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5thwhaler posted 07-12-2002 10:47 PM ET (US)   Profile for 5thwhaler   Send Email to 5thwhaler  
Considering a new motor for my '84 OR 18. Running a 115HP Ev. at 5000rpm gives me 37-38 mph by gps. Does anyone know the stats on increasing to a 150HP or a 115 4 stroke?
JBCornwell posted 07-12-2002 11:37 PM ET (US)     Profile for JBCornwell  Send Email to JBCornwell     
Howdy, 5th.

My crystal ball says that your OR-18 will go about 50 with ideal propping and setup of a 150, and about 39 with a F115. That assumes that you maintain your current approximately 2400lb gross weight.

Red sky at night. . .
JB :)

jimh posted 07-13-2002 06:59 AM ET (US)     Profile for jimh  Send Email to jimh     
Questions about the PERFORMANCE of CLASSIC WHALERS are best discussed in the forum whose subject are is "Classic Whaler: Performance".

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