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I hope someone can steer me in the right direction. I am looking for a good intake grate for my 2001 Islandia. While doing some winter upgrades, I noticed the current grate is missing two tines. I have read that the factory grates (Hydro-surge weedless grates) are not very reliable. What brand and where can I find a grate?
Thanks in advance for your help.
01-22-09, 10:29 PM
You can find good performance grates at RIVA. They have a grate that is suppose to keep the pump in the water and help stop cavitating while in a sharp turn............ http://www.rivayamaha.com/
Thanks for the information.
01-24-09, 10:30 PM
If anyone is having trouble finding a replacement for their Hydro Surge they can actually order a performance replacement directly from any Mercury dealer.
The part numbers are 852962T for a six tine fixed aluminum grate, and 854810T for an eleven tine stainless steel rock grate (more for river boats, and not recomended for weedy areas). These are Mercury/Quicksilver performance replacement part numbers that should fit all V6 1997 and newer engines, but be sure to confirm with your dealer.
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