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Old 12-18-2012, 11:00 PM
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Top end speed

What should the top end speed be for a 1989 Prostar with a 351w and 1:1 transmission?
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Old 12-18-2012, 11:06 PM
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44 or 45 mph assuming all is good and the boat isn't full of people.
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Old 12-18-2012, 11:11 PM
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Having problems with top end?
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Old 12-18-2012, 11:13 PM
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Well, I need to put the 13x13 prop back on. I rebuilt the carb, replaced the distributor rotor and cap along with new points, and new spark plugs. I timed it to 10 degrees and set the dwell at around 30. I dont think I can do much else besides add GT40 heads
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Old 12-18-2012, 11:14 PM
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What prop are you running now, and what speed are you getting to?
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Old 12-18-2012, 11:22 PM
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It is a 13x12.5 and I get about 39-40mph
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Old 12-18-2012, 11:28 PM
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I'm sure not a prop expert, but that sounds like about the right speed with that prop. Is the speed issue new, or are you just getting in to footing?
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Old 12-18-2012, 11:33 PM
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Yeah, I am trying to get into barefooting. And I am not sure what the norm is as far as top end speed goes or things that can be done to get the top end to 47-48 mph. I would like to have some throttle left when skiing at around 42mph
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Old 12-18-2012, 11:38 PM
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The resident prop expert is Eric at OJ Props. He has been around the block a time or two and will be a great resource. 865-458-5205

http://www.ojprops.com/

47 or 48 mph is a stretch with a stock 351.
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Old 12-18-2012, 11:41 PM
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Thanks for the help. If we dont get any rain here in Oklahoma, I wont have to worry about it.
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