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Old 18-01-2013, 12:12 PM   #1
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Twister with 225

now this is motoring!!!

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Old 18-01-2013, 01:17 PM   #2
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Possible due to an external water pickup - looked quick!
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Imagine what that would do with the new Honda 250 ? My mates got one on his new scorpion rib a very nice motor.
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So that has a seperate water pick up for cooling right ?
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So that has a seperate water pick up for cooling right ?
Shall I just quote my post -
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Possible due to an external water pickup - looked quick!
or don't you believe me?
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Oh Yeh, should be paying more attension.

Anyway, can you explain your quote to me now that Ive read it.
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Oh Yeh, should be paying more attension.

Anyway, can you explain your quote to me now that Ive read it.
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Let me put it another way - Impossible without an external transom mounted water pickup - the tube you can see running down to the gearbox is feeding the engine with water from a pickup mounted on the transom and even a Mercury Sportmaster gearbox with low water pickup in the front of the bullet would struggle to get any water pressure I would think.
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Is the engine that far out of the water that much of an advantage.
Just wondering.
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Is the engine that far out of the water that much of an advantage.
Just wondering.
Let me ask you another question - with the boat doing almost 100mph do you think they know what they're doing?
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I'll take that as a yes then.
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That was impressive. I wonder if they did it with a Honda because they like a challenge?!

I've heard the standard Honda 225 described as guttless many times over the years but never experienced one myself first hand.
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