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Old 12-29-2008, 10:19 PM
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Bill, saw it at the boat show at LOTO , when Randy got done with a wot demo run, showed 167mph on gps, maybe they had those funky 1320 hp merc's in it.
If they said they were 1200s then thats just what they had to be
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Going to try for 150mph with 1200 in the 46 Skater this weekend!! Its big and heavy but its a Skater. Ill let you know how it turns out!!!
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Old 12-29-2008, 10:58 PM
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Jimmy, talked to Johnny today, with the new wheels and the 1.29's I think you'll attain that easily , I think you can add 5more, good luck and be careful, Our old Skaters can still run with those new MTI's.
That's right, Old Skaters can still provide some good numbers. It should work. Thanks!!!
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Im sorry but that is not Lake Tahoe in the pics, Im two hours from Tahoe and that is not Tahoe. I believe it says it was done in Parker AZ.
Your probably right. All it says is it was "set up" to run at lake tahoe....thus the gearing and prop choice.
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Old 12-30-2008, 09:20 AM
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My old dog, [email protected] with 900 per side,with the right wheels maybe 145? Aint no nortech seeing those speeds.
Not with 900's anyway.
Really?

I have a Nor-Tech at the shop with some 900's.
Why don't you come take a ride and see for yourself?
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Going to try for 150mph with 1200 in the 46 Skater this weekend!! Its big and heavy but its a Skater. Ill let you know how it turns out!!!
Go get 'em Jimmy!!!!!!
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That's right, Old Skaters can still provide some good numbers. It should work. Thanks!!!
Go feed another couple of your monsters and be careful out there!
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Really?

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Why don't you come take a ride and see for yourself?
Ouupppps! Terry heard the dinner bell!
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hope the insurance companies dont read these threads...lol
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Jimmy, talked to Johnny today, with the new wheels and the 1.29's I think you'll attain that easily , I think you can add 5more, good luck and be careful, Our old Skaters can still run with those new MTI's.
CRC ran 164mph on 750's .......haven't seen that one passed.
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