Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 
Old 26 April 2012, 14:17   #1
Member
 
Country: Ireland
Town: Cork
Boat name: Bumble Bee Goleen
Make: Osprey Hypermax
Length: 6m +
Engine: Outboard 150 V6
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 5
150 Mariner Optimax Spar Plugs

Hi All, Just new to this an hoping ye can help me. This may have been discussed many many times on this forum but can someone tell me what spark plugs I should be using on my 99-00 150 Mariner Optimax V6 2 stroke outboard engine???

Thanks
__________________

__________________
Mick Maguire is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26 April 2012, 14:23   #2
Member
 
Ribochet's Avatar
 
Country: UK - N Ireland
Town: Rostrevor
Boat name: Ricochet
Make: Redbay
Length: 7m +
Engine: Twin F115 Yams
MMSI: 235083269
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 930
Hi Mick

Welcome to RIBnet

http://www.ngksparkplugs.com/part_fi...1425&type=plat
__________________

__________________
Maximum Preparation - Maximum Fun
Ribochet is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26 April 2012, 14:26   #3
Member
 
Country: Ireland
Town: Cork
Boat name: Bumble Bee Goleen
Make: Osprey Hypermax
Length: 6m +
Engine: Outboard 150 V6
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 5
Thanks very much, really appreciate this.
__________________
Mick Maguire is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26 April 2012, 14:28   #4
Member
 
Country: Ireland
Town: Cork
Boat name: Bumble Bee Goleen
Make: Osprey Hypermax
Length: 6m +
Engine: Outboard 150 V6
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 5
http://www.ngksparkplugs.com/part_fi...425&type=plate

I'm getting an error with this link for some reason.

Can you send again please?
__________________
Mick Maguire is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26 April 2012, 14:44   #5
Member
 
Ribochet's Avatar
 
Country: UK - N Ireland
Town: Rostrevor
Boat name: Ricochet
Make: Redbay
Length: 7m +
Engine: Twin F115 Yams
MMSI: 235083269
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 930
For some reason the NGK website does not play ball when you cut and paste a link but this is the result

2002-1997 MARINER 150 Opti Max 150 hp

Spark Plug Part No. PZFR5F-11 # Platinum
__________________
Maximum Preparation - Maximum Fun
Ribochet is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26 April 2012, 14:52   #6
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Looe
Make: Delta
Length: 4m +
Engine: Mercury
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 1,380
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ribochet View Post
For some reason the NGK website does not play ball when you cut and paste a link but this is the result

2002-1997 MARINER 150 Opti Max 150 hp

Spark Plug Part No. PZFR5F-11 # Platinum
This has been superseded to IZFR5G the Platinum plugs have not been lasting as long, so they now use Iridium plugs.
__________________
Black Dog Marine
www.blackdogmarine.com
Turbodiesel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26 April 2012, 15:29   #7
Member
 
Country: UK - Wales
Town: West Wales
Make: Vipermax 5.8, SR4.7
Length: 5m +
Engine: 150 Opti, F50EFi
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 6,298
Turbo: Break the happy news with the price of these babies.
__________________
Downhilldai is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26 April 2012, 16:00   #8
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Looe
Make: Delta
Length: 4m +
Engine: Mercury
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 1,380
Quote:
Originally Posted by Downhilldai View Post
Turbo: Break the happy news with the price of these babies.
Click the link for the answer!!!!!! You get 10% off that price.

http://www.blackdogmarine.com/advanc...izfr5g&x=0&y=0
__________________
Black Dog Marine
www.blackdogmarine.com
Turbodiesel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26 April 2012, 16:20   #9
Member
 
martini's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Channel Islands
Town: jersey
Boat name: Martini II
Make: Arctic 28/FC470
Length: 8m +
Engine: twin 225Opti/50hp 2t
MMSI: 235067688
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 3,027
Not bad for a set of 6

Sent from my portable speaking device using Rib.net
__________________
martini is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 27 April 2012, 01:58   #10
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Looe
Make: Delta
Length: 4m +
Engine: Mercury
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 1,380
Quote:
Originally Posted by martini View Post
Not bad for a set of 6

Sent from my portable speaking device using Rib.net

__________________
Black Dog Marine
www.blackdogmarine.com
Turbodiesel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 27 April 2012, 16:55   #11
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Cowes Isle of Wight
Length: no boat
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 27
whats the service/change (hours or years) intervals on the Iridium plugs
__________________
Tris is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28 April 2012, 02:30   #12
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Chesterfield
Boat name: Sea Quell
Make: Picton Cobra
Length: 5m +
Engine: Mercury 150 4 Stroke
MMSI: 235038298
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 1,042
Spark plugs

Hi Mick
I buy from here

http://speedncustommarine.com/search...?keywords=5887

- and usually buy 12 ( as they come in boxes of 4 and it is he same delivery cost) so its two full services. Ask him for delivery cost by USPS ( not UPS) and its quite reasonable. My last dozen incl delivery worked out at £6.89 each !!

Have you changed them before - if not ; you have to be VERY careful not to cross thread and wreck your head. A piece of fuel hose over the end of the plug helps to get the thread started properly. Screw in by hand as much as you can to be sure before using a ratchet.
Jeff
If the direct page link doesnt work use this
Speed & Custom Marine
and search for 5887

......... SORRY Turbo - can't generally fault you for good prices and great service but these plugs are a giraffe over here
__________________
Jeff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28 April 2012, 04:58   #13
Member
 
Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Inverness
Boat name: none
Make: none
Length: 5m +
Engine: none
MMSI: none
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 1,908
I paid £6 including delivery for a set of four NGK's for my Suzi 90 last week...........
__________________
BruceB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28 April 2012, 05:03   #14
Member
 
Country: UK - Wales
Town: West Wales
Make: Vipermax 5.8, SR4.7
Length: 5m +
Engine: 150 Opti, F50EFi
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 6,298
Quote:
Originally Posted by BruceB View Post
I paid £6 including delivery for a set of four NGK's for my Suzi 90 last week...........
I paid £2 for a plug for my Merc 4hp last month.
__________________
Downhilldai is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28 April 2012, 12:07   #15
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Chesterfield
Boat name: Sea Quell
Make: Picton Cobra
Length: 5m +
Engine: Mercury 150 4 Stroke
MMSI: 235038298
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 1,042
Quote:
Originally Posted by Downhilldai View Post
I paid £2 for a plug for my Merc 4hp last month.
But not for your Opt :-) lol
__________________
Jeff is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28 April 2012, 14:38   #16
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Looe
Make: Delta
Length: 4m +
Engine: Mercury
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 1,380
Service intervals, Mercury say just check them on a service, but we usually change them at about 3 years or 300hrs.
__________________
Black Dog Marine
www.blackdogmarine.com
Turbodiesel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28 April 2012, 15:07   #17
Member
 
Country: Ireland
Town: Cork
Boat name: Bumble Bee Goleen
Make: Osprey Hypermax
Length: 6m +
Engine: Outboard 150 V6
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 5
Thanks very much to all for your responses.

I had placed the order for the platinum plugs before the suggestion for the iridium ones was posted.

Shouldn't be an issue....no??
__________________
Mick Maguire is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29 April 2012, 05:44   #18
Member
 
Country: UK - Wales
Town: West Wales
Make: Vipermax 5.8, SR4.7
Length: 5m +
Engine: 150 Opti, F50EFi
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 6,298
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mick Maguire View Post
Thanks very much to all for your responses.

I had placed the order for the platinum plugs before the suggestion for the iridium ones was posted.

Shouldn't be an issue....no??
If only Turbodiesel had posted his comment 8 minutes earlier.
__________________
Downhilldai is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 29 April 2012, 13:58   #19
Member
 
jambo's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Girvan & Tayvallich
Boat name: Breawatch
Make: Ribcraft
Length: 5m +
Engine: Mercury 150 F/stroke
MMSI: ex directory!!
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 6,153
RIBase
Well somebody on here on a previous thread advised that you should always get the plugs with the Z in the number as this will ensure correct suppression. Well I have just paid £47.53 incl postage for 6 NGK BUZ8H
__________________
jambo
'Carpe Diem'
Member of the ebay Blue RIB cover club
Member of SABS ( Scottish West Division)
jambo is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 29 April 2012, 15:34   #20
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Looe
Make: Delta
Length: 4m +
Engine: Mercury
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 1,380
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mick Maguire View Post
Thanks very much to all for your responses.

I had placed the order for the platinum plugs before the suggestion for the iridium ones was posted.

Shouldn't be an issue....no??
Should be fine, they were fitted with those from the factory back in the day, they have just superseded them to the newer plugs as they last longer. Plus the price of Platinum went up loads and it was cheaper to get Iridium so im told!
__________________

__________________
Black Dog Marine
www.blackdogmarine.com
Turbodiesel is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:27.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.