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Old 17 September 2013, 04:59   #21
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My (very old) SR5.4 had a plate that stated max horsepower to be 115hp.

They must have been those 1970s horsepowers!
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Old 17 September 2013, 08:25   #22
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Think its tricky to state Vat included if its not...
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Old 17 September 2013, 08:27   #23
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Just under the price...is the vat included
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Old 17 September 2013, 08:30   #24
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I take it this is a 4 cylinder carb model 140hp?

is it a good engine to live with, starting, smooth tickover and quiet running, do you waterski with it? What year is it?

Can't remember the year but I will have a look tonight. Yep its 4 cylinder, a lot quieter than the mercury 90 I had before. Starts well and ticks over I'm really pleased with it. They come with a guage for revs, overheating, oil warning re low etc and trim control, all you need really.

Easy to work on I'm really happy with it. Can be thirsty at WOT but fine when cruising at around 4000 rpm

I don't waterski, but its pushing a 7m aluminium rib and will make 33mph 2 up with 240 litres of fuel on board. Best speed so far was about 35mph with half the fuel, so no big difference

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Easy to work on I'm really happy with it. Can be thirsty at WOT but fine when cruising at around 4000 rpm

I don't waterski, but its pushing a 7m aluminium rib and will make 33mph 2 up with 240 litres of fuel on board. Best speed so far was about 35mph with half the fuel, so no big difference

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How much fuel are you using at cruising speed (4000rpm)? Away to look at one this weekend.
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I have a Tohatsu 90 but only 20 hours so far. Been perfect.
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Old 18 September 2013, 12:36   #27
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I've always fancied fitting a V4 Soozook DT90 onto an SR5.4. They weigh around 150kg, so should be just inside the max weight limit. Difficult finding a good used one now though.
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As far as weight is concerned the SR5.4 could take a Tohatsu 120 @ 163kg...... May be buy some 90 stickers and a suitable prop to keep it sensible!
Or have the Tramadol tablets finally kicked in.....?
If I can get someone to drive my car I'm supposed to be veiwing e-Tecs and Tohatsu tomorrow.
Also the man at Barclays was offering me some cheap money when I drew out the cash today... so we might have to go and look at some brand new ones as well!
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As far as weight is concerned the SR5.4 could take a Tohatsu 120 @ 163kg...... May be buy some 90 stickers and a suitable prop to keep it sensible!
163kg exceeds the max weight.
120hp exceeds the max power.
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163kg exceeds the max weight.
120hp exceeds the max power.
Avon have stated elsewhere max engine weight not to exceed 175kg

And Yamaha v4 115hp have often been fitted to SR5.4's

I have a plate somewhere that states 120hp max, will find it on my home pc and post it sometime. Think it mentioned that the hull had been laminated by Galt on behalf of Avon....
But it could be the tablets getting the better of me.
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