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by fleetingcontact
Fri Sep 04, 2015 8:14 pm
Forum: Help
Topic: Lubricating stainless steel threads.
Replies: 11
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Re: Lubricating stainless steel threads.

Tef-Gel looks like a good compound except it seems to be intended for anything which doesn't get hot - at least there is no specific statement by the manufacturer that it is intended for use with engines. The yanks are keen on something called 'Jet-Lube Anti-Sieze Marine Grade' which has a stated up...
by fleetingcontact
Fri Aug 28, 2015 6:24 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Stainless Drive Shaft
Replies: 2
Views: 3558

Stainless Drive Shaft

Finding that a pig of a job is always separation of the drive shaft from the pinion and crankshaft (but particularly the pinion due to corrosion), I wondered if replacement with a stainless item might be a good idea.

Has anybody ever done this?
by fleetingcontact
Sat Aug 22, 2015 12:29 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Sealed Gearbox Disassembly
Replies: 4
Views: 3528

Re: Sealed Gearbox Disassembly

Because I suspect the oil seals may be leaking...
Because they are covered in something unpleasant and I'd like to clean them...
Because I would like to know that my seagull is 100% servicable...
by fleetingcontact
Fri Aug 21, 2015 8:34 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Sealed Gearbox Disassembly
Replies: 4
Views: 3528

Sealed Gearbox Disassembly

Hi all I'm having a spot of bother with a 3hp sealed gearbox reclaimed from a scrapper. All was going well, got all the screws to release, top flange off ok, prop shaft removed, no play in any of the bronze bushes etc. I had sort of expected that the brass (bronze?) components which make up the end ...