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Old 04-20-2009, 11:35 AM
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What is the difference between the two out drives?
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Old 04-20-2009, 11:54 AM
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What a sillly question! One ends with a Z, and the other ends with an R.




One has straight-cut gears and the other doesn't.
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same lower.....different upper. As Phantom said, the XZ has spiral cut gears that are much weaker than the straight cut gears of the XR.
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XZ discontinued, but faster. As stated they are weaker then the XR. But it all depends on the batch of gears you get. I have heard of issues with XR gears as of late.
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How do these gears differ from the Bravo One? I had heard that Bravo One is the fastest, but weakest?
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same lower.....different upper. As Phantom said, the XZ has spiral cut gears that are much weaker than the straight cut gears of the XR.
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Is there a difference in the size of the ujoints. How about a break down on the bravo line, x xz xr , ???????
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See if this helps

http://go-fast.com/mercruiser_bravo_sterndrives.htm
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Thanks for the info.
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