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goebel1 11-26-2010 11:57 AM

Will a 96 Fountian 29 ft Fever w/Twin 502 MPI run 85MPH
 
Will a 96 Fountian 29' Fever w/Twin 502 MPI run 85MPH?

39 Unlimited 11-26-2010 01:13 PM

I would say yes. Buddy of mine had one, very scary boat. Soon after 96 I believed they stop offering twins in the 29. Boat was poorly balanced and dangerous

A.O. Razor 11-26-2010 01:41 PM

Did'nt they offer the 29 with 350's and 377's untill they stopped making them?

Anyway. I remember a ride in a 98' or 99' 32 Fever a few years back with 415 hp 502mag's. It ran 74 or so. I could not imagine a 29 run 11 mph faster with the same power. I am by no means a 29 expert, but it just seems like a big difference to me.

JohnnyZ 11-26-2010 01:44 PM

Probably close. My cousin's '00 29' runs low 70's (72-73) with a single 500.

Wildman_grafix 11-26-2010 01:48 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by A.O. Razor (Post 3261465)
Did'nt they offer the 29 with 350's and 377's untill they stopped making them?

Yes

SVL-WARLOCK 11-26-2010 03:58 PM

I would say no. I have a 04 29 with twin 377 scorpions. it runs 84 with 32 bravos.

Smarty 11-26-2010 09:08 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by goebel1 (Post 3261428)
Will a 96 Fountian 29' Fever w/Twin 502 MPI run 85MPH?

What size are the props, and how many rpms at WOT? I do not think it will run 85 mph, maybe 80 mph. But if you get the answer to the size props and rpms at WOT, then my guess, and anyone else's will be much more accurate.

Ran-Dom 32 11-26-2010 11:17 PM

It won't run 85, but it will kick a 26' scarab into the weeds! if that's your concern

goebel1 11-26-2010 11:32 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Ran-Dom 32 (Post 3261709)
It won't run 85, but it will kick a 26' scarab into the weeds! if that's your concern

Now thatís funny since I donít have a 502... Iím running a 540with 1000HP :lolhit:

I was looking at a 96 Fountian 29' Fever w/Twin 502 MPI that was for sale and just wanted some information


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