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Old 06-09-2008, 02:52 PM
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I have a 2001 Baja outlaw 29,looking to adjust the tie bar between the two. Anyone know at what points in the drives front and rear that i can use to set it. I would imagine that there should be 0 "toe" on the drives? Thanks.
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Different boats respond differently...like props. I suggest you get a WOT base line on flat water with the toe in/out neutral. Then try 1/4" in and then 1/4" out....see what you get. Do the runs back to back on the same day in the same conditions. My boat liked 1/4" toe-in. (prop shafts closer together than the leading edge of the lower units) Could be a cheap MPH.
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Thanks for the input but i still dont know at what points on the drive to measure. front and rear
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Oh..benperfected i just read your thread again.so you go center of the prop shaft to the leading edge?
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Originally Posted by BenPerfected View Post
My boat liked 1/4" toe-in. (prop shafts closer together than the leading edge of the lower units)
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Originally Posted by US1 Fountain View Post
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leading edge closer is toe in.


Props swinging in tend to come together thus generally get set toe in. Props swinging out or conventional tend to move apart and generally get set toe out.

In the old days when most boats didn't have hydraulic steering toe would often get set in to help reduce wondering at speed. It seems it would drag a little and help reduce steering lash.

If you have external hydraulic steering set it even or 1/8 to 1/16 toe in the direction above according to rotation. Under load you want parallel drives for best speed.
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Thanks Guys!
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