About Marine Engine Oil?

Answer Although in the past automobile engine oil has been used in boats, the environment in which boats operate requires marine engines to have a specially designed oil.

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What Is the Difference Between a Marine Engine and an Automobile Engine?

Marine engines are built tougher than automobile engines, and the price shows it. Everything from salt to the workload sets the bar high for marine engines. Although most of the same principles app... Read More »

Marine Engine Vs. Truck Engine?

One of the most common questions a boat mechanic is asked is whether a boat engine can successfully be replaced with a truck engine. There are many differences between marine and truck engines: the... Read More »

Marine Engine Tools?

Different types of engines require different types of tools to do work on them, depending on the type of vehicle or machine they are designed for. For example, engines designed for a marine enviro... Read More »

How to Break in a Marine Engine?

As is the case with most types of engines, a proper break-in period is important for a new marine engine or boat. If you take the time to break in the engine properly, you can get a much longer and... Read More »