Like Tree33Likes

cigarette top gun 38 virgin questions

Reply
Old 12-31-2017, 10:51 AM
  #31
Registered
 
thisistank's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Channel Islands, So. Cal.
My Boats: Making the best in the industry BETTER for over 25 years...... Lip-Ship Performance 305-933-9988
Posts: 10,737
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by rak rua View Post
Crowfoot, your boss is an interesting guy!
Don't derail the topic, click below and keep it off this thread.
Candy Shop Mansion

RR
LMFAO....Holy crap....Ummmmm, ok then.
rak rua likes this.
thisistank is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-07-2018, 03:22 AM
  #32
Registered
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2017
Posts: 18
Default

Got used to bumping the throttles to get it into gear at drives fully in. She topped out at 85.2mph at 5200 with the 31pitch 16s on an offshore rum today. wow very impressed on the handling of this hull. Will put the 33 four bladers back on and give it go.

Hey Bigfarmer. noticing we losing some steering fluid. Cant see any high pressure leaks anywhere, little bit of fluid in the bilge. Any ideas?
crowfoot is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2018, 08:49 AM
  #33
Platinum Member
Platinum Member
 
frickstyle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
My Boats: 1990 Top Gun, Pursuit 3370
Posts: 2,924
Default

Speed and RPM sounds about right, slip higher than mine, Farmer - could this pull to 5600 - 5800 RPMs ever? Asking for my own benefit.

For example, I can get about 90mph @ 5200 RPM, BUT, I'm also running 18" dia prop where you are running 16". I would think you could get those RPMs touching the limiters with that smaller diameter prop?....
frickstyle is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2018, 09:04 AM
  #34
Platinum Member
Platinum Member
Trade Score: (5)
 
F-2 Speedy's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Midwest & T-Rock
My Boats: F-2 Speed Racer
Posts: 4,670
Default

If trimmed properly ? and you cant pull the 31's past 5200, I think you'd loose rpm's putting the 33's on..........maybe a labbed 30 could get you to 5400. IDK, BF should know for sure.
F-2 Speedy is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2018, 05:15 PM
  #35
Registered
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2017
Posts: 18
Default

We also had 8 people in the boat ( Mostly small girls ) with about half a tank of gas. 100gallons ish.
crowfoot is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2018, 06:27 PM
  #36
Platinum Member
Platinum Member
Trade Score: (5)
 
F-2 Speedy's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Midwest & T-Rock
My Boats: F-2 Speed Racer
Posts: 4,670
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by crowfoot View Post
We also had 8 people in the boat ( Mostly small girls ) with about half a tank of gas. 100gallons ish.
Pictures required if your gonna brag about it......
F-2 Speedy is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2018, 06:52 PM
  #37
Registered
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2017
Posts: 18
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by F-2 Speedy View Post
Pictures required if your gonna brag about it......
pics and video coming
rak rua likes this.
crowfoot is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2018, 07:11 PM
  #38
Registered
Trade Score: (1)
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Chicago
My Boats: 38 Flatdeck
Posts: 5,814
Default

33`s will lose a bunch of RPM and load the motors , it will become a turd sandwich. 29`s is what you need .
ICDEDPPL is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2018, 07:35 PM
  #39
Registered
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2017
Posts: 18
Default

Anyone know the maximum people allowed on board a TG 38? Or where I would find this info?

Thanks all
crowfoot is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2018, 07:41 PM
  #40
Platinum Member
Platinum Member
Trade Score: (1)
 
AllDodge's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: KY
My Boats: 94 Formula 27PC, 95 232 Rinker 454
Posts: 1,323
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by crowfoot View Post
Anyone know the maximum people allowed on board a TG 38? Or where I would find this info?

Thanks all
My understanding is this only applies to boats with OB. Inboards and I/O's can stack like cord wood (must be facing it picturesque direction )
AllDodge is online now  
Reply With Quote
Reply



Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:47 PM.


Copyright 2011 OffShoreOnly. All rights reserved.