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#11919754 - 11/06/16 12:13 PM 2003 mercury 115 elpto 2 stroke
redneck74z71 Offline

Registered: 05/18/11
Posts: 232
Loc: sanger
Just bought the motor and boat. It has maybe 40 hrs on it. What matinance is required for that motor. I see people saying use ring free is this true ? Wanna keep this motor nice and strong. Thanks in advance

#11919802 - 11/06/16 12:43 PM Re: 2003 mercury 115 elpto 2 stroke [Re: redneck74z71]
Pat Goff Offline
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Registered: 01/29/05
Posts: 5687
Loc: Marble Falls/Seadrift
If you do a lot of idling that motor is gonna cause you some pain. Why?
It's 2+4 which means it idles on two and at around 1,800 rpm it kicks into four. The two lesser used cylinders will carbon up pretty quickly. So ring free and sea foam are going to be your new best friends.
Pat Goff
Marble Falls/Seadrift TX


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