Is the Mercury OptiMax a 2 stroke?
Some call it a two-stroke. Others simply call it the best-performing outboard on the water. From the rocket hole-shots to the unmatched top end, OptiMax sets the standard for power, acceleration, and fuel economy.
Is a Mercury OptiMax a 4 stroke?
Mercury sells 4-strokes from 4 hp to 275 hp (including its Verado line) and OptiMax direct injection 2-strokes from 75 hp to 225 hp.
How do I winterize my Mercury Optimax 135?
Use a fogging oil product that is specially designed for use during winterization, such as Mercury Storage Seal. For direct fuel injected (DFI) two-stroke engines such as Mercury OptiMax models, instead of using fogging oil, squirt one ounce of DFI outboard oil into each cylinder through the spark plug hole.
Is a Mercury 115 Optimax 2 or 4 stroke?
There are only three outboards in the 115hp range of direct fuel injection (DFI) two-strokes: the Evinrude E-TEC 115, Tohatsu TLDI 115 and Mercury OptiMax. The E-TEC and TLDI enginees both have four cylinders and are relatively smooth across the entire rev range.
When did the Mercury Optimax 135 hp boat come out?
2003 Mercury 135 HP OPTIMAX 2003 135 HP MERCURY OPTIMAX. COMPLETELY SERVICED. NO PROP OR CONTROLS. The boat and trailer are 1992.
Is the Mercury Optimax a bullet proof car?
The OptiMax motors have gone from being so problematic they were the target of a class action lawsuit by owners so angry they had to sue to get relief, to being declared “bullet-proof” by enthusiastic supporters of the brand. The real truth is probably somewhere in between.
Which is better Mercury OptiMax or Merc anti carbon?
Opti motors seem to be much more bulletproof and always smooth running if you use the special optimax oil and “quikleen”, the merc anti carbon additive. The Optimax is virtually 99% bulletproof at this point. (That is from someone at Mercury). And despite all the Verado intro’s the Optimax isn’t going anywhere.