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#12798201 - 06/19/18 05:19 PM Repower question.
BlueTuna Online   happy
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Registered: 07/31/05
Posts: 1416
Loc: Rockwall, TX
A few years back I added an Atlas Jackplate to my 22’ Center Console. I am going to sell my Yamaha 150 with a 25” shaft. Can I go down in the length of the shaft from a 25” to a 20” shaft length?

#12798330 - 06/19/18 07:07 PM Re: Repower question. [Re: BlueTuna]
Pat Goff Offline
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Registered: 01/29/05
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Loc: Marble Falls/Seadrift
Not if your boat was built for a 25" shaft.
Pat Goff
Marble Falls/Seadrift TX

#12798753 - 06/20/18 01:54 AM Re: Repower question. [Re: BlueTuna]
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Registered: 04/30/17
Posts: 969
Loc: San Angelo
A 20" motor will work on a transom made for a 25" with a jack plate but it won't be optimal. Depending on how deep a v it is and hull design it may work ok in calm water but it wont be low enough for the prop to keep a grip in rougher water. Also every time you come off plane expect the motor get swamped.

Edited by tmd11111 (06/20/18 02:38 AM)

#12798824 - 06/20/18 06:54 AM Re: Repower question. [Re: BlueTuna]
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Thanks for the info guys. It makes sense that in compensating, the engine won't be able to run optimally.

#12799036 - 06/20/18 09:15 AM Re: Repower question. [Re: BlueTuna]
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there is always this if you are getting some kinda "killer deal" ona 20"

Edited by TLW (06/20/18 09:15 AM)


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