Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 
Old 14 August 2014, 22:25   #1
Member
 
Country: UK - Scotland
Town: Isle of Mull
Boat name: Gigha
Make: XS Ribs
Length: 6m +
Engine: Yamaha F150
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 3
New used XS Ribs 650 owner :)

Hi folks,

Just bought myself a fully coded (cat 3 & 4) 2007 XS 650 with a Yamaha F150.

Overall I'm really impressed with the boat so far and it's in brilliant condition for it's age!

Not so impressed with the Yamaha F150 at the moment. Seems to be having a few issues. Not running as well as it should be and now it's started to overheat and go into limp mode when running at full speed. Have taken her out of the water now to investigate!

Speaking to XS Ribs they reckon the boat with this engine should be going 40-42knts flat out. All I can get out of her on a flat calm day with this outboard is 35knts tops! Engine isn't revving to it's top end either it's still 600rpm off the top end.

Any ideas?

Cheers,

Craig

Click image for larger version

Name:	ImageUploadedByRIB Net1408069433.174575.jpg
Views:	480
Size:	34.8 KB
ID:	97933Click image for larger version

Name:	ImageUploadedByRIB Net1408069460.225617.jpg
Views:	177
Size:	33.0 KB
ID:	97934Click image for larger version

Name:	ImageUploadedByRIB Net1408069492.485557.jpg
Views:	170
Size:	67.4 KB
ID:	97935
__________________

__________________
cmcdowall90 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 15 August 2014, 00:55   #2
RIBnet admin team
 
Nos4r2's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: The wilds of Wiltshire
Boat name: WhiteNoise/Dominator
Make: Ballistic 7.8/SR5.4
Length: 7m +
Engine: Opti 225/Yam 85
MMSI: 235090687/235055163
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 12,645
RIBase
Welcome to Ribnet

Sort out the overheating issue first-that might well be the cause.

If not, it's time to start looking at your prop pitch.
__________________
Need spares,consoles,consumables,hire,training or even a new boat?

Please click HERE and HERE and support our Trade Members.

Join up as a Trade member or Supporter HERE
Nos4r2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
rib

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:49.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.