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New Power on Outrage 17'
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posted 02-26-2004 08:39 AM ET (US)
I just got rigged up with new power on my 17' Outrage 1998 a 2004 115 Yamaha 4 stroke ,Can't wait to try it . Do any one have one on there 17' outrage ? I will like to know how fast it go's /how it is on gas / and how was the break in ?And what kind of prop you have? Thanks BZ
posted 02-26-2004 03:30 PM ET (US)
Bob, I have the same combination, a 1996 Outrage 17-II with a 2001 F115. I bought it last september with 7 hours on the engine. I did the last 3 hours with a max of 5000-5500 RPM, after that WOT. I have a 19" aluminium prop on it, it makes 6100 RPM with a speed of 68 KM/H (= 42 MPH). Fuel consumption measured over 13 hours on different speed levels is about 12.2 liter/Hour (=3.2 GPH). I will change my prop into a stainless steel one with a pitch of 21" in order to bring down the RPM at WOT. I hope it will bring it down to 5800 RPM witch is better for the motor.
What kind of prop will you start with? I is difficult to get an good advice on the right prop for this combination. I also thought about a Mercury High-Five prop of 20". What do you think?
posted 02-26-2004 09:24 PM ET (US)
I think they give me a 17" I have not put it in the water yet it has 0 hours on it >>>BZ
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