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Gep posted 05-12-2003 04:56 PM ET (US)   Profile for Gep   Send Email to Gep  
1981 18' Outrage, 1992 Yamaha 130.
Should I bolt it at the top hole or one hole down?
JBCornwell posted 05-12-2003 05:02 PM ET (US)     Profile for JBCornwell  Send Email to JBCornwell     
Whichever places the AV plate at, or only slightly above, the keel, GEP.

Red sky at night. . .

Gep posted 05-12-2003 08:52 PM ET (US)     Profile for Gep  Send Email to Gep     
I almost have it put back together after my total restoration. Just waiting for my second set of pieces form the metal finishers.
The motor was on the top holes, but I saw markings on the second holes. I was wondering if you ever had it on the second holes?


lhg posted 05-13-2003 03:02 PM ET (US)     Profile for lhg    
BW recommends that the engine be lifted up 3/4" (2nd bolt hole) above the full down position. Boat should run about 42 mph with that engine.

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