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Today, 07:48 AM
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Posted By Whaler27

Torque had already been mentioned but let me fix...

Torque had already been mentioned but let me fix it for you so I continue to meet your expectations -- 450 HP & probably 440+ lb-ft of torque out of 689 lbs is a GAME CHANGER. For the weight of TWO...
Today, 05:53 AM
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Posted By Whaler27

They will probably get MSRP for the time being --...

They will probably get MSRP for the time being -- what else is out there that delivers 450 HP @ 689 lbs?
Today, 05:27 AM
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Posted By Whaler27

:roll 450 HP out of 689 lbs is a GAME CHANGER....

:roll 450 HP out of 689 lbs is a GAME CHANGER. For the weight of TWO F425s you can have THREE 450Rs.
Yesterday, 03:14 PM
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Posted By Whaler27

Would seem most likely that a 350 to 400 HP SC...

Would seem most likely that a 350 to 400 HP SC consumer V8 would be coming down the pipe.....for delivery in 2025. :grin:.
Yesterday, 10:14 AM
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Posted By Whaler27

..... that only the privileged few can seem to...

..... that only the privileged few can seem to get before 2025.
Yesterday, 04:59 AM
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Views: 15,495
Posted By Whaler27

That's nice. But how do they get 4-stroke 150...

That's nice. But how do they get 4-stroke 150 weight down below 400 lbs?
Yesterday, 04:38 AM
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Posted By Whaler27

So what is the 4-stroke manufacturers' counter...

So what is the 4-stroke manufacturers' counter response to a fuel efficient, emissions compliant 150 HP outboard that is under 400 lbs?
06-15-2019, 05:04 PM
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Posted By Whaler27

Put your modular thinking cap on and you'll see...

Put your modular thinking cap on and you'll see the light.
06-15-2019, 03:43 PM
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Posted By Whaler27

And that half-a-300 is making less HP per liter.

And that half-a-300 is making less HP per liter.
06-15-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 25,272
Posted By Whaler27

Sounds like a dream. Lot's of folks on THT have...

Sounds like a dream. Lot's of folks on THT have had that dream over the years. But it's amazing how the dead keep developing new stuff even when the regulatory deck is seemingly stacked against them....
06-15-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 25,272
Posted By Whaler27

Keep in mind that BRP is NOT OMC. OMC was...

Keep in mind that BRP is NOT OMC. OMC was liquidated and BRP bought the outboard motor assets out of the OMC bankruptcy estate nearly 20 years ago. They pretty much started with ZERO market share...
06-15-2019, 05:27 AM
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Posted By Whaler27

Blackberry is still around. Better analogy is...

Blackberry is still around. Better analogy is Apple IOS versus Android market share. Globally Android market share is about 85 percent. Apple IOS global market share is about 15 percent. ...
06-15-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 243
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Posted By Whaler27

What is "the market as a whole"? Is it different...

What is "the market as a whole"? Is it different from "the market"? Regardless of whatever definition you provide, if the "market as a whole" is wanting 4-strokes then how is it that there is some...
06-14-2019, 02:35 PM
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Posted By Whaler27

If 4-strokes is what "the market wants" then...

If 4-strokes is what "the market wants" then there would be ZERO 2-stroke sales. Right? But there is more than ZERO 2-stroke sales so apparently "the market" wants something more than JUST 4-strokes....
06-14-2019, 05:42 AM
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Posted By Whaler27

Absolutely nothing stopping the current 4-stroke...

Absolutely nothing stopping the current 4-stroke makers from doing this or making a longer service interval lower unit. Why don't they just jump in and do it? Because it would reduce the dealer after...
06-13-2019, 03:31 PM
06-13-2019, 11:19 AM
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Views: 15,495
Posted By Whaler27

The 1.9L uses the same bore size the 3.4L V6. ...

The 1.9L uses the same bore size the 3.4L V6. The stroke is longer on the 1.9L. They aren't burning any more fuel in the 1.9L per cylinder @ WOT than they are in the 3.4L V6 @ WOT and probably...
06-13-2019, 11:03 AM
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Posted By Whaler27

Actually, Evinrude is even best at WOT. WOT fuel...

Actually, Evinrude is even best at WOT. WOT fuel burn for the V6 150 G2 is in the 12 to 13 GPH range. A Yamaha F150 is in the 15 to 16 GPH range.
06-13-2019, 04:35 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 25,272
Posted By Whaler27

You don't do something in business to retain or...

You don't do something in business to retain or gain customers if it would not be reasonably profitable in the long run. At least I wouldn't, maybe you running your business would.

Tohatsu is a...
06-12-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 243
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Posted By Whaler27

4-stroke would just be a me-too product. There...

4-stroke would just be a me-too product. There are already plenty of me-too 4-stroke products to choose from. The market doesn't need another.
06-12-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,634
Posted By Whaler27

They needed to do something to float the 2000 lbs...

They needed to do something to float the 2000 lbs of outboards on the back.
06-12-2019, 04:33 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 15,495
Posted By Whaler27

Have yet to see where a motor with substantially...

Have yet to see where a motor with substantially more peak torque does not have a more robust power curve.

More than 20 years ago, Paul Dawson published an article on four stroke outboards. In...
06-11-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 15,495
Posted By Whaler27

I think the V6 150 G2 stays put for pushing the...

I think the V6 150 G2 stays put for pushing the heavier 18 to 20 foot fiberglass fishing boats and pontoons. The I3 150 will be perfectly fine for the aluminum segment where it doesn't need the same...
06-11-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 15,495
Posted By Whaler27

Yup. They've got a displacement advantage.

Yup. They've got a displacement advantage.
06-11-2019, 05:07 AM
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Views: 15,495
Posted By Whaler27

Based on the CARB certification data, the new...

Based on the CARB certification data, the new 1.9L I3 platform will produce a very robust 115. Here's how it stacks up against the other 115s in the peak torque department.

Evinrude 115HO G2 - 154...
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