omc Sterndrive

Discussion in 'Powerboats' started by Allan Olsen, Jun 16, 2020.

  1. Allan Olsen
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    Allan Olsen New Member

    Hi.
    can someone tell me, i have an omc stringer outdrive that is kaput,
    now i have found another one i would like to buy,
    but this drive is for 4 cyl and my engine is an v8,
    is it possible to mount this drive.
    Thanks
    Allan
     
  2. kapnD
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    kapnD Senior Member

    Google is your friend!
    Find the manufacturers website and specifications, it should provide the info you need.
     
  3. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    The gear ratio will be wrong.
     

  4. sdowney717
    Joined: Nov 2010
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    sdowney717 Senior Member

    The intermediate center gear box wont be strong enough, there may be a horse power tag pressed in stamp on top under the cover plate. I started with a v6 and went to a v8 and had to change center gears because the 350 v8 broke it. I chopped up the old boat last year and kept the entire stinger v8 setup and plan to sell it.
     
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