MERCRUISER 3.0L 135HP ENGINE ONLY

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$4,295.00

Overview

You’ll find the 3.0 TKS powering small runabouts, pontoons, commercial fishing boats and everything in-between. That’s because this little engine has earned a big reputation for powerful reliability and excellent fuel economy. Its large displacement four-cylinder design makes it a terrific performer at an amazing value. The 3.0 TKS features MerCruiser’s exclusive Turn-Key Start (TKS) system. This patented feature eliminates the hassle of starting a cold engine. Simply turn the key – no choke, pumping or priming are required. The entire MerCruiser gas lineup features TKS. No other engine manufacturer can match that.

Features

RELIABILITY

  • Extra large displacement produces power with good torque
  • EST Analog Ignition system ensures reliable starts
  • Industry-exclusive 3-year limited corrosion failure warranty
  • Proven GM cast iron block for years of reliable operation
  • Single-piece intake/exhaust manifold reduces number of components and gaskets for more reliable service

PERFORMANCE

  • Optimized intake manifold for improved fuel atomization, smoother power delivery
  • Revised fuel calibration for crisp acceleration and improved running quality
  • Optional anti-feedback power steering helps reduces operator fatigue and makes boat handling a breeze
  • Low restriction flame arrestor for added horsepower and torque

EASY OWNERSHIP

  • 3-year/300 hour maintenance interval on many periodic service items saves time and money
  • Easy Oil Drain system is cleaner and makes periodic service simple and less work
  • Color-coded service points makes checking fluid levels simple and straightforward
  • Operates on easy to find, less expensive 87 octane fuel
  • Engine-mounted drive lube monitor for easy lube check or add from inside the boat
  • Easy water drain & flush system is standard

TECHNOLOGY

  • Turn Key Starting for easy starts, cold or hot, every time with no choking or priming
  • Helm-mounted Audio Warning System monitors oil pressure, engine temperature and drive lube level and provides instant alarm if any of these vary from normal range
  • Available MerCathode galvanic corrosion prevention system offers unmatched active electronic corrosion protection
  • Large 65 Amp alternator provides plenty of power for popular onboard electronics

Specifications

 

 

Power 135HP (99.3kW)
Full Throttle Range 4400 - 4800 RPM
Displacement 181CID (3.0L)
Engine Type I4
Bore & Stroke 4.00" X 3.60" (101mm X 91mm)
Compression Ratio 9.3:1
Fuel Requirement 87 Octane (R+M)/2
Fuel System 2V Carb with Turn Key Start & Mechanical Fuel Pump
Induction System Single Piece Iron Intake-Exhaust Manifold
Ignition System EST Analog with Distributor
Charging System 65 Amp/917 Watt Alternator
Water Drain System Quick-Disconnect Drain Hoses with Flush Feature
Exhaust System Iron Manifold with EDP Coating
Cooling System Thermostatically Controlled, Raw Water
Accessory Drive System V-Belt
Optional Power Steering Available
Recommended Engine Oil MerCruiser Full Synthetic Engine Oil - SAE 20W-40
Engine Guardian System Low Oil Pressure, High Coolant Temperature, Low Drive Lube
Alpha Ratios 2.0, 2.40(H)
Dimensions (LxWxH) in 29 x 26 x 21
Dimensions (LxWxH) mm 730 x 660 x 533
Weight w/ Alpha (lbs./kg) 635/288
Optional Freshwater Cooling Available

 

 

SKU: 3.0L TKS 135HP
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Price: $4,295.00