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#10771694 - 04/16/15 07:51 AM lost speed
Rayburnrun Offline

Registered: 10/29/10
Posts: 337
Loc: Etoile, Tx.
I recently had to change my lower unit on a 225 merc pro xs. Brand new lower unit and had prop refurbished. Before I could run up to 69 mph, now 64 is top speed. Does a new lower unit need broke in or did they screw my prop up.

#10771735 - 04/16/15 08:12 AM Re: lost speed [Re: Rayburnrun]
Tommy Yetts Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 12/14/02
Posts: 3493
Loc: Rockwall, TX USA
I would suspect the prop wasn't done properly. Did you gain RPMs or lose RPMs?
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Tommy Yetts

#10771772 - 04/16/15 08:28 AM Re: lost speed [Re: Rayburnrun]
TLW Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 11/16/06
Posts: 2236
Loc: ft worth
what gear case was on it (should have been a TM or Sporty) and what gear case replaced it? if it was replaced with a standard 3.0 gear case then ratio may be different... any change in wfo rpm's?

#10772368 - 04/16/15 12:01 PM Re: lost speed [Re: Rayburnrun]
steve@hydrodynamics Offline
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Registered: 08/25/06
Posts: 6777
Loc: Quitman,Tx
i would suspect the prop


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