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younger
03-13-2012, 11:16 PM
Has anyone had any experience with 2000 225 merc promaxes, are they duraible? How much fuel would a set of these motors consume in a general day of boating on a 24 tunnel? Any info would be great!

BUIZILLA
03-14-2012, 07:38 AM
the 98-00's were thirsty.... real thirsty.... like 35% more thirsty than their later counterparts, but they sure made good power,,, a 225 PM is really about 245hp at the prop, it's a pretty stout little air pump, rev limite should be set to 6800 :lookaroun:

younger
03-14-2012, 11:51 AM
That is my concern. Thanks for the info. I have been away from the outboards for a while. From what I gather the pm is a stout motor. I run long distances some days the fuel milage is a concern when I am paying almost 6 buck for a gallon of premium. Don't really want to be spending 300 for fuel for few hour in the boat.