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    Need prop advice. 89' Baja islander

    I'm looking for a good prop for my Baja. Has the 454 with bravo 1 (1.50 ratio) the seller keep the old prop and put on a 19p and it sucks, any suggestions?


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    Re: Need prop advice. 89' Baja islander

    A 21" Mirage Plus should be a very good all around prop for you. I run a labbed version on my 208 with a big block and it's pretty much ideal.
    Table Rock Lake is my home away from home, and big block power rules.

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    Re: Need prop advice. 89' Baja islander

    Quote Originally Posted by tablerocker View Post
    A 21" Mirage Plus should be a very good all around prop for you. I run a labbed version on my 208 with a big block and it's pretty much ideal.
    Thank you I'll give it a try


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    Re: Need prop advice. 89' Baja islander

    I have a '97 islander.

    I have a 4 blade 19p (i'll have to check the brand) it is a bit small because it over revs if you are not careful. Not much for top speed either. But for wakeboard or tubing I love it. Blasts out of the hole and very easy to keep a constant speed. In sharp turns seems very smooth. At 3300 rpm best engine sound of all my props. This is my goto prop. I love the sound the engine has at 3300 rpm. Just firkin bellows.

    21p Mirage Plus. Pretty quick out of the hole. Acts much like my 4 blade. If there is a little chop it will hit the rev limiter. I like this prop best when wake surfing with a little trim up. GPS keeps constant speed fairly easy and still will give a decent top end speed. Turns fairly tight without problems, pretty smooth.

    23p Mirage Plus. Best speed and cruising prop I have. Takes a tad more to get out of the hole but not bad. Just starts to hop in tight turns. but does deliver on top end. If I know I am not going to pull anyone behind the boat and want to showoff this is my choice.

    25p Revolution. Takes the longest to get out of the hole. From hole shot to plane it really makes the engine roar. Slower top speed and doesn't get into the maximum hp range. Turns at full throttle suck. Lots of hop. I do not use this prop much.

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    Re: Need prop advice. 89' Baja islander

    Iím a fan of the 23M plus if itís the best top end and cruise then send it up to Brett at Bblades to get it labbed. Tell him the info youíve posted here and your goal for the prop and heíll fix you up. Labbing among other things will fix the issues in turns and nows the time to get it to him for the winter special on labor


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    Re: Need prop advice. 89' Baja islander

    I too like the 23M. Great top end and cruise. Iím going to get it labbed this year I hope, before the discounts are over


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    Re: Need prop advice. 89' Baja islander

    Quote Originally Posted by stude View Post
    I too like the 23M. Great top end and cruise. Iím going to get it labbed this year I hope, before the discounts are over


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    what do they do if you have it labbed and what does it help

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    Re: Need prop advice. 89' Baja islander

    Quote Originally Posted by jefflee1988sunsport View Post
    what do they do if you have it labbed and what does it help
    http://bajaboatowners.com/threads/62-Props-101

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    Re: Need prop advice. 89' Baja islander

    Quote Originally Posted by Dieselrrfl View Post
    I'm looking for a good prop for my Baja. Has the 454 with bravo 1 (1.50 ratio) the seller keep the old prop and put on a 19p and it sucks, any suggestions?


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    I called doug at spinellie bros and he set me up with a great prop. Give him a call it canít, email mustange me if you have any questions mustange1994@yahoo.com

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