If you have all the tools ready and done't count the clean up time - some guys say it takes 30 minutes, but if you have to remove the water pump off the Outboard Prop and install it on the Outboard Jet that alone can take 20-30 minutes depending on how aged the bolts are. We'll get back to you quickly. Expect to put her in the water early summer 2007. Please to request more information. The gears, shift rod connection, shaft, water tube, and bolt configuration are the same.
Mostly you need a job boat style or something sort of similar. I had a light 16 foot flat bottom river boat like a jon with a 135 merc and maximum speed was about 28mph. Have you had any problems? He said this lower unit is not factory, but an aftermarket product. Next time, I'll start with a bare hull. You'll need to slow down sooner and anticipate the slide distance of your boat. In many cases, we soda blast the outside to remove built up fuel varnish, grease, and dirt.
I was steered away from a jackplate by Wooldridge. In the 1990's, the U. He made it simple enough I think a dummy could do thank god! Long tiller handle starting in 2004, shift cable assy, 1828. Steve, I dont know what brand of hydro jack plate you have, but be aware some do not have enough stroke to go from jet to prop. The big problem with older units is wear between the impeller and the housing. There is a 4' slave cable that runs from the nozzle gate up to your trottle. If you prop to 6000 rpm with a heavy load, you'll need to watch the tach with a lighter load and avoid over-revving the motor.
What makes it owrse is if you order the wrong one or have a customer who says they are buying one outboard and come in with another. We did put one on my father-in-law's boat. He did tell me he adjusted it up as far as he could one time while running back from the Deshka, just till it cavitated then dropped it back down slightly. Im really stumped at the moment about the Transom Angle and height of exhaust outlet etc. I suggest getting a new water pump if you are going to go back and forth between the two.
Use 1992 as a cross reference. It would also be nice to have a simple way to attach and read a Suzuki tachometer with tiller handle operation. The prop unit is the original crated lower unit. You have to figure the cost of the motor, the cost of the jet kit and whether or not you can do the swap or you have to pay someone to do it. If you need any help, give me a call. Now which one of the guys in town are the best to get a unit from??? Before selling any upper cases, we remove covers to inspect the gears, count the teeth, and clean. They are mostly a bolt up to replace the lower unit.
So a transom needs to be higher for a jet or a transom jack or both. Add your external parts, bolt it in, and hit the water! Both Jet and Prop lower units have the water pumps on them so the swap is easier. Place the hot iron right next to the cap keeping it away from fuel lines! Can you imagine that on a 12 week wait? Keep the reverse cable adjusted and the pivot bushings in good shape and you'll never have a problem. It is quicker, faster and lighter than the competition. He only runs a jet for a short time in the late fall, so even if there sere some problems, he would probably live with them for that short period. When making potentially dangerous or financial decisions, always employ and consult appropriate professionals.
Also, if you contact Outboard Jet Specialties, you should be able to get the literature for installing the jet unit on your motor which would include info. Now which one of the guys in town are the best to get a unit from??? Please contact your local dealer for actual retail price. Welded aluminum jets are very popular in the northwest. Sobie2 Certainly they aren't a necessity but as long as they offer any kind of back up, I'll keep mine on. I also have a hydraulic jack plate. Thanks Dean Hi All, I have a Sims Super Vee with Ford 1600 X flow engine in it with a jet drive. This outboard has been designed to allow you to open up a new world of hunting and fishing spots.
If this is a truly dumb idea, please let me know. I've never had a failure. The best advantages for these local Alaskan made boats are the custom features Greatland incorporates at extremely low prices. Bay Manufacturing sells a spacer kit that mounts between the case and the lower unit to put the cavitation plat on your lower unit in the correct position. Aluminum props will usually slip more on hole shot and let the motor rev quickly through the lean spot. The outboard jets are wonderful for many applications, but there are many downsides as well: 1 Jets are loud 2 They suck fuel 3 There's a substantial loss of power to the jet - about 30-35% loss - more if the impeller or housing has become severely worn.
Mine is on a 70 prop and we haven't moved it for years. Transom assemblies are inspected to the best of our ability to ensure that there are no stripped threads or worn parts. The longer cable sounds easy also. Many folks use the outboard jets on rivers containing lots of small rock and sand in the bottom. If you want to give it a try, however, here's the procedure. It is Specialty Manufacturing Comapany out of San Leandro California. Guys with reverse problems are usually guys who don't do maintenance.
Price of the kits vary, the large kits cost more. Call me if your going to do this, I have an aluminum welded transom plate I can barter with you on. This can be done with a transom extension plate permenant or an adjustable jack plate. Always with a reverse gate. It was worth it in my case because I couldn't find a used jet in the size I needed and I got them both for a good price. Hi Doug, This is Steve da potbuilder not pete.