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- Scurvy Dog
- Posts: 3
- Joined: May 28th, 2013, 6:03 pm
- Vessel Info: 2000 Carver 406 7.4L Mercruiser MPI
One question, does anyone have fuel burn numbers for my engine combo?
I would love to know what I'm burn at 500 rpm increments.
I look forward to all of the great advice on this forum!
- Posts: 268
- Joined: February 16th, 2013, 5:46 pm
- Vessel Info: '99 404 CPMY
my twin diesel pusher
- Location: Kennewick, Wa
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- CYO Moderator
- Posts: 1645
- Joined: February 5th, 2013, 9:24 pm
- Vessel Info: 1987 3697 Carver Mariner
1988 Cougar 46 Kevlar Vee offshore
1969 15' Glaspar / 1969 Johnson Electrmatic 85
1964 Barron Flat bottom drag boat
A couple of dinghies
- Location: Saint Joseph and Trenton, MI
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I ended up buying the top of the line FloScan, and also installed the Bennet trim-dicators.
Let me tell, just a slight change in trim and rpm made a HUGE difference in fuel consumption.
Fuel consumption will go down the older the boat gets. Not because of age, but because we tend to store much more stuff on the boat all the time. Think of the weight of everything non-stock on your boat.
Then add in electronics, spare get-home parts and tools, all the water and fuel in the tanks, the waste in the waste tank, dishes, silverware, lines, bumpers, PFDs, food, towels, pillows, and on and on.
1964 Barron Flatbottom with BBC Chevy
1969 Glaspar Avalon /1969 Johnson Electromatic 85
1987 Carver Mariner
1988 Cougar Kevlar 46' with triple blown 572s
Past - 1988 2807, 1989 4207 Aft
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