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Yahama 189cc OPE engine? #5391112 04/01/20 05:17 PM
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Saw a Rural King ad today advertising a refurbished pressure washer for $249.00. this link.

I'm not in the market for a pressure washer but it seems like a good deal and the Yamaha engine especially caught my eye, as I've never seen or heard of them before. Has an OHC valvetrain, so I don't think it's another Chonda clone, maybe a Honda GC knockoff perhaps?

Anyone ever seen or own a Yamaha consumer grade OPE engine?

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Re: Yahama 189cc OPE engine? [Re: 92saturnsl2] #5391120 04/01/20 05:38 PM
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Looks like a good price regardless. Axial pump so residential grade there. I would be leery of a re-manufactured pressure washer unless I know what was repaired and how many hours on the unit.

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Re: Yahama 189cc OPE engine? [Re: 92saturnsl2] #5391250 04/01/20 07:36 PM
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generally I steer away from vertical pumps they seem to be the worst type.
(where hose connects under the power washer)

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Re: Yahama 189cc OPE engine? [Re: 92saturnsl2] #5392650 04/03/20 12:30 PM
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I'm sure it's a Chinese import engine made for Yamaha. Not that that's a bad thing, it's just not like a real Yami.

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