2017 Yamaha Outboards Portable Four Stroke F8

Portable Four Stroke F8

The sun just broke the horizon, but your day began hours ago-the second you started your trusty Yamaha Portable. Maybe you're skimming the marsh in a jon boat during duck season, pushing a sailboat 'til the wind kicks up or hopping to the cuddy on a tender. Wherever the day takes you, these nimble, lightweight, efficient portables are up for the ride. Available in a range of horsepower from the F20, to the F2.5, including the redesigned F8 with 7.5 percent more displacement, these 1- or 2-cylinder dynamos provide big performance in streamlined designs.

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Specifications

Engine Specs
  • Engine Type : Two-Cylinder
  • Displacement : (197cc) | 12.0 ci
  • Bore x Stroke : 56.0 mm x 43.0 mm (2.20 x 1.70 in.)
  • Prop Shaft Horsepower : 8 hp at 5500 rpm
  • Compression Ratio : 9:4:1
  • RPM Range : 5000 ~ 6000 rpm
  • Fuel Induction System : SOHC
  • Exhaust : Through Propeller
  • Intake : Carburetor
  • Cooling : Water/Thermostatic Control
  • Ignition System : CDI Microcomputer
  • Spark Plug : BR6HS-1000-000
  • Starting System : M = Manual
  • Lubrication : Wet Sump
  • Degree of Trim/Tilt : 4 positions / 71˚
  • Oil Capacity : 0.8L (0.85 qt)
  • Recommended Engine Oil : Yamalube® 4M (See owner's manual)
  • Gear Shift : Forward, Neutral, Reverse
  • Gear Ratio : (27:13) 2.08:1
  • Shaft Length : S=15" L=20"
  • Recommended Fuel : Regular Unleaded (Minimum Pump Octane 87)
  • Steering Angle (maximum) : 45° from center, either direction
  • Weight : F8SMHB = 38kg (87lbs) F8LMHB = 39kg (89lbs)
  • CARB Rating : 3-Star
  • Warranty : 3 Year Limited Pleasure Boat - 1 Year Limited Commercial
  • Alternator Output : 6 Amp (requires optional rectifier/regulator)
  • Ethanol Blend Limit : 10% Maximum
  • Recommended Fuel Filtration : Yamaha Mini 10-Micron Fuel/Water Separating Filter (external)
  • Spec Weight : 4