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Old 08-20-2004, 07:06 AM
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Default Bravos on a Cafe Racer?

I am considering a Cafe Racer that has Bravos on it, some people that I talk to seem to think that this is a bad setup for such a heavy boat.

Any insight on this?
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Old 08-20-2004, 07:12 AM
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You will be fine, just don't pull any holeshots and let off the sticks when you catch air. How much power is it running? There are many people on the board who are running Bravo's on Cafe Racers. They are great boats. Cignificant is running blown 502s (I think 650HP)without any problems. You might want to PM him, he is a cool dude and knows his stuff.
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Bravos are common on TG's. Mine has Bravos with 600's . Keep the HP below 525 and you will not turn your prop shaft splines into a fancy candy cane spiral design.
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Ditto on the above opinions.
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The way you drive and throttle boats you need #6's!!!!!!!
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Old 08-20-2004, 11:25 AM
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J Bonz I know.....I like to run hard in the rough


the boat has 500 horseys in front of the Bravos coming from a pair of built gen 5 454's

thanks for the opinions guys.

j bonz you goin to the Casino tonight?
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Headin to the Bay tommorow around noon. Might stop by on sunday
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I think I know the boat that you are talking about and the current owner has`nt had any problems that I know of. If you hav`nt seen this boat in person yet your in for a treat. If I were in the market for a Cafe, I`d buy it in a heartbeat.
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Hey Thrill show us some Pics or links
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Powell's boat?
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