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frontier posted 05-24-2003 06:21 PM ET (US)   Profile for frontier   Send Email to frontier  
What do you do when the lower engine mounting bolts come out below where the splashwell connects to the transom? (older 16' 7" hull)
JBCornwell posted 05-24-2003 06:51 PM ET (US)     Profile for JBCornwell  Send Email to JBCornwell     
You use a setback or jack plate.

Red sky at night. . .

JBCornwell posted 05-24-2003 10:03 PM ET (US)     Profile for JBCornwell  Send Email to JBCornwell     
I tried to Email you a picture, Frontier, but your Email address is no good.

Red sky at night. . .

frontier posted 05-24-2003 10:53 PM ET (US)     Profile for frontier  Send Email to frontier     
Thanks, JB.
E-mail address is current.
Any other ideas? Are the bottom bolts required?
(60 HP Johnson with power trim & tilt). It's only off about 1" - How about putting the bottom bolts at an angle?
captboss posted 05-26-2003 08:33 AM ET (US)     Profile for captboss    
My 1974 Montauk, the Phoenix, has been happy with Yamaha 90 mounted w/stailess lag screws for lower slot all these years. Now supporting Honda 90.
Kingsteven18 posted 05-26-2003 08:59 AM ET (US)     Profile for Kingsteven18  Send Email to Kingsteven18     
I had a 70 on mine and should be similar. Look for 2 threaded holes in the bracket that you can bolt into from the splashwell height! Just makes it! If the 70hp OMC's have it the 60 should?

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