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Enhance Your Boat's Performance with Solas Propellers

Solas propellers NZ for sale at PROMT PartsWelcome to our comprehensive guide on Solas propellers!

Whether you're a recreational boater or a professional captain, finding the right propeller is essential for maximizing your boat's performance on the water. Solas propellers are renowned for their superior craftsmanship, exceptional quality, and innovative design. In this article, we'll explore the benefits of Solas propellers and help you choose the perfect propeller for boat our outboard motor.

Why Choose Solas Propellers? Experience Superior Craftsmanship and Quality

When it comes to propellers, Solas stands above the competition with its unwavering commitment to superior craftsmanship and exceptional quality. Each Solas propeller is meticulously crafted using the finest materials and state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques. Rigorous testing and stringent quality control measures ensure that every propeller meets the highest standards of performance and durability. With Solas, you can trust that you're investing in a propeller that will excel in demanding marine environments and deliver outstanding results.

Unleash Optimal Performance and Efficiency

 

Solas propellers are engineered to highest qualitySolas propellers are specifically engineered to enhance your boat's performance in various aspects, including speed, acceleration, fuel economy, and maneuverability. Their advanced blade designs and precise pitch options provide unparalleled thrust, minimizing cavitation and maximizing overall efficiency. Experience smoother rides, faster acceleration, and significant fuel savings with Solas propellers, transforming every boating excursion into an exhilarating and cost-effective adventure.

 

A Wide Array of Options to Suit Your Needs

 

Solas propeller outboard props rangeAt Solas, we understand that different boats require different propellers. That's why we offer a diverse range of propeller options to cater to various boat types, engine configurations, and specific requirements. Whether you own a small recreational boat or a large commercial vessel, Solas has the perfect propeller to meet your needs. Our extensive selection includes stainless steel propellers, aluminum propellers, 3-blade propellers, 4-blade propellers, and more. Moreover, our knowledgeable experts are available to provide personalized guidance and help you select the ideal propeller based on your boat's specifications and intended use.

 

Continuous Innovation and Cutting-Edge Facilities

 

Solas propellers continuous innovationSolas is at the forefront of research and development in the marine industry, continuously striving for innovation and improvement. Our advanced production department, equipped with cutting-edge facilities, allows us to transform ideas into reality. Through the implementation of the Advanced New Production System (ANPS), we optimize manufacturing efficiency, reduce inventories, and eliminate wastage of resources. By maximizing space utilization, increasing yield, implementing first-in-first-out processes, and leveraging automated equipment like robotic dipping arms, we maintain our commitment to delivering exceptional quality and customer satisfaction.

Choose Solas Propellers for Unmatched Performance and Reliability

Solas propellers are manufactured to the highest standardsWhen you choose Solas Propellers, you're choosing excellence in craftsmanship, optimal performance, a diverse range of options, and continuous innovation. Trust in Solas to provide propellers that exceed your expectations, withstand the rigors of marine environments, and elevate your boating experience to new heights. Discover the difference that Solas Propellers can make for your watercraft and embark on unforgettable journeys with confidence and peace of mind.

Choosing the Right Solas Propeller

Consider Your Boat's Characteristics

To select the perfect Solas propeller, it's crucial to consider your boat's characteristics, such as its size, weight, and engine specifications. Solas provides a user-friendly online guide or expert support to assist you in determining the optimal propeller diameter, pitch, and blade configuration for your specific boat. By choosing a propeller that aligns with your boat's characteristics, you can achieve the best possible performance and efficiency.

Consult with Experts

If you're unsure about the right propeller for your boat, don't hesitate to reach out to Solas's knowledgeable team. They can offer personalized recommendations based on their extensive expertise in marine propulsion systems. By discussing your boating needs and goals with a Solas representative, you'll gain valuable insights and make an informed decision when purchasing your propeller.

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Enhance Boat Performance with Solas Propellers

Investing in a high-quality Solas propeller is a surefire way to enhance your boat's performance and optimize your boating experience. With their superior craftsmanship, performance-driven designs, and wide range of options, Solas propellers are trusted by boaters worldwide. Take advantage of Solas's expertise and find the perfect propeller for your boat today. Get in touch with

Introduction:
Learn how Solas propellers can maximize your boat's performance on the water. From the hub to the twisted blades, each element is meticulously designed to propel your boat forward efficiently. This guide explores the key features of Solas propellers and offers insights into selecting the right propeller for your vessel.

Understanding Solas Propellers

Propeller diameter measurement explainedPropeller Diameter 

The diameter of a propeller represents the overall size of the blade, affecting its water-pushing capacity. Larger diameters generate more power, while smaller diameters are suitable for specific applications. Understanding the impact of diameter on performance is crucial when selecting a propeller.

Propeller pitch explainedPropeller Pitch

Pitch measures the distance the propeller moves the boat in one revolution. It determines the boat's speed by covering more or less distance per rotation. Higher pitch propellers offer faster speed but require more engine power, while lower pitch propellers generate more power at lower engine RPMs. Selecting the right pitch is essential for achieving optimal engine performance and efficiency.

Propeller rake explainedPropeller Rake Angle

Rake angle refers to the angle between the blade and the hub. It plays a significant role in lifting the bow of the boat out of the water. The rake angle can be flat or progressive, increasing as it approaches the blade's tip. Understanding the impact of rake angle on boat performance helps in selecting the ideal propeller for specific boat types and conditions.

Propeller cupping explainedPropeller Cupping

Cupping is the presence of a lip on the edge of the propeller blades. It helps reduce ventilation and slippage, improving overall performance. The position of the cup on the blade can affect the rake angle and pitch, resulting in enhanced bow lift or increased power. Understanding the benefits of cupping assists in choosing a propeller that suits your boating needs.

Ventilation, Cavitation, and Blade Count

Solas propellers are designed to optimize your boat's performance by considering factors such as diameter, pitch, rake angle, cupping, ventilation, and cavitation. These advanced design features ensure efficient propulsion and enhanced boating experience.

Ventilation, the unwanted phenomenon of air being drawn around the blades, can reduce speed, especially during hard acceleration. To mitigate this issue, Solas propellers are equipped with anti-ventilation plates mounted on the outboard, effectively preventing ventilation and maintaining optimal RPM.

Cavitation, caused by water flow disturbances around the blades, can damage the propeller's surface and reduce performance. Solas propellers are meticulously designed to minimize cavitation, ensuring smooth operation and longevity.

Blade count is another important consideration. While fewer blades result in higher efficiency, they can also increase vibrations. That's why three-blade propellers are the most common choice for general-purpose boating, offering an excellent balance of performance, speed, and efficiency. However, for specific applications, manufacturers produce four and five-blade propellers to boost acceleration, improve handling and control in high-performance scenarios, and provide stability in rough water conditions and tow sports.

Upgrade to Solas propellers to experience the benefits of these design features. By selecting the right propeller for your boat, you'll enjoy improved acceleration, enhanced maneuverability, and prolonged propeller life. Elevate your boating adventures with Solas propellers and maximize the performance and efficiency of your vessel.

Choosing the Right Material for Your Propeller

Aluminum Props
Aluminum props offer a cost-effective choice, providing a balance between performance and durability. They are suitable for general-purpose boating and offer satisfactory acceleration and resilience to minor water obstacles.

Stainless Steel Props
Stainless steel props, five times stronger than aluminum, significantly enhance performance and durability. They provide improved acceleration, reduced damage from water obstacles, and prolonged lifespan. Stainless steel propellers are ideal for demanding conditions and those seeking superior performance.

Conclusion:
With Solas propellers, your boat's performance can reach new heights. From diameter and pitch to rake angle, cupping, and blade count, every design element contributes to efficiency and speed. Consider your specific boating needs and choose between aluminum and stainless steel materials to optimize performance and durability. Upgrade to Solas propellers today and experience the difference in your boating adventures.

How to Choose the Correct Pitch and Blade Count

When it comes to selecting a propeller, understanding your boat's intended use and considering factors such as speed, load, and location is crucial. This guide provides step-by-step instructions on choosing the right pitch and blade count for optimal performance.

Determine the Operating Range

Consider Boat Usage and Load

Before diving into propeller selection, evaluate your boat's intended applications and average speed. If you use the boat for various purposes, you might need to switch propellers accordingly. Remember, the propeller choice directly affects engine RPM and performance. Aim for a propeller that keeps the engine RPM within the midpoint or higher of the wide-open throttle (WOT) range under normal load. Consult your engine operating manual for the recommended operating range.

Consult the Propeller Guide and Perform Water Tests

Evaluate Propeller Options

Consult your engine's propeller guide to find the recommended combinations of pitch, blade count, and material for your specific engine. Narrow down a range of propellers based on this information to conduct water tests.

Conduct Water Tests

Test the propellers under typical conditions, maintaining the same load, gear, and water conditions you usually encounter. Set the trim angle to optimize speed on the water.

Optimize Propeller Selection

Analyze Engine RPM

Run the boat at WOT and observe the maximum engine RPM on the tachometer. If the RPM falls below the recommended operating range, switch to a propeller with lower pitched blades. Conversely, if the RPM exceeds the range, switch to a propeller with higher pitched blades. Keep in mind that each inch of pitch size affects RPM by 150-200. Aim for the midpoint or higher within the recommended operating range. Note that high altitudes reduce engine power, so choose a lower pitch to achieve the desired RPM at sea level.

Adjust Engine Height

Engine height plays a significant role in propeller performance. Once you find the right propeller, fine-tune the engine mounting height for the best balance of speed, maneuverability, and acceleration. Begin with the anti-ventilation plate aligned with the bottom of the boat. Gradually raise the engine one mounting hole at a time until performance becomes unacceptable, then lower the engine one hole down.

Keep a Spare Propeller Onboard

Be Prepared with a Spare Propeller

It's essential to carry a spare propeller for emergency situations. Consider purchasing a spare propeller that is two inches lower in pitch than your standard propeller. This reduction in pitch provides optimal performance for tow sports, like water skiing, due to slower acceleration and increased power.

Conclusion:
By carefully selecting the correct propeller pitch and blade count, you can optimize your boat's performance. Take into account the operating range, conduct water tests, and fine-tune engine height for the best results. Lastly, keep a spare propeller onboard to ensure a smooth boating experience in case of emergencies.

Technical Understanding of Propeller Terminology

Understand the terminology of propellersBack: Refers to the low-pressure side of the propeller blade that is closest to the boat.
Cavitation: Occurs when water flow disturbances cause vaporized air to form around the propeller blades.
Cup: Refers to the lip or curved portion on the edge of the propeller blade.
Diameter: The width of the circle created by the tips of the propeller blades.
Face: The high-pressure side of the propeller blade that is farthest from the boat.
Leading Edge: The edge of the propeller blade that is closest to the boat.
Pitch: The distance the propeller travels in one complete revolution.
Rake: The angle formed between the blade and the hub of the propeller.
Root: The edge of the propeller blade that is attached to the hub.
RPM: Stands for revolutions per minute, which indicates the number of complete rotations the propeller makes in a minute.
Slip: Refers to the distance lost due to inefficiencies in propeller performance.
Surface Area: The total surface area of the propeller blades.
Tip: The point on the propeller blade that is farthest from the hub, separating the leading edge and trailing edge.
Trailing Edge: The edge of the propeller blade that is farthest from the boat.
Ventilation: Occurs when air bubbles surround the propeller blades, affecting their efficiency.
WOT: Abbreviation for "wide open throttle," indicating the maximum throttle position of the boat's engine.

Outboard Motor Propeller RPM Charts

Matching your propeller to your boat and motor setup is crucial for optimal performance on the water. Achieving the recommended RPM (Revolutions Per Minute) at wide-open throttle is a key factor in ensuring your boat operates at its best. Our comprehensive RPM look-up tables provide the information you need to select the right propeller that aligns with your engine's recommended RPM range. By achieving the recommended RPM, you can experience improved acceleration, fuel efficiency, and overall boat performance. Don't underestimate the importance of propeller selection

Evinrude ETEC
HP/Model Years WOT RPM Gear Ratio
25 HP 2011-2014 5500-6100 2.15
25 HP 2015 Thru 5500-6000 2.15
30 HP 2011-2014 5500-6100 2.15
30 HP 2015 Thru 5500-6000 2.15
40 HP 2011-2015 5500-6000 2.67
40 HP 2016 Thru 5500-6000 2.9
50 HP 2004-2015 5500-6000 2.67
50 HP 2016 Thru 5500-6000 2.9
55 HP 2009 Thru 5500-6000 2.67
60 HP 2004-2015 5500-6000 2.67
60 HP 2016 Thru 5500-6000 2.9
75 HP 2004-2014 4500-5500 2.00 / 2.25*
75 HP 2015 Thru 5000-5500 2.00 / 2.25*
90 HP 2004-2014 4500-5500 2.00 / 2.25*
90 HP 2015 Thru 5000-5500 2.00 / 2.25*
115 HP 2004-2007 4500-5500 2.00 / 2.25*
115 HP 2008 Thru 5500-6000 2.00 / 2.25*
130 HP 2004-2008 5000-6000 2.00 / 2.25*
130 HP 2009 Thru 5500-6000 2.00 / 2.25*
150 HP 2008-2014 4850-5850 1.86
150 HP 2015 Thru 5300-6000 1.85 / 1.86*
175 HP 200-2014 4850-5850 1.86
175 HP 2015 Thru 5300-6000 1.85 / 1.86*
200 HP 2006 4750-5750 1.86
200 HP 2007-2014 4850-5850 1.86
200 HP 2015 Thru 5300-6000 1.85 / 1.86*
225 HP 2006-2014 4500-5800 1.86
225 HP 2015 Thru 5250-6000 1.85
250 HP 2006-2014 4500-5800 1.85
250 HP 2015 Thru 5250-6000 1.85
300 HP 2009-2014 5000-6000 1.86
300 HP 2015 Thru 5300-6000 1.85
Evinrude ETEC High Output
HP/Model Years WOT RPM Gear Ratio
15 HP H.O. 2011 Thru 5000-5500 2.15
90 HP H.O. 2014 Thru 5500-6000 2.00 / 2.25*
115 HP H.O. 2009 Thru 5500-6000 2.00 / 2.25*
135 HP H.O. 2014 Thru 5300-6000 1.85 / 1.86*
150 HP H.O. 2009-2015 4850-5850 1.86
150 HP H.O. 2016 Thru 5300-6000 1.85 / 1.86*
200 HP H.O. 2006-2010 4500-5800 1.86
200 HP H.O. 2011-2014 4500-5800 1.85
200 HP H.O. 2015 Thru 5250-6000 1.85
225 HP H.O. 2006-2008 4500-5800 1.86
225 HP H.O. 2009-2010 4500-5800 1.71
225 HP H.O. 2011 Thru 4500-5800 1.85
225 HP H.O. 2015 Thru 5250-6000 1.85
250 HP H.O. 2008-2011 4500-6000 1.71
250 HP H.O. 2012-2014 5000-6000 1.85
250 HP H.O. 2015 Thru 5300-6000 1.85
Evinrude ETEC G2 Series
HP/Model Years WOT RPM Gear Ratio
150 HP 2016 Thru 5000-6000 2.17
150 HP H.O. 2016 Thru 5000-6000 2.17
175 HP 2016 Thru 5000-6000 2.17
200 HP 2016 Thru 5000-6000 2.17
200 HP H.O. 2015 Thru 5400-6000 1.85
225 HP 2015 Thru 5400-6000 1.85
225 HP H.O. 2015 Thru 5400-6000 1.85
250 HP 2015 Thru 5400-6000 1.85
250 HP H.O. 2015 Thru 5400-6000 1.85
300 HP 2015 Thru 5400-6000 1.85
Evinrude
HP/Model Years WOT RPM Gear Ratio
9.9 HP 1985-2005 5000-6000 2.42
15 HP 1974-1980 5500-6500 2.42
15 HP 1981-1993 5500-7000 2.42
15 HP 1997-2005 5000-6000 2.42
65 HP* 1984-2000 4500-5500 2.42
65 HP* 2001 5000-6000 2.25
Evinrude Ficht
90 HP Ficht 1998 4500-5500 2.00
90 HP Ficht 1999-2000 5500-6000 2.00
115 HP Ficht 1998 5000-6000 2.00
115 HP Ficht 1999-2000 5500-6000 2.00
150 HP Ficht 1999-2000 4800-5300 1.86
175 HP Ficht 1999-2000 5300-5800 1.86
200 HP Ficht 2001-2002 5500-6000 1.86
225 HP Ficht 1999-2000 5500-6000 1.86
225 HP Ficht H.O. 2003 5500-6000 1.86
250 HP Ficht 2000 5500-6000 1.86
Evinrude Ram
90 HP Ram 2001-2003 5250-5750 2.00
115 HP Ram 2001-2003 5250-5750 2.00
150 HP Ram 2001-2003 4750-5250 1.86
175 HP Ram 2001-2003 5250-5750 1.86
200 HP Ram 2003 5000-6000 1.85
225 HP Ram 2001-2003 5500-6000 1.86
250 HP Ram 2001-2003 5500-6000 1.86
* Commercial Models.
Evinrude 4 Stroke
HP/Model Years WOT RPM Gear Ratio
5 HP 1999 5500-6500 2.23
5 HP 2000-2003 5000-6000 2.23
6 HP 1998-1999 5500-6500 2.23
6 HP 2000-2002 5000-6000 2.23
8 HP 1996-2002 5000-6000 2.42
9.8 HP 2012 5000-6000 2.08
9.8 HP 2013 Thru 4500-6000 2.08 / 2.15*
9.9 HP 1995-2001 5000-6000 2.42
15 HP 1995-2001 5000-6000 2.42
15 HP 2012 5000-6000 2.15
15 HP 2013 Thru 4500-6000 2.08 / 2.15*
25 HP - 4700-5300 2.09
30 HP - 5200-5800 2.27
40 HP 1999-2003 5200-5800 2.27
50 HP 1999-2003 5900-6500 2.27
70 HP 1998 5000-6000 2.42
70 HP 1999-2003 5200-5800 2.42
Honda
HP/Model Years WOT RPM Gear Ratio
BF 8 1987-1999 4950-5500 2.40
BF 9.9 1988-1999 4500-5500 2.10
BF 9.9 2000 Thru 5000-6000 2.33
BF 15 1991-2002 5000-6200 2.10
BF 15 2003 Thru 4500-5500 2.08
BF 20 2003 Thru 5000-6000 2.08
BF 25 1994 Thru 5000-6000 2.08
BF 30 1995-1999 5500-6000 2.08
BF 30 2000-2005 5700-6200 2.08
BF 30 2006 Thru 5000-6000 2.08
BF 35 1991-1994 4600-5600 2.09
BF 40 1995 Thru 5000-6000 2.09
BF 45 1991-1994 5000-6000 2.09
BF 50 / 50A 1995 Thru 5500-6000 2.09
BF 60 2010 Thru 5000-6000 2.07
BFP 60 2010 Thru 5000-6000 2.33
BF 75 1995 Thru 5000-6000 2.33
BF 90 1995-2002 5000-6000 2.33
BF 90 2003-2006 5000-6000 2.30
BF 90 2007 Thru 5300-6300 2.33
BF 100 2016 Thru 5500-6300 2.33
BF 115 1998-2010 5000-6000 2.00
BF 115 2011 Thru 4500-6000 2.14
BF 130 1998-2004 5000-6000 2.00
BF 135 2004 Thru 5000-6000 2.14
BF 150 2004 Thru 5000-6000 2.14
BF 200 2002 Thru 5000-6000 1.86
BF 225 2002 Thru 5000-6000 1.86
BF 250 2012 Thru 5300-6300 2.00
Johnson
HP/Model Years WOT RPM Gear Ratio
4 HP 1980-1983 4000-5000 1.65
6 HP 1986-2005 4500-5500 2.23
8 HP 2000-2005 5000-6000 2.23
9.9 HP 2000-2005 5000-6000 2.42
15 HP 2000-2004 5000-6000 2.42
15 HP 2005-2007 5500-6500 2.42
25 HP 1984-2005 4500-5500 2.15
25 HP 3 Cyl. 1984-2005 5200-5800 2.15
30 HP 1984-2000 5200-5800 2.15
30 HP 2001-2005 4500-5500 2.23
35 HP 1981-1983 5200-5800 1.93
40 HP 1984-2005 4500-5500 2.42
50 HP 1975-2005 4500-5500 2.42
60 HP 3 Cyl. 1989-2003 5000-6000 2.42
70 HP 3 Cyl. 1974-2001 4500-5500 2.42
90 HP* 2001-2006 4500-5500 2.00
115 HP* 2001-2006 4500-5500 2.00
135 HP* - 5000-6000 2.25
150 HP* 2003-2006 4500-5500 1.86
175 HP* 2003-2006 4500-5500 1.86
200 HP* 1987-2001 5000-6000 1.86
1986-2001 225 HP*   5000-6000 1.86
* Includes OceanPro Models.
Johnson 4 Stroke
HP/Model Years WOT RPM Gear Ratio
6 HP 1997-2003 5500-6500 2.23
8 HP 1996-2004 5000-6000 2.42
9.9 HP 2002-2007 4500-5500 1.92
15 HP 2002-2007 5400-6000 1.92
25 HP 2004-2006 5000-5600 2.09
30 HP 2004-2007 5500-6100 2.09
40 HP 1999-2005 5200-5800 2.27
50 HP 1999-2005 5900-6500 2.27
60 HP 1998-2005 4700-5300 2.42
70 HP 1999-2005 5200-5800 2.42
90 HP 2003-2005 4500-5500 2.59
115 HP 2003-2005 5000-6000 2.59
140 HP 2003-2005 5600-6200 2.38
200 HP 2004-2005 5000-6000 2.29
225 HP 2004-2005 5000-6000 2.29
Mercury
HP/Model Years WOT RPM Gear Ratio
4 HP 1973-1975 4500-5500 2.00
6 HP 1994-2003 4000-5000 2.00
8 HP 1994-2005 4500-5500 2.00
9.9 HP 1993-2005 5000-6000 2.00
15 HP 1994-2005 5000-6000 2.00
20 HP 1986-2005 4500-5500 2.25
25 HP 1985-2005 5000-6000 2.25
30 HP 1994-2002 4500-5500 2.00
40 HP 2001-2002 4500-5500 2.00
40 HP 2004-2005 5000-5500 1.83
50 HP 1991 Thru 5000-5500 1.83
60 HP 1991-2005 5000-5500 1.64
75 HP 1990-2005 4750-5250 2.30
90 HP 1989-2004 5000-5500 2.30
90 HP 2005 Thru 5000-5500 2.33
100 HP 1989 Thru 4750-5250 2.07
115 HP 1989-2005 4750-5250 2.07
125 HP 1994-2005 4750-5250 2.07
135 HP 1990-1996 5000-5600 2.00
150 HP EFI 2004 5000-6000 1.87
150 HP EFI 2005 5000-5600 1.87
175 HP 1990-1999 5000-5600 1.87
175 HP EFI 2000-2002 5000-5600 1.87
200 HP 1991-2005 5000-5600 1.87
200 HP EFI 1994-2002 5000-5800 1.87
225 HP 1996-1998 5000-5500 1.64
225 HP EFI 1996-2004 5000-5800 1.75
Mercury 4 Stroke
HP/Model Years WOT RPM Gear Ratio
8 HP 1995-2004 4500-5500 2.00
8 HP 2005 Thru 5000-6000 2.08
9.9 HP 1995-2004 4500-5500 2.01
9.9 HP 2005 Thru 5000-6000 2.08
15 HP 1989-2006 4500-5500 2.00
15 HP 2007 Thru 5000-6000 2.15
20 HP 2009-2013 5250-6250 2.15
20 HP 2014 Thru 5400-6100 2.15
25 HP 2004-2005 5500-6000 2.42
25 HP 2006 Thru 5000-6000 1.92
30 HP 1999-2005 5500-6000 2.00
30 HP 2006 Thru 5250-6250 1.92
40 HP 1997 Thru 5500-6000 2.00
40 HP SeaPro 2016 Thru 4500-5500 2.33
50 HP 1998 Thru 5500-6000 1.83
60 HP 2001 Thru 5500-6000 1.83
60 HP SeaPro 2016 Thru 4500-5500 2.33
75 HP 2004-2006 4500-5500 2.33
75 HP 2007-2014 5000-6000 2.33
75 HP 2015 Thru 4500-5500 2.07
90 HP 2004 Thru 5000-6000 2.33
115 HP 2001-2006 5000-6000 2.07
115 HP 2007-2014 5800-6400 2.07
115 HP 2015 Thru  5000-6000 2.07
Mercury Bigfoot
9.9 HP Bigfoot 2006 Thru 5000-6000 2.42
25 HP Bigfoot 1999-2001 5500-6000 2.40
25 HP Bigfoot 2002-2003 5250-5750 2.40
40 HP EFI Bigfoot 2004 Thru 5500-6000 2.33
50 HP Bigfoot All Years 5500-6000 2.33
60 HP Bigfoot 2001 Thru 5500-6000 2.33
Mercury Command Thrust
9.9 HP CT 2016 Thru 5000-6000 2.42
40 HP EFI CT 2014 Thru 5500-6000 2.33
50 HP EFI CT 2014 Thru 5500-6000 2.33
60 HP EFI CT 2014 Thru 5500-6000 2.33
90 HP EFI CT 2014 Thru 5000-6000 2.38
115 HP EFI CT 2014 Thru 5000-6000 2.38
Mercury Verado
HP/Model Years WOT RPM Gear Ratio
135 HP Verado 2007-2010 5200-6400 2.08
150 HP Verado 2006 Thru 5800-6400 2.08
175 HP Verado 2006 Thru 5800-6400 2.08
200 HP Verado 2005 Thru 5800-6400 2.08
200 HP Verado Pro 2015 Thru 5800-6400 1.85
225 HP Verado 2005 Thru 5800-6400 1.85
250 HP Verado 2005 Thru 5800-6400 1.85
250 HP Verado Pro 2011 Thru 5800-6400 1.85
275 HP Verado 2005-2010 5800-6400 1.85
300 HP Verado 2008 Thru 5800-6400 1.75 / 1.85*
300 HP Verado Pro 2011 Thru 5800-6400 1.75
Suzuki
HP/Model Years WOT RPM Gear Ratio
DF 9.9 1997-2000 4500-5500 1.92
DF 9.9 2001-2008 5400-6000 1.92
DF 9.9 2009 4900-5500 2.08
DF 9.9 2010 Thru 5200-6200 2.08
DF 9.9A 2010 Thru 5200-6200 2.08
DF 9.9B 2014-2015 5000-6000 2.08
DF 9.9B 2016 Thru 4700-5700 2.08
DF 9.9BT 2015 Thru 4700-5700 2.08
BF 9.9BTH 2015 Thru 4700-5700 2.08
DF 9.9TH 2015 Thru 4500-5500 2.08
DF 15 1997-2001 5400-6000 1.92
DF 15A 2013 Thru 5000-6000 2.08
DF 20A 2013 Thru 5300-6300 2.08
DF 20AT 2015 Thru 5300-6300 2.08
DF 25 2000-2006 4700-5300 2.27
DF 25 2007-2008 4500-5500 2.09
DF 25 2009 Thru 4700-5300 2.09
DF 25A 2014 Thru 5000-6000 2.09
DF 30 2000-2007 5500-6100 2.27
DF 30A 2014 Thru 5300-6300 2.09
DF 40 1999-2009 5200-5800 2.27
DF 40A 2010 Thru 5000-6000 2.27
DF 50 1999-2009 5900-6500 2.27
DF 50A 2010 Thru 5300-6300 2.27
DF 50AV 2014 Thru 5300-6300 2.42
DF 60 1998-2009 4700-5300 2.42
DF 60A 2010 Thru 5300-6300 2.27
DF 60AV 2014 Thru 5300-6300 2.42
DF 70 1998-2008 5200-5800 2.42
DF 70A 2009 Thru 5000-6000 2.59
DF 80A 2009-2010 5000-6000 2.59
DT 85 1991-2000 5000-5600 2.08
DF 90 2001-2008 4500-5500 2.59
DF 90A 2009 Thru 5300-6300 2.59
DT 100 1991-2000 5250-5750 2.08
DF 115 2001-2012 5000-6000 2.59
DF 115A 2013 Thru 5000-6000 2.59
DF 140 2002-2012 5600-6200 2.59
DF 140A 2013 Thru 5600-6200 2.59
DT 150 EFI 1995-2003 4500-5500 1.86
DF 150 2006 Thru 5000-6000 2.50
DF 175 2006 Thru 5500-6100 2.50
DF 175TG 2014 Thru 5500-6100 2.50
DF 200 2004 Thru 5000-6000 2.29
DF 200A 2015 Thru 5500-6100 2.50
DF 225 2004 Thru 5000-6000 2.29
DF 250 2004 Thru 5500-6100 2.29
DF 250AP 2014 Thru 5500-6100 2.08
DF 300 2007-2011 5700-6300 2.08
DF 300A 2012 Thru 5700-6300 2.08
DF 300AP 2014 Thru 5700-6300 2.08
Tohatsu
HP/Model Years WOT RPM Gear Ratio
8 HP 4-Stroke 2005 Thru 5000-6000 2.08
9.8 HP 4-Stroke 2005 Thru 5000-6000 2.08
9.9 HP 1984-1998 4500-5300 1.85
9.9 HP 4-Stroke 2000 4500-5500 2.15
15 HP 1998-2000 5200-5800 1.85
15 HP 4-Stroke 2000 Thru 5000-6000 2.15
18 HP 1985-1997 4750-5500 1.85
18 HP 1998-2001 5200-5800 1.85
18 HP 4-Stroke 2001-2008 5000-6000 2.12
20 HP 4-Stroke 2007 Thru 5400-6100 2.15
25 HP 1986-1998 4800-5500 1.92
25 HP 1999-2001 5000-6000 1.92
25 HP 4-Stroke 2002-2014 5000-6000 1.92
25 HP 4-Stroke 2015 Thru 5000-6000 2.17
30 HP 1985-1998 4800-5500 1.92
30 HP 1999-2001 5150-5850 1.92
30 HP 4-Stroke 2002-2014 5250-6250 1.92
30 HP 4-Stroke 2015 Thru 5250-6250 2.17
30 HP TLDI 2016 Thru 4750-5750 1.85
40 HP (40D) 1990-1999 4500-5500 1.85
40 HP TLDI 2003 Thru 5150-5850 1.85
40 HP 4-Stroke 2015 Thru 5000-6000 2.08
50 HP 1991-1999 5000-5700 1.85
50 HP 2000 Thru 5150-5850 1.85
50 HP TLDI 2003 Thru 5150-5850 1.85
50 HP 4-Stroke 2015 Thru 5000-6000 2.08
70 HP 1992-1997 4900-5600 2.30
70 HP TLDI 1998 Thru 5150-5850 2.30
75 HP TLDI 2010 Thru 5150-5850 2.30
90 HP 1987-1999 5000-5500 2.00
90 HP 2000-2009 5150-5850 2.00
90 HP TLDI 2010 Thru 5150-5850 2.30
115 HP 1993-2002 5200-5700 2.00
115 HP TLDI 2003 Thru 5150-5850 2.00
120 HP 1992-2003 5200-5700 2.00
140 HP 1992-2003  5200-5700 2.00
Tohatsu BFT
BFW60 2014 Thru 5000-6000 2.33
BFT60 2014 Thru 5000-6000 2.07
BFT75 2014 Thru 5000-6000 2.33
BFT90 2014 Thru 5300-6300 2.33
BFT115 2014 Thru 4500-6000 2.14
BFT150 2014 Thru 5000-6000 2.14
BFT200 2014 Thru 5000-6000 1.86
BFT225 2014 Thru 5000-6000 1.86
BFT250 2014 Thru 5300-6300 2.00
Yamaha
HP/Model Years WOT RPM Gear Ratio
4 HP 1986-1999 4500-5500 2.08
F4 4-Stroke 1999-2014 4000-5000 2.08
F4 4-Stroke 2015 Thru 4500-5500 2.08
5 HP 1995-2002 4500-5500 2.08
F6 4-Stroke 1986 Thru 4500-5500 2.08
F6A 4-Stroke 2012 Thru 4500-5500 2.08
8 HP 1986 Thru 4500-5500 2.08
F8 4-Stroke 1986 Thru 5000-6000 2.08
9.9 HP 1984 Thru 4500-5500 2.08
F9.9 4-Stroke 1986-2007 4500-5500 2.08
F9.9 4-Stroke 2008 Thru 5000-6000 2.08
15 HP 1984 Thru 4500-5500 2.08
F15 4-Stroke 2000-2006 4500-5500 2.08
F15 4-Stroke 2007 Thru 5000-6000 2.08
F20 4-Stroke 2007 Thru 5000-6000 2.08
25 HP 1988 Thru 4500-5500 2.08
F25 4-Stroke 1998-2006 5000-6000 2.08
F25 4-Stroke 2010 Thru 5000-6000 2.08
T25 (High Thrust) 2010 Thru 5000-6000 2.42
30 HP 1979-2002 4500-5500 1.85
F30 4-Stroke 2001-2005 5000-6000 2.00
F30 4-Stroke 2015 Thru 5000-6000 2.00
40 HP 1984 Thru 4500-5500 1.85
F40 4-Stroke 1999 Thru 5000-6000 2.00
50 HP 1984 Thru 4500-5500 1.85
F50 4-Stroke 1995 Thru 5000-6000 1.85
T50 (High Thrust) 1996 Thru 5000-6000 2.33
55 HP 1976-1995 4500-5500 1.84
60 HP 1976-1991 4500-5500 2.33
F60 4-Stroke 1999 Thru 5000-6000 1.85
T60 (High Thrust) 2003 Thru 5000-6000 2.33
70 HP 2000 Thru 5000-6000 2.33
F70 4-Stroke 2010 Thru 5300-6300 2.33
F75 4-Stroke 2003-2012 5000-6000 2.31
F75 4-Stroke 2013 Thru 5000-6000 2.27
F80 4-Stroke 1999-2002 5000-6000 2.31
85 HP 1991-1997 4500-5500 2.00
90 HP 1984 Thru 4500-5500 2.00
F90 4-Stroke 2003 Thru 5000-6000 2.27
F100 4-Stroke 1999 Thru 5000-6000 2.31
115 HP 1994 Thru 4500-5500 2.00
F115 4-Stroke 2000-2014 5000-6000 2.15
F115 4-Stroke 2015 Thru 5300-6000 2.15
130 HP 2001-2003 5000-6000 2.00
F150 4-Stroke 2004 Thru 5000-6000 2.00
175 HPDI 2007 Thru 4500-5500 1.86
F175 4-Stroke 2014 Thru 5000-6000 1.86
200 HP 1984 Thru 4500-5500 1.86
200 HPDI 2000 Thru 4500-5500 1.86
F200 4-Stroke 2002-2012 5000-6000 2.00
F200 4-Stroke 2013 Thru 5000-6000 1.86
225 HP 2006 Thru 5000-6000 1.75
F225 4-Stroke 2002 Thru 5000-6000 2.00
F225 Offshore 2010 Thru 5000-6000 1.75
250 HPDI 2003 Thru 4500-5500 1.81
F250 4-Stroke 2002 Thru 5000-6000 2.00
F250 Offshore 2010 Thru 5000-6000 1.75
300 HPDI Thru 2004 4500-5500 1.75
300 HPDI 2005 Thru 4650-5650 1.75
F300 4-Stroke 2009-2012 5000-6000 1.75
F300 Offshore 2013 Thru 5000-6000 1.75
Yamaha VMAX
HP/Model WOT RPM Gear Ratio
V Max 150 TRP 4500-5500 2.00
V Max 150 4500-5500 2.00
V Max 150 EFI 4500-5500 2.00
V Max 175 4500-5500 1.86
V Max 150 HPDI 4500-5500 2.00
V Max 175 HPDI 4500-6000 1.86
V Max 200 HPDI 4500-5500 1.86
V Max 200 3.1 EFI 4500-5500 1.81
V Max 225 3.1 EFI 4500-5500 1.81
V Max 250 3.1 EFI 4500-5500 1.75
V Max 200 2.6 HPDI (2002-2004) 4500-5500 1.86
V Max 200 3.3 HPDI (2005) 4500-5500 1.81
V Max 200 3.3 HPDI (2006 Thru) 5000-6000 1.81
V Max 225 3.3 HPDI (Thru 2005) 4500-5500 1.75
V Max 225 3.3 HPDI (2006 Thru) 5000-6000 1.75
V Max 250 3.3 HPDI (Thru 2005) 4500-5500 1.75
V Max 250 3.3 HPDI (2006 Thru) 5000-6000 1.75
V Max 300 3.3 HPDI (Thru 2004) 4500-5500 1.75
V Max 300 3.3 HPDI (2005) 4650-5650 1.75
V Max 300 3.3 HPDI (2006 Thru) 5000-6000 1.75
VF 150 V Max SHO 4-Stroke 5000-6000 2.00
VF 200 V Max SHO 4-Stroke 5000-6000 1.75
VF 225 V Max SHO 4-Stroke 5000-6000 1.75
VF 250 V Max SHO 4-Stroke 5000-6000 1.75

Sterndrive & Inboard Propeller RPM Charts

OMC
HP/Model WOT RPM Gear Ratio
1.6 L V4 Sea Drive 4500-5500  
1.8 L V4 Sea Drive 5000-6000  
2.3 L Cobra 5200-5600 2.00
2.5 L Sea Drive 5000-5500 1.86
2.5 L Model 400 4200-4600  
2.6 L Sea Drive 5000-5500 1.86
3.0 L Model 400 4200-4600 1.85
3.8 L Sea Drive 4200-4600  
4.3 L 4200-4600 1.66
5.0 L 4200-4600 1.66
5.0 L EFI 4200-4600 1.60
5.8 L 4000-4400 1.51
5.8 L EFI 4200-4600 1.51
5.8 L King Cobra 4600-5000 1.43 / 1.51
7.4 L King Cobra 4200-4600 1.42 / 1.63

 

 

MerCruiser
HP/Model WOT RPM Gear Ratio
3.0 L 135 4400-4800 2.00 A1
4.3 L 190 4400-4800 1.81 A1
4.3 L 205 4400-4800 1.62 A1
4.3 L EFI 210 4400-4800 1.62 A1
4.3 L MPI 220 HP 4400-4800 1.62 A1
5.0 L 220 4400-4800 1.62 A1 / 1.65 B1
5.0 L EFI 240 4400-4800 1.47 A1 / 1.65 B1
5.0 L MPI 260 HP 4600-5000 1.62 A1 / 1.50 B1
5.7 L 250 4400-4800 1.47 A1 / 1.65 B1
5.7 L EFI 260 4400-4800 1.47 A1 / 1.65 B1
350 Mag MPI 300 4800-5200 1.47 A1 / 1.50 B1
350 Horizon 300 4600-5000 1.47 A1 / 1.50 B1
MX 6.2 L MPI 320 4800-5200 1.65 B1
496 Mag 375 4400-4800 1.50 B1
496 Mag H.O. 425 4600-5000 1.50 B1

 

 

Volvo
HP/Model Years WOT RPM Gear Ratio
3.0L GS 1994 Thru 4200-4600 1.97 / 2.18
3.0L GXi 2010 4400-4800 -
4.3L GL 1994 Thru 4200-4600 -
4.3L GS 1994-1999 4400-4800 -
4.3L Gi 1996-2002 4400-4800 -
4.3L GXi 2002 Thru 4400-4800 -
5.0L FL 1994 Thru 4200-4600 1.66
5.0L Fi 1994 Thru 4200-4600 1.66
5.0L GL 1998 Thru 4400-4800 1.51 / 1.60
5.0L Gi 1998-1999 4400-4800 1.51 / 1.60
5.0L Gi 2000-2002 4600-5000 1.51 / 1.60
5.0L GXi 2002 Thru 4600-5000 1.51 / 1.60
5.7L GL 1994-1996 4200-4600 1.60
5.7L GLi 1997 Thru 4200-4600 1.60
5.7L Gi 1996-1997 4200-4600 1.51
5.7L Gi 2002 Thru 4600-5000 1.43
5.7L GS 1998 Thru 4400-4800 1.51 / 1.43
5.7L GSi 1997 Thru 4600-5000 1.43
5.7L GXi 2001 Thru 4600-5000 1.43
5.8L FL 1994-1997 4000-4400 1.51
5.8L FSi 1996-1997 4200-4600 1.51
7.4L Gi 1997-2001 4200-4600 1.43
8.2L GSi 1997 4600-5000 1.43

 

Yamaha Sterndrive
HP/Model Years WOT RPM
3.0L (130 HP) EST/PSR 1989-1993 4200-4600
4.3L (205 HP) EST/PSR/YEMS 1989-1993 4400-4800
5.0L (205 HP) EST/PSR/YEMS 1989-1993 4200-4600
5.7L (260 HP) EST/PSR/YEMS 1989-1993 4200-4600