Square Rudder Box 1-1/8"
design. Made from 6061-T6 Aluminum that is machined finish.
bearing design (just like the billet prop shaft log seals). No more
housings to wear out!!! The prop shaft rides on the bearing.
new rudder stuffing box has a standard 3 5/16” square mounting
flange. So it is a direct replacement for your older style stuffing
box. No mounting holes have been placed, because every hull is
different and has a variety of hole sizes and patterns. All you have
to do is transfer punch the existing hole locations in your hull to
the rudder box and drill the size you need.
all standard 1 5/8” diameter thru hull holes. The 1 5/8” diameter
section, that goes thru the bottom of your hull long (1 3/4”
long), was left to accommodate any hull thickness. You will have to
trim to fit.
height of stuffing box inside the boat is 2 5/16”.
from the top of the stuffing box to the bottom features a snap ring
for safety to help retain the 1 1/8” sealed bearing that is bored a
few thousands larger than your rudder shaft.
is an ample sized grease reservoir which is filled by the grease zert
located on the outside of the rudder box housing.
double lip grease cup seal is lightly pressed in as a second barrier
to keep water out. The first water barrier is a 1/8” diameter
o-ring that is below the grease cup seal.