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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Alexandria Bay , NY, USA

    Default "Would anyone have a Crusader

    "Would anyone have a Crusader V6 3.8L Fuel Burn Chart that shows the fuel burn at various RPMs?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    New Tripoli, PA, USA!

    Default Approximately 75% of a V-8'

    Approximately 75% of a V-8's thirstiness (8 to 12 GPH).


  3. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Maryland - USA

    Default "Earl: You won't find a


    You won't find a published one from Crusader - too many variables beyond their control.

    Next best thing would be a review of a (new) boat with that power plant. Many are on-line if you can spare the search time. You'll have to extrapolate to the hull you have. Even if you find the same make, expect differences due to load, water conditions, hull conditions, etc."

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Alexandria Bay , NY, USA

    Default "makomark, We've done the

    We've done the "Great Circle" twice with our old 3870 Bayliner that had 175 HP Hino diesels in it.
    Now we have a 3270 Bayliner with the V6 gas motors in it and I'm trying to figure how much fuel burn it will have while going only 7-10 MPH.

    Probably the best way would be to just go out and use the boat at that speed. Earl Shortt"

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Maryland - USA

    Default "Sounds like more fun and more

    "Sounds like more fun and more accurate.

    My guess is at that speed, the economy should be pretty good, at least at the low end.

    There's always the flo-scan (or equivalent) route, too.

    good luck"

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