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Old 08 May 2011, 16:38   #11
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Far cheaper than buying the wrong motor
To true! We have a customer who wanted his twin 60's replaced by a single ETCH 90 he supplied the motor, but is a SS Rib takes Long !!! expensive lesson for him !!!!
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Old 08 May 2011, 19:34   #12
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I know Ribcraft weren't keen on fitting the first generation Soozook DF60, due to its excessive weight, despite being within the hp limit of the RC4.8.
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Old 08 May 2011, 20:34   #13
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They are rated to 60hp max, but Ribcraft have rigged some with 75hp E-tecs, as the weight of these motors is acceptable. As said earlier though, best to ask Ribcraft before fitting a motor above 60hp.
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mine was very stern happy, max weight for even balance that i would recommend is 135 tops
never mind what it will take!!
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Old 10 May 2011, 14:00   #15
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a few weeks ago there was another RC4.8 sold with an 75hp Mariner 2Stroke, i saw the selling photos and i wondered how heavy she looked at the stern.

That was why i did that question.

I mean 160 kg might be a little heavy, too.

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