Ron's EcoCruse 127

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Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

Postby fl cracker » Sun Aug 18, 2013 12:09 pm

Boat runs good , but come on that's not a hill lol
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Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

Postby plumcrazy » Sun Aug 18, 2013 12:26 pm

runs good is a under statement i have more cubic inches in 1 cylinder on my pe 90 o520 converted engine.... i have a 2 blade cypress on it and rons running a 3 blade cypress ..... just run that around your head for a little while......i have took this boat for a small ride and is very quick but it had some rudder issues that would not let it handle under full power so i had to back out right off the line ive hear that this has been rectified hope so....

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Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

Postby fl cracker » Sun Aug 18, 2013 2:55 pm

Plum, do you think the gearbox has anything to do with that? I bet it don't run with your PE 90 with out it!
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Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

Postby ptr34 » Sun Aug 18, 2013 3:08 pm

Where's the hill??????
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Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

Postby gchuckie » Sun Aug 18, 2013 3:24 pm

ptr34 wrote:Where's the hill??????

X2 terry lol hell we rode the marsh last night and ye the waters up!but I think we didn't see water for about two hours last night.

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Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

Postby plumcrazy » Sun Aug 18, 2013 4:33 pm

fl cracker wrote:Plum, do you think the gearbox has anything to do with that? I bet it don't run with your PE 90 with out it!

2to 1 reduction on 88 cubic inchs cm should not be able to make the tq that 348 cubes on a a/c platform should make but as somebody else says alot the proof is in the prop.... this direct injection tech is for real , its the thing of the future i just bought a 2.5 direct injected sonata gets 35 mpg on the hiway 0 to 60 in 7 seconds and is a full size sedan with every thing you can get in a car .... one last thing my pe 90 is over 400 lbs the little eco tec you can pick it up and walk of with it 8) all yoiu hard core diesil guys out there know how this works ... vairible valve timing drect injected control by computer to max out power and fuel economy..... now the bigger eco motor will thats a horse of another color.... seen one of them make a guy sell his stinger 1.5 reducted o540 with electronic ingnition :thumbleft: :stirpot:

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Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

Postby fl cracker » Sun Aug 18, 2013 6:34 pm

No doubt plum they run good. As far as the future of airboating? I don't know about that , I'll sell mine and give up airboats all together before I go down that road. No disrespect to the guys that run them but without the gearbox it's not going to run like an A/C. The fella that sold his geared 540 boat had a big hull, I don't think an Eco tech would push that set up any better . In the video above it appears that the motor is working a little hard to push that little boat up that so called "hill". That's easy running when you have poly and sand! Just saying!
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Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

Postby Bruce » Sun Aug 18, 2013 7:05 pm

Boy that thing sure is impressive the way it climbed up that monstrous hill so easy like where can i get me one of them lil beasts ready to run
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Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

Postby ptr34 » Sun Aug 18, 2013 7:21 pm

Lmao Bruce
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Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

Postby scroggins44 » Sun Aug 18, 2013 7:56 pm

That " hill" is on the withlacochee on princess lake and trust me that was not very impressive my 4 cylinder will pretty much idle up that it's super slick. I did see a 4 cyl Eco tech in Potts that would tote the mail and was the quietest boat I've ever heard run. But at the end of the day it's a Eco tech.

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Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

Postby plumcrazy » Sun Aug 18, 2013 8:22 pm

only a few haters on this thread and its had lots of reads so some are watching with open minds wasent that long ago they laughed about them ls motors

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Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

Postby ptr34 » Sun Aug 18, 2013 8:42 pm

If u cant get them built in a timely manner they wont be the future of anything
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Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

Postby fl cracker » Sun Aug 18, 2013 8:58 pm

Isn't there only 3 or 4 out there now?
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Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

Postby cont520 » Sun Aug 18, 2013 9:23 pm

Hey everything has its place and these ecotechs have there's. it's just in the back of the line right now but you never know what the future could hold!!!!
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Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

Postby Bubba » Sun Aug 18, 2013 9:34 pm

plumcrazy wrote:only a few haters on this thread and its had lots of reads so some are watching with open minds wasent that long ago they laughed about them ls motors

Why do you say haters? Facts are facts, its not hate that makes resonable people that know airboats not believe the bs some are posting!! Do those little boats run ok yes, are they the monster some of yall make them out to be, HELL NO. Will they run 69 in 400 ft, well never mind lmao. For what they are their bad azz but people need to be truthfull with their claims, or be able too back them up in public. If it wasnt for the so called haters someone that does not know any better might get in a bad situation or ripped off with all the false information.
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Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

Postby Bruce » Sun Aug 18, 2013 9:38 pm

Bubba wrote:
plumcrazy wrote:only a few haters on this thread and its had lots of reads so some are watching with open minds wasent that long ago they laughed about them ls motors

Why do you say haters? Facts are facts, its not hate that makes resonable people that know airboats not believe the bs some are posting!! Do those little boats run ok yes, are they the monster some of yall make them out to be, HELL NO. Will they run 69 in 400 ft, well never mind lmao. For what they are their bad azz but people need to be truthfull with their claims, or be able too back them up in public. If it wasnt for the so called haters someone that does not know any better might get in a bad situation or ripped off with all the false information.


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Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

Postby dak10 » Mon Aug 19, 2013 7:47 am

Well it sure SUITS US it does what we want it to do
There again to each there own :stirpot:
No it wasnt a big hill but it did still :stirpot:
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Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

Postby fl cracker » Mon Aug 19, 2013 8:13 am

As long as your happy , that's all that matters. And you do have a good running boat!
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Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

Postby ptr34 » Mon Aug 19, 2013 8:31 am

Hell old 16' aluminum company boat we had with 350hp with 2.38 long belt would do that hill
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Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

Postby JB550 » Mon Aug 19, 2013 8:58 am

I was at the outfall canal Saturday and watched russ run his 1700 pound diamondback deckover up the hill on less than full throttle. He did this from a dead stop nosed strait into it. Most boats have to get a running start and still struggle with the outfall canal climb. It is much worse than Obama ridge or ******** hill.

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Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

Postby B-White » Mon Aug 19, 2013 9:11 am

dak10 wrote:Well it sure SUITS US it does what we want it to do
There again to each there own :stirpot:
No it wasnt a big hill but it did still :stirpot:

Those Eco guys are a crazy bunch............they have dudes wearing bathing suit tops!!!!! Lmao.... :lol:
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Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

Postby B-White » Mon Aug 19, 2013 9:12 am

Is that you Bubba???? :lol: :lol:
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Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

Postby dak10 » Mon Aug 19, 2013 9:23 am

The wife did not like that comment about her top she said u c the pose kiss it
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Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

Postby scroggins44 » Mon Aug 19, 2013 2:22 pm

That deck over Eco tech at the outfall canal is the boat I seen Saturday..that boat will tote the mail and the outfall canal isn't nothing like that " hill " the glass boat went up its a actual hill but its still not bad to run up. Terry y'all could take the belt box off of y'all's 16' company boat put 5 people in it and probably still run up the " hill " in that video.

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Re: Ron's EcoCruse 127

Postby ptr34 » Mon Aug 19, 2013 2:55 pm

Lol thats funny
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