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#11211800 - 11/07/15 08:17 PM Flo-torq 2?
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
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Registered: 11/02/14
Posts: 5231
Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
I think I need a new prop hub adaptor thing a ma jiggy.

I have an older Force 75 with an Apollo stainless prop. It seemed exceptionally loose a few days ago. So I tightened it up, using my snap on Torque wrench. It is pretty accurate. I tightened it to 55 lbs. and the a tiny bit more to align the tabs on the lock. After about 40 hours of fishing. I noticed yesterday eyeing that the prop was slightly wiggly. So I removed the prop and the plastic flo torq adaptor is cracked in a few spots. Not seperated. Just cracked. I need to know from someone what part to get. It is a flo torq 2. I think. Probably spelled wrong. But I know it is an Apollo prop and a 98 model Force 75. It runs great. Gets on pad very quickly. And doesn't have any weird vibrations. If I didn't check and recheck I'd never know something was wrong.
Eat. Sleep. Fish.

#11212100 - 11/07/15 10:39 PM Re: Flo-torq 2? [Re: SteezMacQueen]
kingdad101 Offline
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Registered: 10/24/05
Posts: 20737
Loc: W.F. Texas
I'd call the people who KNOW props...

Originally Posted By: steve@scp
Steve's Custom Props
attn: Josh
714 S. Main
Quitman, TX. 75783

#11213380 - 11/08/15 06:53 PM Re: Flo-torq 2? [Re: SteezMacQueen]
SteezMacQueen Online   sleepy
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Registered: 11/02/14
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Loc: Red Oak, Galveston, and Pagosa...
I will give them a call. Thank you.
Eat. Sleep. Fish.

#11214359 - 11/09/15 07:47 AM Re: Flo-torq 2? [Re: SteezMacQueen]
steve@hydrodynamics Offline
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Registered: 08/25/06
Posts: 6811
Loc: Quitman,Tx
if it's getting loose and cracking, you most likely dont have the forward bushing inside the
drive sleeve.
and or the thrust washer is wore out.

i'd call josh and get a whole new hub kit.. problem solved.
btw. the hub kit the a forward bushing has a torque spec of 100 ft lbs.


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