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Old 04-08-2013, 12:40 PM   #3
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Looking at a 1998 Mainship 390 single cat 3116 engine. What efficency can I get at low speed? Will be doing the loop this year.
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Bottom line is you'll get 3+ mpg at trawler speeds and that will be inclusive of genny time. For budgeting if you use 3 that will get you in the ballpark. Any better will be a bonus.
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