Jump to content
Pete McCrary

Tohatsu 3.5 hp longshaft . .

Recommended Posts

Checking my notes concerning the check-ride for the Tohatsu 3.5 (with new fuel pump) shows distance covered at 21 nm, 4.9 hrs running time, and using ~ 2.4 liters of fuel.  (NOTE: the estimate of 2.4 liters is WRONG!  The measured number is 2.9 liters).  Typical speed ~ 4 to 5 knots, rpm ~ 3,000 to 4,000.  Fuel rate ~ 0.4 liters/hr (error, should be .6 liters/hr).  Mileage ~ 8.75 nm/liter (error, should be 7.24 nm/liter).  But the running time included about 15 minutes of dockside idle -- so the traveling fuel rate and mileage were actually higher.

 

EDITED ON DECEMBER 13.  Note corrections shown above.

Fuel rate: 0,6 liters/hr

Mileage: 7.24 nm/liter

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

 This morning I measured the fuel remaining after the Tohatsu 3.5 "check-ride."  The actual consumption was 2.9 liters.   The corrected performance date are:

 

Fuel rate: 0.6 liters/hr

Mileage: 7.24 nm/liter

 

The posting for December 5 has been appropriately edited.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now


 VigLink badge
×

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.