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Old 31 December 2013, 07:01   #1
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Hi I have a 5 meter riptide dive rib with a 70hp evinrude on which is old and drinks fuel. Im looking to buy a 4 stroke I not sure what weight the transom will take. So a 60hp mariner bigfoot is about the same weight and a lot better on fuel. but will 10 hp make a lot of difference to the performance of the rib
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Old 31 December 2013, 07:40   #2
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Hi I have a 5 meter riptide dive rib with a 70hp evinrude on which is old and drinks fuel. Im looking to buy a 4 stroke I not sure what weight the transom will take. So a 60hp mariner bigfoot is about the same weight and a lot better on fuel. but will 10 hp make a lot of difference to the performance of the rib
Put a 60 Etec on it, plenty grunt ,great on fuel and hardly uses any oil
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Old 31 December 2013, 10:16   #3
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If you are going to use it for diving purposes, 4 divers & kit, maybe with a coxn also it will be underpowered with a 60 on the back! I would be looking at a 90 if the transom will take it?
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