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Old 10-08-2016, 08:14   #91
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Re: Lehr Propane Outboard?

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So that seems to be the limitation for propane powered outboards then? You need more fuel supply?
Propane is less energy dense than gasoline but the fact that you can use a higher compression ratio reduces the difference some. Propane has an octane rating of about 110.
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Re: Lehr Propane Outboard?

Thx Hopcar. I always appreciate your response.

So I just have to think about using more fuel than I would using a gas outboard.

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