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Serial Number for Yamaha Outboard

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  • Serial Number for Yamaha Outboard

    Wondering if anyone knows how to decipher the serial number for a Yamaha Outboard. I have checked the motor up and down and have not been able to find the year and horsepower info.Model: V6EXCELLGserial: 6K7 L 300928What do the letters in the serial and model # mean? Any help would be much appreciated....


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    Re: Serial Number for Yamaha Outboard

    try this:Yamaha Model DesignationImbedded in the model number is the horsepower and year of the engine.For example: If your model number is 115TRR your engine is a 1993 115hp engine.The first numbers are the engine hp.The last letter corresponds to the year listed in the chart below. 1984(N) 1985(K) 1986(J) 1987(H) 1988(G) 1989(F) 1990(D) 1991(P) 1992(Q) 1993(R) 1994(S) 1995(T) 1996(U) 1997(V) 1998(W) 1999(X) 2000(Y) 2001(Z) Oh, oh. Sure you have a Yamaha? Sure you read the serial # correctly?

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      Re: Serial Number for Yamaha Outboard

      thanks, I positive it is a Yamaha...That numbering scheme doesnt seem to correspond to this one...

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      • #4
        Re: Serial Number for Yamaha Outboard

        Being a foreign motor,the standard Yamaha code doesn't apply...using the foreign designation it looks like a 1986 225hp extra long shaft,electric start..

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