Mod V jet foot height

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rktman
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Mod V jet foot height

Post by rktman » 18 Jul 2016, 22:01

I bought an older Alumacraft 15x48 with a slight V (about 1.5" in the middle). It has a 40 hp jet on it and I think the foot is a bit low. What is the rule of thumb for these mod V setups? I'm used to a flat bottom that you can just straight edge to middle of the first grate pin.
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redrum
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Mod V jet foot height

Post by redrum » 05 Aug 2016, 20:01

You're just gonna have to go through the setup process with a jet like every other hull. My experience is you can go a little higher than a straight edge to the front grate pin but that is on a mod-v with no center keel (Grizzly).
1648 Tracker Grizzly Mercury 60/45 Jet
1648 MonArk 50/35 Evinrude Jet
1444 Polarkraft 50/35 Evinrude Jet (Stick Steer)

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