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Old 16 March 2014, 14:35   #1
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Town: balzan
Boat name: ranieri
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Length: 6m +
Engine: outboard 140hp
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Yamaha Enduro 8hp 2-stroke thermostat

Dear all,

I just overhauled my yam 8hp enduro and found out that the thermostat is missing.
Does anyone know if it is left missing from the manufacturing company for purpose since its a small outboard or should I place one for better engine life time??

I thank you all for any openions,


Johann Malta.

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Old 16 March 2014, 14:47   #2
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If that's a used engine previous owner must have removed it. If factory new, strange that hasn't been delivered with one. You must always use a thermo specially when boating on cold waters. If without one engine will run cold, will take a lifetime to warm up, will experiment carbon buil up inside combustion chamber due to working with less temp that needed.

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