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Tan, MerCruiser Certified Technician
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Experience:  40 yrs. experience with complete engine repairs both inboard/outboard and MerCruiser Certified Technician.
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I have a 1998 Mercury 200 EFI and need to change the

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I have a 1998 Mercury 200 EFI and need to change the thermostats (I think they were the original ones that came in it) what I need to know is the torc specs, don't know if it;s in/ft. bl or what , either way i need to know the correct amount of torc for that thermostat cover. Can you guy's yelp me? P.S. Do all the mercs of that size or type supposed have that weak of water flow out of the pee hole? Thank you very much for helping me PLEASE E-MAIL BACK AT***@******.*** if you can, thanks
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 4 months ago.

Hello. My name is Tan.

The 2 screws for the t-stat cover spec is 16.5 ft.lbs.

These engine don't have a strong flow from the tell tale the pump is a volume pump not pressure.

Post back if you need further assistance.

Expert:  Tan replied 4 months ago.

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Thank you.........Tan

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