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gil carpenter posted 05-10-2004 08:23 AM ET (US)   Profile for gil carpenter   Send Email to gil carpenter  
I have a Montauk with a 90 horse and I noticed this weekend that the boat wants to pull to the right under power. How is this best corrected?
Moe posted 05-10-2004 08:48 AM ET (US)     Profile for Moe  Send Email to Moe     
Trim the motor up higher.

If that puts the bow too high, adjust the motor trim tab so that its leading edge is more to port (left) and/or its trailing edge more to starboard (right).

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Moe

jstachowiak posted 05-10-2004 09:19 AM ET (US)     Profile for jstachowiak  Send Email to jstachowiak     
The motor trim tab is right behind the propeller and attached to the cavatation plate. I've had these come loose, so check there first.

You'll almost always get pull at slow speeds. Installing No-Feedback steering will help too.

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