wot rpm's for mercruiser 165

Discussion in 'Powerboats' started by Guest, Sep 9, 2002.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Does anyone know the WOT RPM's recommended for 165 hp Mercruiser. It is a 1971 straight 6 (gm 250 cid?) Seem to get a range of 4-5000. I am fixing to reprop and would like to get a good hole shot for skiers. Currently I run WOT at 4200RPM; 32mph; 14.75 x17

  2. rjdybus1
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    rjdybus1 New Member

    W-O-T for 165 hp

    I have a 1972 250cid L6 165 HP in a 21' Browning, now my book shows (WOT) with my 15 1/4 X 17 pitch 4 blade prop should be 3700 to 4200 RPM, hope this helps ya I get about 39 MPH at about 4050 RPM.........Hope this helpa ya,
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