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Old    erlingl            04-04-2003, 12:25 PM Reply   
What can i do to a v8 boat motor to get more power put of it
Old    erlingl            04-04-2003, 12:26 PM Reply   
has anybody put aftermarket intake manofolds or things like that on.
Old    wakegurrrl            04-04-2003, 12:33 PM Reply   
The real question is more speed. Before you tweek the engine, figure out if it will make a difference in speed. On most direct drives, even 20-30 hp adds 2-3 mph.
Old     (magic)      Join Date: Mar 2002       04-04-2003, 12:41 PM Reply   
Change your prop. If you are looking for a better hole shot, decrease the pitch of your prop.

If you are looking for higher top speed (slower hole shot, worse speed handling) increase the pitch of your prop.

Might be cheaper that eeking out an extra 20-30 hp.
Old    sprucie            04-04-2003, 1:15 PM Reply   
Changing props will lengthen the life of your engine as well.
Old    drmalibupws            04-04-2003, 3:44 PM Reply   
For every $1000.00 you spend You will only gain 1 mph, It is the hull not the engine.
Old    erlingl            04-04-2003, 5:15 PM Reply   
what do you add to get an extra 20-30 hp, the boat is a crownline 202 with a with a 305 murcruser
Old     (norcalrider)      Join Date: Jun 2002       04-04-2003, 5:47 PM Reply   
Crownlines might actually take better to extra HP than a Direct Drive. There are marine superchargers. K&N makes air filters that claim to increase HP and torque.

Old    bigd            04-04-2003, 5:59 PM Reply   
These guys can hook you up for days...

Old     (h20jnky)      Join Date: Mar 2003       04-04-2003, 8:17 PM Reply   
Have you thought about a nose-cone on lower drive? Maybe high-grade spark coils, performance air filter, twin tip spark plugs, aluminum intake manifold, thru-hull exhaust conversion, stainless "chopper" props, bennett trim tabs, high output ignition, yellow top batteries, extra ventilation into engine compartment.......etc. etc? is definitely your "power" connection. Good luck!


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