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Old 07-11-2006, 09:10 PM
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Default Re: 225 Optimax Modifications???

I'll give G-Force a call tommorow. I'll let you know what he says. Thanks again. Just looking formore speed. Going to try one more set of props an see what that will do.
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Lots of places to look for speed.. Setup is key , props, lose some weight somewhere, jack plates etc etc...pair of 300's Optis are meant to be clean and quiet
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Ok first, G-Force is NLA, Gene is a merc racing guy....... not an Opti guy.
You cannot modify an opti...... that is it. Nobody has bothered to try.
Buy bigger motors if you are looking for a power increase.
If you have a normal 2 stroke and want more power, look to Diamond Marine, Power Performance Engineering. The rest don't add up.

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Old 07-12-2006, 01:05 PM
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Thanks guys, I got it. No mods to optimaxes. Would like to buy new power however I need three. Wait to hit lotto.

I have already rigged the boat to it's max. Big boat needs power.

It will be cheaper to put on one more 225 than to buy the new 300 optis . Quad set up was original, last owner changed it to trips.

Thanks for the advice

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rbt nla?????????
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Old 07-18-2006, 01:18 PM
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Talked to Diamond Marine today, regs changed in 2005 and dealers are subjected to big $$$$$$$fines for EPA regs.
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Gene works for a marina now.
At that, Gene subed out his machine work to Jim Ruck.
If you want HP from a 2 stroke, Call Diamond or Power Performance, this is like Eickert and Sterling for 2 strokes.

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