Dimensions: 18'' Height, 6'' Setback, 3/8'' Thick Aluminum
45 Degree Angle Kick-Up Capable
Total weight: 49.5 pounds
Simply the best idea ever for the adventurous sportsman! This plate
allows access to the previously unreachable fishing or hunting ground
with a standard tiller engine without worries of prop damage.
Here's how it works:
jack plate is designed to swivel on the rugged stainless steel shaft in
case of an obstacle such as a stump or rock while carefully trolling
back to the hotspots your buddies can't reach!
tighten the side swivels to desired setting for your rig size and you
are protected from a potential lower unit or prop BOO-BOO! Also included
are two safety chains to prevent over-travel swiveling of engine when
an obstruction is encountered.
is determined by engine reverse requirement. The larger the engine, the
tighter the swivels for preventing flip-up during reverse.
is also equipped with 6 inches of hydraulic vertical lift just like a
regular hydraulic jack plate. This unit enables you to have the kick-up
and hydraulic vertical lift function in one compact 6 inch setback
hydraulic pump is self contained and mounted in the jack plate so there
are no hydraulic lines or reservoirs that need to be checked or
maintained. The pump is manufactured by Parker Hannifin right here in
the United States and includes a 1 year manufacturer defect warranty.
Vance Manufacturing will handle all claims and replacements regarding
Parker Hannifin Pumps directly within the 1 year warranty period.
unit comes with all electrical hardware needed to mount and operate
unless wire extension is desired beyond 10 feet. 10 feet of cable is
included with every HYDKU-6000. A winch contactor solenoid and two way
switch come standard with this model for easy
operation, attach your wires going to the battery and your unit is ready
to function. No assembly needed period.
Structure Clear Anodized for prolonged life. Hard Black Anodized is
available, the model number for it is HYDKU-6000B. Black hard anodized
is recommended for salt water and brackish water applications.
is the only Kick-Up plate manufactured by any manufacturer that has
adjustable hydraulic vertical lift (jack plate) as well as the kick up
function limited by stainless steel chain in the event of hitting a log,
stump or earth below.
springs to break and no replacement parts necessary as the HYDKU-6000
is made of aircraft quality aluminum and 3/8 stainless steel chain,
Here are the pre-drilled hole dimensions listed below in inches for standard outboard engines:
Pre-drilled holes for 1/2'' stainless hardware
12 7/8'' across the top two holes from center to center
9 7/8'' across the bottom two holes from center to center
8'' of vertical distance between the top holes and bottom mounting holes
your holes do not match this configuration, you can drill into the
aluminum plate. However, by modifying the unit returns will not be
HYDKU-6000 unit structure has a limited lifetime warranty against
manufacturer defects. The hydraulic pumps and electrical have a 1 year
warranty period against manufacturer defects. Contact us if you are
having any issues, we want to help you!
you have any questions please feel free to email or call us at
1.931.425.6820. If we are not here or the line is busy, leave a message
with your contact information and we will get back with you as soon as
Trailer Your boat:
Locking pins and similar are not necessary for your Vance Manufacturing Kick-Up unit to trailer your boat. Click Here for more information and instructions on how to your boat with your new Vance Manufacturing Kick-Up Plate.
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The HYDUKU-6000 is rated for outboard motors up to a maximum of 90 H.P.
Do not encounter obstructions at speeds over 5 M.P.H. and only in the
forward direction. The HYDKU-6000 is not designed to encounter
obstructions while the boat is being operated in the reverse direction.
U.S. Patent No. 10,343,756
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