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Old 05-10-2006, 05:51 PM
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What would happen if you blew a motor or drive On a twin engine boat Cat or V hull ??? For instance if the motor or drive blew and locked up the drive say above 100MPH.


Would it hook ? Turn hard ? What does it do ?

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Old 05-10-2006, 06:52 PM
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Rumor has it,running around 150 or so and you jammed your drive with shrapnel,it wouldnt be pretty.When they rig something that goes that fast,skater,mti,nortech ect a number 6 is worth its weight in gold.I havent heard of one blowing up have you?Im by no means an expert any opinions?
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were you out playing in the lake today
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Never over 100 but:

I had an engine on the cat shut down at 80+. The boat just gradually slowed down.

The other day one engine was acting up so I used both to get it up on plane and shut one off on the way to the ramp. After about 4-5 miles it sat back down in the water. So I ran one at 3300 and the other at 2000(as much as it would go) and the boat handled in a normal operating fashion at 40 mph (just very slow).
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I Was Running In A 36 Nortech At Around 115 And Accidentally Pulled The Port Tether Boat Did Nothing Funny Just Crused Down And Refired The Motor
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Originally Posted by JIMKID Motorsports
I Was Running In A 36 Nortech At Around 115 And Accidentally Pulled The Port Tether Boat Did Nothing Funny Just Crused Down And Refired The Motor
thats what it did with me
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Rob,

Neverheard of anyone loosing control after a motor or drive gives at speeds around 100 - But in a boat on the water - Anything can happin!

Saw you on Saturday in Madisonville but we did not see you back at Charlies "Fun House" - Prop stop must have been kickin!
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I blew at 90MPH on Texoma alittle hook but not uncontrolable....


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I had a motor shut down at 92mph in my 40 cat the boat didnt hook it just slowed down.
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I had a 28' Daytona loose spark on one engine at 90. No hook, slowed down to about 45 and ran 5 miles to the marina on one engine.
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