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Old 03-16-2014, 06:51 AM   #31
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Originally Posted by manyboats View Post
Jeff,

If you burn 4gph at WOT and 3gph at cruise you're at 75% load in cruise.

Check the manufacturers specs for WOT fuel burn.
That's kind of misleading as you wouldn't be able to generate the horse power at cruise that you potentially can at maximum rpm. It all depends on the maximum available HP at the cruise rpm.

Ted
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