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Author Topic: WANTED: Looking for Mercruiser Alpha Gen 1 Outdrive  (Read 360 times)

Offline luvmystang67

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WANTED: Looking for Mercruiser Alpha Gen 1 Outdrive
« on: November 18, 2019, 03:14:48 PM »
Anyone have one of these laying around?

Looking for a 1.50:1 gear ratio (hooks up to a 5.0L or 5.7L mercruiser).  Mine would've been a 1989.

Would appreciate anyone with a lead on a decent functioning outdrive.

Thanks,
Stang

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Re: WANTED: Looking for Mercruiser Alpha Gen 1 Outdrive
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2019, 11:42:35 AM »
I just seen 1 or 2 on offer-up 2 days ago. they are in the boats & marine section. There also located in or near Seattle.

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Re: WANTED: Looking for Mercruiser Alpha Gen 1 Outdrive
« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2019, 12:53:33 PM »
Call Walt at Riverside Marine in Washougal, he used to have some old ones laying around.

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Re: WANTED: Looking for Mercruiser Alpha Gen 1 Outdrive
« Reply #3 on: November 19, 2019, 05:00:23 PM »
Think i've got one to pick up tomorrow from a guy from Belfair.

I'm fairly mechanically inclined, but don't know a whole lot about outdrives.

I'm going to pressure test it.  If it holds pressure, I'm going to bolt it on and give it a shot.  if it doesn't, I guess I'll replace the seals.  watched a pretty good youtube on it, but it does seem like I'll need a few specialty tools.

we'll see how it goes, nothing looks all that hard as long as corrosion hasn't ruined your life.  seems easier than a cylinder head replacement, which I did a couple of years ago.

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Re: WANTED: Looking for Mercruiser Alpha Gen 1 Outdrive
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2019, 09:26:16 AM »
Picked up one down in Fife for $200.  Looks like a freshwater unit.  I'll be doing a pressure test on it and i'll probably replace the water pump, even though I don't really want to.  We'll see how it goes, for $200 its a worthwhile gamble.


 


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