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    I am sorry, but we still do not plan to offer any...

    I am sorry, but we still do not plan to offer any type of shorty lower unit.

    Thanks,

    Tech Support
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    If you are talking about the stud that goes on...

    If you are talking about the stud that goes on the front of the 106 lower, there is a good chance that it was loose in the box. We actually had an issue with that stud bending and sometimes breaking...
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    If it is a 5.0 with a 4 barrel carb, then it...

    If it is a 5.0 with a 4 barrel carb, then it would be a 1.47 ratio wich will work good with a 5.7 also. If it is a 2 barrel carb, then it will be a 1.62. A 1.62 will still work with a 5.7 but will...
  4. I am not sure of the year of your drive. If it is...

    I am not sure of the year of your drive. If it is a 1991 or older you just need to plug the oil hole with some silicone or a set screw. We do not to it, so you would have to.
    To verify if you have...
  5. Thread: Shifting

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    It sounds like your shift cables need to be...

    It sounds like your shift cables need to be properly adjusted. I need to know which unit, 206 or 216, you have to so that I can send you the proper instructions.
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    For an SE 106 to have a high speed overheat there...

    For an SE 106 to have a high speed overheat there are a few things to check. First, the gasket could be backwards. We have had it happen a couple of times before, but we have probably sold 20,000...
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    Most likely it is just the normal noise thay make...

    Most likely it is just the normal noise thay make before they are broken in. it probably sounds like a whine.

    Just do the proper break in and then change the oil at 10 hours. You can expect to...
  8. Yes, the difference is the water intakes. If you...

    Yes, the difference is the water intakes. If you need a low water intake then you would choose the 122. If you do not need a low water intake then you would choose the 121. If you currently do not...
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    Conversion Kit Instructions

    Here is a link to the installation instructions. http://www.sterndrive.cc/pdfs/conversion.pdf

    Please post any questions in this forum.

    Tech Support
  10. Thread: Cobra SX

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    At this point we have no plans for that type of...

    At this point we have no plans for that type of drive.

    Tech Support
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    That is usually how a rubber hubed prop failed,...

    That is usually how a rubber hubed prop failed, and also how a coupler fails. It works fine with a light load and eventually as the load increases it slips. Then you slow down and it will grab again....
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    It is most likely the prop hub or the coupler....

    It is most likely the prop hub or the coupler. See this thread for more info: http://www.sterndrive.cc/vbforum/showthread.php?t=7&highlight=coupler
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    To be totally correct, our kit does allow for the...

    To be totally correct, our kit does allow for the valve and nipple to be installed in the bell housing, we just do not use that option.

    The SE116 drive is designed to be a sealed system therefore...
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    I don't believe I have ever heard a coupler sound...

    I don't believe I have ever heard a coupler sound like a rod knock. You shoud be able to determine if it is a rod knock by pulling the spark plug wires off each cylinder one at a time and seeing if...
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    Are the engine rpm's shooting way up and the boat...

    Are the engine rpm's shooting way up and the boat is not going? It could be the coupler splines as opposed to the coupler hub, but it should over heat if you run it for a few minutes while it is...
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    My first thought would be that the prop is...

    My first thought would be that the prop is incorrect. Double check to make sure it is the same pitch and diameter as the old prop. If the prop is correct, then it would seem possible that it may be...
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    SE106 Shift shaft bushing

    It actually is completely normal for that bushing to be missing. When we designed the unit, we actually did not use a bushing there, for the reason that it wasn't needed. There will be a small amount...
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    The conversion kit will be available to anyone in...

    The conversion kit will be available to anyone in the next week or so. I do have limited quantities right now available to our dealers. The conversion kit is 350.00 and you will also need a modified...
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    It must be bent if it is only .030 of a...

    It must be bent if it is only .030 of a difference. I would guess the right thing to do would be to replace it if it is bent. You don't want that breaking off while underway.

    As far as the ratio,...
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    The adaptor plate that you listed is to convert...

    The adaptor plate that you listed is to convert an old Volvo cutout to a Mercruiser.

    In your case, the transome cut out should be correct, although you may have to trim it slightly in the...
  21. Thread: "O" rings

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    The lower drive shaft does not use an o-ring any...

    The lower drive shaft does not use an o-ring any longer. You do not need it.

    Thanks,

    Tech Support
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    I think the only real advantage would be that it...

    I think the only real advantage would be that it is easier to make with the external line. The old ones still have to have a passage way running on the inside of the cylinder to the aft end. I...
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    I do not think it is one of ours. An OEM unit...

    I do not think it is one of ours. An OEM unit usually has a Mercruiser logo cast into one of the rearward cavities.

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    With a boat that old, you would need to replace...

    With a boat that old, you would need to replace the complete transom assembly. Then you start running into problems with bell housing not matching with inner transom plates. You are best off...
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    Possibly the screwdriver slipped when installing...

    Possibly the screwdriver slipped when installing the bellows? Hard to say what caused it to fail. If you fount the problem wuickly, you shouldn't need to replace the u-joints or gimbal bearing. Just...
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Sterndrive Engineering, Inc. (SEI) manufactures a stern drive designed to replace Mercury Marine's MerCruiserŽ Alpha OneŽ, R, MR, Gen II and Bravo OneŽ stern drives. MerCruiserŽ Alpha One, R, MR, Gen II and Bravo OneŽ are trademarks of the Brunswick Corporation. SEI has no affiliation with the Brunswick Corporation. Consequently, any warranties governing products and or sold by Brunswick Corporation will not apply to products manufactured and or sold by SEI, or to products damaged due to the operation of an SEI product.