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by jbillon
Wed May 08, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: 1963 13 Re-power
Replies: 25
Views: 8774

Re: 1963 13 Repower

My rig is [a 1971] 13-footer. One year ago I bought a new Tohatsu 30-HP short-shaft engine with power trim and tilt. [The maximum boat speed is now] 30-MPH, and I am pleased in every way. [The Tohatsu 30-HP short shaft] weighs 180-lbs. [The 13-footer] did [have a tendency for the bow to oscillate up...
by jbillon
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Hydrofoil recommendation for 13
Replies: 8
Views: 5837

Re: Hydrofoil recommendation for 13

JBIL'--when you added the anti-ventilation plate foil appendage, did you then remove the 240-lbs of weight added to the bow? Yes I removed all of the extra weight from the bow seat, and the foil still worked great. I only chose the SE Sport because some reviews said it was better at not grabbing se...
by jbillon
Mon Oct 01, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: PERFORMANCE
Topic: Hydrofoil recommendation for 13
Replies: 8
Views: 5837

Re: Hydrofoil recommendation for 13

I have a old 1971 13-footer with a 2018 Tohatsu 30-HP short shaft engine with trim and tilt. The Tohatsu engine weighs 180 lbs and I am 215 lbs. The 13-footer would porpoise at any throttle above half-throttle, until I added a lot of weight to the bow seat. With 240-lbs of sand bags added to the bow...