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Some sustained WOT to report..

from 40 to 45 moves quick, and lands on 46 solidly, it seemed like it could creep to 47 if i held it longer or found the perfect water but i doubt any more. Felt like it was it was more limited by the hull and the OJ 4-force, as parasitics likely climbed exponentially.
It was churning throwing quite the froth out the back. but the wider spread of propwash nets me a great wake where i operate most.

Right where i wanted to be i think. No carb spacer at the moment, but one will go on this season, Clay indicates if i relief grind the fiberglass hood less than the the diameter of a tennis ball, i can fit in the spacer ". The wood trim on surface would make the engine cover mod inconsequential.
Suspect an open spacer could boost wot but i have the 4-hole and studs in-hand.

I don't have the tach solved, but it sounded like 4900-5000 if i were to make best guess. that will be curious
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