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james yarosz
11-21-2008, 12:52 PM
I have a 2003 Outback LS.I run the standard 13by 13 , 3 blade prop.I have 2 but I wrecked one.I found a decent deal on a Federal,13 by 12,4 blade prop.What kind of difference will I see as far as RPM's,holeshot,wake,and fuel economy.Any ideas?

Sled491
11-24-2008, 09:08 PM
Will be slightly slower, should be better holeshot, and the debate continues on the fuel economy. RPM's will increase also.

kaneboats
11-25-2008, 09:11 AM
There is not a drastic difference in pitch here. The lower pitch 4 blade should give better hole shot and cost you a mph or two at the top end. If you carry large loads or lots of ballast and don't run at high speeds too much it is probably a good thing. If you run 3-4 miles up to your ski/riding area at high speed every time like I do you may wan to pass on it. The increase in RPM should be pretty minor too.