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    Hydraulic vs Cable Steering

    Which one is better for a tunnel hull? What are the advantages or disadvantages to each system? I'm from the bass sector making a cross over to the perforamance tunnel boat world. Any info would be greatly appricated.

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    Pulley cable system is the best,it is very quick and has saved my ass numerous times..

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    How come a lot of the racers are going to power hydraulic steering?
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    Pulley cables are the tightest system available,but if you have never installed the system don't do it alone. You need someone who has installed this kind of system. Duel cables I have seen run even the 120 + Stv in my shop now has duel cable but it's an old school set up. Hydraulic is the way to go,just make sure it is rigged correctly and bled correctly.

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    Dual-cable rack steering has good feel when it's set up correctly.

    Front-ram hydraulic is easier to steer than cable, but not always super-tight feel-wise, and NO SAFER than dual-cable-rack steering, since it still relies upon a tiller arm.

    Side-ram wingplate hydraulic steering is easy-steering and very safe, but also very expensive.

    Cable/pulley/wingplate steering is super tight, safe, and simple.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 24Tunnel View Post
    How come a lot of the racers are going to power hydraulic steering?
    Never heard that before.
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