85 horse 2 stroke

Discussion in 'Boating' started by MrFlathead, Aug 14, 2009.

  1. MrFlathead

    MrFlathead New Member

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    Anyone know how fast an 85 horse 2 stroke will push a 16 foot, V bottom, open bow, fiberglass boat that weights 900lbs not including the motor?
     
  2. roadkill636

    roadkill636 New Member

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    I had one on a 18" fishing boat hull and it did 36 mph
     

  3. misterwhisker

    misterwhisker New Member

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    if its just you maybe 40 tops, now add anther person and all your fishing gear, anchors and such maybe 30 if your lucky, but hey as long as it gets you there thats it.. your not racin it ne way bro...good luck fishin and have fun.
     
  4. slimdaddy

    slimdaddy Well-Known Member

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    i have a 16' tri-haul with a 85 johnson runs around 35 by my speedometer
     
  5. Rollinunknown

    Rollinunknown New Member Supporting Member

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    my 16ft with a 50hp jet setup dose about 30-35 .. fast enough for me for fishin...:roll_eyes:
     
  6. racinrodes88

    racinrodes88 New Member

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    my 15ft alum flat bottom with a 60hp runs about 43-45