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New Merc Optimax 2 or 4 stroke?

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  • New Merc Optimax 2 or 4 stroke?

    I was just wondering if anybody here could tell me if the new mercury optimax series is made up of 2 or 4 strokes? It is an option on the boat I'm looking at and want to make sure I get a 4 stroke.
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    Re: New Merc Optimax 2 or 4 stroke?

    The Optimax is a 2 stroke...
    Rick

    "Boating is Life...All the rest is just Details"

    2007 Bentley 200 Cruise
    2007 Merc. 90 4 stroke

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    • #3
      Re: New Merc Optimax 2 or 4 stroke?

      Optis are clean 2-strokes. DFI 2-strokes in general beat 4-strokes in holeshot, fuel efficiency, and top end. Not by a bunch. My concern is with longevity. Optis are a bit touchy.
      Hey, Have you seen? They make Really Cool life preservers nowadays.
      So "Looking Dorky" is no longer an excuse for not wearing one.

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      • #4
        Re: New Merc Optimax 2 or 4 stroke?

        Originally posted by rickdb1boat View Post
        The Optimax is a 2 stroke...
        Thanks!
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