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Posted: Fri December 15th, 2006, 2:33 pm
by helenrose
Hi, i want to replace my 6 hp petter on my 24ft eventide, i have been offered a 10hp sabb at a very good price, what do you think?

kind regards Helen.

Posted: Sat December 23rd, 2006, 1:29 pm
by chris s
Personally I think the 6hp is a bit small for an Eventide and the increased power would be most welcome,
I even have a 6hp diesel in my stretched Senior and that doesn't feel particulary overpowered,
As for the Sabb diesel, I know absolutely nothing about them and I am afraid that you will have to ask a grown up who does. :roll:


Posted: Sat December 23rd, 2006, 2:52 pm
by Eventide Owners Group
Yes the Sabb 10 would be great in an Eventide 24.

I have had an 8hp Stuart Turner and that was enough powere, but being petrol needed to rev to get the power out.

Many have fitted 9 and 10 hp diesels to great effect.

The Sabb is heaviert than some of the more modern motors, but my stuart 8 weighed in at 240lb!

Good luck with the motor and the Eventide.

John williams
Coordinator EOG


Posted: Sun December 24th, 2006, 2:12 pm
by helenrose
Hi many thanks for the replys, john especiall :wink: y as i was hoping the sabb was suitable as i am a great fan of these engines, i sold the petter within a day so i had better get my skates on,
kind regards and a merry xmas and a wonderful newyear to you all.