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by asonofsam
Tue Jan 01, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: The GAM
Topic: HI-LINER
Replies: 13
Views: 2261

Re: HI-LINER

Regarding that old Hi-liner thread in the old forum, I started that back in October of 2001. I was selling my Gypsy Hi-liner at the time. Those old Hi-liners are admirable boats. There is still one in use in Hyannis Harbor on Cape Cod. I watch for its return every year. The Hi-liner I had was powere...
by asonofsam
Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 15 DAUNTLESS Re-power
Replies: 11
Views: 3253

Re: 15 DAUNTLESS Re-power

I agree: the E-TEC has it all over the F70--except weight. I spoke to Nauset Marine on the Cape, a Boston Whaler dealer, as well as Yamaha, Mercury, an d Evinrude dealer. They advised the 320-lbs E-TEC was too big for [a 15 DAUNTLESS]. And I kinda proved it myself by placing a couple 5-gallon bucket...
by asonofsam
Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 15 DAUNTLESS Re-power
Replies: 11
Views: 3253

Re: 15 DAUNTLESS Re-power

Thanks for the search links, I have read a lot of them. You are correct, the [manufacturer's required capacity] plate says 75-HP. The E-TEC 75 [and] E-TEC 90 weigh the same and are very close in cost. The question really is the weight. I could put on an E-TEC 75 and not exceed the rated horsepower, ...
by asonofsam
Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 15 DAUNTLESS Re-power
Replies: 11
Views: 3253

15 DAUNTLESS Re-power

I currently have a 1996 Dauntless 15 with a Johnson 70 Johnson. I would like to re-power with a new Evinrude E-TEC 90-HP but, the E-TEC engine weight is a bit more than the existing 70 engine weight. The E-TEC 90 is 320-lbs; the old Johnson 70 is 250-lbs--I guess.What are your thoughts [about the ad...