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Old 08-14-2012, 10:45 AM   #1
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City: Whittier AK
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Apache II
Vessel Model: 1974 Donald Jones
Join Date: Oct 2007
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Wide Open Throttle

When was the last time you had your boat at WOT.

There are two WOT 's on a boat. There is the Maximum governed throttle on the engine. This is how fast the governor will allow the motor to operate and not damage the engine.

The other is based on things like prop, weight and how clean the bottom is.

The question is.

For how long and how often should you operate the engine at WOT.

If you can't repair it maybe it shouldn't be on the boat
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