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    scratching my head

    ok, this past weekend i throw a 14/19 in my ski that was going 70.2 mph with a 14/17+2mm in it. now with the 14/19 i am only going 67.3 but my rpms were 8200. i know i need to repitch, but i don t think i am going to get back 3 mph. any thoughts.......rich


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    one thought comes to mind is you might be on the rev limiter and thats killing the power and thats killing the speed

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    Quote Originally Posted by rwells173 View Post
    ok, this past weekend i throw a 14/19 in my ski that was going 70.2 mph with a 14/17+2mm in it. now with the 14/19 i am only going 67.3 but my rpms were 8200. i know i need to repitch, but i don t think i am going to get back 3 mph. any thoughts.......rich
    I added 2.5 mm to my 14/19 and was able to get 70.7 with it.

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    thanks for the input. if i get a chance this weekend i am going to repitch and see if i get back some mph's. i just can t see getting 3 mph back with a repitch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lafjax View Post
    I added 2.5 mm to my 14/19 and was able to get 70.7 with it.
    larry what was your speed before u repitched?.........rich

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    Quote Originally Posted by rwells173 View Post
    larry what was your speed before u repitched?.........rich
    Like 68.7 but 8220 rpms so now I'm running 8120 at 70.7 solid...I don't have to run for 1/4 mile to get there.

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