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Old 02-12-2019, 08:17 PM
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Default Left handed prop on single engine❗️❗️❗️

Hey guys, I have a 27 fountain fever with a single blue 500 efi with a left handed prop, is this set up right for this boat? She seems to run fine! 74mph top speed.
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Old 02-12-2019, 08:29 PM
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Fountains came stock with the left handed prop, I believe. The plus side is used LH props are typically cheaper.
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Old 02-12-2019, 08:54 PM
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Most formula and fountain single engine boats run a left hand prop. Jeff Wurl
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A left handed prop is to offset a "torque lean" typically.
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Talked to Tom at Hydro-Motive and he recommends LH props for single drives to offset torque from the motor. From what I understand though LH props put a load on the Cap which is weaker, hence why I stick with the RH prop and deal with the torque.
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Originally Posted by ThisIsLivin View Post
From what I understand though LH props put a load on the Cap which is weaker, hence why I stick with the RH prop and deal with the torque.
Yup, I put a LH prop on my previous boat after running RH for around 150 hours. After 2 short runs my drive broke a stud off the top cap and exploded.
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