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Old 04 January 2009, 07:08   #11
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I already have 165 litres and another 40 litre auxilary tank in the console. As for cruising consumption the 200HP is exactly the same engine as mine and has very similar consumption figures for crusing speeds. It would only be when I cained it that I would notice the difference.
You'll be fine then Hugh , sorry em Chris
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Old 04 January 2009, 07:15   #12
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You'll be fine then Hugh , sorry em Chris


I thought you were the one running a 200 Opti
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Old 04 January 2009, 08:00   #13
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..the 200HP is exactly the same engine as mine ..
Can the 150 etec be 'converted' to a 200 relatively simply?
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Can the 150 etec be 'converted' to a 200 relatively simply?
Four bolts couple of cables and a few grand
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Can the 150 etec be 'converted' to a 200 relatively simply?
I believe it is purely software.
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I have also read that the extra top end power is achieve at the expense of some low end & midrange torque which is something that I love about this engine. So perhaps its not such a good idea anyway. I am already very happy to be getting 44 knots with the current set up and I may be able to up this by a couple of knots when I have the engine lifted on the transom in a couple of weeks as I need to have a new PTT unit fitted due to a problem with the current one.
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I have also read that the extra top end power is achieve at the expense of some low end & midrange torque which is something that I love about this engine. So perhaps its not such a good idea anyway. I am already very happy to be getting 44 knots with the current set up and I may be able to up this by a couple of knots when I have the engine lifted on the transom.

Deja vu. coolio.
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Good on ya for entering Chris, is this the build up for the next RB event I wonder ?
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Deja vu. coolio.
Indeed major Deja Vu

I think that one of the 200 H.O. E-tecs on a 6.5 would be a nice combo
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Good on ya for entering Chris, is this the build up for the next RB event I wonder ?
Not in a 6.5 meter Phil

But if you fancied giving it a go in yours then I would happily jump on board.
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