Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Victoria B.C. Canada
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The proper temp for a raw water cooled engine is 140 degrees. Hotter than that and salt deposits build up rapidly. Fresh water cooled around 180.
I have a YSE-8 which is the predecessor to yours. My problem is it will not get up to temp and runs too cool.
Living aboard in Victoria Harbour