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by beached
Thu Feb 06, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Re-powering 1992 23 Walkaround Whaler Drive
Replies: 46
Views: 11031

Re: Re-powering 1992 23 Walkaround Whaler Drive

Thanks Jim. The electronic shift F150s are the XCAs and use the same updated 2.8l powerhead on the 175 and 200hp 4cyl outboards. The mechanical shift F150s are the XBs and continue to use the existing 2.7l powerhead. The 2.8l adds variable cam timing and moves to a 10.3:1 compression ratio (the 2.7l...
by beached
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Re-powering 1992 23 Walkaround Whaler Drive
Replies: 46
Views: 11031

Re: Re-powering 1992 23 Walkaround Whaler Drive

I love the unforeseen direction that threads can go! As OP, I thought I'd update what was going on with the re-power decision. The 1992 23 Walkaround Whaler Drive boat is a great mix of trade-offs that works really well for my family. I looked at newer used boats at roughly the cost of what I would ...
by beached
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Re-powering 1992 23 Walkaround Whaler Drive
Replies: 46
Views: 11031

Re-powering 1992 23 Walkaround Whaler Drive

Hi All. I have a 1992 23' Walkaround with factory engine setback bracket [called a Whaler Drive--jimh]. The engines are still the original Johnson 150s. The engines are in good shape. I was planning on running them for a few more years, but a sudden rash of problems has me considering re-powering in...