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Old 03 December 2023, 08:22   #1
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Long shaft

Hi guys,

I have a mariner 20hp long shaft 4 stroke outboard engine. Itís good condition nearly new and very low hours so I am reluctant to get rid of it.

I have been offered a Honda t40 rib but the guy says it takes short shaft? Will it be a problem with the engine I have? I was concerned that trimmed up it wouldnít be clear or or might cause some other issues?

Anyone got any experience with this?
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Old 03 December 2023, 23:04   #2
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You can get an adapter plate to raise its mounting point on the transom so that the prop/plate sit at the correct height. If you run it as-is it'll handle poorly, you'll have loads of excess drag and a lot of extra stress on your transom.
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