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Flexible couple for 54 bow thruster
I am making sure that I have everything I need for a Bow-thruster drop and seal change. The only item yet to get is a spare sacrificial coupling. I have tried to work out the part number but it looks like Amel bought the SE155 and then adapted it to a retractable unit. If that is the case then part number 71463 from Sleipner should be correct.
Can anyone confirm?
Nick ( in UK counting the days)
Scott SV Tengah
You are correct. I've had to replace mine.
Your part number is for the 1 piece coupling and that should work perfectly. Are you buying it as a spare or pro-actively replacing it?
2007 A54 #69
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Thanks for the confirmation re coupling.
I am buying it to have for my planned November project to drop the BT and replace the seals, as it appears likely that the old will break in that process. I guess, seeing as it is a coupling designed to sheer, I should order two….
Re 8mm thick lip seal. That will fit I am pretty sure.
Re the high pressure hose. If it is not leaking badly, I would wrap a rag around it until you get back to somewhere with a hydraulic shop. In theory those fittings can be reused but ……if you can not get it to seal then you could have a big mess in the engine room.
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