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3.0L Value Series Longblock

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Item Number: 8M0128770

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Like the popular Quicksilver Crate Engines, the 100% new Quicksilver Value Series longblocks are not converted automoblie units nor remanufactured. Quciksilver Value Series longblocks are built from scratch for Marine applications, and some are compatible for industrial duty! Quicksilver tooled and assembles these 100% new engines to keep legacy products fully supported with superior products that are now built better than ever! 

3-Years of limited Warranty in the USA

This 3.0L 181ci engine replaces engines from 1990-current marine and non-port injected Industrial LMX engines. MerCruiser applications include: 1990-1997 3.0L LX engines, also 1998 & up 3.0L carb & MPI MerCruiser engines. Compatible with 1999 & newer Volvo Penta marine engines.

Engine features:

  • Cast iron block
  • Large fillet radii crankshaft
  • Tri-metal bearings
  • 9.3:1 Pistons
  • 1.5:1 Rocker arms

  • Includes provision for crankshaft pilot bearing compatible with 1999 & newer Volvo engine couplers
  • Quicksilver cast iron cylinder heads include:
    • Hardened seats
    • Screw in studs
    • Black-X valves
    • Exclusive Quciksilver combustion chamber design resists kncok
  • No provision for port- mounted fuel injectors

  • Black-X Valve Technology

     21N Intake valve parent material

     24N Exhaust valve parent material

     Plasma nitride prevents valve sticking & increases toughness

     Chrome-Cobalt alloy seats resist corrosion from alcohol fuels

     Valve life improved 42%

  • Hardened valve seat installed in the cylinder heads

     Hardened Intake & Exhaust seat inserts

     Premium alloy seat material

  • Heavy duty heand and block castings

     Resist corrosion and cracking

     Higher loading capacity

     Ability to use solid engine mounts

  • Premium componest

     100% brass core plugs

     High volume oil pump

     Marine valve springs resist fatigue

     Super polished crankshafts using superior material and design features

  • 100% Advanced SIM Testing

     Water and oil passages pressure tested 100%

     Phased rotational testing with hot oil validates all oil passages, bearings, and assembly

     Advanced compression testing verifies cylinder sealing and valve lash integrity

     Oil flush at completion of test removes break-in debris

     Shipped without oil to prevent spillage while in transit

  • No core & no container deposits

  • Parts that will need to be transferred or purchased separately



     Spark Plugs


     Water Pump

     Manifold gasket set

     Quicksilver Synthetic Blend 25W-40 4-Stroke Oil

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