yamaha has manufactured in Japan and supplied to Mercury hundreds of thousand of outboard motors, which Mercury has resold in North America under the Mercury or Mariner brand names.
Under the joint venture, Yamaha and Brunswick owned equal shares in a Yamaha subsidiary, Sanshin Kogyo Company, manufacturer of outboard motors. You will be notified beforehand if this is the case. Global outboard engine buyers find suppliers here every day. The top supplying countries are Japan, China Mainland , and United States, which supply 58%, 30%, and 4% of outboard motors japan respectively. The standard five year warranty shows their commitment to providing not only a great value, but a dependable motor with unmatched performance. Best sales group, replied within 24 hours Make sure you can find us whenever you need with professional advice to save you time for relaxing with your family.
Last edited by VicS; 08-06-12 at 10:03. However, your local Mercury dealer can provide parts for them. But, I got even and married one of his daughters. S or Japan, who cares. Kiekhaefer gave us a gift that was a gift to her mother when she married. Their durability and outstanding warranties make these outboard motors an easy choice. What models of outboards do you have9 At present, we have gasoline outboards, kerosene outboards and electric outboards.