Re: [omc-boats] Performance and economy question

From: David <odin@...>
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 07:57:27 -0500

Probably has a Rochester Quadra Jet carb - not too bad on fuel as long
as you don't open the back large throttle plates - if you do you can
hear it suck the gas - lots of gas! They usually cut in over 2400 rpm a
little below cruising speed. Your Seasport seats will lay down to sleep
on - works ok if you have a top for the rain. Dave

Scott E. Veazie wrote:

> All-
> I was thinking of buying a larger cuddy cabin style boat that I could
> actually sleep on, and was wondering a few things. The boat in
> question is a 1974 Glastron V225 22' with 225hp OMC. I was wondering
> how much more fuel this baby would use over my Johnson Seasport with
> 155hp OMC. I was also wondering also the handling over my Seasport.
> I know it's a much larger boat. Sorry for being off topic, but I'm
> sure you gent have owned other boats besides our trusty OMCs. For
> some reason I really want the ability to sleep aboard, but also pull
> tubes. I suppose owning a boat I shouldn't be concerned with fuel
> economy.
> ~Scott
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