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Big @ss Outboard 557hp v8

Discussion in 'The Outboard Church' started by RigMaster48, Mar 8, 2011.

  1. RigMaster48

    RigMaster48 Old Rigger

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  2. pronstar

    pronstar President, Dallas Chapter

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    Looks like they managed to make an outboard out of the Cadillac CTS-V's LSA V8...the Camaro ZL1 will also get this engine :thumbsup
     
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    RigMaster48 Old Rigger

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    The one thing that stuck out to me was the lower unit. Looked pretty cheesy. Like macaroni and cheesy. You think with that power you'd want some beef down there.
     
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    rivermobster Club Banned

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    pretty freakin impressive. ZF trannys are used in all the high end luxury cars. This things gonna cost a pretty penny id guess!!
     
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    Awesome looking engine. I gave them a call to find out more specifics.

    Weight: Approx 1,100 lbs
    Cost with complete installation, gauges, etc.: Approx. 90k
    They're ramping up production 4th quarter this year.

    With those types of #'s, it's obviously geared towards big offshore boats. My feeling is, it will be quite awhile before one hits the water in Havasu / Parker. Our boat could support the 1,100 lbs (I've seen them with dual V8's), but the cost is definitely prohibitive.

    I really hope they pull it of, it's easily the most exiting OB to come out in some time.
     

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