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Old 10-23-2017, 08:52 PM
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Originally Posted by t500hps View Post
Do you know what "Whatever" ran when Stan owned it? Over 100 but I don't know by how much. I know John had to put the step back like it was originally to get it to run well with stock 500 back in it.
Stan had 800s in "Whatever" many years back. At the kind of speeds it was running, (95+), it was lifting the transom out of the water. As such, the step was beveled off to allow the transom to stay planted. Pat and Stan were doing the beveling with a belt sander and testing it in the intercoastal in the pouring rain in the vicinity of the 14th Street Ramp.

John squared the step back off to it's original configuration with the HP500 carbs back in the boat.
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Old 10-24-2017, 08:49 AM
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Originally Posted by 302Sport View Post
Rookie and boatfreak seem to have some insider info!! What do you guys know that we don't??
No inside info here. I think I have the last 37 straight bottom boat. So 8-71's are a less expensive option for more speed than putting a step in my boat.
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Originally Posted by 302Sport View Post
LOL I know about the 112 claim but didn't really take it seriously. I heard the whippled 525 boats ran around 105-106mph, I thought I read awhile back that Laszlo was in that range or higher.

What were the best props on the higher HP boats??
correct... the first owner claimed 112 i never seen that.
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