Lasdrop Shaft Seals

Incorrect installation of Lasdrop shaft seals into a 300 SeaRay Weekender. To prevent disaster, shaft seals need pressurized water. Tapping of the water intake is not sufficient once the boat goes over a certain speed.

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Starboard side. Start of install.

Raw water intake.

Shaft closeup.

Removing burs.

Bellows install.

Reattach the shaft.

Before compressing bellows.

Compressed bellows half way.

Loosened clamp ring and uncompressed.

Clamp ring just touching the bellows.

Marking the position.

Compress the bellows 1/2 inch.

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