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#12630023 - 02/15/18 04:33 PM Mercury 225 pro XS -- 06 --- ???
flukeman83 Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/19/14
Posts: 1119
Good -- Bad -- any info would help

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#12630570 - 02/15/18 11:11 PM Re: Mercury 225 pro XS -- 06 --- ??? [Re: flukeman83]
dk2429 Offline
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Registered: 03/28/16
Posts: 524
Loc: Pearland, TX
Mercury is the best there is on the water. That's why they out number the other brands, especially on bass boats stir

Have a diagnostics test run on it. If it hasn't been abused and is well maintained, get it! Love my '08 225 Pro XS
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#12632476 - 02/17/18 01:12 AM Re: Mercury 225 pro XS -- 06 --- ??? [Re: flukeman83]
T-racer Offline
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Registered: 08/24/16
Posts: 770
Loc: Melissa, Tx
MERC = gooooooooooood flame
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#12646253 - 02/25/18 01:41 PM Re: Mercury 225 pro XS -- 06 --- ??? [Re: flukeman83]
Mudbone Offline
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Registered: 07/23/03
Posts: 1281
Loc: Cuney, Texas
I have an 06 on my Cougar with over 700hrs.
Other than regular maintenance, all I've done is replace alternator....been very reliable and she can still push the Cat mid seventies easy

Definitely get a print out on the hours,etc


Edited by Mudbone (02/25/18 01:42 PM)

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#12649449 - 02/27/18 11:36 AM Re: Mercury 225 pro XS -- 06 --- ??? [Re: flukeman83]
6BOOMER Offline
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Registered: 01/16/12
Posts: 949
Loc: Del Rio, Tx
I have one on My 06 TR20x w/500 hrs on it, runs like a champ..

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#12649784 - 02/27/18 02:50 PM Re: Mercury 225 pro XS -- 06 --- ??? [Re: flukeman83]
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Registered: 06/19/14
Posts: 1119
Thanks guys
this one has 300 hrs on it and I know it has been well taken care of.

do you run fuel additives in the fuel ?
if so, how often ?

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#12650219 - 02/27/18 06:12 PM Re: Mercury 225 pro XS -- 06 --- ??? [Re: flukeman83]
Mudbone Offline
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Registered: 07/23/03
Posts: 1281
Loc: Cuney, Texas
I try to run pure gas when ever I can but I've always used Seafoam in all my outboards

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#12655392 - 03/02/18 01:41 PM Re: Mercury 225 pro XS -- 06 --- ??? [Re: flukeman83]
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Registered: 01/16/12
Posts: 949
Loc: Del Rio, Tx
Mercury Component Cocktail
1oz Mercury QuickCare per 5 gallons fuel
1oz Mercury QuickLeen per 5 gallons fuel

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