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Old 27 January 2014, 02:44   #11
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Yep that's very low. Needs to move up at least 2 if not 3 inches.... If that engine is too long for the transom as Nugent suggests then you will need to look at a jack plate to sort out the issue or trading in the engine for a shorter one.
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Old 27 January 2014, 12:18   #12
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hmm, the old specs that I have seen and the little bit of info I have been able to gather says the 30" leg is the correct motor. I have sent off a few emails trying to get some clarification but it's a challenge finding any first hand info. The boat is spec'd to use 25" motors with twins. I have only seen two or three others with a single on it.

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Old 27 January 2014, 16:44   #13
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Ok. With the engine trimmed it becomes a bit more apparent. That's an inch low almost exactly. If course my mount looks like this now. I guess I really needed a 27" leg
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Old 14 February 2014, 11:41   #14
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May be it could help.
Try to have the cavitate plate just over the waterline at WOT or cruise well trimmed, and becarefull with water pressure (If too high the water could flow badly through the intake point above the cavitate plate....).
Do it step by step if raising in holes.
And much depends on the load in the boat (fuel, persons, load....) so be carefull.
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looking at your pictures I think you can raise it up perfectly. I should raise up first one hole, but probably could raise up the two holes left.
If you can hold the engine firmly, one way to do it easily is moving the rear height of the trolley with the front jockey wheel.
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thanks, I think i'll go up one more before I put it in the water. I have an auto engine hoist that I use so it's just a 15 minute job.
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