How to Replace the Stuffing Box on an Inboard Boat Shaft?

Answer The stuffing box is your propeller shaft's through-hull fixture. Because the propeller rotates in its through-hull, it has to be lubricated. Since the seal for the rotating shaft can't be perfect w... Read More »

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How to Take Out an Inboard Ski Boat Drive Shaft?

The drive shaft of an inboard ski boat may need replacement once or twice throughout the boat's lifetime. Fortunately, ski boats tend to have plenty of room to work, making the process much simpler... Read More »

How to Take Out an Inboard Marine Drive Shaft?

Inboard motor drive shafts are subjected to heavy loads. The thrust from the propeller is transmitted through the shaft into the transmission thrust bearings. Whip loads are exerted on the shaft if... Read More »

How to Run My Inboard Boat in My Driveway?

Boat engines rely on a supply of fresh water to prevent overheating. Boats also use water as lubrication for the propeller shaft and the rudder. In the spring, many inboard owners get their boats r... Read More »

How to Soundproof Inboard Boat Motors?

A boat equipped with an inboard motor may have more power and faster acceleration than an outboard-equipped vessel. The inboard may be noisier too. This is because most fiberglass boats do not have... Read More »