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#11005610 - 07/28/15 01:11 PM Motor Height
thrashfish Offline
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I recently purchased a new boat and it seems to me that the motor is too high. Am I wrong thinking that the cavitation plate is supposed to be even with the bottom of the boat?

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#11005641 - 07/28/15 01:27 PM Re: Motor Height [Re: thrashfish]
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#11005707 - 07/28/15 01:46 PM Re: Motor Height [Re: thrashfish]
thrashfish Offline
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That's what I needed, thanks.

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#11006080 - 07/28/15 04:48 PM Re: Motor Height [Re: thrashfish]
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if you need anymore call Steve,,He knows his stuff and will be glad to help you...

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#11009605 - 07/30/15 10:15 AM Re: Motor Height [Re: thrashfish]
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cav plate should be well above bottom of boat.


that link on the website will tell ya what you need. but if your not sure
of exactly where to set yours. just give me a call.
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#11009788 - 07/30/15 11:33 AM Re: Motor Height [Re: thrashfish]
thrashfish Offline
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I haven't had time to check it for proper height as yet. I have a great hole shot all the way to WOT but when I am just cruising at 3200 rpm's and then go to get on it, the prop begins to cavitate.

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#11009923 - 07/30/15 12:38 PM Re: Motor Height [Re: thrashfish]
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what prop are you running?

if it's stock it may need some cup.
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#11012377 - 07/31/15 04:13 PM Re: Motor Height [Re: thrashfish]
thrashfish Offline
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The stock prop that came on the motor and evinrude 200 HP it doesn't have a name on it, I believe that it is a 24 pitch.

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