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Old 01-03-2007, 18:34   #1
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What the ...........



Somebody's gotta be kidding right?
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2000 hp, i'd reckon she'd motor.

The fuel bill would be horrific, and I would have thought that 2 would make it rocket.

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4 for putt'n around, and 4 for planing
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Old 01-03-2007, 19:33   #4
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Now that will put some smoke in the hole.
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Old 01-03-2007, 23:22   #5
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A similar motor on ebay goes for 7500 usd, USED. Multilply that by 8. Seems there has gotta be a cheaper way to get 2k hp, but what ever floats his boat.
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Got to be better than a Volvo
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Old 02-03-2007, 01:23   #7
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Hmmmm, wonder if he's a cray fisher along the Kaikoura coast :-)
Sorry, ones outside of NZ won't get that.
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Yeah but what you guys don't know is she has to tow the white yacht hull seem alongside her - as her fuel tank.
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Couple 'built speedboats for drug smugglers'

BY JOHN HIGGINSON - Thursday, January 18, 2007

An outwardly respectable couple made hundreds of thousands of pounds selling high-speed boats to drug smugglers, a court has heard. .........

Couple 'built speedboats for drug smugglers' | Metro.co.uk

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...900 litres an hour.....hehehe makes my 140 or so , tame by comparisson
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Old 02-03-2007, 11:20   #12
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Couple 'built speedboats for drug smugglers'

BY JOHN HIGGINSON - Thursday, January 18, 2007

An outwardly respectable couple made hundreds of thousands of pounds selling high-speed boats to drug smugglers, a court has heard. .........

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That's one way to fund your cruising budget.

900 Litters / hr = 237.75 US Gals / hr

One would have to deal drugs to afford that.
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First impression is, the outside engines would cavitate like nuts on turns.
Second impression is, I imagine this thing would behave like a brick with a jet engine straped to it.
Hp does not always equal speed. I bet this thing will go no faster top end as the same hull does with only two or three of these motors.
The only difference would be the get up and go. But then you are going to have to have that to get up and go the quantity of fuel the thing carries.
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