Gearbox

Discussion in 'DIY Marinizing' started by MengWalton, Jul 19, 2011.

  1. MengWalton
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    MengWalton Junior Member

    For a project, im after a small marine gearbox for a 1.2 Litre engine, about 5k RPM max.

    Marine gearboxes in the uk, the cheapest I can find is 300quid so
    Im Wondering if anyone's ever built a gearbox or somthing that would allow reverse


    Any suggestions??

    Thanks
    John
     
  2. thudpucker
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    thudpucker Senior Member

    I had that idea some years ago. I havent seen my drawings in some years now though.
    I was going to use sprockets and Motorcycle chain's and a seperate Cluster gear for reverse. I thought steel or aluminum Plates with some kind of a pan for oil.
    You still need a Slider, similar to the Clutch dog in the lower unit of an outboard to get the Reversing.
    To answer your questions, No I never built it.
     
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