Originally Posted by C2 RIBS
Best advice is to lower the engine as far as safely possible for trailing and lift a little and lower onto a block of wood to hold and support. The higher you trail with engine uo the bigger the strain on the transom as it pivots
+1 for the wood.
Would debate the leverage thing tho'. Tilted a good chunk of the powerhead weight is forward of the transom, whereas when down most is behind...
On phone so can't multi quote.
As for the trailer saver - as all trailers are padded to a degree, there must by definition be movement of the hull relative to the chassis, which will also bend slightly at every impact...