New Caravelle owner.

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New Caravelle owner.

Postby Fredcollett » Sun Jul 31, 2016 8:32 am

I just purchased a used , very clean. 2008 Caravelle 196 LS. With. 157 hours 1 owner
Ran boat twice on lake and very pleased with over all performance an handling
Boat is a Mercury 4.3. 190 hp. With a 1.81. Ratio. Aphla o/d
Currently turning a. 14.5 x 21p Alm. Prop. Which I assume is factory. Install
Going to upgrade to stainless prop
What to go to is the question ?
4 blade. 19p.
4 blade. 21p.
Any suggestions or recommendations would be appreciated
Fred
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Re: New Caravelle owner.

Postby AndrewT » Mon Aug 01, 2016 8:01 am

4B 19 will be a good choice, it will keep the engine revs in the correct range.It should get on the plane quicker and it will pull better.
Enjoy your boat.
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Re: New Caravelle owner.

Postby Swerve » Tue Aug 09, 2016 8:25 pm

Welcome Fred, happy boating
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Re: New Caravelle owner.

Postby rward182 » Wed Aug 10, 2016 8:23 am

Welcome to the forum!
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Re: New Caravelle owner.

Postby buyfire » Wed Aug 10, 2016 10:30 am

AndrewT wrote:4B 19 will be a good choice, it will keep the engine revs in the correct range.It should get on the plane quicker and it will pull better.
Enjoy your boat.


Yep, maybe even an 18, if you could find one.
Boatless, again.
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