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#11147015 - 10/05/15 04:27 PM New boat owner/ 1998Mercury 225efi
Rwb4God Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 05/29/15
Posts: 4
Loc: Tyler tx
Hey everyone, I'm a new boat own. I have a 1998 Fisher Fx 21 Tournament with a Mercury 225efi. I have actually owned it for about 4 months now. But I'm going to change out the oil in the lower end unit sometime here in a few weeks. My question is what type of oil does it take brand and viscosity?

If there is anything else I need to know please do tell and if you just want to give any helpful general advice about owning a boat it would be much appreciated!

Thanks

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#11147044 - 10/05/15 04:38 PM Re: New boat owner/ 1998Mercury 225efi [Re: Rwb4God]
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If you don't have the service records on the motor, change the impeller while you're at it. Than's cheap insurance.
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#11147045 - 10/05/15 04:39 PM Re: New boat owner/ 1998Mercury 225efi [Re: Rwb4God]
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Any quality name brand hi-viscosity lower unit gear oil will work. Most guys will use the brand relative to the motor manufacture. Yours would be Quick Silver. I am converting most of my customers to Mystic JT-7 90 wt gear oil.
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#11148266 - 10/06/15 10:48 AM Re: New boat owner/ 1998Mercury 225efi [Re: Rwb4God]
Allison1 Online   sleepy
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Registered: 12/14/03
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Mercury High Performance Gear Lube. Get two bottles as it will use a little over one.

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#11154035 - 10/09/15 11:01 AM Re: New boat owner/ 1998Mercury 225efi [Re: Rwb4God]
Rwb4God Offline
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Registered: 05/29/15
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Thanks everyone!

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