Prop Rotation Question ?

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Prop Rotation Question ?

Postby Fredcollett » Sun Aug 14, 2016 9:06 am

I have a 4.3 mercruiser with a Aphla 1 out drive Caravelle 196LS
I am shopping for a new S.S. prop
and I keep running into Left Hand Rotation Props for sale
How do I know if my single I/O drive is Left Hand Rotation or Right Hand Rotation ???
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Re: Prop Rotation Question ?

Postby AndrewT » Mon Aug 15, 2016 8:44 am

Should be RH rotation,may even be stamped on your existing prop.Usually you find LH rotation props on twin motor installations 1LH and 1RH rotation.
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Re: Prop Rotation Question ?

Postby Fredcollett » Mon Aug 15, 2016 7:04 pm

Thanks makes sense Fred
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Re: Prop Rotation Question ?

Postby buyfire » Tue Aug 16, 2016 10:34 am

The good news about LH props is you can find them really cheap, and they'll greatly improve your handling in while in reverse. Just don't try to go forward and things will be fine. :twisted:
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Re: Prop Rotation Question ?

Postby m_snow » Fri Sep 23, 2016 6:40 pm

Nothing changes except you'll have to get used to putting in reverse to go forward. Just weird.
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