Originally Posted by mark-f
load up the boat and the top end drops like a stone, still enough to play with and if i get board will have to chuck the crew out and have a blast.
That's probably where the difference is between the two engines so, as there's not much of a gap in performance. When I load mine up she drinks a bit more fuel but doesn't really lose much top-end speed. Probably somethin to do with torque.
Do you mind me asking how much the extra gauges cost and if you upgraded to a stainless prop? if so how much extra?
It's just that I'm speccing a an XS-600/115 Opti for a buddy and will get them if they're reasonable enough? PM me if you want