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chuck stas

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p303
« on: August 30, 2023, 11:29:55 AM »
Is there a zink on the shaft of a P303 1983
When I hauled out there was no room for a zink on the prop shaft. I put one at the end of the shaft, conical shape.
Was thinking I should order a longer prop shaft.
Let me know
Thanks in advance

StarGazerII

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Re: p303
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2024, 04:53:18 PM »
Chuck!  Not sure what you have as a shaft Dia.& Length!  However, if you install a dampener it will give you about 1inch more from the bearing to the prop.
So here's my questions to you
1. What engine is installed?.  Should be Yanmar 2GMF
2.  Please validate the engine is mounted in it's proper placement. If they moved or did a re-drill holes for new motor mounts, it could be they moved the engine 1 inch or so towards the bow.  Please take some pictures and post here.
or PM me with your contact info.

chuck stas

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Re: p303
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2024, 10:13:01 AM »
It's the original engine Yanmar 2gmf. 13hp diesel.
The Zink I put on last year seems to be working.
If I replace the shaft at some point Ill make it about 2" longer.
Right now don't fix it if its working.
Thanks for getting back to me.