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#3609226 - 03/06/14 07:42 PM Re: Older Outboards [Re: Spurhunter]
Kimberman
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My 97 Johnson Venom has been good to me, I on the other hand I have not been good to it! I have had to put 2 lower units on it 6 years. The only problem I had with the motor that wasn't my fault was a fuel pump. I'm sure my gas mileage sucks, but you gotta pay to play.
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#3609248 - 03/06/14 08:08 PM Re: Older Outboards [Re: Spurhunter]
agelesssone
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On the older motors, divide the HP rating (150, 175, 200 etc.) by ten. This is roughly how many gallons per hour you will burn at WOT.

I have a Johnson 150 GT and it gets about 2 MPG at 4000 RPM.

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