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by Livliner
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Quintrex repower? Any Aussies out there?
Replies: 6
Views: 857

Re: Quintrex repower? Any Aussies out there?

Thanks, kmorin, for your detailed responses. I think upgrading to a 30hp from my current 18hp will be a good fit for the small boat. As you have suggested, my 30-40 gal.live baitwell that is located forward will help compensate for the added motor weight aft.
by Livliner
Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Quintrex repower? Any Aussies out there?
Replies: 6
Views: 857

Re: Quintrex repower? Any Aussies out there?

Thanks Kmorin for your response. Perhaps I'm overthinking this. i think upgrading to a 30hp 4 stroke from 18hp will be Ok. My 30-40 gal round baitwell that I have just forward of midship allows me to control weight distribution. Solo I fill it 1/3 brings the bow down etc. Fill and drain on the go as...
by Livliner
Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Quintrex repower? Any Aussies out there?
Replies: 6
Views: 857

Re: Quintrex repower? Any Aussies out there?

IMG_0206.JPG Yes the picture in the link you provided is the same as my boat. However mine is a tiller not a console model. The boat is made in Austalia but in 2001 they had a couple of dealers in the US. I purchased mine in Middletown, CT. I don't have many pics of my boat but here is one I will a...
by Livliner
Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Quintrex repower? Any Aussies out there?
Replies: 6
Views: 857

Quintrex repower? Any Aussies out there?

Hello all, new to the forum glad I found it. Time to repower my 14 ft Quintrex Dory 139. New in 2000 my boat has been powered by a 18hp Tohatsu 4 stroke tiller 124lbs.. Rating plate says it can take a40hp. Thinking this rating was four a 2 stroke which is lighter. Although underpowered a bit this 18...