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Old 01-14-2009, 10:33 PM
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Anyone who can give me some of their thoughts regarding this Sonic 45SS w/ triple EFI's.

Tell me what the good and bad points are. My biggest problem with this boat are the Triples! I see $$$$ going out the window, very quickly... What do all of you think.
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It will only burn about 130 gallons per hour at WOT
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Anyone who can give me some of their thoughts regarding this Sonic 45SS w/ triple EFI's.

Tell me what the good and bad points are. My biggest problem with this boat are the Triples! I see $$$$ going out the window, very quickly... What do all of you think.

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In 2000 I had a 42 SS with twin 500 efi's. Overall it was a great boat. I also had a buddy with trip 825 KE in a 45. If you like the styling, Cool. They ride ok cause of the bottom design, no steps and a 25 degree deadrise, but will porpoise just slightly at around 60mph..easily fixed, go slightly faster or slower. Has awesome cabin height and amenities. If you are looking for a large boat, with over night excursions this boat will work. The 500 efi's are extremely dependable and I've know of people with over 400 hours on them with out a rebuild. Good Luck. Jeff
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Isn't there already a thread on this?????
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Triple 500EFIs are not as bad as you would think. Call Bill at 301-674-2773. We have a 45 now have have owned several 42s. Great boat .... we can answer any questions you have.
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45Sonic..I love your paint. NICE. What's the top end on yours, and how's the gas consumption?? Is it "bad" or "REALLY BAD!! ".. lol

To bad you won't take a trade, I'd buy yours!
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Thanks, I can talk to you about our Sonic or any Sonic all day long. Give me a call so we can talk and I can answer any questions you may have. Plus I have some possible leads for you
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If anyone knows a Sonic it would be Bill, he has had more boats than anyone I know. He will give you good advice and tell you like it is, no sugar coating..
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That's the best advice.... to bad you guys aren't closer to CT.... be fun to run w/ ya
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And Excursion...you are a very, lucky man...I'm jealous!
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