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Old 24 November 2011, 15:28   #11
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........it seams that the torque is greater on Evinrude than 4 stroke engines with same Hp......
As I told you before, all Evinrudes have an enormous torque. More than any other make.
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As I told you before, all Evinrudes have an enormous torque. More than any other make.
Torque is king Nothing gives that kick in the pants like a 2 stroke
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Thanks Chris for the suggestion to contact Quinquari Marine, I will do it first thing tomorrow. By the way, nice website they have.

After using some time searching the net for Evinrude information, it seams that the torque is greater on Evinrude than 4 stroke engines with same Hp. I fell over a Youtube video that certainly gave that impression:

Well,..If you ''Torque Torque the Torque''..
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Of course they could be propped differently or have different gear ratios that might account for the Etec winning.
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Of course they could be propped differently or have different gear ratios that might account for the Etec winning.
Of course,and a load of other things.. but good fun all the same.
Reminds me of a Chrysler dealer in Dallas being completely out sold By a Nissan dealer next door,he put up a HUGE sign with an arrow ''From the Guys that gave you PEARL HARBOUR!''.. Made me smile.
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Of course,and a load of other things.. but good fun all the same.
Reminds me of a Chrysler dealer in Dallas being completely out sold By a Nissan dealer next door,he put up a HUGE sign with an arrow ''From the Guys that gave you PEARL HARBOUR!''.. Made me smile.
Can you imagine the outrage if something similar went up next to a BMW or Mercedes dealer here

Oh yeh, I forgot! Britain doesn't have a car industry
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Just have another question to all you good people out there.

If a 300Hp model is within budget, is there a full saving prospective of running a bigger engine with less RPM, then a 250Hp model?

Less RPM balancing out bigger engine and possible fuel consumption (300Hp =3441cc – 250Hp =3279cc)!?
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Just have another question to all you good people out there.

If a 300Hp model is within budget, is there a full saving prospective of running a bigger engine with less RPM, then a 250Hp model?

Less RPM balancing out bigger engine and possible fuel consumption (300Hp =3441cc – 250Hp =3279cc)!?
I've always been a big believer in running a big engine at mid range rather than flogging a small engine. Etecs run most economically between 3700&4500 rpm. I would rather run a 300 @ 3800 than a 250 @ 4500. You will use less fuel, it will be quieter (the Etec is quiet to start with) & there will be less stress on the engine & gearbox.
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I have a Evinrude 150 H.O (2006) and i like it very much.

A important question is what boat are you planning to have the engine on? Maybe a 250 H.O can be a good choice.

If you compare weight with the 4-strokes you save weight as well. So a 250 Evinrude can be as a 300 fourstroke on your boat?
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