Marine Engine Collection of Mystic Seaport


Mercury Motor Co. Rocket Hurricane KG-4H


Engine Builder:
Model: Rocket Hurricane KG-4H
Make: Mercury Motor Co.
Inboard/Outboard: Outboard
Engine Type: Gasoline
Production Date: 1950-52
Engine Design: Two-Stroke
Overall Condition: Good
Rebuilt/Restored: Untouched
Horsepower: 7.5+
Cylinders: 2
Bore:
Stoke:
Coolant:
Accession:1989.33.14

Remarks: 9 June 1993, Missing rewind rope. 2 cylinder - 15 cubic inches. Used on Class A/B Utility outboard 89.33.1. Polished aluminum top. Cast #"ME3944". "Quicksilver" hydro short lower unit. One to one gear ratio. Operating RPM 5000-7000.Fuel mixture 3/4 pint per gallon. Approx 15 miles per gallon.Forged crank shaft and connecting rods. All roller bearings throughout. Came with a large box of misc. parts (racing Gear). Missing rewind rope has been replaced with cable (2008).


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