Geared, 1/2 tank and solo I run 53mph. 2 people i see 50/51. Never ran it unloaded, and light. on plane the bottom step is just touching, and the jet foot is 2" below that at it's lowest point. 4-5" of draft on plane. dead drift, 10".
I wouldn't mind throwing the prop lower on one day and wind her up, but that might be a little dangerous.
I'm sure I could get a few more mph out of her with a 3 blade rather than the 4 blade, but the holeshot is awesome as it is, and I honestly don't need to be going this fast on the suskie. I usually cruise at 4k or so and see mid 30s.
Last edited by lennyg3; 06-15-2012 at 03:54 PM.
2002 G3 HP180
2004 225 Optimax-Jet converted
101 Minn Kota Maxxum
Humminbird 798HD SI
1999 GIII Pro185 All Glass Manufactures by Skeeter.
Came originally with a Yamaha 150 that "bit the dust"
The original repower order was for a Yamaha 150 4Stroke earthquake shut down Yahama.
Marina suggested a Suzuki and I couldn't be happyer.
Runs a 4 Blade 28 Pitch Suzuki prop @ 5900 RPM, 58MPH. GPS
80LB Minkota TM, Humminbird 789 Side Scan