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Cox 300 diesel outboard...better start saving your money. #14016621 05/31/21 07:18 PM
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Might be a while but would be great to possibly have a diesel outboard motor only turning 4000 rpm, might be the recipe not to blow at 300 hrs. $50K a bit high right now, but maybe come down if they can ever get a mass market.

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Re: Cox 300 diesel outboard...better start saving your money. [Re: emorydog] #14016651 05/31/21 08:10 PM
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Has pros and cons. 50k is more than a bit high for me and the 770+# would take it right out of the bass boat application. But pretty cool nonetheless- thanks for sharing.

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Old news, been tested and reviewed for about 3 years now.

Re: Cox 300 diesel outboard...better start saving your money. [Re: emorydog] #14016813 05/31/21 10:49 PM
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How much is diesel fuel these days?

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Can see this being a hit in the saltwater market with the bigger center consoles they have now. That's a lot of torque!


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Re: Cox 300 diesel outboard...better start saving your money. [Re: emorydog] #14016962 06/01/21 01:27 AM
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They need to just come up with an electric one powered by Tesla

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They need to just come up with an electric one powered by Tesla

No. They don’t. Hahah


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Re: Cox 300 diesel outboard...better start saving your money. [Re: ezbassin] #14017298 06/01/21 01:45 PM
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Originally Posted by ezbassin
How much is diesel fuel these days?


Right now gas and diesel are close and it’s cheaper than ethanol free. Looks to be more efficient than gas. Also, you need to factor in the power head cost to the per gallon of gas that seems to go on many motors under 500 hours.

If they could drop a few pounds might be an option....



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Originally Posted by emorydog
might be the recipe not to blow at 300 hrs.


Which motors are prone to blow at 300hrs? I have a 2018 250
ProXS 2 stroke with 266hrs.

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I believe mercury has a 175hp diesel as well.


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Originally Posted by elkhunter7x6
Originally Posted by emorydog
might be the recipe not to blow at 300 hrs.


Which motors are prone to blow at 300hrs? I have a 2018 250
ProXS 2 stroke with 266hrs.


The ones that have owners that unnecessarily flog their rig everytime they need to move half a mile

Had a 225 Evinrude sold with 1100hrs and 600hrs on a 225 Opti Pro XS right now. Take care of them and they'll take care of you


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Originally Posted by dk2429
Originally Posted by elkhunter7x6
Originally Posted by emorydog
might be the recipe not to blow at 300 hrs.


Which motors are prone to blow at 300hrs? I have a 2018 250
ProXS 2 stroke with 266hrs.


The ones that have owners that unnecessarily flog their rig everytime they need to move half a mile

Had a 225 Evinrude sold with 1100hrs and 600hrs on a 225 Opti Pro XS right now. Take care of them and they'll take care of you


Bass fishermen are the absolute worst when it comes to outboard longevity. Fire it up then go WFO before reaching operating temp, go a mile or two then chop the throttle and kill it before it cools down.
Saltwater guys will start it, warm it up, cruise to where there going then let motor run all day. They get on average of 4-6000 hours whereas bass boats 3-400hours.

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