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Old 06-13-2011, 03:45 PM
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First year we won't be down that week....

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Old 06-13-2011, 03:52 PM
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Try some props before you lower the drives.
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If you decide those lowers just aren't for you just let me know.
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Old 07-15-2011, 06:35 AM
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Easy fix. Remove Bravo's. Install Speedmaster IV or Vs and run some 18" diameter wheels.
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Old 07-15-2011, 10:00 AM
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Running and throttling a boar with deep drives, and mild power is one thing. High drive heights and motors that make some good power can really throw a wrench in your game.

Yanking the throttles back and forth all day from idle to wot on rough water is not only hard on the drives, but the crankshafts don't like it too much either. And with carbs, pulling back to idle repeatly throws a ton of fuel down the cylinders

I am still learning to drive mine. Blower motors will rev REAL fast if you forget to pull back. But, a slight weening of the motors every so often will do less damage in my opinion, than trying to give the throttle handles a orgasm.
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Old 07-15-2011, 10:03 AM
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Yeah...I'm starting to figure it out now. Throttles are a LOT more sensitive than before...I'm barely moving the sticks when I leave the water (not that I ever really sawed at them) and keeping the rpms high (but not too high!) seems to be the solution.
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