SailNet Community - View Single Post - Islander 36 electric inboard? diy
View Single Post
  #42  
Old 10-27-2013
sony2000 sony2000 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Montreal, QC, Canada
Posts: 257
Thanks: 0
Thanked 12 Times in 11 Posts
Rep Power: 2
sony2000 is on a distinguished road
Re: Islander 36 electric inboard? diy

Christian under 6 kilowatt isn't good for you.
An Atomic is a lot of work. You would be working, to change 4 quarters for a dollar.
Pull the Palmer and try to fix it at home, even run it on a test bed. Little parts can be mailed to you.
Usually 9.9 hp outboards can be 15 hp with only a larger jet in the carb.
In the meantime:
Your 8 hp may do better with a 3 bladed prop, centered on the transom, lower, and maybe a larger jet.
I see why outboards are taking over the inboard market.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook