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Old 10-25-2007, 08:57 PM
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Very cool. What is the hp ratings of the two engines? OR at least what would they be compared to in the outboard world.
The 2.3L has the same performance as a 225Hp 4 stroke
The 3.0L should have the same performace as a 300Hp 4 Stroke.

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Congratulations Don and I hope it is a huge success for you guys. Anxious to see it in real life soon.
See you at a FMO fun run soon I hope.
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More important what are the torque numbers @ what rpm. What about the gearing and and shafts in the drive train. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks.

Sorry can't tell you this info at this time. All I can tell you is that the 2.3L has the same performance as a 225Hp 4 stroke and the 3.0L should have the same performace as a 300Hp 4 Stroke.

Gear ratio is 1.75. And the RPM is 3750 at rated power.

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how is the exhaust emition compared to the 2 strokes? Is there a chance the enviromentalists will be after you?
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October 25, 2007

Maritime Engineering Group, Inc of Ft Myers Beach, FL is proud to introduce the world’s first Turbo Charge Innercooled Diesel Outboard Engine. The new M.E.G. Vision Turbo Diesel will be available in 2.3L and 3.0L versions. Both outboard engines are common rail, electronic fuel injected, Tier 2 compliant and run on pump diesel fuel. The fuel rating on the 2.3L is 6 gallons per hour at wide open throttle. The engines are inline 4 cylinder with 16 valve direct acting double overhead cam. (DOHC). The outboards are electric, turn key start, with electronic throttle and shift. The shaft lengths are 20, 25, or 30 inches, and a counter rotating version will also be available. The charging system is fully regulated belt driven 50 amp. Exhaust is routed through the propeller and the cooling is by water with thermostat and pressure control. The lubrication is integrated dry sump and the oil capacity is 8 quarts. The weight of the outboards is 723 lbs.

Maritime Engineering Group, Inc is comprised of highly driven individuals with experience in the marine industry and a vision of making major improvements in the marine industry for the consumer as well as the dealer and boat manufacturer. For more information on the new M.E.G. Vision Diesel Outboard visit our website at www.megoutboard.com
Please please please protect yourself from the hacks.... I saw "Patent Pending" on the website.. Great idea BTW, I love it!!!!

Do you guys plan to build the company or sell the technology to one of the big boys???
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Any test rides available?
Sure, come on down to Fort Myers. Just give me a call in few days in advance.

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Congratulations Don and I hope it is a huge success for you guys. Anxious to see it in real life soon.
See you at a FMO fun run soon I hope.
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Thanks Bob!

This is the reason I missed all the fun runs last year. This year we will make them! Anytime you want to make the drive up to fort myers let me know we will go for a ride.

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how is the exhaust emition compared to the 2 strokes? Is there a chance the enviromentalists will be after you?
Much cleaner that any 2 or 4 stroke on the market today.
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Do you guys plan to build the company or sell the technology to one of the big boys???

Either one will work for me! LOL! Seriously we are moving forward with the project and if some one buys us out then I will retire.
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Don, we should add: "Official Diesel Outboard of Ft Myers Offshore"
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