That depends on what you intend to use it for. It would probably work well for fishing or cruising on a small boat, but I think you would find yourself wanting more HP to pull a skier or tube.
If the boat outboard motor starts buy stalls when put into gear what is wrong?
what causes a boat motor 40 hp to stall when it is put in gear
Asked in Sports, Shopping, Boats and Watercraft
What is a fair price for a 1994 Avon S 340 Inflatable Boat with a 7.5 HP motor. Both in good-very good condition.?
what is a fair asking price for a 1994 AVon S 340 Inflatable boat with a 7.5 HP motor both in good-very good condition? ...
Is the sea nymph Fishing machine model 16 Foot with a 50 HP Mercury motor a good boat?
the boat is a excellant aluminum boat. I dont have anything good to say about mercury though ...
What additional information appears on the capacity plate of a power boat that has an outboard motor?
Usually will list max HP motor for that boat.
Fuel mixture for a Johnson 40 HP VRO outboard motor?
How much oil do I use per gallon of gas for a 40 HP Johnson motor
Is a 60 hp mercury outboard motor strong enough for a 14 feet boat?
The answer is relative. I have a 4 1/2 HP motor on my 12 foot aluminum boat. It gets me where I need to go. ...
Is a 40 hp ELPT boat motor a 2 stroke or a 4 stroke?
it could be ether !! would need more info E.G make and age !!
Asked in Powerboats, Watercraft Hull Maintenance
Can you run a 150 motor on a boat rated for 115 HP?
Not safely or legally.
How fast will a 40 hp mercury motor go?
First, it needs to be mounted on the boat. And the boat determines how fast the attached motor will go. If the boat is wood, then it will likely float deeper in the water, and not be particularly fast. If the boat is a smaller fiberglas one, then the motor and boat will go faster. Based on much boating experience, I would say that most boats could go 30 to 35 mph with the 40hp Merc. ...
Asked in Watercraft Engine Maintenance
What is the ratio of oil to gas in a 1995 25 HP Johnson boat motor?
The gas to oil mix ration for the Johnson boat motor is 40:1 for this year and style outboard. Some people might suggest 50:1 but this can cause your motor to gall and may cause you to loose a ring or two. ...
What is the points opening for a 9.8 HP mercury boat motor?
On the 9.8 hp Mercury, set the maker points to .020 in.
What is the Weight of 1985 mercury 40 hp outboard motor?
The dry weight of a 1985 model, 40 hp Mercury outboard is 152 lbs.
How fast will a 90 hp outboard motor push a 24foot pontoon boat?
a 75 hp merc goes 19 mph
Asked in Boats and Watercraft
How big of an electric outboard motor is required for a 10 foot fishing boat?
The right size for an electric outboard motor for a 10 foot fishing boat seems to be 4 - 5 - 6 hp, 8 - 9.9 hp or 15 - 20hp. It simply depends on what kind of fishing boat it is. ...
How much horsepower does a 4.0 Mercury boat motor have?
A 4 hp Mercury outboard, produces a true 4 hp, rated at the prop.
How much is a 1986 Johnson 30 hp boat motor worth?
As much as someone is willing to pay for it.