1976 reinell i/o

Discussion in 'Powerboats' started by james f ulrich, Aug 25, 2008.

  1. james f ulrich
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    james f ulrich New Member

    wish to repower my reinell with an outboard motor,the present engine is 160hp merc i/o.my question is how small an engine would reasonably propell the boat.dealers are hell bent on selling a 200 hp, i dont water ski and want to keep fuel consumption to a minimum.the hull is v shape hard chine planing hull.any suggestion is most appreciated.
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