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Old 10 May 2012, 18:36   #1
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Convert Honda BF130 to counter rotate

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I have twin BF130's and i want to convert one of the engines to rotate toward he other as i've been told that it will make it more efficient - is that true?
And how do i do it?
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Old 11 May 2012, 03:08   #2
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Hi
I have twin BF130's and i want to convert one of the engines to rotate toward he other as i've been told that it will make it more efficient - is that true?
And how do i do it?
Thanks
Deitubby
It's unlikely to improve efficiency (too small to measure) but it will make the boat handle better at higher speeds - you need to change one of the gearboxes to a left hand one and change the gear control cable to operate in the opposite direction.

........... And buy a left hand prop!
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Old 13 May 2012, 06:59   #3
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call Cameron on 01475 635 700 on monday and he will help you.

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