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Merc 40
  External Parts
  Fuel Tank
  Lower Unit
  Top Cowl and Starter

General Information:

  • This model was painted all "Phantom Black." 
  • On 1970-72 models, the serial number was on a plate riveted to the port side of the swivel bracket.
  • On 1973 models the serial number was on the instruction plate on the front of the swivel bracket.
  • Serial numbers 2771622 thru 2927900 are 1970 models.
  • Serial numbers 3028361 thru 3296136 are 1971 models.
  • Serial numbers 3296137 thru 3529445 are 1972 models.
  • Serial numbers 3529446 thru 3764824 are 1973 models.
  • This model was offered in both Short and Long Shaft versions.