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Old 06-24-2015, 01:05 PM
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80 percent throttle

Hello so I recently purchased a 2008 x30 with the 6.0l 400. I went in half with my family and they think you can drive it wide open throttle up and down the lake. How bad is this for the engine? In the indmar manual that came with the boat I cannot find it,but in the online pdf from Indmar's website it is there.
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Old 06-24-2015, 01:18 PM
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I doubt there is technically anything wrong with this...but there is no way I would run my boat flat out all the time. Seems like excessive engine wear for just a few more mphs. I cruise at 30-35. You're in a Mastercraft not a Bayliner, slow down and let people be jealous.
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Old 06-24-2015, 01:50 PM
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Sell them your half
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Old 06-24-2015, 02:32 PM
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I would buy there half instead!!
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Old 06-24-2015, 02:33 PM
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That's what I say just go slow and let people stare!
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Old 06-24-2015, 02:36 PM
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I would buy there half instead!!
Make them the offer for either and let them decide.
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Old 06-24-2015, 02:37 PM
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WOT not good all the time... and if you do it alot change oil more often as well as tranny fluid... remind them there's no brake...
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Old 06-24-2015, 02:41 PM
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I would think that WOT for extended periods is going to make for shortened lifespan by a lot. A well maintained slalom tug will easily run for 2-3000 hrs. But it is only running about 70-75% max rpm.
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