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#11581082 - 05/03/16 04:53 PM Hydraulic Steering Cost?
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Registered: 04/17/13
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Loc: Keller, TX
Wanted to get a ballpark estimate on how much Hydraulic steering would cost to add on? In the market for a new boat and a few of them don't have hydraulic steering but its a big reason we are upgrading. Does anyone know what it would cost to buy and install on a 200HP+?
Anything helps!
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#11581128 - 05/03/16 05:26 PM Re: Hydraulic Steering Cost? [Re: Walker_wilson13]
Capt Craig Offline
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Registered: 08/25/09
Posts: 1241
Loc: Richland-Chambers
TeleFlex is THE name in hydraulic steering. The basic BayStar system will only work on a motor up to 150 HP. So with a 200+HP you will need the SeaStar system. Cabelas lists the system for about $1200. Installation, well if you do it, just blood, sweat, and tears. If the shop does it, hour by hour cost.

Either way - YES you definitely want the SeaStar system on the boat it is MUCH more pleasurable to operate!!
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#11581176 - 05/03/16 05:58 PM Re: Hydraulic Steering Cost? [Re: Walker_wilson13]
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#11584207 - 05/04/16 11:42 PM Re: Hydraulic Steering Cost? [Re: Walker_wilson13]
Larry M Offline
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Registered: 03/02/16
Posts: 16
Loc: Karnes City, TX
Get the Sea Star Pro Series it has a more powerfull helm pump. I bought my kit from Black Bear Sporting Goods for around $950. I called around and several service centers would install the kit. However I couldnt warrant $600 for an install. Iam pretty mechanically inclined so I did it myself in 3.5 hours it works great.
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#11605229 - 05/16/16 08:05 AM Re: Hydraulic Steering Cost? [Re: Walker_wilson13]
boatman025 Offline
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Registered: 07/16/10
Posts: 444
Loc: McKinney
I can install you Hydro steering with tilt helm for around 1300



Hughes Marine Service
McKinney,Texas
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#11640598 - 06/01/16 03:04 PM Re: Hydraulic Steering Cost? [Re: Walker_wilson13]
blackhorse Offline
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Registered: 05/13/08
Posts: 122
Loc: Morgan, Tx
worth every penny

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#11641768 - 06/02/16 12:14 AM Re: Hydraulic Steering Cost? [Re: Walker_wilson13]
MATTSUEY Offline
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Registered: 07/05/09
Posts: 1427
Loc: Abilene
Pitstop marine,well worth every penny

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#11641771 - 06/02/16 12:15 AM Re: Hydraulic Steering Cost? [Re: Walker_wilson13]
MATTSUEY Offline
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Registered: 07/05/09
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Loc: Abilene
Boatman 025 would be my vote

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