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Old 10-03-2005, 09:59 PM
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I'm in the process of servicing my trs drives. Any suggestions on the best tool for aligning the drive shaft as I replace the unit. Thanks
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There is a Mercruiser tool to check the alignment of your engine/gimbal bearing. Once those are straight the TRS shaft should slide in smooth as a Playmate's butt. Use some type of hoist or lift-it will make the job much easier.
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thanks insptech, i need all the help i can get keeping this old dog alive.
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thanks insptech, i need all the help i can get keeping this old dog alive.
i've got a real nice set of spares i need to get rid of...
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It's hopless without the alignment tool unless you get real lucky.

insptech is correct, when you get it lined up you'll feel like Michael Jackson during nap time!

As far as keeping that old dog alive, you're better off with the TRS' over all the Bravo guys. When you're ready just pick up a set of Konrads.

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Hey Sean, PM me a price for the TRS drives, may or may not need them, I have a slight grinding noise at some angles on mine.
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Im working on a bullet proof drive. trs upper an bravo lower not done yet.
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Thanks for all the input guys; I take it pretty easy these days- had my heyday of blowing up motors trannies, drives etc. I would like to get some info on spare TRS's though. I'm not familiar with all these new drives-Bravo, etc. as its been about 20 years since my last boat. Back then we were willing to lose a bit of horsepower for the sake of durability.
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Thanks for all the input guys; I take it pretty easy these days- had my heyday of blowing up motors trannies, drives etc. I would like to get some info on spare TRS's though. I'm not familiar with all these new drives-Bravo, etc. as its been about 20 years since my last boat. Back then we were willing to lose a bit of horsepower for the sake of durability.
That's the first time in a long while that I've heard Bravo drives reffered to as new.
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