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#12682622 - 03/21/18 09:36 AM Trim on motor
Mudbug Offline
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Registered: 07/26/02
Posts: 622
Loc: Tatum, TX, USA
I have a 55hp Yamaha on 16 ft flatbottom. I am worried that if I hit a log or rock that it will tear out my lower unit or worse when I run it in the river. Is it a good idea to disable the trim so the motor will kick up. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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#12887617 - 09/05/18 07:18 AM Re: Trim on motor [Re: Mudbug]
justfishin89 Offline
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Registered: 06/19/14
Posts: 106
Loc: Oklahoma
I'm not sure about disabling the trim, but I would recommend running an aluminum prop so that you can tear up props instead of lower units. Next I would say add a hydraulic jack plate so that you can run the motor high when your worried about stumps and rock.
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