It will help you to receive faster, and more accurate responses if you will post your questions in the appropriate forum:
Mercury - 2.0/ 2.4/ 2.5 Liter High Performance
For discussions related to 2.0/ 2.4/ 2.5L motors (Carb, EFI, Optimax or Racing).
Mercury - 3 Liter & 3 Liter High Performance
For discussions related to 3L motors (including Carb, EFI, Optimax, XS and ProXS)
Mercury - 4 Stroke / Verado
For discussions related to ALL Mercury 4 Stroke Engines (including Verado)
Mercury Motors (this forum)
Mercury Engines: ANY model not described above.
Noticed this morning that every other post in the Mercury Forum belongs in one of the other forums. For fastest/most-accurate assistance, please choose the correct forum.