dogyak wrote:Anyone every do this . There is a company called Swamp Runners mud motor kits . You can build one for around 550 . It's using the 7 hp Predator eng with kit included . Like to hear the cons and pros , and they are long tail motors .
dogyak wrote:Thanks waterdog , all my pwr equipment is powered by a Honda engine . Knew I would upgrade to it at some time . So did you build one by chance .
marshnole11 wrote:Predators are honda clones.
My 13hp has a 2 year warranty.... if I break the pull start on it HF takes it back no questions asked and I get a new motor since they dont sell parts and dont pay for service to the engine.
Like anything if you take care of it then it will last.
dogyak wrote:Updating this post , got the small SPS mud motor kit and picked the 212 cc predator motor . The swamp runner kit is a breeze to build . It was done in 45 min's , added oil and gas and the motor was running . In the water it's smooth and pushes the boat easily . Very happy with the result's . The only thing is , it takes big turns . But for a price tag of a little under 550 , I can deal with that . One more week until teal season guy's , good luck
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