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Old 07 May 2012, 11:15   #1
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who has paciffic 22 rib tell me more

has any one had any deallings with dd paciffic ?
thort putting outboard on one ?
maybee jet drive
any thorts ? adrian
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Old 07 May 2012, 13:11   #2
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has any one had any deallings with dd paciffic ?
thort putting outboard on one ?
maybee jet drive
any thorts ? adrian
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Old 07 May 2012, 13:26   #4
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If you google it there are images of a few online. Seems sad to put an outboard on such a capable RIB designed for a Diesel inboard. Would have to raise the transom considerably to enable it to fit.
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Old 07 May 2012, 14:55   #5
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Buy an Arctic, almost identical to the Pacific but designed to have outboards.
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If you google it there are images of a few online. Seems sad to put an outboard on such a capable RIB designed for a Diesel inboard. Would have to raise the transom considerably to enable it to fit.
I agree, an inboard diesel would be the "nicest" option, but a cheap outboard represents a much easier and cheaper re-power if the original engine has gone bang. You don't need to raise the transom, in fact you actually need to cut a small bit out. I bought one which had an outboard fitted a few months ago (bought it for the engine) - here's a photo of the transom. The engine fitted was XL (25") shaft.
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Quite suprising I would have thought it would require more height but I suppose with the engine out (inboard) the stern is considerably higher.

How do they handle with an outboard?
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here's a photo of the transom. The engine fitted was XL (25") shaft.
Was the leg /cav plate sitting really low on that set up Tim? Prob just the picture, but the saddle position looks very low for an XL shaft correctly set up.....

Was the transom beefed up at all thickness wise?
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To be honest I never looked - it's quite possible the leg was too long for the setup, I bought it and took the engine off straight away. Transom wasn't beef up at all. I wouldn't have thought you'd need to, it's already pretty beefy!
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To be honest I never looked - it's quite possible the leg was too long for the setup, I bought it and took the engine off straight away. Transom wasn't beef up at all. I wouldn't have thought you'd need to, it's already pretty beefy!
Was just curious Reason I asked is that the transom on the Pac 24 is a pretty thin affair, which wouldn't really support an O/B....although that said, the Atlantic is relatively thin too (what there is of it) but it does have a substantial ali 'knee' plate to make up for it.
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jet drives on p22 any thorts

has anyone got one with jet drive ?
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Old 09 May 2012, 02:37   #13
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There is an old thread kicking about somewhere which discussed a Pac with Jet which had been converted with IIRC poor results........worth a search.

Our Pac 24 has a Jet..... But is a much bigger /different boat all round so not a good comparison.
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Actually I was on low sulphur fuel last year East of the 5 degree line an' all that!
You're right I wasn't out much at all, mores the pity, weather/time etc.
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has anyone got one with jet drive ?
Rogue Wave and I had a drive of one a few years back. There was a selection of levers some of which did things and others didn't, shame there weren't any labels on them to say what they should have done. It was brilliant laugh because we spent most of the time going sideways. However, I simply refused to take it out of the river Itchen into Southampton water.

It was a real professional conversion. You could see were the body filler had been plastered on to change the hull shape to suit the jet. Sadly they didn't smooth it off before it set.

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Here we go (Pac 22 Mk2)
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