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Old 13 January 2014, 15:02   #1
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Boatracers (performance chips)

Just wondering if anybody has tried these / know they actually work or is it a sales gimmick?
MAGNUM Dyno-Boost Boat Performance Chip
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Old 13 January 2014, 15:30   #2
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I haven't tried them but would be very suspicious if you could get extra power easily with no downside then why don't the manufacturers do it ?
You have to remember that unlike automotive engines boats don't have hills to go down & are on load all the time
They are usually more powerfull for a given cc & are therefore more highly stressed in the first place
Only my opinion of course
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They sell HHO gas stuff, I wouldn't touch them with a bargepole.
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Old 13 January 2014, 15:39   #4
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Just an adjustable resistor in a fancy box.

Couple of quid you could make a home made version.
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seeing this ... 8000rpm

I have the feeling that they never been on a boat
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Old 14 January 2014, 07:44   #8
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Lol & I was being diplomatic. ....!!!
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Old 14 January 2014, 15:15   #9
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Thanks everyone for their responses as you have confirmed my suspicions

I have seen another article about removing restrictor plates on yamaha 4 stroke engines to allow more fuel and air to the engine to produce more power. See youtube link below but must admit narrator is pretty boring



Does this look like a feasible option to increase power?

I'm pretty sure somebody is gonna tell me to buy a bigger engine as it will be the only solution
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Old 14 January 2014, 16:24   #10
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I'm going to fiddle with my f50 after watching that ! :-)
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