Yamaha 4.2L V6 Offshore F225

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Who says you have to put on the pounds to add more horses? Meet Yamaha’s Next Generation of V6 4.2L Offshore outboards. These award winners are packed with Yamaha’s legendary reliability, which is why so many anglers won’t trust anything else a hundred miles out.


Engine Type V6 DOHC 24-Valve
Displacement 4.2L (254 ci)
Bore x Stroke 96 x 96mm (3.78 x 3.78 in)
Prop Shaft Horsepower 225hp at 5500 rpm (F/LF225)
Compression Ratio 10.3:1
Fuel Induction DOHC Fuel Injection VCT
Exhaust Through Propeller
Intake Single Throttle Valve
Ignition TCI Micro Computer
Spark Plug LFR6A-11
Alternator Output 70 Amp
Starting System Electric
Lubrication Wet Sump
Engine Oil Capacity 6.3L/6.0L w/with filter
Full Throttle RPM Range 5000 ~ 6000 rpm
Cooling Water/Thermostatic Control
Recommended Engine Oil Yamalube® 4M (See owner's manual)
Recommended Fuel Regular Unleaded (Minimum Pump Octane 87)
Recommended Fuel Filtration Yamaha 10-Micron Fuel/Water Separating Filter (external)
Ethanol Blend Limit 10% Maximum
Gear Ratio (21:12) 1.75:1
Gear Shift Forward, Neutral, Reverse
Shaft Length X = 25" U = 30"
Degree of Tilt 67°
Degree of Trim -3° through +16°
C.A.R.B. Rating 3-Star
Dry Weight 25" shaft / 255 kg (562 lbs)
Mounting Centers 28.6"
Steering Angle (maximum) 32° from center, either direction
Warranty 3-Year Pleasure, 3-Year Government, 1-Year Commercial