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I have 1999 200hp eveinrode I need know how much compression

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I have 1999 200hp eveinrode I need know how much compression the cylinders should have.
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Customer: this engine was running tops at 45 to 50 knots and now all I am getting is 36 knots I put a new gasoline pump and spark plugs and still no perfermance
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Submitted: 11 days ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 11 days ago.

Hello my name is Jason.

Compression should be 90 psi or better on all cylinders in order for the engine to still make it's full power. It will still run to some degree with lower compression, but there no guarantees as to how much power it would make, or idle quality.

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