So we have a 1977 GM Ranger runabout. Cleaned it up and took it out for the first time sence buying it. Runs great. But. At first it shifted into forward just fine. But after running it for about a half hour, it started not shifting into reverse from neutral until half way to WOT...
Okay picked up a new to me boat a 99 Lavey Craft 26 Nuera , it has a Alpha 1 drive I would like to upgrade to a xr drive what is needed to make the swap? please educate me, drives are new to me I have been a jet boat guy.......I will be upgrading motor also but want to do the drive first
how long will it take me?
how much in parts?
how much are any specialty tools (alignment tool etc)
lets assume i need a bellows rings and gasket and a gimbal bearing...
87 marlin empress 454 alpha one merc
I have built a stern drive hot rod from a outboard boat. Running a 300 he Chevy alpha. The trim is a just ed exactly to 21 inches at the trim pistons. If I trim up a touch more with the trail or switch I gain more speed. ? Is does the transom angle matter in the trim measurement. My transom...
I have an 87 Hallett vector 21 454 merc and an alpha 1
Im looking to replace my outdrive for a stronger unit
any advice on a problem free strong unit that I'll be able to bolt up that will handle motor upgrades to follow ?
Alpha One Gen 1
Complete with new bellows and shift cable.
Inside and outside transom brackets
Power steering pump, ram and brackets
Gimbal housing and drive unit
Shift and throttle control
Many misc parts
Everything needed for install!
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I have an older boat I bought last year, it ran great all summer and never appeared to have any water leaks. I took it out over Easter weekend and noticed when the boat sat for a while water would collect in the bilge. With the kids sitting on the swim step I started looking for the leak and...
I'm looking for a complete Alpha One Gen 2 or better outdrive with the transom plate assembly.
Would prefer something in excellent condition, ready to install.
Please let me know if you may have something available.
I currently have a alpha one, gen 1. I've been thinking about swapping out the gen 1 for a gen 2. Is there any benefits to installing the gen 2? I plan to replace the gimbal housing and the out drive complete. Will the holes in the transom line up or do I need to drill new holes?
just picked up a 90 Commander....needs interior and some TLC for the Gelcoat, but very do-able! im so excited, had it on the water on sunday and she runs great, but the only issue is going into drive, or reverse, the shifting is a little rough, and im new to the mercruiser package, I have the...
Ok, here's the scoop. I have a 16 ft carlson cvx outboard that I would like to convert to Z drive since I have a boat and a hot little SBC laying around. What I don't have is a drive. I know where I can get a complete alpha leg, gimble mount plate, pump and cylinders. I'll be needing...
I need some help and info. I am working on a merc out drive that busted the the lower shift cable. Once I got everything back together adjusted the cable. I started it and check to see if it would engage in forward and reverse. Well now it dosent go into reverse. I check the lower unit when it...
gen 2 lower, have complete drive, lower good, upper bad, owner changed water pump, didn't fill gear lube, lower good, little skeg chip, not bad, $00.00,0b0, in west phx, (Glendale} 602 579 7166, prefer not to ship at this price
I'm looking to do this to my boat in the near future, I have an 89 Baja 216 (measures to 23.5) looking to swap my 350/alpha 1 to a 454/bravo 1. Any advise on doing so? I'm going to buy a later 80s/early 90s boat for a couple grand w/ the 454/bravo 1 and swap it. Besides the holes I have to drill...