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    Thumbs up How much is too much HP?

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    That would be intresting to see running in PWS!

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    No such thing as too much hp, only too little money, or too small of a fuel tank.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul H View Post
    No such thing as too much hp, only too little money, or too small of a fuel tank.
    I agree. I think that boat has about enough. Or maybe they should have purchased 300's instead?

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    Nah, just 6 kickers.

    I suspect photoshopery! If those turned that close together they would interfere with eachother. There is also no steering on the 4 outboard outboards. Not very long ranged in any case and a maintainance nightmare! Ya, I think one or two of my 48 cyinders is bad, can you check the plugs? Only one check engine light though.

    If it's real how many throttles does it have.

    I wonder if you could find a 1500hp turbine for about $100,000?

    In any event it doesn't look like it's got a deep draft and not a lot of places to store gas. I bet there are 8 6-gallon bright red tanks on the other side of that transom.

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    No "Photoshoppery" here, I found it on snopes - http://www.snopes.com/photos/boats/drugrunner.asp
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    Here's another article about it.

    www.hoax-slayer.com/drug-runner-boat.shtml

    I also have seen a side view of this boat while running, but can't find it now. I'ts bigger than it looks in the picture at the start of theis thread...

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    I found the pictures. Notice the different length shafts on the motors?
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    Hmmm, only a drug smuggler would be able to afford to burn the amount of fuel that boat uses.
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