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Old 09-23-2013, 07:10 PM
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Originally Posted by MCBoatGirl View Post
Hi Frank,

Thanks for the input. We have been working out way back from the prop. We hit something with the prop and replaced it. Still a vibration so looked at the strut and realized that needed straightening. Sent it off for straightening and put it back on. There was still a vibration when we put in the water so we ran the engine with water running through it and looked at the end of the shaft. We could see a visible "wobble" in the shaft. So now we are working to fix that.

I have someone mechanically inclined and good with engines helping me, but working on boat maintenance is new to both of us. Any and all advice is helpful.

Thank you!
Where or who straightens struts? I may have a need for that as well as a bent shaft and rudder
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