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Old 06-19-2007, 08:17 PM
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Anybody have experience with this combo V24 from Aquacraft and Z Drive from MHZ?

Old 06-19-2007, 09:17 PM
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Default RE: V24 and Z DRIVE, any experience

Did one with a RCM drive. Boat ran fine. I would ditch the Fuji engine for a zenoah if you want it to perform well.
Old 06-19-2007, 10:03 PM
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Default RE: V24 and Z DRIVE, any experience

Here is a pic of something similar done in europe.



Be a waste to do such a build with the Fuji motor. You may want to reinforce the hull a little too. Be a shame to spend money on a stern drive to run in a soft hull that is lacking power/reliability.
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Here is a pic of something similar done in europe.



Be a waste to do such a build with the Fuji motor. You may want to reinforce the hull a little too. Be a shame to spend money on a stern drive to run in a soft hull that is lacking power/reliability.
I didn't see the pic.

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Did one with a RCM drive. Boat ran fine. I would ditch the Fuji engine for a zenoah if you want it to perform well.
Where do I find this RCM DRIVE?

I have the Zenoah engine installed in my boat, but I need that my hull get up the nose to run fast, maybe this drive give me this option. What is your opinion?
Old 06-20-2007, 09:11 AM
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Your CG is probably too far aft. When you replace the fuji engine with the zenoah, you need to move the cg forward to account for the added HP. Adding a rcm drive to the rear of the boat will only make the problem worse. JAW can get the RCM drive for you if you want the scale looks of a stern drive, but it will not solve the problem of a poor set up. You are not too far from me if you need some help with the boat.
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Thanks for your help. I'm not in Miami right now. I live in Venezuela.

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Thanks for your help. I'm not in Miami right now. I live in Venezuela.

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good morning my friend and i are building a v24 to use the adjustable surface drive option and installing dual rudders we would like to find a clutch assembly that we could use with the fuji engine and yes we know that we will need to install a water pump iin able to sit still at idle any ideas would greatly be appreciated
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good morning my friend and i are building a v24 to use the adjustable surface drive option and installing dual rudders we would like to find a clutch assembly that we could use with the fuji engine and yes we know that we will need to install a water pump iin able to sit still at idle any ideas would greatly be appreciated

Do you have pics?
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Default RE: V24 and Z DRIVE, any experience

how fast will a v24 go w/ stock engine. my friend was pissed at the preformance and now his zenoah flys!

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