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by Hiramsaint
Tue Jul 10, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: V drive question
Replies: 24
Views: 2279

Re: V drive question

Thanks, so much, for taking the time to explain this to a newbie.
by Hiramsaint
Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: V drive question
Replies: 24
Views: 2279

Re: V drive question

Thanks, I think I have it now. A Velvet drive has the engine facing forward with a tranny and a shaft going straight to the stern-is that correct?
by Hiramsaint
Mon Jul 09, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: V drive question
Replies: 24
Views: 2279

Re: V drive question

Thanks for the help fellas. I'm still not quite getting but I will research so when I buy, I'll know what I'm buying.
by Hiramsaint
Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: V drive question
Replies: 24
Views: 2279

Re: V drive question

So, am I correct in thinking that a velvet drive is more of a direct drive and a V-drive is a 180* reduction drive of sorts?
by Hiramsaint
Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: V drive question
Replies: 24
Views: 2279

Re: V drive question

Yes...my ignorance is on full display. Is there a quick laymans explanation of the difference between the two?
by Hiramsaint
Sun Jul 08, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: 1990 Marinette 32 Sedan FB For Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 835

Re: 1990 Marinette 32 Sedan FB For Sale

Congrats and I hope you enjoy the hunt as much as I am right now.
by Hiramsaint
Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: Boat and Hull
Topic: Aft Deck Restoration
Replies: 62
Views: 18396

Re: Aft Deck Restoration

Thanks for this thread, Carl. I'm looking at an M that will definitely need this kind of attention. Now, if I can make a few things go in my favor!!!
by Hiramsaint
Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: V drive question
Replies: 24
Views: 2279

Re: V drive question

Fastjeff wrote:.." I'm looking at a 28' with dual 318's and 1:1 V-drives."

Vee drives? Don't recall ever seeing them in a 28 Marinette.

Jeff

I thought that's what the ad said but no worries, the ad is gone now as I suspected it would. It's okay, there's plenty more out there so the hunt can continue.
by Hiramsaint
Thu Jul 05, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: V drive question
Replies: 24
Views: 2279

Re: V drive question

on 32's in 1985 or 86 they switched to 1.5 to 1 velvet drive transmissions. All the 32's before(1970- 1984) that and most smaller M's have the 1 to 1 and run a 14 " prop. Both shaft sizes were used. The 1.5 to1 run a 16" prop (1985- 1991) . A lot of 1:1 trans run the 1.25" shaft on t...
by Hiramsaint
Thu Jul 05, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Anyone???
Replies: 2
Views: 449

Anyone???

Saw this while taking my daily stroll through CL

https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/mld ... 34319.html

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