My Merc 150 EFI is in very good shape for its age. It has been properly service and maintained since I bought it new. I have always run ethanol free fuel with proper additives (Blue Stabil, Quickleen, Quickcare, etc.), lower unit oil and water pump replaced every year,and on and on. Point is, it is in great shape but getting old, and I need it to last a long time.
Now the question: because of its age, I no longer really trust the oil injection system. Are there any real reasons why I shouldn't remove the oil injection system and just start premixing the oil with the gas like I did for years and years in the past? I realize there is some inconvenience, a little messy sometimes, not "exact, precise" fuel:oil ratio, etc., BUT.....any real major reasons not to premix (other than forgetting to add the oil)? Thanks
PB. 10 lb 12 oz