Bass Pro Shops Outboard Boat Motor Support Bracket
Maybe for a smaller motor...
My 150 Opitmax was too much for the cheap rubber V shaped head that supports the lower unit. This rubber head split right down to the metal the first time I used it. It left some dents and scratches on my lower unit before I noticed. Maybe this bracket would work for a smaller motor.
January 24, 2009
Cheap and works great..
this does what it is made to do... either mounts to trailer lower, if you have a center roller you can also mount that way, i always used a little black duct tape on the end so the lower unit didn't get scraped up, it lasted me 3 years, you must with any T-Saver, you need down preasure to keep the motor from turning while driving,
as for no instruction...yikes, i think i be scared to be on the lake with any boater that has to figure this out, but advise, look at a boat at the pro shop or elsewhere and see how it is installed, or better yet ask for instruction from one of the friendly and help employees at the pro shop to instruct you how to install..
look at my photos below, maybe this might help some of the rookie out there, alos NOTE: the lenght you want...should be about the same tilt as if you where running full throtle with max trim...
I just UPGRADED to a new one with the rubber feet, very nice, also the spring loaded may sound good in theroy, but i not sure how letting the motor bounce up and down is a great idea.. just my opion on that.. but may work fine.. but the point of a saver is to SAVE the Transom from the motor bouncing around and taking a beating from the bumbing roads in New England......
Nitro Boats are the best BANG FOR THE BUCK..
my knowledge of boat has been over 30 years, I own a 2011 Z-9 dual console (Candy Apple Red)and a 2008 Tracker Pro Team 175 TXW special edition (Black) 30th annv. Edition
August 18, 2011
This motor support only made 3 short trips before it broke. The end that touches the lower unit is made of some kind of rubber. It is not strong enough to hold the weight. Buy the other one (Transom Saver)!
April 27, 2008
I've had this for one year, this year i noticed the rubber split down the middle to leave a bolt there to support my new 150 HP 4 strk motor. It is all dented up as a result.
Thanks tracker marine for giving me this transom saver with my $33k new boat.
August 22, 2013