How to Start a MerCruiser Engine out of Water?

Answer If your boat is stored on a trailer, you will eventually need to start your MerCruiser engine out of the water. Whether you are getting it ready for a summer of boating, or just fixing a problem, i... Read More »

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Where Does a Mercruiser Engine Pick Up the Water That Cools It?

Marine engines, unlike automobile engines, are cooled by raw water. Raw water is the water a boat floats upon. This could be seawater or fresh water. Mercruiser engines must be able to pick up the ... Read More »

Mercruiser V-8 Gas Engine Specifications?

Mercury Marine, making boat engines since 1939, has nine "Mercruiser" V-8 engines in its outboard arsenal, as of 2010. Two are of the turn-key starting variety, and seven are multi-port injection e... Read More »

MerCruiser 370 Engine Specs?

Mercury Marine was founded in 1939 as the Kiekhaefer Corporation in Cedersburg, Wisconsin to build boat engines. The company is currently a division of Brunswick Corporation and continues to design... Read More »

How to Winterize a MerCruiser V6 Engine?

Your MerCruiser V6 engine needs special care before winter storage. Water from the lake cools the engine during operation. This water does not drain out of the engine automatically. When freezing t... Read More »