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Old 09-11-2015, 01:16 PM
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Nice boats and seen them both in Miami 2014. The couple that had the Chief (owners) built were very nice and took a lot time to talk about whatever you wanted to.

Just asking how many hours are on the new Chief boat currently as I would think the engines are still being broken in so true top speed is still unknown ?

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2.0 MPG I am sure that they Arneson's also have a lot to do with that number.

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There have been a bunch of double posts since yesterday. Its an OSO issue.
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Just asking how many hours are on the new Chief boat currently as I would think the engines are still being broken in so true top speed is still unknown ?
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Warpath has more hours on it than the pleasure boat. It's raced overseas, Key West, etc. The pleasure boat had a linkage issue keeping it from full throttle that is now fixed. It's time to test some props when it warms up.

The V10's drop down to 5 cylinders at idle, no super chargers, run on pump gas and make 725hp.
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2 MPG?!?!?! UGH. my hustler gets like feet to the gallon
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Warpath has more hours on it than the pleasure boat. It's raced overseas, Key West, etc. The pleasure boat had a linkage issue keeping it from full throttle that is now fixed. It's time to test some props when it warms up.

The V10's drop down to 5 cylinders at idle, no super chargers, run on pump gas and make 725hp.
Which boat handles better?
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Which boat handles better?
Warpath is a crash box surface drive boat. They are two different animals. Both handled LOTO slop very good. If I was going to pleasure boat 90%+ of the time I'd go with the Ilmor drive boat. Docking Warpath can be challenging if used only for a pleasure boat. Both boats have the same hull design.
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Warpath is a crash box surface drive boat. They are two different animals. Both handled LOTO slop very good. If I was going to pleasure boat 90%+ of the time I'd go with the Ilmor drive boat. Docking Warpath can be challenging if used only for a pleasure boat. Both boats have the same hull design.
So it's the crash box difference? Wonder how it would be if both had a velvet drive?
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