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intotheflats 05-01-2008 6:05 PM

With all the talk about gas prices and fuel economy I was just wondering what the average fuel economy for everyone is. I was just wanting to do a little research into the matter. So, if you all could just post up a few things and I am going to put it all in a spreadsheet. I'll be happy to post the results as well. <BR> <BR>Just post <BR> <BR>- Boat Type <BR>- Average GPH <BR>- Weight in Boat <BR>- If you can think of anything else pertinent

tripleup 05-01-2008 7:46 PM

malibu vlx <BR>5 gph <BR>3500 lbs. <BR>4 people

mkperceptions 05-02-2008 12:08 AM

a vlx that does only 5gph would be going about 10mph LOL. unless all the published test results on boattest are wrong?

tdiggity 05-03-2008 12:41 PM

need to put a one in front of that 5 and then youd be about accurate

05mobiuslsv 05-03-2008 12:59 PM

Sorry guys I average about 5-6 gph, hate to burst your bubbles.

mlb75 05-03-2008 4:52 PM

Tomcat <BR>half tank a day (~30 gallons) <BR>full ballast plus peeps <BR>ZR6 motor

trdon 05-03-2008 4:59 PM

-93 sport nautique <BR>-285 hp pro-boss carb motor with 1.23:1 trans <BR>-Last 2 sessions averaged 4gph with about 1200 in total weight

sidekicknicholas 05-03-2008 5:10 PM

1995 Supersport Nautique (SuperAir 210) <BR>Gt-40 Engine -- Acme 856 Prop <BR>1400 lbs ballast -- usually 3/4 in boat+rider <BR>~4/5 GPH

bill_airjunky 05-03-2008 9:00 PM

I can't even imagine a VLX with 3500 lbs on board, much less one only using 5 gph while it had that kind of weight on board.


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