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Kicker Motor??

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I have a 2004 18' Lund Fisherman with a Honda 150 and am looking at adding a kicker motor to the boat. I would preferably put another Honda motor on it, but am not against putting another brand motor on it either. I would like some input from others that have done this concerning -- Cost, Service, Dealer info, Brand, Size of motor, Warranty, Fuel economy, Self install or Dealer install and any other info that may be helpful with this project. I am from the Alexandria, Mn area so I am looking for dealer/service information (good, bad or terrible) within a reasonable distance. Thanks to any and all advice in advance.

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I don't own a kicker but bought a small engine (4 stroke 4 hp) last year to accompany a small row boat for metro lakes. When I did my research, I found most of the smaller motors were made by one manufacture. Not true for every make/model but it seemed legit looking at the specs.

I went with the best deal I could find. Most are gonna run the same and perform the same. Regarding maintenance, my 2 cents is most all boat motor repair shops can work on most all boat motors.

Note that I was looking at the 2-6hp range...9 and above may be different

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