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Old 01-20-2014, 12:35 PM
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What is the life expectancy of a Bravo coupler? I was just about to bolt my flywheel and coupler back on but then had second thought? My coupler looks perfect but I have no idea how many hours are on it? Should I replace it?
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Old 01-20-2014, 12:49 PM
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Ayuh,.... When properly greased, it can last the life of the boat,...

The amount of wear is observed by lookin' at the tops of the splines, they should be flat-topped,...
If they're really pointy, it's 'bout worn out,...

If it's Beat on, such as catchin' Air, the splined hub can be ripped outa the rubber,...
No way to tell how bad that is, til it slips,...
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Alignment and grease are your couplers friends
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Thanks guys,

Its never been beat on since I owned the boat and always aligned and greased. The splines look brand new. I think I will just bolt it back on today.
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