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Old 21 January 2019, 14:27   #1
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Tornado 5.8 internal fuel tank size?

Does anyone know the size of the fuel tank that is situated within the console of a Tornado 5.8?

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Old 21 January 2019, 14:30   #2
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Old 21 January 2019, 14:49   #3
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Old 21 January 2019, 15:45   #4
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I had same boat 1998 year model - it had a 90 litre aluminium tank in the console.
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Old 22 January 2019, 04:47   #5
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Max engine size is a 130hp! This boats a 2000 model so must be 90litres then.
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I have same boat and think
My fuel tank is 90 litres, max engine size is 130hp
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Old 23 January 2019, 10:11   #7
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our old 5,5mtr has a nominal 90ltr tank but when we cut it very fine one day we only got 77ltr in it at refill.

I think that's about what we work on now.
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Old 23 January 2019, 15:26   #8
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What engines do you guys have on the back of your tornados?
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Old 23 January 2019, 15:51   #9
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90 hp 3 cylinder 1998 merc 2 stroke. Good set up, responsive. I found the bow quite flighty and light especially with low fuel levels. Had a hairy time running from Lulworth Cove back to Portland in a 50mph southwest wind and large breaking waves once. Most of the time the boat was getting lifted off the top of the waves by the wind getting under the bow even when trimmed hard down. A few times it felt like it was vertical. Not a great experience.

I've seen one the same as mine with a 130 hp yam 4 stroke on the back.
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Tornado 5.8 internal fuel tank size?

Mine was fitted with a 130 Honda for last ten year but replaced it with Suzuki 115 last year, engine little lighter but no notable change to performance. I wanted to go for 140 Suzuki but dealer wouldn’t fit above max engine rating
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