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Real weight of a Merc V/6 ?

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  • Real weight of a Merc V/6 ?

    looking at getting a V/6 merc and i'm wondering why there is such a big weight difference between a 1989 150hp and a 1988 175hp? The 1989 150hp is listed at 395lbs, the 1988 175hp is at 358lbs. Anyone know why the 150 is so much heavier?
    Last edited by dfrants; October 6th, 2017, 12:30 PM.

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