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09-18-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,775
Posted By Phazar454Mag

More information:...

More information: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-49738385
03-13-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By Phazar454Mag

I have been told that I should expect that the...

I have been told that I should expect that the engines can do at least 750 hours before having to perform any "major" maintenance, but not sure if it is true.
03-13-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By Phazar454Mag

It says 92 octane on top of the engines. Together...

It says 92 octane on top of the engines. Together with my engines came some stickers that says minimum 91 octane, but not sure if it applies to earlier models.
Forum: Formula
01-28-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,636
Posted By Phazar454Mag

No, not that I am aware of.

No, not that I am aware of.
Forum: Formula
11-21-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 649
Posted By Phazar454Mag

A guy that I know used to have a Formula 292...

A guy that I know used to have a Formula 292 Fastech.
He tried a pair of 28" Hydromotive Quad 4 props instead of 28" Bravo One props at some point. But the Hydromotives didn't work as well as the...
Forum: Formula
11-21-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,669
Posted By Phazar454Mag

Mercury Racing stopped production in 2004 of the...

Mercury Racing stopped production in 2004 of the 377 Scorpion engines as far as I know. Not sure what year Formula stopped offering the Scorpion engine package, but I thought it was at the same time...
01-27-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,739
Posted By Phazar454Mag

Close to what ?

Close to what ?
09-12-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 27,858
Posted By Phazar454Mag

If text below is accurate, I don't believe he...

If text below is accurate, I don't believe he jumped. If you are hitting tall waves, going 40 MPH in a small boat, sitting down being handcuffed behind your back, I for sure would not be comfortable....
Forum: Formula
08-16-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,971
Posted By Phazar454Mag

Suggest you check the position of your trim-in...

Suggest you check the position of your trim-in limit spacers in the outdrives. See what 4mulafastech wrote here: ...
Forum: General Q & A
11-14-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 33,345
Posted By Phazar454Mag

Are there still problems with pistons on 6.2...

Are there still problems with pistons on 6.2 MPI's or did Mercury Mercruiser introduce an improved piston design at some point to fix the issue ?
Forum: General Q & A
11-11-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 33,345
Posted By Phazar454Mag

Looking here:...

Looking here: http://www.mercruiserparts.com/selectDocs.asp?doc_nbr=878366 most of the parts are still available. Most are expensive though, especially the crankshaft.

Examples:

938-8412812 ...
12-24-2012, 04:22 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 140,975
Posted By Phazar454Mag

I don't understand why the moderators of OSO have...

I don't understand why the moderators of OSO have not stepped in with a warning against all the posts that are irrelevant to this thread, or simply started deleting them?

But maybe it is OK to...
Forum: General Q & A
10-21-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,592
Posted By Phazar454Mag

What type of fogging oil do you use when mixing...

What type of fogging oil do you use when mixing with gas ?
01-03-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By Phazar454Mag

I have been using SuperFlush since 2006, and I am...

I have been using SuperFlush since 2006, and I am very happy with it.
However I am boating in brackish water so the salt concentration is fairly low, so it is more difficult to determine the...
Forum: Formula
10-21-2011, 03:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,750
Posted By Phazar454Mag

What does the Smartcraft show from a fuel economy...

What does the Smartcraft show from a fuel economy perspective under normal conditions (not so windy/ no current) when crusing at speeds 45-50 MPH ?
Forum: Prop Talk
10-16-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,558
Posted By Phazar454Mag

See here: ...

See here:
http://www.offshoreonly.com/forums/1990314-post82.html

and the link to the entire thread: http://www.offshoreonly.com/forums/general-q/147407-hp-losses-bravo-1x-drive.html
08-17-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,936
Posted By Phazar454Mag

It was in England.

It was in England.
08-17-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,936
Posted By Phazar454Mag

Some more information here:...

Some more information here: http://yachtpals.com/yacht-crash-9423

There seem to be no question who is at fault.
It seemed to happen in a special zone where other boats should stay clear. The...
07-17-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By Phazar454Mag

Coould be this:...

Coould be this: http://actionboat.com/index.php?page=92
03-22-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,285
Posted By Phazar454Mag

With the 200HP Merc I saw 68 MPH on the speedo...

With the 200HP Merc I saw 68 MPH on the speedo running a 24" Chopper prop. (Friends speedo showed 70-72 MPH at the same speed so who knows what the actual speed was).

With the Yamaha 200 Pro-V I...
03-22-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,285
Posted By Phazar454Mag

Yes :) Go for a 200 HP 2 stroke. It will be good...

Yes :) Go for a 200 HP 2 stroke. It will be good fun.

Brings back good memories.

I used to have a Bornett 17, which is a Danish boat that is nearly identical to a Fletcher 170. I got that boat...
03-16-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,288
Posted By Phazar454Mag

There is one for sale here...

There is one for sale here http://hamble.boatshed.com/hustler_26_sport-boat-35117.html

The add claims 48 knots as top speed, which is 55 MPH.
03-12-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,245
Posted By Phazar454Mag

So what prop will you advice for a Scarab 29...

So what prop will you advice for a Scarab 29 where the "torque" from a single propeller is elliminated ?
03-12-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,245
Posted By Phazar454Mag

I understand what you are saying, however the...

I understand what you are saying, however the original question was:

what would be a better package in a late model 29 scarab ?
small blocks = 350 mpi's = 300 hp x 2
big block = 540 ci. 575 hp...
03-12-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,245
Posted By Phazar454Mag

Do you think 2 BB's will fit in the engine room...

Do you think 2 BB's will fit in the engine room of a Scarab 29 ?

Hydraulic steering does nothing to counteract the torque from a single propeller.

If we consider stock power you could compare...
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