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    silicone grate and ride plate bolts for less drag

    Hi would it make a beneficial tactic to fill the bolts cavities under the hull with silicone to create a smoother area. Possibly better top speed??


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    Yes, lots of people do it on many different machines.

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    How many more MPH do you get doing this? Does it increase acceleration?

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    .7+ mph is a safe bet on a 65+ mph ski. The smooth surface does affect handling too, I personally like the feel of a non filled plate, but my fast skis are filled and sanded.

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    This is the thread you want to check out. Very informative with step by step pictures and everything.

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