Propeller selection is very important in the performance of your boat. Acceleration, speed, fuel efficiency, stability and engine RPM all ’ are affected by the propeller selected. Operating requirements and conditions will also affect which design, style and
pitch of propeller you may choose to meet your individual needs. The boat and engine combination may have already been tested by your dealer or the boat manufacturer for the appropriate propeller size. Your Suzuki Dealer can assist you with the process to determine the correct propeller for your application.
Stainless Steel Propellers
Suzuki Stainless Steel Propellers offer higher performance and greater duralility than aluminum propellers. T ie aggiessive design of these profilers enhances the overall performance of your boat and the durability of the stainless steel construction will give you long term dependability. Your Suzuki Stainless Steel Propeller is also
fitted with a rubber cushion hub to help absorb vibration and shock.
When referrhg to propeller size, such as 3 x 13 x 18, the first number indicates the number of blades, the second number details the diameter of the propeller in inches and the third numbei is the pitch of the propeller in inches. The pitch is the most significant number in the description. The diameter is usually predetermined by the propeller engineers ard is based on the size and series o‘ the engine.
Diameter is considered to be the distance across an imaginary circle that is made when a propeller is rotated. Dianeter is determined during the engineering process of
designing a propeller and is usually based on requirements to meet the needs of engine size