The Quicksilver Difference

When you sell the best marine products in the world, you want the best dealer behind them. Come visit us at Sunset Boats and Accessories to see why.

The Quicksilver Difference

When you sell the best marine products in the world, you want the best dealer behind them. Come visit us at Sunset Boats and Accessories to see why.

The Quicksilver Difference

Here’s why we at Sunset Boats & Accessories recommend Quicksilver Lubricants:

Load and Heat

Imagine driving your car at 80 mph while pulling a boat while driving up a 30 degree incline—all the time. That’s the kind of stress your outboard engine is under. Automotive oil is simply not designed to withstand the marine environment. Period.

Corrosion Protection

Typical auto oils don’t contain corrosion inhibitors marine engines need to guard against the uniquely harsh environment that marine engines operate in. In the example to the right, samples have been cut from the actual cylinder walls of marine engines that were run with automotive, typical marine and Quicksilver oil. As you can see, the Quicksilver oil offers the best protection against corrosion.

Air Temperature

Automotive engine oils are designed to operate in wider outside air temperature ranges than marine oils. In order to operate as efficiently as possible over these large temperature ranges, automotive oils use viscosity improvers (VI). This is a bit of an oversimplification, but VI are added so that oil can be as thin as possible while still meeting desired performance characteristics over wide temperature ranges. But VI aren’t necessary in marine engines because it is more beneficial for marine oil to be as thick as possible but still operate efficiently.

Why Quicksilver?

Simple enough, right? Well, it gets a bit more complicated since a number of marine engine oils on the market today may not be true marine engine oils. There is nothing that prevents a company from taking automotive engine oil and labeling it as marine engine oil.

If you check your outboard owner’s manual, chances are your manufacturer recommends the use of an FCW® certified marine engine oil. FCW certified oil has been approved by the NMMA (National Marine Manufacturers Association) for use in four-stroke marine engines

Premium 2-Cycle Outboard Oil

Protects and helps extend the life of small horsepower, outboard engines. Continued use of this oil also helps:
Prevent corrosion of internal components
Maintain peak engine performance and reliability

This all weather formula provides protection in temperatures down to -13°F (-25° C).

Recommended for use in premix applications for low horsepower, carbureted engines such as outboards, personal watercraft, snowmobiles, motorcycles and chainsaws.

Meets all outboard and personal watercraft manufacturers’ warranty requirements and recommendations for use of a TCW3® oil

4-Stroke Synthetic Blend Marine Engine Oil

Synthetic Blend oil is often recommended for marine engines used in racing. High performance oil provides maximum lubrication for your marine engine.

3 things to know:
Maintains viscocity under the most extreme operating conditions such as: Racing – operating engine at maximum output and hight temperatures and Tow Sports & Fishing- alernating between periods of high RPM’s and throttling down to low RPM’s or idle.
Protects against varnish buildup and sludge formation
Exceeds the rust protection requirements for NMMA certification

Syntehtic Blend recommended in Mercury Verado and all other high performance marine engines.

2-4-C Marine Grease

Quicksilver 2-4-C marine grease is a high quality, versatile lithium-based, NLGI 2 grease taht won’t break down when mixed with water. It also has:

Excellent resistance to oxidation and degradation
Extreme pressure additives to withstand friction in a wide variety of operations and temperatures

For use in the following marine applications:
Steering systems/cable linkages
Throttle and shift cables and linkages
Remote Controls
Prop Shafts
Swivel Pins
Tilt lock mechanisms/tilt tube
Hinge Pins
Boat trailer wheel bearings

Your boat deserves the best

Why compromise on one of the most crucial maintenance components of your boat motor? Get the right oils and lubricants at Sunset Boats and Accessories.

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