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12-04-2019, 04:15 PM
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Posted By Whaler27

This one was built in a couple of hours out of...

This one was built in a couple of hours out of scrap wood to hold a 250 lb 3 cylinder 2-stroke with a 20 inch leg. I'm sure it can hold more weight but would be too short for a 25 inch shaft. ...
11-30-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,078
Posted By Whaler27

Have had both Pursuit and Grady boats. I would...

Have had both Pursuit and Grady boats. I would go Pursuit.
11-29-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,099
Posted By Whaler27

Should have similar performance. HPDIs need clean...

Should have similar performance. HPDIs need clean fuel so one thing you might consider doing upon acquisition is refreshing the fuel filters (boat, engine inlet filter and the medium pressure filter...
11-29-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,099
Posted By Whaler27

How long is the boat? A pair of 150 HPDIs on a...

How long is the boat? A pair of 150 HPDIs on a 2470 Pursuit WA will get 2.4 MPG @ 30 MPH. The F150 isn't any better at cruise but slightly better at idle speed. However, the trade off is the F150...
11-28-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,896
Posted By Whaler27

Seems pretty clear that a few on here should...

Seems pretty clear that a few on here should consider applying for the CEO position at BRP. They are clearly more qualified to lead a publicly traded high technology company than the current CEO.
11-24-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,724
Posted By Whaler27

Assuming a conservative 50:1 ratio and that you...

Assuming a conservative 50:1 ratio and that you wouldn't draw the 3 gallon tank down below 1/4, you have enough oil in a full tank to cover at least 100 gallons of fuel which is probably more than...
11-24-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 38,112
Posted By Whaler27

Without having statistical figures on failure...

Without having statistical figures on failure rate to look at, it is impossible to draw a reliable objective conclusion on failure rate.

What you are looking for - a nautical equivalent of...
11-23-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By Whaler27

I would go for the simplicity of a single prop...

I would go for the simplicity of a single prop rather than a duo prop.
11-10-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 20,033
Posted By Whaler27

More like Porsche, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Alfa...

More like Porsche, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Alfa Romeo, Lexus,, to name a few, not offering an F-150 pick up truck, or like Seven Marine not offering a 150 HP outboard.

When you have technology...
11-09-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 20,033
Posted By Whaler27

You mean a carb'd 2-stroke.

You mean a carb'd 2-stroke.
11-09-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 20,033
Posted By Whaler27

With respect to Betamax vs. VHS, google Betamax +...

With respect to Betamax vs. VHS, google Betamax + network + effect and you'll hopefully understand the underlying economics as to why the Betamax format failed. There is no analogous economic...
11-09-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 20,033
Posted By Whaler27

Want a ho-hum 4-stroke outboard that needs to be...

Want a ho-hum 4-stroke outboard that needs to be the size of a small house to get any performance out of it on your transom with lots of maintenance requirements? Plenty to choose from.

The...
11-08-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,387
Posted By Whaler27

See your owner's manual. It tells you what you...

See your owner's manual. It tells you what you exactly what you should do for long term storage.
11-04-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,545
Posted By Whaler27

You are propped OK. 19s will run about 3300 RPM...

You are propped OK. 19s will run about 3300 RPM for 30 MPH. 21s will run about 3000 RPM for 30 MPH.
10-31-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,952
Posted By Whaler27

and when you put a 23 on the 200 the hole shot ...

and when you put a 23 on the 200 the hole shot and 0 to 25 time will be worse which is my point. 150 will be faster out of hole but less top speed due to less pitch but substantially same torque...
10-31-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,952
Posted By Whaler27

1. The data makes no sense. They both spin the...

1. The data makes no sense. They both spin the same prop with same gear ratio to same RPM but yet different top speed.

2. 6.6 and 6.3 are the same wihen you take measurement errors into account,...
10-31-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,952
Posted By Whaler27

The 300 has 38 percent more displacement than the...

The 300 has 38 percent more displacement than the 200. While the amount of work effort required to get the boat on plane and keep it on plane is the same for both motors, that effort will not be as...
10-26-2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,959
Posted By Whaler27

The 2011 -2013 owner's manual say Premium as the...

The 2011 -2013 owner's manual say Premium as the recommended fuel. From 2014 and on the owner's manual say Mid-grade as recommended. 89 has always been the minimum octane required. And trip 300s is...
10-21-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By Whaler27

Early 2000 Evinrudes were direct fuel injected...

Early 2000 Evinrudes were direct fuel injected motors. Very efficient.
10-20-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,253
Posted By Whaler27

Back in 2005 when you could buy both 2 and 4...

Back in 2005 when you could buy both 2 and 4 stroke Yamaha 25 HP motors, the price of the 4-stroke was $2799 and the price of the 2-stroke was $2099, 25 percent less. That big gap in price is why...
10-20-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,253
Posted By Whaler27

If you have to put people in the bow of the boat...

If you have to put people in the bow of the boat to offset the weight and lesser power curve to get the boat to plane off, the 4-stroke "benefits" don't mean much.
10-19-2019, 08:04 PM
10-19-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,253
Posted By Whaler27

From an article published nearly 20 years ago...

From an article published nearly 20 years ago comparing a 1.6L 4 cylinder 2-stroke to a 1.7L 4 cylinder 4-stroke....


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10-19-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,253
Posted By Whaler27

For every application. The F25 would need more...

For every application. The F25 would need more than 620cc to match the power curve. And the weight of a 620cc 4-stroke certainly would not be 125 lbs. More like 175 lbs. The cost would be...
10-19-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,253
Posted By Whaler27

The old 521cc OMC 25/30 2-stroke would run...

The old 521cc OMC 25/30 2-stroke would run circles around the 432cc Yamaha F25, with weight less than the F25.
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