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Kingsteven18 posted 06-10-2003 09:32 AM ET (US)   Profile for Kingsteven18   Send Email to Kingsteven18  
40hp, 2 stroke, 2 cyl. Johnson, pt&t, about 10 yrs. old but like new. Expected performance? Prop.? Thanks. Steve
DaveS posted 06-10-2003 10:57 AM ET (US)     Profile for DaveS  Send Email to DaveS     
If you go to:

You'll see the predicted performance for outboards on a Montauk from 50-90hp. You should be able to get an idea of what you'll be looking at.

Also, you can do a search on the topic and there are several who have used 40's. (I think)

Kingsteven18 posted 06-10-2003 11:07 AM ET (US)     Profile for Kingsteven18  Send Email to Kingsteven18     
I did both of those things before posting. Thanks. Steve
JBCornwell posted 06-10-2003 12:58 PM ET (US)     Profile for JBCornwell  Send Email to JBCornwell     
Hi, Steve.

Back in the days of powerhead rated HP, Boston Whaler published 35HP as the minimum for satisfactory performance from a 16. The prop-rated 40 probably makes 45-48HP at the powerhead.

I would expect it to plane with a medium load and do high 20s to low 30s WOT with an ideal prop.

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