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06-18-2019, 11:52 PM
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Posted By amerelium

A - built in 2008

A - built in 2008
06-18-2019, 02:34 PM
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Posted By amerelium

Approaching 60

Approaching 60
06-18-2019, 02:11 PM
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Posted By amerelium

conventional wisdom states more pitch propeller...

conventional wisdom states more pitch propeller with get you more speed, also WOT speed. Specially since you are hitting 6300 RPM. As long as you get it to 5700 you are good (I went from 25 to 24...
06-18-2019, 02:06 PM
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Posted By amerelium

Yam F350 - Suz DF350: final direct comparison.

...all right, had the 4'' jack plate installed, did some test runs and raised the engine further than the shop did; it is now in excess of 3 holes above the ventilation-plate-level-with-keel...
06-03-2019, 10:13 AM
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Posted By amerelium

Water in lower unit - that means you get water in...

Water in lower unit - that means you get water in with the gear oil?

(I ain't a mechanic)
06-03-2019, 10:08 AM
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Posted By amerelium

...so, the plate will be mounted next week - A...

...so, the plate will be mounted next week - A Bob's gen 2 extreme edition 4" manual - ho much higher should I have tyhem mount the engine?

2 hole equivalent is 3,81 cm. Engine will be 11 cm...
05-27-2019, 12:54 PM
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Posted By amerelium

...holy shit - 102 cm deep (from transom) -...

...holy shit - 102 cm deep (from transom)

- Thanks
05-27-2019, 12:07 PM
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Posted By amerelium

No

No
05-27-2019, 11:47 AM
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Posted By amerelium

Yamaha 425 XTO dimmensions

Anyone got a link to a rigging guide or something with complete dimension of the XTO 425?

You've found for both the F350 and Suz DF350 for me before, so here's hoping for the best - thanks in...
05-26-2019, 09:10 AM
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Views: 6,364
Posted By amerelium

Really? Any more info on that anywhere?

Really? Any more info on that anywhere?
05-24-2019, 07:54 AM
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Views: 6,364
Posted By amerelium

Jack plate goes into the original bolts in the...

Jack plate goes into the original bolts in the hull, which where modeled on a Yamaha F350
05-24-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 62
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Posted By amerelium

...well, no access from the inside down there.

...well, no access from the inside down there.
05-24-2019, 02:03 AM
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Posted By amerelium

Finally got to check the height myself - and it...

Finally got to check the height myself - and it is absolutely perfect... for a single prop engine. Identical as I had with the Yamaha.
I have ordered a 4 inch jackplate so I can mount it higher - as...
05-22-2019, 12:26 PM
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Posted By amerelium

Same experience with single engine setup?

Same experience with single engine setup?
05-22-2019, 12:24 PM
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Posted By amerelium

The Killing Time

The Killing Time
05-22-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 62
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Posted By amerelium

Yeah - planes very fast as it is though, a few...

Yeah - planes very fast as it is though, a few seconds, and already handles like a scooter with low trim. If I need to keep the bow very low in rough waters I can apply the trim flaps.

- I though...
05-22-2019, 10:44 AM
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Posted By amerelium

...but why would I need negative trim? Running...

...but why would I need negative trim? Running the trim at minimum when planing basically presses the front into the water.
05-22-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 62
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Posted By amerelium

...yeah it came mounted pretty low - I had them...

...yeah it came mounted pretty low - I had them raise it one notch though, making the ventilation plate perfectly level with the keel, and it basically beat all the test data after that, both top...
05-22-2019, 09:34 AM
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Views: 6,364
Posted By amerelium

Around 30 by now

Around 30 by now
05-22-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,364
Posted By amerelium

...by the way, here's hoping that lowering the...

...by the way, here's hoping that lowering the engine is not the trick - exhaust opening is already close to the water when stationary, and that's with almost no fuel in the tank. This is same stem...
05-21-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,364
Posted By amerelium

I can decrease the pitch further to get higher...

I can decrease the pitch further to get higher RMPs, but as it does nothing for WOT speed, and decrease fuel economy (need higher RPM for all speeds), I am not going to do that. It's too bad there is...
05-21-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,364
Posted By amerelium

So you got better WOT speed when it was mounted...

So you got better WOT speed when it was mounted lower? (and with increased trim angle then I assume, as you could lift the hull more out of the water?)

And you did not have to change props for it?
05-20-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,364
Posted By amerelium

Yeah - but because of the rigging not being...

Yeah - but because of the rigging not being completely similar - It is already mounted on the top notch for the lower bolts, even though there are two more levels to go on the upper ones - I can only...
05-20-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,364
Posted By amerelium

Yam F350 - Suz DF350: 2nd direct comparison

...all right, so I replaced the 25 pitched propeller with 24 - it raised the max revs from 5500 to 5700, but changed nothing else, except hurting fuel economy. WOT speed remains the same.

WOT...
05-04-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,287
Posted By amerelium

...hmm, interesting.

...hmm, interesting.
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