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Old 10-12-2013, 05:25 PM
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has any one cracked 100mph with a side by side 42 fountain? what was your power? stepped or non stepped? and what drives and props were you running?

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FWIW 90 MPH , '98 side by side big step 557 N/A 700 HP bravo's std length 1:50 32p 4 blade labbed 5500rpm
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FWIW 90 MPH , '98 side by side big step 557 N/A 700 HP bravo's std length 1:50 32p 4 blade labbed 5500rpm

Nice number, who did the lab work on your props?
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Old 10-13-2013, 11:36 AM
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I believe they are mercury lab finished, I bought them 2nd hand
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I have a 98 side by side, had 850s, bmax 1.30drives, 28p props ran 105mph, 5500 I could had turned them to 6000 and went faster but never tried, this was a triple at one time so the knotch transom is lower in the middle for the third drive.. still got it now less blowers, and stock drives.
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Old 10-14-2013, 06:51 PM
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johnny how deep are your drives on that boat
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hell I don't know it was a triple we converted to twin,
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Originally Posted by johnnyboatman View Post
I have a 98 side by side, had 850s, bmax 1.30drives, 28p props ran 105mph, 5500 I could had turned them to 6000 and went faster but never tried, this was a triple at one time so the knotch transom is lower in the middle for the third drive.. still got it now less blowers, and stock drives.
I just picked up Mark's boat (Back4more) I believed he had pretty much the same set up as your, except he was running the 24p 4 blades . Maybe I can get a set of 28s as well huh

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that's a nice boat, 24p? seems off to me.
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Originally Posted by johnnyboatman View Post
that's a nice boat, 24p? seems off to me.
What would you recommend?
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