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#6413638 - 07/18/11 06:46 PM Mercury 250 EFI Pro XB
D Miles Offline
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Registered: 02/24/11
Posts: 226
Loc: Springtown, Tx
I am looking at buying a boat with this motor on it. Looking for some input on the motor. Mercury 250 EFI Pro XB
Input will be appreciated from anyone who has owned one or knows anything about them.

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#6413646 - 07/18/11 06:49 PM Re: Mercury 250 EFI Pro XB [Re: D Miles]
ssmith Online   content
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Registered: 11/22/07
Posts: 3246
Loc: scotland tx
apply for a new credit card for gas but a great motor other than that.

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#6413681 - 07/18/11 06:57 PM Re: Mercury 250 EFI Pro XB [Re: ssmith]
D Miles Offline
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Registered: 02/24/11
Posts: 226
Loc: Springtown, Tx
also looking at one with a 225 EFI Mercury. What do yall think about it. Which one should be better, more dependable? Both about the same age. 2000-2001

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#6413886 - 07/18/11 07:44 PM Re: Mercury 250 EFI Pro XB [Re: D Miles]
Dwight Offline
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Registered: 09/26/07
Posts: 1841
Loc: Joshua, TX
I still have my 2002 250 PRO XB and love it....it really isn't bad on the fuel if you stay off WOT....it does take 93 gas, but it is a hot rod...


Edited by Dwight (07/18/11 07:45 PM)

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#6414005 - 07/18/11 08:11 PM Re: Mercury 250 EFI Pro XB [Re: Dwight]
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No doubt, I would go with the 250XB. But that's just me and you don't have a choice of a 300hp. What kind of boat is the XB on?
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#6414064 - 07/18/11 08:27 PM Re: Mercury 250 EFI Pro XB [Re: HasBen]
D Miles Offline
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Registered: 02/24/11
Posts: 226
Loc: Springtown, Tx
The 250XB is on a 20' Cobra and the 225 EFI is on a 20' Ranger

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#6414318 - 07/18/11 09:41 PM Re: Mercury 250 EFI Pro XB [Re: D Miles]
D Miles Offline
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Registered: 02/24/11
Posts: 226
Loc: Springtown, Tx
anyone else???


Edited by D Miles (07/18/11 09:55 PM)

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#6414537 - 07/18/11 10:48 PM Re: Mercury 250 EFI Pro XB [Re: D Miles]
TGM Not-So-Pro Team Offline
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Registered: 07/21/09
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In my experience XB stands for Xtra Balls. That engine has 'em. And a cobra is a better riding boat than a Ranger. Narrower up front but imo the Cobra is better.

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#6416276 - 07/19/11 01:07 PM Re: Mercury 250 EFI Pro XB [Re: TGM Not-So-Pro Team]
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Registered: 08/25/06
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Loc: Quitman,Tx
i'd choose the pro xb over the EFI.
the XB is a suped up version of the standard EFI.
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#6418595 - 07/19/11 10:27 PM Re: Mercury 250 EFI Pro XB [Re: steve@hydrodynamics]
arsonist23723 Offline
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Registered: 02/20/11
Posts: 84
Loc: Waco, TX
Originally Posted By: steve@scp
i'd choose the pro xb over the EFI.
the XB is a suped up version of the standard EFI.

VERY VERY CORRECT! Either way, better get you a new gas card

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#6423078 - 07/20/11 10:28 PM Re: Mercury 250 EFI Pro XB [Re: arsonist23723]
D Miles Offline
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Registered: 02/24/11
Posts: 226
Loc: Springtown, Tx
Thanks for yalls input, I ended up buying an 03 Skeeter ZX250 with a Yamaha Vmax 250. I have had a couple of yamaha's and have loved them, so I decided to stick with a yamaha.

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#6438077 - 07/25/11 10:25 AM Re: Mercury 250 EFI Pro XB [Re: D Miles]
Monkeetx3912 Offline
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Registered: 12/06/07
Posts: 318
Loc: Waco,Texas
Now you get to buy tons of gas AND oil.

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