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Old 04-29-2013, 09:35 PM
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Originally Posted by skiknox View Post
Some Jim are you saying I have to pressure test on the water under load to get a accurate reading? Or where you just say running it like I did can give you a false range of full rpms
It needs to be run on the water, in gear, at the various RPM. In neutral, running it means nothing and I used to try justifying what I found when I would call MC and they (Mark at MC, Monty & Mark at Indmar) finally got me to understand this. It's a PITA to have to take it to the water, but if the weather is good and you have the tools, parts and time, it's not a bad way to spend some time on the water. Take your anchor and a long enough rope, in case you need to replace something away from shore.
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