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Old 04-14-2017, 12:52 PM
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Default 2017 Alumacraft Competitor 185 Tiller

Hey guys, I haven't seen one of these setups, so I figured I would share. It's a Competitor Tiller 185 with a 2017 Evinrude 90 HO. I'm really impressed with the hole shot on this thing. It's crazy. And hits 37MPH going into the wind and with a full tank of fuel. I'm happy with that. Everything is brand new, so once it's broke in maybe I'll see a tiny bit more speed. Also, this is with a Evinrude Rebel Prop with a 15" pitch.

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Old 04-14-2017, 01:27 PM
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Nice boat! I just got my 2017 175 with a Yam 75 tiller...Love it! It appears that we have the same color scheme as well. Mine gets about 34.5-35mph so far, and it's taching out at 6100 doing it.

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Old 04-14-2017, 01:33 PM
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Nice. I'm hoping to see a little more speed. But if not, I'm good with 37. The torque from 25-35 mph is very nice as well.
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Old 04-14-2017, 03:08 PM
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What are the RPM's at wide open throttle. The 15" pitch prop seems a little small. If you are getting to max rpms pretty easily a larger pitch prop will get you better speeds.
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Old 04-14-2017, 04:26 PM
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Right around 5500-5600 based on the factory gauge. Which from what I read is were you want to be on this engine. I may try another prop in the future. But I'm good with this.
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Old 04-14-2017, 04:45 PM
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Yep, same color.. I like the trailer guides, I need them. Did you add them or did they come with?

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Old 04-14-2017, 07:39 PM
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Nice. I haven't seen many this color. One thing I found out, the keel scratches easily.

The trailer guides were a factory add on.
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Old 04-14-2017, 09:08 PM
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I have a customer with the exact same combo and he's getting more MPH, if you want to know his setups send me a IM


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Old 04-15-2017, 04:54 AM
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You can/should do better than 37mph. My first choice would be a BRP Viper prop second choice would be a Rogue.
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Old 04-15-2017, 05:29 AM
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nice rig!! i would think you might be able to get a little more out of her though.
with the correct motor height and a prop change i think you should be able to have great hole shot and see 40mph all day.

my 16 voyageur with the 115 ho will do closer to 50, and it jumps up out of the water and just flys.
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