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25 LSV at 6000ft - Is 450 enough?

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Is this enough engine (with a high altitude prop) at this altitude?  The 575 seems like such a big, and costly, step up.  We frequently run with 8 - 10 people in the boat and as the kids and their friends get older, we're getting heavier every year.

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Once you go supercharged, there is no going back.  I havery been on the wrong side of the power issue and it is absolutely frustrating to have dropped way over $100k on a toy.  

Then have 2 extra friends out with you and have to stop and drain ballast because you are underpowered.   The super charged engine is one of my favorite upgrades.   I still have to drain a little for wake boarding, she won't push 5k plus wedge,  but will do 4k all day. Surfing is effortless @ 2000' with 5k and 8 adults.  The LS3 would not, granted LS3 was a little less power than the 450, but you are also 4000 feet higher. Just my opinion...

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