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Frontier 2104 - 140hp Suzuki

Old 04-24-2019, 01:53 PM
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Default Frontier 2104 - 140hp Suzuki

Looking for performance numbers on a Frontier 2104 with a 140 Suzuki. Yes I know I should go with a 200hp but I have to fit the boat in a garage. Height has to be under 81-1/2" and length on trailer absolute maximum of 24'-6". A 150/175 adds a few inches more than a 140hp and the 200hp even a couple inches more that the 150/175. I can get a continental trailer modified to add 6" +/-. It could come down to I have to order the boat with a 140hp or look at a smaller lesser boats. I looked up the Bluewave Purebay 2200 numbers with Suzuki 140 and they show top speed of 49mph. BW Purebay is within 50 lbs and inches on L & W. If real world numbers I could get 40+ with 3-4 people it would be something I could live with as opposed to going with a smaller possibly less capable bay boat.

Overall Boat Length with a 150hp Suzuki is 23'-6 (21'-04" Boat + 2'-02" 150hp). 200hp adds 2'-05" / I quickly measure a 140hp at a dealer and it came in at 1'-10" +/-
150/175hp and 200hp numbers came off a spec sheet, I couldn't find one for a 140hp.
I did measure the a Frontier 2104 without an engine and it was 21'-04" to the top of the transome at the furthest point.
Windshield and grab rail will be modified to fold down or for easy removal.

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Old 04-24-2019, 03:27 PM
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check and see it you can get a break away tongue for the trailer, a buddy of mine did this for his bullet bass boat and it worked like a charm.
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Neither BW or Frontier will ever see 40 mph much less 4+ with a fishing load or 3-4 anglers.
Don’t do it
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Old 04-24-2019, 09:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Kenner 23 View Post
Neither BW or Frontier will ever see 40 mph much less 4+ with a fishing load or 3-4 anglers.
Don’t do it
i agreed there is a big difference between the 140 and 150. You will regret it.
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