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#11775314 - 08/13/16 05:39 PM 2 Rookie Questions.
loves2fish Offline
Angler

Registered: 08/06/05
Posts: 330
Loc: carrollton
Yamaha HPDI 175 hp

If the previous owner used premium, do I need to still?

He had a fabric cover on the cowling, does it need to be removed while operating the boat to prevent overheating?

Thanks in advance
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#11775343 - 08/13/16 05:57 PM Re: 2 Rookie Questions. [Re: loves2fish]
toddfish Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 02/13/10
Posts: 874
Loc: East Montgomery County
I had a boat previously that I bought preowned, and the previous owner also used premium. My mechanic recommended the mid grade and I switched with no problems. Mid grade was also recommended to me for my new boat.

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#11775366 - 08/13/16 06:12 PM Re: 2 Rookie Questions. [Re: loves2fish]
Donald Harper Offline
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Registered: 01/25/08
Posts: 12464
Loc: Justin, TX.
If the cover is vented then you can run with it on. If it is a full cover with no mesh vents on the sides and front then you must remove it.
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#11775448 - 08/13/16 07:20 PM Re: 2 Rookie Questions. [Re: loves2fish]
Bobby Milam Offline
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Registered: 07/13/14
Posts: 2111
Loc: Arlington
Do you have a manual? See what it recommends for gas.

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#11776304 - 08/14/16 11:07 AM Re: 2 Rookie Questions. [Re: loves2fish]
Ken A. Offline
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Registered: 10/02/06
Posts: 7804
Loc: Trophy Club, TX
Yamahas do not require premium fuel. You would be better served to use ethanol free if you can tho.

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