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Old 18 August 2017, 15:58   #1
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Mercury Opti info please.

Could I safely run normal tcw3 in and Optimax engine?

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Could I safely run normal tcw3 in and Optimax engine?

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I thought it had to be a different spec for opti, maybe wrong
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DFI oil for an Optimax - necessary???
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Old 18 August 2017, 20:06   #5
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There you go I stand corrected
Hehe, well maybe not, are you familiar with Codprawn?

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But he may have a point, these engines are sold all around the world and I can't see DFI oil being available in a chandlers up the Amazon Delta...
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[QUOTE=jwalker;756107]Hehe, well maybe not, are you familiar with Codprawn?



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Well he used to bang on about rock oil, given they have developed a special dfi oil I'd say "normal" tcw3 no, I'm using their dfi in an optimax and so far all is well
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Could I safely run normal tcw3 in and Optimax engine?
Just an observation - Etecs could be set up to run on XD50(i.e. TCW-3) - despite Evinrude pimping their high cost XD-100. Once in XD50 mode they used more oil but there were no issues. I wonder do Optimax have a similar ECU option?
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I don't believe so. Unless it's a factory option we in the west don't know about.
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