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EV-100 or EV-200
05-22-17, 01:01 PM
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EV-100 or EV-200
I have a 2007 320hp Mercruiser mx 6.2 MPI Bravo III MCM. I am trying to figure out which Autiopilot to purchase for trolling on the Chesapeake Bay. I will also connect it to my NMEA 2000 backbone which has a Raymarine Axiom. Any suggestions?

I contacted Mercury and they provided the following:

The MC Steering Cylinder is an unbalanced design.

Bore Dia: 1.382”

Rod Dia: .562”

Full Stroke: 7.98”

Extend Area: 1.500 In2

Retract Area: 1.252 In2

Extend Volume: 11.97 In3

Retract Volume: 9.99 In3


What do I need to find out regarding compatibility with my engine? Thanks
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05-22-17, 01:30 PM
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RE: EV-100 or EV-200
Welcome to the Raymarine Forum Stan,

Mercruiser steering systems are quite commonly powered assisted cable steered. I believe that the cylinder capacity data provided is that for the power steering ram. Does your boat feature a mechanical helm or a hydraulic helm? If this is not known, it is recommended that the boat's manufacturer be contacted to provide this information.
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