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  • Buck Algonquin Complete Assembly Packing Boxes

    Buck Algonquin Complete Assembly Packing Boxes

    Complete assembly packing boxes with nut, spud and body of cast bronze, 5-ply marine exhast hose...

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    Price: $90.09 to $172.07
  • Duramax Marine Water Lubricated Shaft Bushings

    Duramax Marine Water Lubricated Shaft Bushings

    Duramax water lubricated bushings fit shafts in accordance with U.S. Navy Buships clearances. They...

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    Price: $57.80
  • Graptex Ultra Packing

    Graphtex Ultra GTU Shaft Packing

    Shaft packing with blend of W.L. Gore fibers and graphite fibers that are impregnated with PTFE....

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    Price: $7.60 to $29.99
  • Buck Algonquin Packing Box Hose

    Buck Algonquin Packing Box Hose

    Heavy duty multi ply marine hose from Buck Algonquin, designed for self aligning packing boxes....

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    Price: $11.97 to $30.89
  • Volvo Penta Drive & Lower Unit Seal Kits

    Volvo Penta Drive & Lower Unit Seal Kits

    Seal kits for Volvo Penta stern drive units. Lower unit and complete outdrive seal kits available....

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    Price: $89.04 to $177.56
  • Sierra Volvo Exhaust Bellows Kits

    Sierra Volvo Exhaust Bellows Kits

    Sierra Volvo Exhaust Bellows Kits: SIE-2757 Replaces: 875828-6, 876633-9, AQ175, 280, 280DP, T, PT,...

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    Price: $58.91 to $91.93
  • Flax Packing for leaky stuffing boxes

    Flax Packing

    Flax packing is used for shaft packing, and for leaky stuffing boxes. Flax Packing is braided from...

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    Price: $3.98 to $9.16
  • Shift Cable Kit

    Quicksilver Mercruiser Shift Cable Kit

    Quicksilver shift cable kits replace lower unit shift cables on Mercruiser stern drives or...

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    Price: $86.10
  • Flax Packing Extractor Tools

    Flax Packing Extractor Tools

    Professionals repacking shaft stuffing boxes use this flexible extractor tool with a corkscrew tip...

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    Price: $6.50 to $8.00
  • P.S.S. (Packless Sealing System) Shaft Seal

    PYI PSS Shaft Seal

    The P.S.S. (Packless Sealing System) Shaft Seal is a mechanical face seal that replaces the packing...

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    Price: $216.32 to $452.68
  • Flax Packing for propeller stuffing boxes

    Flax Packing - Spools

    Flax Packing is the standard replacement product for marine stuffing boxes worldwide. This packing...

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    Price: $17.64
  • Buck Algonquin Spud Style Packing Boxes

    Buck Algonquin Spud Style Packing Boxes

    Buck Algonquin Spud style packing boxes are cast from solid bronze, are self-aligning and fmachined...

    Price: $112.67 to $249.99
  • Sierra Bellows Kit for OMC Outdrives

    Sierra OMC Outdrive Bellows Kit

    Sierra exhaust bellows kit for OMC Cobra outdrive models. This kit is an OEM replacement for OMC...

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    Price: $9.01 to $129.42
  • K series mounts

    Vetus K 50 Flexible Engine Mounts

    Vetus Type K 50 engine mounts for smaller marine diesel engines up to 80 HP....

    Price: $58.64
  • Mercury MerCruiser Drive/Bell Housing Gasket Kit 27-94996T2

    Mercury MerCruiser Drive/Bell Housing Gasket Set 27-94996T2

    The Mercury Marine Drive/Bell Housing Gasket Kit properly seals the sterndrive to the bell housing...

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    Price: $7.19
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Drive Seals and Parts for Stern Drive and traditional Inboard


Flax shaft packing in the stuffing box should permit enough water to drip and cool the spinning propeller shaft. It should drip at a rate of 8-10 drops per minute on most traditional inboard engines. If the packing is worn and leaky, this below the waterline seal should be serviced. Stuffing box lubricant prolongs the life of shaft packing while also reducing heat and friction. Elsewhere, flax packing is used to seal rudder posts and pumps.

Inspecting, troubleshooting and servicing marine drive systems will save money in the long run. Follow recommended service intervals. Simple vibration problems from engine-shaft-strut misalignment or from faulty engine mounts and loose struts can become catastrophic if left untended. This can result in rapid wear of cutlass bearings and stuffing boxes, shaft galling and worn universal joints and gimbal bearings. Couplings, strut integrity and cutlass bearings can be easily inspected out of the water seasonally as preventative maintenance. This is particularly important on older vessels.

Sterndrive service demands replacing common seals at the transom and protective covers such as bellows. We offer inboard/outboard parts compatible with Mercruiser, OMC, Volvo and most manufacturers. These parts need attention in the event of a grounding.

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