Originally Posted by kubcat
You are absolutely correct Peter, the lengths are as you say, haven't had my morning coffee yet.
I also agree that the proper way to correct the issue is to get a motor with the right length shaft but I was under the impression that due to an isolated location, that was not a reasonable option. Boats converted from sterndrives often have a pod fitted so my non expert opinion was that it was a possibility.
No worries. I wasn't meaning to correct you. Jacks could work in certain situations but is not a solution and creates its own issues. I though it best tell the OP as it sounds like he's had a lot of suggestions when really there's only one real option. Get the correct engine.
Cutting into a new hull, fitting jacks & extending the motor are just going to give they guy more things to get wrong.
buying an XL - Problem solved.
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