Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] main engine prop seals


Rob Brennan <brennan@...>
 

Dave

I use the old brass bush reversed.

Rob on Nebo SM251



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Sent: Sunday, 11 November 2007 12:55 AM
To: amelyachtowners@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] main engine prop seals



I have just changed the main engine prop seals with the bushing and
seals obtained from Amel. A special proper extractor tool or 3/way
puller was needed, which we fashioned in the yard I'm in (Independent
Boat Yard Marina on St. Thomas, USVI). When inserting the new seals,
we used a large cutlass bearing (large brass cylinder) that was about
the same outer diameter as the new seals to seat the new seals in
place. I wonder what others have used for this process of re-seating
the new seals.
Thanks
Dave

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