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Old 14 April 2012, 19:58   #1
Country: Ireland
Town: ireland
Make: yam 480r
Length: 4m +
Engine: yamaha autolube 40
Join Date: Dec 2011
Posts: 33
Engine position on my rib

I folks going for my 1st spin in the rib tomorrow at some stage just need to know what is the best position to tilt my engine at when in the water?
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Old 14 April 2012, 20:47   #2
Country: UK - England
Town: Southampton
Boat name: SMH Rib / War Shot
Make: Ribtec / Scorpion
Length: 4m +
Engine: 100hp Yam/150hp opt
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 2,061
I would start with the propeller shaft line parallel with the bottom of the boat.

Try one out and then one in and see what happens.

Out might give better top speed but poor accelleration and might ventilate in turns.

In should keep the bow down and improve accelleration but at the expense of top speed.
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