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Old 02-19-2021, 09:55 PM
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Everyone ready for Summer or doing winter projects?
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Old 02-20-2021, 07:15 AM
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Projects arenít done but Iím ready for summer.
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Several weeks of pretty brutal cold and snow, I’m sofa king ready for spring. But like liberator221 said I have barely started my projects and have a lot to do. Like whole new interior among other touch ups 🤦🏻‍♂️. Wife should be happy I just left the motors in the dam thing



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We are getting closer, putting on a pair of Imco SC's with -2 shorties and doing a repair on a Drive Guardian. Should be back together and ready by next weekend. Then just have to wait for Ice to melt!

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Old 02-21-2021, 12:35 AM
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well, i'm waiting for you to let me know how those shorties work out !

my drives have about 1000hours on them , somethings going to give.

also a a very minor oil drip on the starboard motor, trying to decide if its worth digging into this again.

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It's -4 here in Michigan and we are going to get another free load of hickory firewood today after it warms up a bit. I have 3 props here to test on the boat and a pair of headsets on the way but it's hard to get excited about boating when temp is in the negatives.
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Old 02-22-2021, 12:03 AM
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Originally Posted by SABER28 View Post
well, i'm waiting for you to let me know how those shorties work out !

my drives have about 1000hours on them , somethings going to give.

also a a very minor oil drip on the starboard motor, trying to decide if its worth digging into this again.
Looks awesome, I'm looking forward to see how the shorties work. I will post results as soon as I have the info.
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It's -4 here in Michigan and we are going to get another free load of hickory firewood today after it warms up a bit. I have 3 props here to test on the boat and a pair of headsets on the way but it's hard to get excited about boating when temp is in the negatives.
I'm north of Chicago so same weather here. I guess maybe a little talk of summer to break things up!
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i might not be able to wait that long. either i just gamble on them or i rebuild the whole drive and possibly sell the stock lowers later. i'm also confused about the lower gear ratio? i've got 1.36 ratio , dont know if thats good, bad or whatever?
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i might not be able to wait that long. either i just gamble on them or i rebuild the whole drive and possibly sell the stock lowers later. i'm also confused about the lower gear ratio? i've got 1.36 ratio , dont know if thats good, bad or whatever?
I went from 1:36 to 1:50 and it changed the way the boat drove in a great way. Most of my boating is on smaller lakes though so the 1:36 although not bad didn't work as well for me. With my new motor build I also jumped a prop to a 32, my 30 was bouncing off the rev limiter. I have been told the -2 will be helpful, they are still about 2" below the hull. I wish I could provide more data but have to wait until it warms up.
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