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    What ugrades would be best to improve MPG
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    Quote Originally Posted by port austin pirate View Post
    What ugrades would be best to improve MPG
    Have you considered outboards? They are obviously an upgrade from a car motor.
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    Are you running the highest pitch prop possible? You may be able to drop your cruise speed RPM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HighVoltage329 View Post
    Are you running the highest pitch prop possible? You may be able to drop your cruise speed RPM.
    Be cautious 329 ... after all, he is a pirate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nice Pair View Post
    Be cautious 329 ... after all, he is a pirate.
    Sorry for the confusion guys I really wasn't really looking for mileage upgrades, What I really meant was upgrades for, MEAN PAIRS GOAT
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    what bob said are you maxed out on your prop size? i do notice a little difference in fuel consumption from a 24p to the 26p with 26 giving me better/lower cruise rpm and top end speed. i also got better fuel consumption when i stopped trying to keep up with the fast guys as long as i know where we are going ill meet them there saved a few gallons of gas now the consumption from the cooler goes up as the ride is a little longer hell maybe im not saving shit after all


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    Quote Originally Posted by port austin pirate View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by 707DOG View Post
    what bob said are you maxed out on your prop size? i do notice a little difference in fuel consumption from a 24p to the 26p with 26 giving me better/lower cruise rpm and top end speed. i also got better fuel consumption when i stopped trying to keep up with the fast guys as long as i know where we are going ill meet them there saved a few gallons of gas now the consumption from the cooler goes up as the ride is a little longer hell maybe im not saving shit after all
    Emptying your ice chest will only lighten the boat if you dump the contents overboard, but it's a great concept ... lighten your boat for improved mpg.

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    Quote Originally Posted by port austin pirate View Post
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    Doesn't the boat have to be put in the water before you start worrying about mpg?
    We ran 187 miles on Saturday and never once worried about how much fuel or oil we were burning. B&W to Discovery Bay, Stockton, Pittsburg, Golden Gate and back to B&W. It was an EPIC day.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nice Pair View Post
    Emptying your ice chest will only lighten the boat if you dump the contents overboard, but it's a great concept ... lighten your boat for improved mpg.

    Hey pirate, Kathy could ride in my boat.
    No way you silver tongued devil, Iam very familiar with that old DLB catch phrase. HIDE ALL YOUR GIRLS AND GOATS ASAP M.P.S COMEIN TO TOWN
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    Quote Originally Posted by lake p.a.l. View Post
    Doesn't the boat have to be put in the water before you start worrying about mpg?
    We ran 187 miles on Saturday and never once worried about how much fuel or oil we were burning. B&W to Discovery Bay, Stockton, Pittsburg, Golden Gate and back to B&W. It was an EPIC day.
    You guys are hardcore boaters, Me en M.P. are just fairweather Sunday sailors Oh but M.P. still goes by that old saying ANY WEATHER IS GOOD GOATING WEATHER
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    Now, it's starting to feel like a goating site.
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    I'm sorry. I thought this was a real boating thread.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HighVoltage329 View Post
    I'm sorry. I thought this was a real goating thread.
    See what you get for thinking.




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    Quote Originally Posted by port austin pirate View Post
    You guys are hardcore boaters, Me en M.P. are just fairweather Sunday sailors Oh but M.P. still goes by that old saying ANY WEATHER IS GOOD GOATING WEATHER
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