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Old 08-01-2007, 11:32 AM
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Pull off the bad motor and move the good one to the center. Get TowBoat US unlimited coverage and run it like you stole it.
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Old 08-01-2007, 05:46 PM
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Pull off the bad motor and move the good one to the center. Get TowBoat US unlimited coverage and run it like you stole it.

thats kinda funny, but is how my Pantera ended up becoming a single.

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Yea except that hull weighs over 6600 lbs!
He'll drive it like a sailboat maybe...
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I'm quite sure it won't get on plane on only one motor. Your probably pretty close on the hll wt, as best estimate with the motors was about 8000# from the guy who towed it up from FL.

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Im pretty much convinced the right solution is a set of new motors, problem is how to get there.

I talked with the local Suzuki dealer, about 35k and didn't include removing the old motors (don't know what they wouldn't put that in their estimate).

I thought I'd found a potential solution with a good price on 250 XS Racing Sport Optimax motors, but it looks like they need 92 octane (not available at any of the fuel docks I use) and only comes with a 1.62 lower ratio which is probably too high.

I found a place who will setup a counter lower for the Yamaha for $1400. Have to check, but by the time it's installed I'd probably have as much in it as I could sell the motor for, which doesn't look attrative either.

So, still looking.

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