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Old 08-24-2007, 08:02 AM
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the problem was that they donīt do out of rubber that can handle oil...yet.
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No oil should come in contact with the boots.
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Not even grease?

Sorry guys I missed this.


Howabout a Silicone hose ?
I have also a contact for a supplier of silicone hoses for paper machines , we use this contact for water and pressure hoses on turbo cars.

ca 10 to 8 " in diameter and reinforced or not ?

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Not even grease?
Nothing bu air between the boot and the drive u joints.
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Didn't Volvo buy up Kaama back in the day?
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How dependable are these surface drives? I just bought a 302 SR1 with them and was wondering if I should change them out or keep them. What is a good price to sell both of them for or how much will it cost to swap them to a bravo type. The boat has twin 450 horsepower engines.
If you put Bravo's on it you will probably loose about 8 miles an hour.
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Old 07-01-2008, 11:42 AM
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Archer Marine is hopefully going to be making boots again soon.

Most other parts are available at your local auto parts stores. The only thing that would really suck is if you broke the case...

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There is a machine shop in Costa Mesa Ca that can weld, and re-machine the cases.
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They also make shafts.
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If you have oil in the boot, you have a problem.
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