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Verado prop issue/question

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I have an 08 175 Verado and I might have a prop issue. I can grab the prop and pull it out (away from the motor) about 1/16th of an inch and i can rock the outter edge side to side about the same. it makes a pretty good clunking sound. (it's a SS prop if that matters). I called the service tech/manager at the dealer i bought it from and he said it's normal and most theirs do that. i spoke with a buddy that just sold his boat w. the 175Verado and he said it's an issue at the factory with over tightening the prop and wrecking the bushing. I don't think it's right for that much play. anyone have experience in this? and if it's wrong, does anyone have any documentation i can give the service dept to make them fix it? the motor is under warranty, but i think there has to be an issue to fix, not just me not being comfortable w. the clunk.



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