Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 05-28-2020, 08:06 PM   #1
Ensign
 
Join Date: May 2020
Posts: 12
Default Prop Hub Replacement question

My boat (2003 1900 SR@) is in the water and the trailer is many miles away. Has anyone replaced a prop hub while boat is still in the water or is in manditory to do it on shore. With trim all the way up, the prop bolt is only 6 inches below water and easily acccessable. Is there any harm to doing it this lazy way or do I need to go retrieve the trailer and pull boat out? also, anyone know of the proper depth sounder gauge to replace original? I found a Faria one that looks similar, but it says its for Cobalt boats --



many thanks,
Mike W (new member)
__________________

MikeW is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-28-2020, 08:32 PM   #2
Admiral
 
mmwjr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Essex, Maryland
Posts: 8,207
Default

Welcome aboard!

No issues with changing the prop with the boat in the water just be sure to apply some marine grease to the splines of the new prop.
__________________

__________________
1997 2400 SCR
5.7 Vortec / Bravo 2
Mike
mmwjr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-28-2020, 10:49 PM   #3
Captain
 
jrsick's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Chesapeake, VA
Posts: 532
Default

That's why they make floating prop nut wrenches. Get organized and don't drop anything.
__________________
2006 Bayliner BR205
A1 Gen 2 1.47
5.0 carb engine
jrsick is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
prop hub replace

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT. The time now is 02:09 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.