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Old 20 June 2014, 19:13   #1
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Hp limit on zodiac dinghy

The plate says 4hp limit on my 3m zodiac but I`m thinking 10hp would be nice. I have seen the same boats on youtube running 25hp,what do you think?
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The plate says 4hp limit on my 3m zodiac but I`m thinking 10hp would be nice. I have seen the same boats on youtube running 25hp,what do you think?
Is it an air deck
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Zodiac have always been a bit cautious with the max engine sizes on the sibs. Whats the exact model and how old is it ?
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no air deck.
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no air deck.
Have a look in rhe archieve for sib transom st
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no air deck.

Have a look in the archieve for SIB TRANSOM STREGHTHENERS the guy Is running a 25hp on a 3.1.Looks to help with transom strength
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Thanks for the reply. I was thinking of running a 10hp 2 stroke,fast enough to have a little fun but not too extreme. Im sifting through ebay and gumtree etc but its slim pickings,lots of rubbish out there.
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10hp on a non airdeck and only rated to 4hp is asking for trouble. Go get another setup.
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OK this is what i have gone for , I just purchased a 7.5 mercury 2 stroke engine i figured not too powerful that it will trouble the transom. I will be looking at the ridged transom straighteners though. Thanks for the advice.
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Hope its not got a slat floor and the glue is still good
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