My Solution for Auxillary Water Pick Up on Spartan
This is what I finally settled on to try as a second water pick up.
I will run separate lines for ESC and Motor.
These trim tab adjusters with water pick up are designed for the SV27, so I had to do a minor mod on the mounting holes.
The spacing for the holes for the Spartan is 20mm, and the spacing on the pick ups are 18mm. The Spartan also uses a 3mm mounting bolt, which is a bit larger than the bolts used on the SV27 (I'm guessing 2.5mm).
I offset drilled out the holes with an 11/64" bit (I don't have a 3mm bit) to get the 20mm spacing required. They bolted right on and the bolt heads cover the "slight elongation" of the holes.
Because the mounting bolts that come with the trim tab adjusters are too small, you will need 4 qty 3mm x 16mm stainless steel bolts to mount the tabs back on the Spartan, if you choose to try this option.
PS these trim tab adjusters are available from Kintec Racing and I'm sure others as well.
Last edited by dag-nabit; 03-04-2011 at 05:56 PM.