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Teleflex SeaStar Inboard Hydraulic Steering




Technical Reference Manual



SEASTAR 2-LINE INBOARD SYSTEM

The most popular inboard hydraulic steering system offers unmatched comfort and control for todays inboards up to 50 feet. A wide range of helm and cylinder displacements covers most applications.

Applications:

Most inboard powered boats with single or dual engines: single engine planing/displacement hull craft from 26-44 feet; dual engine planing hull craft from 26-50 feet; dual engine displacement hull & sail craft from 26-44 feet. Suitable for dual station use with purchase of extra hardware.

Features:
  • Low friction hydraulic steering system.
  • Congurations for most inboards.
  • Compact helm has only a 4-7/16" footprint- needs only dash hole (Tilt requires larger hole).
  • Standard 3/4" tapered steering shaft.
  • Easy installation on single or dual rudders.
  • Cylinders supplied with bleeder fittings.
  • Regular duty aluminum or heavy duty brass cylinders. Two-axis articulation.
  • Meets A.B.Y.C. standards.
  • Meets N.M.M.A. certification requirements.
  • Accepts steering wheels to 28" (2O"for Tilt)

How to Spec a System:

1. From the application guide select the System Number appropriate for the vessel based on:

  • a)hull type- displacement or planing;
  • b)length of vessel;
  • c)number of rudders; and
  • d)usage of vessel.

2. From the ordering guide select the appropriate helm and accessory hardware for each steering station.

3. Select fitting/hose kits required from the ordering guide.

4/ Confirm that there is sufficient space available in the dash and engine compartment(s) for the steering components. Review helm and cylinder dimensions at the end of this section.


Complete Systems:

System components sold separately. See application and ordering guides to select appropriate components.


Components:

SeaStar 1.7 Helm .............................HH5271 or

SeaStar 2.4 Helm .................................HH5272

(See ordering guide.)

Inboard Cylinder.........................HC53__ or K-?

(See ordering guide.)

3/8" Tubing.............................HT5___ or copper

(See ordering guide.)

Fitting Kit (for Copper Tubing/1.7 helm).HF5507

Hose Kit for Copper Tubing (2 hoses)...HF5508

SeaStar Oil (1 Quart Mil Spec H5606)..HA5430


Options:

SeaStar 1.7 Sport Tilt Helm/Mech.........HH5291

SeaStar 1.7 Traditional Tilt Helm/Mech.HH5741

SeaStar 2.4 Sport Tilt Helm/Mech.........HH5292

SeaStar 2.4 Traditional Tilt Helm/Mech.HH5742

SeaStar 1.7 Rear Mount Helm..............HH5261

SeaStar 1.7 Commercial Duty Helm......HH5217

SeaStar 2.4 Commercial Duty Helm......HH5224

(Designed for small Lobster and Crabbing vessels, these helms have a stainless steel shaft with heavy duty seal and wiper, which help protect the helm from the abrasive effects of sediment brought on board with traps or pots.)

SeaStar Round Bezel Kit ......................HA5417

(Reduces helm protrusion by 3.75")

SeaStar Backplate Kit............................HA5418

(Reduces helm protrusion by dash thickness and allows clean retrofit of SeaStar helm where following helms were installed: pre-1991 SeaStar, SyTen, and mechanical rotary steering.)

SeaStar 20 Dash Wedge Kit................HA5419

Ball Joint Mount Cylinder (7 cu. in.)............K-18

Ball Joint Mount Cylinder (9 cu. in.)............K-19

Fixed Mount Cylinder (13.3 cu. in.)

(one ball joint end)......................................K-22

Fixed Mount Cylinder (13.3 cu. in.)

(two ball joint ends).....................................K-27

Add-A-Station/Autopilot Fittings Kit.......HF5502

SeaStar Hose Kit (2 hoses)...................HO51__


Service Items:

SeaStar Oil (1 Gallon)...........................HA5440

Steering Wheel Locknut.........................747521




Application Guide: 2-Line Inboard Steering Application Guide (inboard steering)

Use "System Numbers" in chart below to select the components from ordering guide on next page.






Ordering Guide: 2-Line Inboard Steering

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