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Old 02-14-2013, 01:43 PM
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Boat: 2010 Mastercraft X45 8.1
Location: Utah
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Originally Posted by jeff shelton View Post
At a minimum you should get the 6.0 and at the high altitudes you may still need to reprop. I was in Aurora, CO for work in 2009 and went by the local dealer and was talking with a sales guy and he told me that they get all their X45's with the 8.1.
Thanks for your input. My dealer here in Utah always said the same thing. When I talked to him about it at the boat show he mentioned a concern about purchasing a boat with the 8.1. That they don't make it anymore and any future maintenance will be tricky and costly. That scares me some. I like the 45 but have concerns about the 6.0 handling it.

Anyone in Utah/Colorado with a 45 that has the 6.0 in it?
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