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#11041538 - 08/14/15 09:40 AM i got a 1991 mercury 8hp motor
Ryan B Offline

Registered: 06/13/15
Posts: 191
I got it from a buddy at work. It has been sitting for years and its missing the prop. It has compression and everything. Its just missing the prop. Is it a good motor? Is it reliable? It is a 2 stroke. And what's a good parts website for this motor? Where can I find the prop? Any help will be appreciated.
18 year old angler. Work hard Fish Harder!!!

#11042119 - 08/14/15 02:47 PM Re: i got a 1991 mercury 8hp motor [Re: Ryan B]
Ricky Taylor Offline
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Registered: 10/19/14
Posts: 1865
Loc: Midlothian, Texas
This ought to get you started, I would recommend removing the old plugs, and squirting some 2-stroke oil in the cylinder, let it sit overnight, next spin the fly wheel and squirt a little more in, and then let it soak overnight again and then after that session install new plug. I would without a doubt change the impeller and impeller housing, and then IN MY OPINION (My OPINION!) I would gut the thermostats if you plan on running shallow, If not then just get new t-stats. GOOD LUCK

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