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Old 07-20-2008, 09:47 PM
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I just read an add in an old mag(2006) I have about imco's extreme advantage 1000 rated for 1000hp. What's that all about?

Jeff how deep is the drive on that Activator w/ 800?
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Old 07-21-2008, 12:31 AM
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I just read an add in an old mag(2006) I have about imco's extreme advantage 1000 rated for 1000hp. What's that all about?
That drive is NOT rated for 1000 hp. I spoke with IMCO about that and they said that was a huge mistake naming the drive that. It was just a name and never intended to hold 1000 hp. That is why they renamed it. It is comparable to the old sc.
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Old 07-21-2008, 12:41 AM
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The twin engine V that Thunderusone is talking about actually lost 15 mph. They lowered the drive 1" and played with props and got back 10 mph. They figured they could get the other 5 back by playing with more props. What would the boat have run if they would have done all of this prior to changing the drive?
According to IMCO, the only problem they have had is shifting. Some of the drives have been hanging up in gear. It has only happened on a few of them and they have no idea what is causing it. It has nothing to do with gear ratio or prop size.
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Old 07-21-2008, 07:19 AM
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It seems the SCX is still in question, how does the SC compare to the Max Work ???
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Sonny here in NC has a pair on his 36' Spectre and he likes them. He said he had one that was a little hard to shift, but it has loosened up now with some hours on it. They look nice. Maybe if you are ordering a boat today, you would opt for the merc 525 with the NXT drive. It is available on the 09 price sheet.
If I was building a boat this winter/early spring, I would hold out for the new Ilmor engine and drive
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