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Old 07 April 2009, 14:32   #1
Country: Netherlands
Town: Kats
Boat name: Kikkie 2
Make: ZapCat
Length: 4m +
Engine: Yamaha 55 !
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Yamaha V8 steering system

Hello guys,

We are currently building a custom RING Powercraft 8.6 with a V8 Yamaha mounted on the transom.

We have mounted a SeaStar pro but the engine is too powerfull and the steering system is not capable of giving reliable performance at high speeds. I've been looking through the internet for a hydraulic steering system, capable for these engines and speeds. I found the IMCO site, showing lots of info, but only based on Mercury outboards. Does anybody know if there is a similar system on the market for Yamaha V8 outboards ?


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Old 07 April 2009, 15:16   #2
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send an email to Ron at imconevada [] He'll supply you with the correct bits for your motor.

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Old 07 April 2009, 15:43   #3
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Talk to Hypro Marine in lymington. Real good guys im sure they can help.
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