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Nissan/Tohatsu 9.8 high to low altitude
Since the Tohatsu guru is visiting here.. I have another question.
I will normally use this engine for a couple months at 5000 feet el, most of the summer it will be used at 8600 feet el
But for a week, I will use it about about 3000 ft el. At at the 3000 foot elevation, the motor is run a LOT. If Im lucky on time (not likely), I could even use the outboard at lower elevations.
Because of the normal use mostly between 5000 to 8600 feet, Im getting a "high altitude jet". Im hoping this makes the engine start easy at 8600 feet as Ive had lots of trouble in the past (part of the reason I also want electric start).
But if I leave the high altitude jet in the motor and use it at 3000 foot where it might be run for 8 hours at a time, am I at risk for overheating and damaging the engine? Im going to get both jets and learn how to swap but am wondering what the risk is..