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#11672512 - 06/16/16 10:38 PM Lower Unit Shaft Length
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What shaft length do I need for a lower unit on a 2007 Merc 250 ProXS on a Champion 202 Bass&Bay? It has a Torque Master now.

Thanks in advance!
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#11672697 - 06/17/16 06:52 AM Re: Lower Unit Shaft Length [Re: Wildkow]
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Measure the center section for shaft length or better yet to measure the torque masters shaft.
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#11673057 - 06/17/16 09:52 AM Re: Lower Unit Shaft Length [Re: Wildkow]
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20" shaft which is "long"
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#11674132 - 06/17/16 07:53 PM Re: Lower Unit Shaft Length [Re: Pat Goff]
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Originally Posted By: Pat Goff
20" shaft which is "long"



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#11674477 - 06/18/16 01:04 AM Re: Lower Unit Shaft Length [Re: gary purdy]
Wildkow Offline
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Thanks guys! Measured mid-section today at 15" will head down to the shop on Monday to measure shaft.

On another note I posted in a different thread about my boat (Champ 202 B&B) kicking sideways above 50 mph. I guess the issue was the lower unit as yesterday it grenaded on me. Gear fragments punched a hole in the side of the case so its toast. Expensive way to learn a lesson but there were no other indications that the lower was fixing to go sideways other than that occasional weird sideways kick as I cruised along. Of course hitting a log/stump right before didn't help. Wonder if insurance will pay? Otherwise I got to swallow this one.


Edited by Wildkow (06/18/16 01:18 AM)
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#11674703 - 06/18/16 08:47 AM Re: Lower Unit Shaft Length [Re: Wildkow]
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Depends on your insurance adjuster. Just having a hole in the side of your gearcase won't get it, but a big dent in the front of it usually will.
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#11678270 - 06/20/16 01:39 PM Re: Lower Unit Shaft Length [Re: Wildkow]
Wildkow Offline
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Wood, especially water logged wood won't leave much of a mark. It did however kill the engine. Which to me indicates a substantial strike. Now all I have to do is convince the adjuster. Thanks Pat, yon've been a great help over the years.
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#11678582 - 06/20/16 03:42 PM Re: Lower Unit Shaft Length [Re: Wildkow]
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ANY sort of hull damage will greatly increase your argument with an insurance minion.
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#11682936 - 06/22/16 05:52 PM Re: Lower Unit Shaft Length [Re: Wildkow]
Wildkow Offline
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Got some scrapes on the "Gorilla Hull" its really tough stuff, but nothing bad.

BTW, the shaft measured 20", go figure!


Edited by Wildkow (06/22/16 05:54 PM)
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