K-Plane® Trim Tabs

 

Mercury Racing® K-Planes® have long been considered the gold standard of trim tab design, durability and performance. Originally designed to endure the punishing rigors of offshore racing, K-Planes feature a strong, corrosion resistant aluminum casting with large support ribs for enhanced durability. New for 2016, custom color options will enable boaters to color match the tabs to boat graphics and color optioned Mercury Racing NXT6 & M8 sterndrives.

K-Planes Information Sheet

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Mercury Racing® K-Planes® have long been considered the gold standard of trim tab design, durability and performance. Originally designed to endure the punishing rigors of offshore racing, K-Planes feature a strong, corrosion resistant aluminum casting with large support ribs for enhanced durability. New for 2016, custom color options will enable boaters to color match the tabs to boat graphics and color optioned Mercury Racing NXT6 & M8 sterndrives.

K-Planes Information Sheet

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On Their Own Plane

I was going through my literature archives the other day and came across a copy of the original Kiekhaefer Aeromarine, Inc., K-Plane Trim Tabs sales brochure. I've always respected the quality and functionality of Kiekhaefer's literature.  I  thought a blog post regarding the history of K-Plane trim tabs would be of interest. More importantly, it will serve as a refresher regarding the fit, form …

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This year marks the 75th anniversary of the heralded Miami International Boat Show. We're excited to be part of the historic event at the all-new location at the Miami Marine Stadium & Basin. As usual, Mercury Racing has a number of exciting new products at the show. DSI (Diesel Spark Ignition) Outboard We've released  yet another specialty engine for light duty commercial and …

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  • Race Proven

    The proven gold standard on the liquid battlefield of the offshore race circuit

  • Efficient

    Planes boats faster and keeps them level for a safer, smoother ride in a variety of conditions

  • Durable

    Heavy-duty hydraulic trim pumps, designed specifically for K-Planes, withstand the torture of offshore powerboating

  • Versatile

    Electronic trim sender enables the boater to view real-time digital images of tab trim positions at a glance via Mercury VesselView monitors and other NMEA compliant systems

  • Custom

    12 custom color options are available to seamlessly integrate with a variety of boat graphics and color optioned Mercury Racing NXT6 & M8 drives and transoms.

Specifications

Available for boats 21-feet and longer, K-Planes are available for outboard and sterndrive race boats, performance boats, center consoles, commercial, and government applications.

 

 

Technical Contact

If you have a question that’s not answered in our FAQs or you need additional information, please contact us at the phone numbers listed below.

Mercury Racing Technical Services Hours
Monday through Friday
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
(Central Time)

Outboard & Sterndrive Consumer Affairs
(920) 924-2088
(Calls may be recorded for quality purposes)

Mercury Racing Product Technical Publications
Service manuals, parts manuals; operation, maintenance, and warranty manuals.
(920) 929-5110
FAX: 920-929-4894

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