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Old 01-31-2021, 10:41 AM
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As before $200 for a piece of SS tubing was my only issue and I bought it some years ago
It must be worth it because I bought one, but was on the fence with the drill type. Thought about making one my self, just don't have a TIG welder
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Old 02-01-2021, 10:44 AM
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Originally Posted by SimrekinNC View Post
Not a band-aid fix. Heat is the biggest problem with anything that has oil, gears and bearings. If you keep the oil cooler, it will lubricate better. Does your outdrive get that white chalky buildup on it? Oil smell burnt and is black? When oil gets to the temperature of about 304 degrees it starts to break down. You know what happens not long after that.
im not disputing the merits of a drive shower. We have imco drive showers. They work great. But thinking a drive shower is going to fix an inherent issue inside the drive is naive.

your drive shower wonít fix bad pre load, bad bearings, or bad gear sets.


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Old 02-02-2021, 05:34 AM
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Ocean Performance doesnt have, or know of, a good drive guy on LI?
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