Volvo sail drive intercahangibility

Discussion in 'Sterndrives' started by FAST FRED, Feb 25, 2014.

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    FAST FRED Senior Member

    We have a Volvo MD7 that was fixed to a std gear box.

    It has 3 lumps on the engine , three lumps on the tranny and a rubber drive/damper that moves the power.

    We want to mate it to a sail drive which was bolted to a later MD 7B.

    These use a hard coupling between the engine and sail drive.

    Does anyone know if we remove everything from the dead MD 7B if it will simply bolt on to the older MD 7 ?

    Is it reasonable to create a part to allow the match, if required?
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