volvo 290/454 mercruiser

Discussion in 'Sterndrives' started by pursuitkyle, Dec 24, 2006.

  1. pursuitkyle
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    pursuitkyle New Member

    Hi all, I have a volvo 290 outdrive and a 454 mercruiser does this have a gimble bearing or does it have a bearing on each side of the transom and if that is the case the engin has to come out as well correct? also I cant find any info on the 290 on the net any links would be helpful
    Thank you
  2. drdarrin
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    drdarrin New Member

    check out for information on the 290 outdrive. they have the volvo parts diagrams for that model there.
  3. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    The bearings are held with lockrings. The engine has to come out. You need to disconnect the bellhousing.
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