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  1. #1
    My Boats:
    1997 Buick
    Join Date
    Jul 2004

    Question Mercury 2.5 liter 280 HP

    I'm busy putting my Super Stock cat together in my head (I already have over $100 committed from a sponsor!). The rules say this class is based on the use of 1998 and later 2.5-280hp-153ci Mercury offshore race engines. When I went to Mercury's website I found something called a Champ. Is this "Champ" what I would run if I can find 2500 more $100 sponsors?
    Last edited by towhead; 08-31-2007 at 11:11 PM.

  2. #2
    Racer Racer Ryan Beckley's Avatar
    My Boats:
    1987 24 Skater, 2006 30 Skater
    Join Date
    Oct 2000
    Sarasota, Florida, USA
    NO .....the Champ motor is not the 280 ROS motor , they don't sell that as a complete motor at this time. If you have any questions about build or buying a stock class boat at this time please call me. With $100,000.00 you can race 2 seasons in stock class........


  3. #3
    Racer Racer Wahoo ATV's Avatar
    My Boats:
    38 Fountain Canopy, V24 Bat Boat
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    2,573 is a good source for 280 parts. I've alot of stuff their. For a $100,000 you can buy my 30 AMT race ready and race it as long as you want.
    2006 OPA Class 2 World Champion 214

  4. #4
    Registered copiercat's Avatar
    My Boats:
    22 Talon 300 XS,97 Ocean Express 33 Super Sport/ 04 STV Euro / 30 ft Pro Line sport fishermen-21 Shadow 300 XS-24 ft Party Barge
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    nokomis florida
    ocean outboards has a few in the boxes left i heard
    around $18 k a piece

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    N Palm Beach Fl
    Hey Ryan, I think he said $100.00 not $100,000.00 . Mike

  6. #6
    My Boats:
    1997 Buick
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Yes.........unfortunately..........I'm at $100.00 right now.......but I'm a determined mf'r.........

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