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Old 03-07-2008, 05:09 PM
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This may be a stupid question but here it goes.. I am putting in new motors. There is a blue box with mercathode on it.. Is that part of the mercury ignition and do i have to install this back in the boat. I am putting Msd ignition on the new motors..

I am thinking that this helps with the electrlosis some how..
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This may be a stupid question but here it goes.. I am putting in new motors. There is a blue box with mercathode on it.. Is that part of the mercury ignition and do i have to install this back in the boat. I am putting Msd ignition on the new motors..

I am thinking that this helps with the electrlosis some how..
Yes - it is supposed to mitigate electrolosis....
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here is a thread that should answer your questions . it is not part of your ignition system.

hope this helps..
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good thread, always wondered what the point of that system one. i have one on the port motor and thats it.. is there any maintenance required on these?
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Thanks guys thats some good info...
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