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Old 08-21-2005, 10:35 AM
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Filled the boat Today .... 113 gallons and exactlly 10 hours ....... 11.3 gal hour .... we went out 3 times ... once a 30 min run out to the river and 30 mins back ...once about 45 min run to eatery then a 1 hour run to the river landing ...we prob put 4-5 hours on the boat that nite ...and then last wed a 1 hour total run to eat ...I dont think there were any WOT's ...but do run 3500-4000 cruise ... around 50 mph ....there is some maybe 1/2 idle time ...anyway 11.3 GPH is great ....

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Lose that "Silent Slumber Box" and you'd probably see 8gph...
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Oh and the trip to the Landing was with 5 1/2 adults ....
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What kind of boat, engines, drives do you have?
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tkae off the 2 barrels and put on some real carbs=dominators
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I put 120 gallons of gas and 40 gallons of 110 octane in mine this week and it didn't quite fill it up. That was after 3 hours of running.

I'm figuring it's about 65-70 gal/hour for mine.

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I had a fuel flow meter in my last boat,with a 830 holley annular discharge w/80 primary jets/82 secondary jetsit cruised at 3500 at 14-16 gph at 40 mph on a 468cu inch motor just at edge of secondary tip in,at wot the meter pegged past 40 gph ,Smitty
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Twin 700 cfm's per mills here...
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I would be conservative saying 120 gallons per hours at wot...
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Twin 700 cfm's per mills here...
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I would be conservative saying 120 gallons per hours at wot...
yea ...but look where you'll be at the end of that Hour !!!
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