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My tower was bent out of shape the day I picked the boat up new from the dealer. Apparently the mounting holes were drilled just not *quite* right. This necessitated LEANING on the front tower tube...
Documentation that comes with ACME prop indicates no more than 30 ft-lbs.
Does anybody bother to set the prop nut to a specific torque when putting the prop back on? If so, what is a good setting to use?
I don't think the boat really should change the torque setting....
08-08-2008, 10:50 AM
We have the reverse problem in Houston. The summer is too hot so you cannot go out on the lake the whole day. Rarely are there any days that the rain prevents you from getting out. We usually...
08-07-2008, 11:22 AM
You are really dedicated! I remember the "shock" of swimming in Ontario lakes in the Spring - even with a wetsuit. I used to throw my sports car into winter storage typically well before...
08-07-2008, 01:30 AM
Nice photos Ryan. Makes me miss Ontario summers. Grew up in Chelsea but visited a lot of lakes within a few hours of Ottawa. Ontario lakes are awesome in the summer once they have warmed up. It's...
Talked with the dealer I bought it from. To their credit, it sounds like they'll take care of it correctly and quickly. Only issue is hitting the road to get the boat to/from the dealer. Definitely...
Thanks for the feedback so far guys - useful for the uninitiated....
After taking a closer look at things, the prop looked like it might have "grazed" the flat crossbar at the end of the trailer...
Three problems so far with this boat. Should have taken it for a test drive with the dealer when I bought it but was too rushed to get back to work... :(
First obvious problem was with ill fitting...
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