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assaf posted 06-29-2004 01:47 PM ET (US)   Profile for assaf   Send Email to assaf  
I changed the kicker on my outrage 17 II from merc 6 hp 4st to the new merc 8 hp 4 st 2 cylinders. on the 6 hp I've changed the original prop to high thrust, and it pushed the boat to max 5 MPH. what is the right prop to install to the new motor to have good preformance for trolling? thanks asaf.
Bigshot posted 06-29-2004 02:16 PM ET (US)     Profile for Bigshot  Send Email to Bigshot     
High thrust prop is the only way to go and with the 8hp you might get 5.5mph.
assaf posted 06-29-2004 04:15 PM ET (US)     Profile for assaf  Send Email to assaf     
should i expect only 0.5 mph differance from an engine that has double displacement, one more cylinder and a lower gear ratio?

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