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#11232006 - 11/18/15 05:55 PM Prop nut not tight
PTGfish Online   content
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/16/10
Posts: 616
Loc: Waco, TX
I cant get the prop nut to tighten enough to get the cotter pin in the next hole. I havent cranked down on it because that doesnt seem like a smart thing to do. Is it ok for the prop to have a small amount of play in it or do I try to get it to the next hole?

Thanks

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#11232328 - 11/18/15 09:00 PM Re: Prop nut not tight [Re: PTGfish]
JimmyP Offline
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Registered: 11/26/12
Posts: 802
Loc: Waxahachie, Texas
Get it to the next hole. You may need to replace the prop thrust washer. Never leave the prop loose at all.

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#11232490 - 11/18/15 10:52 PM Re: Prop nut not tight [Re: PTGfish]
YAMADOGGY Offline
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Registered: 11/26/03
Posts: 226
Loc: FT WORTH,TX,USA
sounds odd to have the same prop and hole not align, how far off is the hole from the cotter pin passing thru?

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#11232686 - 11/19/15 07:44 AM Re: Prop nut not tight [Re: PTGfish]
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Registered: 08/25/06
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Loc: Quitman,Tx
sounds like a yamaha ???

torque spec is 100 ft lbs.

even an omc is about 80 ft lbs

tighten er down
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#11233596 - 11/19/15 04:01 PM Re: Prop nut not tight [Re: PTGfish]
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Yamaha. Thanks. I will tighten it down

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