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Old 26 April 2005, 13:32   #1
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Merc xs and Yamy V-max?

Hi, I was wonderin if anyone new what the difference is, in simple terms, between the Yamaha v-max range and the normal, HDPI range
The specs seem very similar.

With Mercury's range, the xs's are noticably different to the normal opti's etc..

am i missing something really obvious!

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Old 26 April 2005, 18:11   #2
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I think that the V-Max are only available in shorter shaft lengths and have a low water pickup. Make sure that this is suitable for your RIB's transom height.

Also, IIRC the problems affecting the 3.3litre block HPDI don't affect the 3.3 litre V-Max engines. But check that out carefully as it's critical!
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