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    Torn between 2004 4-Tec and Yamaha FX140... any guidance ???

    So we are looking at 2 used 2004 4Tec Seadoo's (GTX) I believe they have 1500cc motors. We are also looking at the Yamaha FX140 as a comparison. I understand this is the Sea-doo forum but I'm hoping to find some unbiased opinions..(LOL)

    How reliable are the 4TEC / Seadoo's in general from that year. Both machines we are looking at have between 150-165 hours. Anything we should be looking for specifically? He did tell me they have been in salt water, not sure if it makes that big of a difference running the closed loop cooling.

    How about some info on the Yamaha fx140 (reliability, etc)

    Thanks everyone!!!!


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    Are the GTXs supercharged? or 155 hp? The 155 hp motors will run forever. Closed loop is nice for salt water as there is less chance for corrosion. It will take the bigger waves better than the Yamaha.

    As for comparing reliability on the 155 vs. the FX140, it's pretty much a wash in my opinion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by carguy89 View Post
    Are the GTXs supercharged? or 155 hp? The 155 hp motors will run forever. Closed loop is nice for salt water as there is less chance for corrosion. It will take the bigger waves better than the Yamaha.

    As for comparing reliability on the 155 vs. the FX140, it's pretty much a wash in my opinion.
    Thanks carguy. it was the 155hp. sorry. I just picked up 2 today. very clean, I'm just looking for reliability so that works perfect.

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