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    Best Nose Cone

    What's the best nose cone made.....Eddie's or Imco? Going to add nose cones with low water pickups to my drives 97 Daytona, twin 650's.

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    Re: Best Nose Cone

    Quote Originally Posted by KYElimEagle
    What's the best nose cone made.....Eddie's or Imco? Going to add nose cones with low water pickups to my drives 97 Daytona, twin 650's.
    If it was me I would run the IMCO or Mercury Sportmaster lowers get the whole housing and not the nose cone. The lower from IMCO is about $1900.00 retail for the housing with the vertical shaft. I dont know off the top of my head what the Mercury is but I can find out.
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    Re: Best Nose Cone

    Only two chices for nose cones?
    What about : Hydromotive, WPM or Bob's machine.

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    Re: Best Nose Cone

    New comlete lowers out of the budget this year. I need to add nose cone with low water pickup or transom mounted pickup. Eddies look good and are put on with epoxy. I found out the Imco's need to be welded. Don't want to take the internals out if not necessary. Really don't know about any of the rest, someone has to have gone down this road.

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    Re: Best Nose Cone

    Quote Originally Posted by KYElimEagle
    New comlete lowers out of the budget this year. I need to add nose cone with low water pickup or transom mounted pickup. Eddies look good and are put on with epoxy. I found out the Imco's need to be welded. Don't want to take the internals out if not necessary. Really don't know about any of the rest, someone has to have gone down this road.
    you have to take out the internals if you weld it on?

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    Re: Best Nose Cone

    Yes, according to Imco the lower has to be disassembled and the cone welded on after the front of the case is ground flat, then of course you have to be careful not to overheat the case or it will warp. Quite a sales job, think I'll go another way!

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    Re: Best Nose Cone

    My vote is hydromotive. How you put it on is critical.. It must be in line with your prop shaft.

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    Re: Best Nose Cone

    Nothing wrong with epoxy. I removed mine and let me tell you, they did NOT want to come off!!!

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    Re: Best Nose Cone

    Quote Originally Posted by KYElimEagle
    What's the best nose cone made.....Eddie's or Imco? Going to add nose cones with low water pickups to my drives 97 Daytona, twin 650's.

    Ask Eliminator ,i bet they have done a fer. the Spectras come with the nose come on them on the older one.

    I think the bobs is out dated .

    I had a buddy that had me sell some on this board , one looked like the Imco nose . Maybe they will chime in.

    I would not use the merc foot! I would but the Imco, looks closer to a speed master.

    really depends on what speed your at know.I would think about 90 it might help?


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    Re: Best Nose Cone

    imco nose cone is the best out $85.00. no need to disassemble lower just remove. I have used see going epoxy and installed many


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