hey all, wondering about the use of a wedge in the eagle? will this help get her on step easier with a HEAVY load,will it take away from top end or mid range? what are the advantages to using them? I aquired a full s.d.309(totaly f%$$$$ed), the owner didnt put the shims in, owww! stanless impeller wore rite through the bowl. but it had a #4 wedge in it, so i was "thinkin" throw it on my s.d. 309 and see what happens. Setting the boat up for the fall moose hunting, and were gunna be packin alot of weight, any help would be greatly appreceated, 21 ft. eagle, 351w g.t.40 heads, s.d.309 ,aa impeller. any and all info would be muchly appreceated, thanxs!!!