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Old 04-06-2011, 00:33   #1
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Woods Flica Engines

I was considering changing my engines from inboard diesels to either a single or twin outboard setup.this would be to reduce weight and drag while sailing.I wonder if anyone else has converted and what problems the came across.thanks in advance
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A post a year will surely keep you out of trouble. How about contacting the builder for his suggestions?......i2f

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Re: Woods Flica Engines

How much drag do you imagine two saildrives with folding props make? not enough to go to the extreme of removing them
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Outboards have their advantages for sure - less weight, less drag, less draught, less cost..... but diesels have advantages too. Unless the diesels are completely shot and HAVE to be replaced I wouldn't be swapping them out.
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