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Old 01-03-2012, 09:30 AM
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Mines leaking and needs to be changed out. I'm pretty handy just never done one before. How hard is it to do? And what is needed? Its a bravo one. Thanks.
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Give Brian @ Offshore Outdrives a call and im sure he can shed some light on it for you...his # is 954 448 4478...He works on my Imco drive and does great work and does many of the race boat drives also...

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Need the special socket to fit the retainer nut. Not a hard job, just takes a little time. Gotta have a manual to walk your thru it.
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If you never replaced one before, pay an expert. A lot less expensive than a new drive.
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Found a shop here local that said he can do it for around $400. Tear dwn the lower unit, replace all the seals. I think he said there were 4 or 5 seals and make sure everything else looks good. Sound about right to you guys?. Thx
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