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Old 05 September 2002, 00:34   #1
Country: Canada
Town: sidney b.c.
Make: Hurricand 630
Length: 6m +
Engine: Suzuki DF 225
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suzuki 140 4 stroke

looking at building an rib with alum hull aprox 19 ft.. suzuki has the largest hp in the mid range 4 stroke (140hp). will try to keep the hull fairly light (1000-1200 lbs not inc engin) any ideal the performance one can expect? hopeing for a 35 knot cruise, anyone got any ideals? looking forward to your replies. at the same time does anyone have any experience with this motor? Chris

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Old 05 September 2002, 03:51   #2
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Country: UK - Isle of Man
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You might try Andy Mickelwright on:
He has built at least one, highly successful aly. rib called Awesome" It is about 8m and diesel powered -Yamaha 240?
will post you piccies of it if you like.
You may have to be patient he runs his own company and is v. busy.
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