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Old 11-30-2007, 07:33 AM
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They are pricey when factoring in the turn key warranty, as in you turn the key the warranty is over and the high octane fuel requirement.

Best Idea- Buy 1075's then change the stickers in on top of the motor. 99.9% of onlookers won't catch it!

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Old 11-30-2007, 09:32 AM
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I can build them better,cheaper, and they run on pump gas! .....And don't fail.
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Old 11-30-2007, 09:36 AM
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Well 112 octane wouldn't hold me back if I was paying upwards of 1 mil for a boat. to each his own i guess
Affording it is not the problem I doubt. Finding it readily would be a major issue.
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Old 11-30-2007, 10:24 AM
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Affording it is not the problem I doubt. Finding it readily would be a major issue.
Look no further than Super Cat Cove at LOTO!! "Lord, I apologize..."
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GATORONE and mrhorsepower1 hit the nail on the head !! When I turn up the boost in my engines and NEED to run 110 octane, I need to bring it from home, cause there's no place on the water on lake Michigan that'll sell it. (that I know of at least) Horny Toad in the Ozarks has it year round, and maybe a couple places in Fla too, but for the most part, it's a PAIN in the azz. Smells good tho.

Like Dean says, most "reputable" engine builders can make that kind of HP on pump gas................and LIVE.
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Look no further than Super Cat Cove at LOTO!! "Lord, I apologize..."


LMAO, right next to the marina, condo's, and new sales center of the greatest line of boats.
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Love the smell of VP blue, I think its like 120 or so. We had to run it in our open boats 13:1 comp.

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Why don't I see any in the new 2008 model boats coming out?
PRICE......NO WARRANTY......$$$ REBUILDS $$$......INSURANCE......OTHER ENGINE MFG (TEAGUE-EIKERT-PHAFF...etc) for less money
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