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Old 06-20-2011, 07:47 PM
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Default 500efi gallons per hour ?

4700 lb 27 ft Kryptonite w a 500efi, bravo 1.50, spinning just under 5000 rpms...how many gallons per hour would you GUESSTIMATE she burns...also how accurate are flo-scans ?
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GPH depends on your rpm.
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Figure 50 GPH at WFOT
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Our floscans are very accurate.
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rule of thumb is 50 for 500hp....60 for 600 and so on. Not 100% accurate but somewhere in there
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48 right from Merc
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in races we averaged 1.25-1.5 miles per gallon if that helps
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For EFI engines, divide the engine HP by 11.5.
Carbed engines, divide the engine HP by 10.5.

Those should be very close for WOT fuel consumption.
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For EFI engines, divide the engine HP by 11.5.
Carbed engines, divide the engine HP by 10.5.

Those should be very close for WOT fuel consumption.
I agree we used to see 38 GPH.
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For EFI engines, divide the engine HP by 11.5.
Carbed engines, divide the engine HP by 10.5.

Those should be very close for WOT fuel consumption.
What about for turbines?
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