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Old 01-20-2020, 07:23 PM
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reliability is my first priority too. i'm sure another 75 hp a side would get me about to 100, but i need to make these things last for along time and not break. other than the bad fuel economy they idle like stock, are not too loud, and never have been hard to start.'im hoping to get 500 plus hours before a refresh.

what i'm really curious about is mph gains through prop selection, drive height, and bottom work. it would great to pick up a few mph without hp cost.
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Old 01-20-2020, 11:23 PM
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I agree especially about drive height. Mine are way too deep. I would love to do -2 but don't think that is in the budget with this project. I was told I could pick up 3 to 5 just in drive height.
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Old 01-21-2020, 12:30 PM
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So just got off the phone with my builder and estimates are about 700 - 750 HP we will find out upon dyno results. We do think we ill use a Drive Guardian for extra security. Anyone using one I have heard great things of them!.
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ICDEDPPL has them on his Flatdeck. Johnny and Jason (TeamSaris) use them on their race boat.

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Old 01-21-2020, 07:31 PM
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ICDEDPPL has them on his Flatdeck. Johnny and Jason (TeamSaris) use them on their race boat.
How much does a Drive Guardian cost?
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Old 01-21-2020, 08:53 PM
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MSRP for a Bravo Style is $2495
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Old 01-23-2020, 08:49 PM
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ever think of running shorty drive lowers?
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Old 01-24-2020, 09:24 AM
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Absolutely, the motors needed some attention this year and as long as we pulled them there was not much point of not completely going through them. As a result not sure how much money is left to do that. Quotes last year were around $8000 for shorty's.
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Old 01-24-2020, 04:06 PM
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i need to ask Doug what my drive height is. i think mine might be higher because my hatch is raised from everyone elses i have seen. my padding is the same height as the grab handles. is your hatch raised?
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Old 01-25-2020, 12:54 AM
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Originally Posted by SABER28 View Post
i need to ask Doug what my drive height is. i think mine might be higher because my hatch is raised from everyone elses i have seen. my padding is the same height as the grab handles. is your hatch raised?
Mine is flush with the sides although I do have scoops for blower clearance.
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