I suspect it is a 1700. The above advice is very good. Look up those two guys. I...
water skiing 17 pitch
general use 19 pitch
Low post is better, less pitch up. It just has to clear the motor hood. I drove my I/O like that for years, then converted to outboard, same post.
I vote for raising it to. It worked on my 18. Major difference in the higher speed turns. There is no downside to the wedge, you still have...
Please measure the length of your boat and let us know.
If the 19p prop pulls hard enough for you, it will be fine. A 16 or a 17 will pull harder. I use a 17 with the cup removed. Over revving is not...
Thank you bot, good to hear from you. 81 today.
You are hitting rev limiter. The engine is not over-speeding, it will take that rpm and more all day. That is a great ski prop for a great ski...
Ab Crosby Jr. is active on the Facebook Hydrodyne group. He can answer all your questions.
This is what I recommend for you:...
Beautiful boat!! I agree with your conclusion about the transom height. The 175 is the perfect motor. Put a 17 pitch prop on it and it pull you...
Good to see they got it done. RAJ has been talking about that for years. Looks like a great tow boat.
The later boats had single layer endgrain.
I thought that page looked familiar. The pencil mark next to the Mark 78 gave it way. I still have that whole Master Service Manual.
My transom plate folds over the top. I think this is a bad idea, especially with twins. It puts extra strain on the transom at the right and...
The hull is a balsa glass sandwich. The balsa is between the inner and out hull. there is a lot of information in the restoration section.
I agree about the high cg. I use a real light 150, it will pull your arms off.
It would be possible to put a 2.5 liter (later and better) power head on your midsection.
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