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Old 10-11-2005, 04:17 PM
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I have a 525 efi with about 35 hours. Since I can't get a whipple for it, I'm thinking about getting a 500efi with a supercharger. I will keep the boat for probably one more year. would you switch out the motors and go with 500 supercharged or stay with the stock 525 efi? If I switch, should I keep the 525 to sell with the boat at later time?
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why can't you get a whipple? The web page says they make them. Is that wrong and they don't make them?
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Teague claims to have the old style in stock.

I would think Whipple will have his ready real soon.I would think you could have some before the start of next season.
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teague does not have a whipple in stock and dustin says that whipple should have some mid november. I worry about jumping on whipple after a new manufactor and for about the same price as the whipple kit , I can buy a used 500 efi. The boat would be easy to sell with 525 efi and a whipple but for the same money I can have 2 engines.
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I dont personally know anyone with a 525 and the Whipple, but I dont think Dustin has been able to reprogram the 525 ECU. Thats a big problem. I Had twin 500 EFI's with the Whipple system on them and they were trouble free and did everything that was promised. He has the 500 HP ECU's down perfect.
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i think the 525 comes with a complete new ECU in the kit where as the 500 kit was just a reprogrammed version....
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i think the 525 comes with a complete new ECU in the kit where as the 500 kit was just a reprogrammed version....
that is correct. Dustin cannot get any more whipples from lysholm so he is working with another company to make his whipples. The 525 comes with a new harness and ecu.
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I dont personally know anyone with a 525 and the Whipple, but I dont think Dustin has been able to reprogram the 525 ECU. Thats a big problem. I Had twin 500 EFI's with the Whipple system on them and they were trouble free and did everything that was promised. He has the 500 HP ECU's down perfect.
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if I sell the 525 efi. What is it worth? It is stock with around 35 hours? It is under warranty till 5-06
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I need some feed back.
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