2003-2008 Four Winns Sundowner 205 225 245 285 Boat Owners Manual

Four Winns®boatprovidethebestgeneralperformance
model.  Variations in load, operating conditions, envi-
If the engine(s) exceeds the recommended rpm, an in-
crease in pitch and/or diameter is required. If the en-
gine rpm is too low, a decrease in pitch and/or diameter
is required.
Boat  Properly   Trimmed
An engine that is not developing full power and the load
carried in a boat will directly affect performance of the
engine.  Always be sure the engine is properly tuned
and load conditions are those normally experienced,
Boat  Too High  -  Trim Bow  “Down”
For additional information on factors affecting perfor-
mance, please consult your Four Winns dealer.
Boat  Too Low  - Trim  Bow “Up”
Figure E2:    Running Angle
E - 5
B.   Power Tilt
three to five degree angle with the water.  This is the
preferredrunninganglewhenboating.   Therunningangle
has a significant impact  on top speed and handling.
See Figure E2. Heavy load or certain water conditions
may make it difficult to achieve the optimum running
angle. Therunninganglecanbecontrolledthroughthe
use of the power trim.
Power tilt allows the operator to raise and lower the drive
for trailering, launching, and beaching. Additional infor-
manual included in the owner’s packet.
DO NOT operate the motor with  the water in-
takes out of the water.  Severe damage to the
engine systems can result. Consult the engine
operator’s manual for specific information.
A.   Power Trim
Trim angle is how far in or out, the drive is positioned in
relation to the bottom of the boat. The trim angle of the
drive has a distinct affect on the running angle of the
E - 6
Electric/hydraulic  trim tabs  are available  on  certain
Sundowner™ models. Trim tabs helpprovidemaximum
control of the hull in all water and load conditions. Used
properly, trim tabs can:
The power trim system permits control of the trim angle
of the drive relative to the boat, at the touch of a button.
It allows the drive to be raised for shallow water opera-
tion. Power trim also allows the operator to adjust the
drive while underway to provide the ideal running angle
for a given load and water condition. Additional infor-
mation can be found in the engine operator’s manual
included in the owner’s packet.
a.   Compensate for wind and load listing (level the boat
side to side).
b.   Inducefasterplaningandhelpachieveoptimumrun-
ningangle(seeSectionE-5   -RunningAngle&Power
Sundowner™  Owner’s  Manual
Section E
Product Specification
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Evgeny on Jun 25, 2013.

nice boat!

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