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    first thing i do is take off hat so i dont have to turn around and find it .

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    Quote Originally Posted by JPEROG View Post
    He needs a 3 liter on that thing so that he can do it more often with confidence. There is nothing cheap about scattering a 2.5 and its a seems to be a something that we have all been plagued with at some point.

    Joe
    I've never scattered one yet but did seize one piston in the Allison engine . Thats not bad for around 450 cumulative hours on the two engines . 2.5 till I die !
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Foley View Post
    I've never scattered one yet but did seize one piston in the Allison engine . Thats not bad for around 450 cumulative hours on the two engines . 2.5 till I die !
    between my Bridgeport and my Pro Max have no desire to try a heavy motor.

    Dave
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    GREAT SHOt!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Foley View Post
    I've never scattered one yet but did seize one piston in the Allison engine . Thats not bad for around 450 cumulative hours on the two engines . 2.5 till I die !
    I have put a bunch of hours on them over the years with the smaller boats as well. When I look back it has been the big hulls "that you stay in the throttle for a lot longer duration and load them harder" that have been the assassins. I am looking for forward to the 5000 rpm 100 mph cruise capability of the STV with an X and 34 when its done soon. You will have the chance to drive and experience it first hand as well.

    Joe

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    I tried knocking his hat off once. Its stapled to his head.
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