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    Here's the deal kid has a 19 Daytona clone need to find out where to set the motor from back of transom (inches)

    SPECS
    Med lay up around 500-550lb hull
    Flat bottom keel
    HP around 700-750
    American turbine b/c cut and inducer
    boat will have full stringer 2 seats, 12 gallon center fuel tank, cast block, aluminum heads bare minimum for weight.
    Any formula on this would help to get close and save some time.
    Slinging Lead on and off the water for over 40 YRS

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    Quote Originally Posted by leadslinger View Post
    Here's the deal kid has a 19 Daytona clone need to find out where to set the motor from back of transom (inches)

    SPECS
    Med lay up around 500-550lb hull
    Flat bottom keel
    HP around 700-750
    American turbine b/c cut and inducer
    boat will have full stringer 2 seats, 12 gallon center fuel tank, cast block, aluminum heads bare minimum for weight.
    Any formula on this would help to get close and save some time.
    Tony has been setting up 19 and 21's for a long time, I'm sure he could be a lot of help.
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    Quote Originally Posted by poncho View Post
    Tony has been setting up 19 and 21's for a long time, I'm sure he could be a lot of help.
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    Thanks, I will give him a call ,Still open for more suggestions on the forum.
    Slinging Lead on and off the water for over 40 YRS

    82 18' Crusader Tunnel SOLD ,
    00 23' Mako 232 fish killer,SOLD
    78 19' Eliminator Daytona SOLD
    16 19' Predator/Cheyenne

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    I ran mine at 30”.


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    Quote Originally Posted by TNYoungblood View Post
    I ran mine at 30”.


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    Now were talking ,You had a close set up to these specs
    Slinging Lead on and off the water for over 40 YRS

    82 18' Crusader Tunnel SOLD ,
    00 23' Mako 232 fish killer,SOLD
    78 19' Eliminator Daytona SOLD
    16 19' Predator/Cheyenne

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    Quote Originally Posted by leadslinger View Post
    Now were talking ,You had a close set up to these specs

    It was at 34” when I started and the boat wouldn’t clean up, really wet. Moved it to 30” and made a huge difference. My boat is pretty light and single seat race deal but it will give you a idea.


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