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Old 02-03-2002, 12:02 AM
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I often like to cruise the web looking at boats. It's winter, so no cool boats coming into the harbor in Michigan. So, I surf the web

I typically look at Cigs, cause I love the cool paint jobs on them. So, I see all kinds of power in 38 Top Guns, which is the majority of Cigs I see.

My question is for anyone who may know how fast these Top Guns run with various power. I'd suspect any Top Gun from 1992 till 1999/2000 will run the same with same hp, and the TS will be faster. BUt, I dont' see many quotes on speed in the ads, maybe just not hitting the ads at the right time...

So, anyone know how fast a 38 Top gun is with:

twin 502's/bravos
twin 500 efi's bravos
twin 600 hawks
or any other power?

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Old 02-03-2002, 12:07 AM
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I know the topgun we raced last season had two 575sc and ran 80 or so claw water they are so much a rough water boat. Man i love them to the sweet rides. but as for other i would love to know also. like the 42 tiger with 900sc #6 drives what would it run any owners out there with info.
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Old 02-03-2002, 12:25 AM
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Speeds for a straight bottom full cabin Top Guns:

twin 502's/bravos 70-73mph
twin 500 efi's bravos 73-75mph
twin 600 hawks 78-82mph

A 42 Tiger straight bottom with Merc 900sc and #6 drives will run 94-98mph
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Our F-2 38' Cig runs low 90's with the 500 EFI's and XR drives. Keep in mind that this is a full race boat...no cabin..no back seat...no extras...twin step...extensive kevlar/carbon fiber. I agree that Cigarettes are rough water boats. It is their ride and handling that earned them the right to call themselves an "American Offshore Legend."
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A 38 Cigarette that were refitted with a conventional bottom with 3A SSM Speedmasters with 900 Hp ran 92 MPH.(Lethal Weapon)
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Call me I have exstensive info and test data on a lot of Cigarettes....

Conv Bottom---38 Top Gun
502 EFI.......65 approx
500 EFI.......70 approx
575 EFI/SC....78+ approx
600 SC........80 if you're lucky
possible but not probable

Conv Bottom---42 Tiger
500 EFI.......70 apprx has hit 73
575 EFI/SC....80 approx
don't ask it just did

Stepped add 8-15 mph with same power values..

The gentleman with the F2 Cig which one was it??????

I know what mine ran and it only got those numbers with illegal props during testing one day........
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