Will it harm a boats outboard engines to got to full throttle from standstill?

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Most boat trials seem to be at around 10 knots before going to wide open throttle. Is it safe to fully open up the throttle from standstill?

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  • Daniel
    Lv 5
    8 months ago

    Nope hammer down

  • 8 months ago

    Does it harm a car's engine when you floor it?

  • 9 months ago

    Not if the engine is heated up and the water pump running.

  • arther
    Lv 5
    9 months ago

    I do it all the time when towing water skiers been doing it for years

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    Water-skiers have been doing that for 75+ years and no one has ever warned against it !!!

  • 9 months ago

    It will harm any engine to go full throttle from cold. You must give time for oil to be distributed around the engine and for the moving parts to reach working temperature

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