nissan 40 horse engine

Discussion in 'Bubba's Outboards' started by catoon, Oct 11, 2008.

  1. catoon

    catoon Board Clown!

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    i have a 40 horse nissan engine on my boat i think it is a lil under powered it will run 20 miles an hour seems like it strains to run that it runs that at wot do they make a 50 horse nissan or should i go to a 60
     
  2. Bubbakat

    Bubbakat New Member

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    They do make a 50 but you need to put as much as 70% of what the boat is rated for in order to get the performance you are looking for.
     

  3. catoon

    catoon Board Clown!

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    it says on the plate that it is rated for 65 horse the boat is real hevy
     
  4. Bubbakat

    Bubbakat New Member

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    Then that 50 ought to push it good. What kinda of rpm's you running at wot
     
  5. catoon

    catoon Board Clown!

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    i dont know it doesnt have a rpm gauge i should get one and put it on it to see huh