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    I picked up the old style place diverter. It was a smokin deal on a freshly powdercoated unit. My question is, will that reverser create that much drag? Should I spend the $250 to get a replacement nozzle? The boat went 92 with a 540+cid bbf and jc with new style pd (previous owner). I will be running 650hp 501 BBF with the same jc but with the old style pd. What do you guys think?

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    Show a pic...I believe some of the older ones can be cut off or modified.
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    pic from when I bought it (on previous owners pump)
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    I'd be interested in hearing the answers to this one too. I have the same old school diverter with the obnoxious reverse part.

    Last time I was down at MPD, Jack did suggust I trim some of the lip off to reduce drag.

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    would be good idea to mill down flush like newer ones if ur worried about drag
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    Is it just as simple as whipping out a hack saw, or is it something I should take to a machine shop?

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    Quote Originally Posted by stc315 View Post
    Is it just as simple as whipping out a hack saw, or is it something I should take to a machine shop?
    its that easy ...also, a file!...there was some pics somewhere on here as to where to cut etc

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    I might do that. I'm still leaning towards getting a new nozzle end. I may cut this one if I get it on the water before I can get the nozzle.

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    From what I've seen of the nozzles of boats on plane, a ride plate would reduce nozzle drag more than trimming the reverse chute.

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    Any pics out there of people that did remove material from their reverse chute?

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    Quote Originally Posted by nick View Post
    Any pics out there of people that did remove material from their reverse chute?
    Here is the link. I cut mine down never ran it yet!


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    not good pics but milled it basically off, blocked it off and put a neutral on the bucket

    Found a decent one

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    The ride plate in this pics looks like it is keeping the nozzle form dragging and probably would without trimming the chute.

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    I don't have a ride plate. I was thinkin of doing one of those bolt on shoe/ride plates. But I'm not sure if the added drag would be worth the gain. Guess there is only one way to find out. Unless someone has used a bolt on ride plate before. I guess I could always go split bowl and use a pd droop with bolt on plate. Decisions, decisions.

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