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SMART TABS SX – Trim Tabs

The NEW SX series incorporates all of the fully automatic features of our popular SMART TABS, in addition to the rust and corrosion free benefits of molded composite materials. Assembly can be completed in seconds and the installation in a few minutes. The only tools required are a drill with a 3/16″ bit and a phillips screw driver. SMART TABS SX provide un-equaled performance and durability with no maintenance in fresh or salt water. The system can be specifically tuned to maximize the performance of any power boat, and TRACKING RIBS have been added to improve handling at higher speeds.

The patented SMART TABS are a one of a kind trim and stabilizer system that automatically adjusts to the sea conditions, without the need for expensive electric or hydraulic hardware and switches. The system constantly reacts to the water conditions, boat speed, and balance providing a remarkable improvement on any boat.

Performance Benefits

  • Smoother and Faster Acceleration – (Great for Skiing)
  • 40% less Bow Rise and 35% Lower On Plane Speed – (Great for Tubing)
  • More Top Speed and No Porpoising or Chine Walking
  • Improves Handling and Smoother Ride In Any Water
  • Improved Fuel Economy (11% +)
  • Assembly & Installation In MinutesComplete assembly and mounting requires only a drill, a 3/16″ bit, and a phillips screw driver
  • The Integral design eliminates the need for wrenches
  • All components “lock” together with self locking clevis pins
Smart Tabs SX
Large Smart Tabs SX

NEW Larger System for 21′ to 25′ boats with up to 250 HP now available.

This larger version of our most popular SX Series SMART TABS has 32% more plaining surface to maximize the improvements in handling, ride, and efficiency for the 21′ to 25′ power boats.

The new hinge design incorporates four mounting bosses to insure durability on the larger craft. The SX10512 Series also comes with increased actuator load capacity to match the heavier engine options and larger hull designs.

Smart Tabs SX Overview and Installation Video

Use the chart below to find trim tabs for your specific application or select the button on the right to use the SMART CHOICE APPLICATION.

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APPLICATION CHART

BOAT TYPEBOAT LENGTHMOTOR SIZEMOTOR TYPESMART TAB SX
Large RIBs, Day Cruisers, Rescue, Deck, Cuddy Cabin21′ – 25′175 to 220 HP2 Stroke OutboardSX10512-70
150 to 190 HP4 Stroke Outboard
4 or 6 cylInboard/Outboard
220 to 250 HP2 Stroke OutboardSX10512-90
200 to 250 HP4 Stroke Outboard
8 cylInboard/Outboard
Small Tenders, Roll Up Inflatables, & Ribs10′, 11′, 12′8 to 15 HP2 or 4 StrokeN/A
Small Tenders, & Ribs10′, 11′, 12′20 to 25 HP2 or 4 StrokeN/A
Ribs, Flats & Bay, Bow Riders, Fish & Ski13′, 14′, 15′30 to 40 HP2 StrokeSX9510-30 / SXW9510-30
12′, 13′, 14′40 to 50 HP4 StrokeSX9510-40 / SXW9510-40
14′, 15′, 16′50 to 80 HP2 Stroke
Ribs, Flats & Bay, Bow Riders, Day Cruisers, Fish & Ski, Rescue, Deck15′, 16′, 17’+60 to 135 HP4 StrokeSX9510-60 / SXW9510-60
16′, 17′, 18’+90 to 150 HP2 Stroke
18′ – 22′150 to 240 HP2 or 4 StrokeSX9510-80 / SXW9510-80
Inboard/Outboard16′, 17′, 18’+4 or 6 cylInboard/OutboardSX9510-60 / SXW9510-60
18′ – 22′8 cylInboard/OutboardSX9510-80 / SXW9510-80
Day Cruiser, Rescue, Cuddy Cabin23′ – 30′9’10” Max Beam5,000 Lb. to 6,500 Lb.N/A
23′ – 30′9’10” Max Beam7,000 Lb. to 8,500 Lb.N/A