View Poll Results: What size fuel tank to size boat?
25-30' - 50-75 gal
22
10.38%
25-30' - 76-100 gal
36
16.98%
25-30' - 100-125 gal
30
14.15%
25-30' - 151 plus gal
14
6.60%
31-35' - 100-125 gal
4
1.89%
31-35' - 126-150 gal
5
2.36%
31-35' - 151-175 gal
19
8.96%
31-35' - 175 plus gal
22
10.38%
36-40' - <200 gal
10
4.72%
36-40' - 200-250 gal
27
12.74%
36-40' - >250 gal
23
10.85%
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Old 10-09-2006, 07:38 PM
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just replaced mine 83 gal in the little bird
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Old 10-10-2006, 12:26 AM
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135 in a 312 Formula

200 in a 382 Formula

390 in 48 Sunseeker
Omit the 312 now.......some on else's problem now!!!!
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3 280 gallon tanks 42 Harley


full tanks slow it down a bit

Diesel or Gas????

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gas of course

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What is the range and what engines?
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Old 10-10-2006, 06:31 PM
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I can get about 700 stat miles if I watch the floscans like a hawk. Motors: nothing special, 415 hp carbed 502's with some old Arnesons.

Very old school=Very dependable

I assume dual engines.....and not triple?
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330 gal in my 42 OL
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Your assumption is correct!!

The boat was rigged new with trip Merlin diesels. It was a utility boat. The orig owner wanted a 15,000lb payload and a 900 mile range. the builder bought it back at a Marshalls auction a few years later (imagine that) then he converted it to pleasure and twin gas, but left the big tanks in it. I have been fixen her up as I have time for the last several years. Use it for fishin crabin and cruisin.

Why would they take the efficent diesels out and put in gas? That seems crazy! I bet with the diesels, you would get more than a mile per gallon?
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1,000 Gallons-Midnight Express
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100 gal 24 ol
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