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OMC Sea Drive installation help

pabble I'm looking for mounting instructions for a 1988, 2 liter 140hp OMC Sea Drive. Specifically, I need to know how high to mount it on the transom. Any help would be appreciated - please email direct to [edited] thanks. 2002-07-26
Dhadley There are several posts on mounting height for outboards and all those same "rule of thumb" things apply. However, the big downfall with a Sea Drive was that many times it could not be mounted high enough. That results in water injestion. Basicaly water (mist) comes in the air intake and gets injested into the motor and takes out the top and bottom bearings.

"How high" depends a lot on the hull type and style of prop you are going to run. Unfortunately the Sea Drive does not have the ability to be adjusted up and down like an outboard. Some Sea Drives could not be mounted high enough because there was not room on the transom to go higher. Particularily on Wellcrafts and Pro Lines.

Good luck!
2002-07-26

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