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Thursday, 28 March 2019 08:31

LOOKING FOR A NEW-TO-YOU USED OUTBOARD MOTOR?

Here at Van's Sport Center, our used outboard collection is at an all-time high. We've got about 150 used motors that are ready to find their new homes. There are a few things to consider  when you are in the market to buy a used outboard. Consider where do you go to find one? How old is too old? 2-stroke or 4-stroke? Tiller steering or remote steering? What's your maximum horsepower size? What does your budget look like? Do you have a control box already mounted on the boat from the previous motor? Is it a good working motor? Is it in the condition you were hoping for? I'll walk you through a few basic things to think about before you're tempted to grab the best deal.

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Thursday, 23 August 2018 08:30

REPOWERING YOUR JET SLED FOR THE FALL RUN?

Fall means a lot of different things for the people here in Michigan, but for Michigan anglers it really only means one thing. They finally get to fish the annual Salmon and Steelhead push as they make their way up our many streams and rivers. To be successful landing these powerful fish not only takes skill but a special set of tools. One of the most important pieces of equipment needed by river anglers would be a flat bottom stacked with a two or four stroke jet drive outboard.  Vans Sport Center is a certified dealer for all of the top brand names in the marine industry, we know our jets and what river fisherman demand in a shallow water outboard.

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One of the bigger concerns boat owners have when repowering their rig with a specific brand motor is whether or not there is a certified service center in their location. This is actually a good concern to have when you think about the possibility of any warranty or major service work needing to be done. I have even seen boaters sway to a particular brand based on what their local marina is certified to work on. That kind of limits your options at times but at least someone in your area can work on it. No matter where you are, there is a place in Grand Rapids that is certified to work on your motor no matter what brand you have.

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When your on the hunt for a new outboard this spring, I would suggest giving Vans Sport Center a look. We have a large inventory of new outboard motors from all of the top brand names in the outboard industry. Having such a large inventory allows us to stock our showroom with a diverse variety of motors for our customers to have side-by-side comparions of the different brands and models offered. We find this benefitial for the customers who may not know exactly which motor they are looking to purchase. What really sets us part from other dealers would have to be the fact that we have an impressive used outboard motor inventroy as well. So whether your looking to start fresh or just upgrade to something a little newer, Vans Sport Center has the motor for you.

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Wednesday, 13 December 2017 08:35

Deep Discounted Motors At Vans Sport Center

Your outboard is old, problematic, and needs to be replaced. Its been a long time coming and you're finally ready to pull the trigger on a brand new one. When you're out shopping for your new motor be sure to check out Vans Sport Center. We always have some great deals going on in the Clearance Motors section of our website. Aside from the discounted prices, sometimes we offer additional promotions such as rigging components and extended warranties with the motor. So if you're on a budget, or you just want the best bang for your buck give our website a look. 

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Our goal at Vans Sport Center is to get you the exact outboard motor you want and at a great price. But with so many different options available across a number of major manufacturers, deciding which one to go with can get a little frustrating. Having to look at each manufacturer one by one, sifting through all of their models, and comparing their pricing. Your looking at 5 or 6 different searches to compare each major manufacturer for a single horsepower. Which means a lot of surfing and screen time to come to a conclusion. Thats why we updated our website so that you can easily browse and compare all of your potential options in one convenient spot.

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With pontoons making a comeback in the past couple of years, Evinrude jumped on that slow and relaxing pontoon bandwagon with their new E-Tec Pontoon Series of outboards, and rightfully so considering the ways they are improving the daily life for pontoon boaters. The Pontoon Series is available in 90hp, 115hp, and 150h--with the 90hp coming in two different models (E90SL and E90SNL). Various new features set these outboards apart from others and can help enhance the enjoyment in a blue-skied, sunny day out on the water. 

The more money you can save on fuel, the more you can spend on your boat--and who doesn't want that? Being the lightest motor in its class and beating its closest competitor by 21 lbs., the Evinrude E-Tec Pontoon Series is a great outboard for bettering your fuel consumption. Also, with a unique stratified combustion process that allows only part of the chamber to be utilized when at idle or slow speeds, you'll see impressive fuel efficiency continued when not needing a lot of power. Put one of these outboards on your pontoon, sit back, relax, and watch your tank and wallet stay full a lot longer. ruuuuude

Sometimes you want to have your cake and eat it too--in pontoon life that means sometimes you want to enjoy a slow, relaxing ride while also having the option to participate in water sports. The Evinrude E-Tec Pontoon Series helps close that gap between the two and increase the versatility of your pontoon boat. These E-Tech engines are unlike other 2 strokes, they provide the best torque in their class. With a high torque at lower rpms, these outboards are the best 2 stroke option for pulling up skiers and wakeboarders with your pontoon boat. Often, higher torque comes hand in hand with more vibrations, but not with this series of outboards. The E-Tec Pontoon Series has features that allow you to take the good without the bad. These Evinrude models have specially designed motor mounts that reduce the vibrations from the outboards, creating a smooth and quieter ride. 

Like all E-Tec motors, the E-Tec Pontoon Series offer advantages when it comes to maintenance. All E-Tec motors offer 3 years or 300 hours of no scheduled maintenance, which means less time and money at the shop. On top of E-Tec specific features, there are features special to the series. The Pontoon Series has a remote oil tank, which makes it easy to access for re-fills and checks. Also making your up-keep hassle free, this series offers automatic winterization. With the capability to automatically winterize in a quick 4 minutes, the Evinrude E-Tec Pontoon Series can extend your boating season and make the anticipation of winter a little less painful. 

The Evinrude E-Tec Pontoon Series will take your pontoon boat to the next level and with a smooth, easy transition. Summer is here, but like always, it will be gone before we know it. If you have any questions, concerns, or boating needs feel free to stop into Van's Sport Center so we can help you take full advantage of this year's long-awaited season! 

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