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Teleflex NFB 4.2 Single Outboard Mechanical Steering

Technical Reference Manual


(4.2 turns lock-to-lock)

NOTE: When properly installed, this steering system will connect to engines with ABYC standard tilt tubes, using engine manufacturer's link arm. For other engines, see Steering Connection Kits section for options. NFB is not for use with power assisted steering or autopilots.

Patented No FeedBack Steering Control for about the cost of an
old-fashioned steering replacement. With the advantage of 4.2
turns lock-to-lock and our patented No FeedBack steering to
lock out steering loads, Teleflex's 4.2 Rotary NFB Steering is
the ideal single-cable system for most nonpower-steered boats.
The helm is a drop-in replacement for current generation Safe-T
with no dash modifications required.


NFB 4.2 single-cable systems are suitable for most single-station
boats with a single nonpower-assisted outboard engine up to V-6
and minimal engine flutter or steering instability.
4.2 accepts wheels up to 16" diameter.

Use dual cable system for boats with engine flutter or steering in

Replaces nearly all Teleflex Safe-T steering systems without dash


  • Patented No FeedBack Steering mechanism.
  • Comfortable 4.2 turns from lock-to-lock.
  • Minimal clutch free play.
  • Standard 3/4" round tapered steering shaft.
  • Stainless steel cable output ends.
  • Fast, easy installation: uses Teleflex Quick Connect
    (QC) steering cable
    and industry standard Safe-T
    mounting hardware.
  • Kits include: cable, helm, 90° bezel and hardware.
  • Meets A.B.Y.C. standards.
  • Meets N.M.M.A. certification requirements.
  • Complete Systems:

    NFB 4.2 Steering Kit(Single Cable).....SS147XX

    (Kits available with steering cable lengths from 10-20 feet. If either a longer or shorter cable is required, please order your system by components, which are listed below.)


  • NFB 4.2 Helm..........SH4910P
  • QC Cable.............SSC62XX
    (XX = cable length in feet. A 14' SSC62 would be SSC6214.)
  • Rotary NFB Bezel (90°).....................SB27150P

  • Options:

  • NFB 4.2 Single Tilt Dash Module.....SH1534910 Includes tilt helm and mechanism. Easy way to upgrade to Tilt or replace older Tilt systems. Requires SSC61 or SSC62 cable.
  • NFB 4.2 Single Tilt Helm............. SH91526P* * Requires SH91500 tilt mechanism to complete Tilt Steering system installation.
  • Performance Tilt Mechanism.........SH91500P
  • Bezel (20°)...............SB27483P
  • Cable Gard (fits most tilt tubes).....SA39329P

  • Service Items:

  • QC II Cable (for most Teleflex rotary)...SSC61XX
  • Steering Wheel Hardware Kit ........2745417P
  • Spent Travel Tube (Rotary NFB) .......SA38603P

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