we bought a carolina skiff 178 dlv with a 90 etec the brochure on boat says 25 inch transom but the dealer says 20 inch is the e tec it shoud have boat cavitates like crazy and doesnt reach higher rpm due to cavation.the dealer says e tec only has 15/and 20 inch shafts the motor is mounted on the lowest setting . i feel like im being lied to can any one help answer this
11-22-2019 01:06 - edited 11-22-2019 01:13
Measure straight down from the top of the transom edge to the keel. Do not lay the tape measure against the transom.
That will tel you the transome height then post the complete engine model here.
Anyone familiar with boat rigging can also just look at the boat and know, too
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