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Old 08-04-2005, 11:40 AM
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Good luck with these....I hope you deal a serious wakeup call to Merc. to lower their REDICULOUS PRICES
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Old 08-04-2005, 01:48 PM
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other than lasting longer, what preformance gains would you see over bravos, without boxes?
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Looks cool. Any plans for an extension box for the other drives? (ie. TRS)

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Yes, we already offer several other extension box systems with up to 14" of set back.
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I have XR's with boxes. Would I loose speed if I switched to Konrad's? I was told the transmissions would take from 5-7mph off the top speed.

The boat is a 386 Sonic, 650hp 575 SCi's
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Old 08-04-2005, 05:31 PM
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Biggus, Is there a shift able drive? no trans required to follow soon too
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I have XR's with boxes. Would I loose speed if I switched to Konrad's? I was told the transmissions would take from 5-7mph off the top speed.

The boat is a 386 Sonic, 650hp 575 SCi's
The transmissions are 1:1, the only loss from spinning the tranny would be from the viscous drag of the fluid and that's only a couple qts. No way could you lose 5-7 mph there.

I'm not sure about the speed issue. The 540 HP lower is extremely efficient hydrodynamically. The was much R&D put into the development of this lower.

You would be adding some weight over the existing Bravo package. A rough guess per side would be @ 130 lbs/side.
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Biggus, Is there a shift able drive? no trans required to follow soon too
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Yes, we have been working on a shiftable drive. At this time we have a working prototype and it's proved to be extremely durable but it's a long way from production.

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Yes, we have been working on a shiftable drive. At this time we have a working prototype and it's proved to be extremely durable but it's a long way from production.

Kurt
Do you need a local boat to do water testing I would volunteer to try a set The shiftable drive is going to be the ticket I'm interested
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