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Old 11-13-2006, 12:45 PM
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I ran 800hp through 4's and did ok. Broke tranies.
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Old 11-13-2006, 05:25 PM
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thanks guys. if u got a good deal on #4s would u buy them and install them on a v bottom boat. ex-race boat longshot.
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Old 11-13-2006, 05:29 PM
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I have seen a lot of #5's for not too much more than #4's and I think they still make the 5's...How much power will you be putting through them. I put close to 800 through my #4's and they are fine, I think they are rated for much more than 600HP.
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Old 11-13-2006, 05:48 PM
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The 5's lasted a couple of races max with 775 hp and 125-130 mph.... There was tremendous heat build up in the uppers and the lowers got used up quickly as well.

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If you want long term high stress use...go for the 6's.

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right now i have 700s but next year i am going to supercharge them to about 900-950hp.
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right now i have 700s but next year i am going to supercharge them to about 900-950hp.
I would just get the SSM 6's and be done with it.
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I would go Konrad.
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