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#12758449 - 05/16/18 09:33 PM New V8 Mercury Video
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#12758637 - 05/17/18 06:52 AM Re: New V8 Mercury Video [Re: grout-scout]
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Good find. That cleared up what block will go for what hp.

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#12758640 - 05/17/18 06:54 AM Re: New V8 Mercury Video [Re: grout-scout]
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250R ... Now were talking!

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#12758643 - 05/17/18 06:58 AM Re: New V8 Mercury Video [Re: grout-scout]
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Oh yeah, just wait until you see the new SHO's. banana
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#12758672 - 05/17/18 07:25 AM Re: New V8 Mercury Video [Re: grout-scout]
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I really like the graphics on the new 300R.

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#12758673 - 05/17/18 07:26 AM Re: New V8 Mercury Video [Re: grout-scout]
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Why so many options? Verado, four stroke, and four stroke pro xs?
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#12758687 - 05/17/18 07:40 AM Re: New V8 Mercury Video [Re: Brent S]
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Originally Posted By: Brent S
Why so many options? Verado, four stroke, and four stroke pro xs?



Verado. Supercharged V8, high altitudes need the extra umph.

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#12758697 - 05/17/18 07:48 AM Re: New V8 Mercury Video [Re: Brent S]
Ken A. Online   content
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Originally Posted By: Brent S
Why so many options? Verado, four stroke, and four stroke pro xs?


So they can sell more.

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F150- XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum

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#12758716 - 05/17/18 08:04 AM Re: New V8 Mercury Video [Re: Brent S]
the skipper Online   content
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Originally Posted By: Brent S
Why so many options? Verado, four stroke, and four stroke pro xs?

Plus the v6 models that were released earlier.

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#12758750 - 05/17/18 08:29 AM Re: New V8 Mercury Video [Re: grout-scout]
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Originally Posted By: Brent S
Why so many options? Verado, four stroke, and four stroke pro xs?

I'm confused too, why are some of the 200/225 V6 and some of them are V8? Lower units do look different between models but I think more of this is just to keep some that had the older branded pro xs, verado or seapro from thinking their brand was discontinued. Very convoluted way of introducing a new engine formula, messy in fact.

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#12758753 - 05/17/18 08:31 AM Re: New V8 Mercury Video [Re: Brent S]
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Originally Posted By: Brent S
Why so many options? Verado, four stroke, and four stroke pro xs?



More options, more sales.....simple as that!
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#12758798 - 05/17/18 08:59 AM Re: New V8 Mercury Video [Re: Brent S]
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Originally Posted By: Brent S
Why so many options? Verado, four stroke, and four stroke pro xs?


Different midsections, steering systems, and lower units.

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#12758854 - 05/17/18 09:30 AM Re: New V8 Mercury Video [Re: Bossbowman]
the skipper Online   content
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Originally Posted By: Bossbowman
Originally Posted By: Brent S
Why so many options? Verado, four stroke, and four stroke pro xs?

I'm confused too, why are some of the 200/225 V6 and some of them are V8? Lower units do look different between models but I think more of this is just to keep some that had the older branded pro xs, verado or seapro from thinking their brand was discontinued. Very convoluted way of introducing a new engine formula, messy in fact.

Could be to keep some motors current. Seems like it would 've better, and cheaper, to build a couple main blocks and make different hp models off of that but I guess that's why I'm just a welder

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#12759611 - 05/17/18 05:36 PM Re: New V8 Mercury Video [Re: grout-scout]
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Its getting real now.
Mercury has updated their website and given the specs for the motors. The V8 250 and 300 Pro XS in 20" are 505 pounds.
They run on 87 minimum and 90 maximum gas.


Gamechanger.



Edited by Allison1 (05/17/18 05:40 PM)

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#12759636 - 05/17/18 06:02 PM Re: New V8 Mercury Video [Re: Allison1]
Ken A. Online   content
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Originally Posted By: Allison1
Its getting real now.
Mercury has updated their website and given the specs for the motors. The V8 250 and 300 Pro XS in 20" are 505 pounds.
They run on 87 minimum and 90 maximum gas.


Gamechanger.



505#.... That is way cool!

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