The saildrive is not that heavy but it is rather awkward to bring out through the port locker. When purchasing a saildrive Stripper you will need to select the correct adapter kit for your propeller. To read more about cookies, see our. Try to position the new seal so that the embossed year is facing to port i. I have very milky oil when checking the dip stick at the top gear box. A new engine or driveline can give you a cleaner, faster, quieter and more comfortable boating experience as well as provide peace of mind. Use our for your saildrive leg to see what modifications, if any, are required to install the Stripper.
I change the oil every year at the annual liftout around 100 hours running , perhaps not totally necessary but a good opportunity to check for water ingress. We changed that arrangement when replacing it! Every kit is made to match, has been thoroughly tested, and will cause minimal impact to your existing engine bed. The next job onboard Lucey Blue was to service the Volvo Penta 130S sail drives. Remember not to use ordinary copper-based antifoul on either the saildrive leg or the fairing gasket. I debated replacing the propellers with either folding or feathering units to improve our sailing performance, but after much discussion and number crunching we decided to stick with what we have for now. A couple of the bolts around the sealing ring into the hull were difficult to torque up accurately because of restricted access.
Inclusion of replacement Volvo sail drive spares on this page does not infer that these items are genuine Volvo Penta spares. Future anodes can be from ourselves, or you can modify anodes from their respective manufactures. Hi, great site - thanks for the information about the Volve saildrive 130S. We then used an old cover as a template and cut out four new covers, which we latter stuck to the hull with sikaflex and a few small counter sunk screws. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Presumable, since hopefully the gearbox never gets hot, a lower spec and cheaper oil should suffice? They are well-known for their remarkable power and quiet operation.
If you have found this page useful or can suggest improvement please leave your feedback below. If you see any water or emulsification in the oil when it is drained, definitely replace the seals and O rings. As you say, probably just being tight:- Angus I previously had a 2030 in my boat which used a synthetic oil with a very peculiar smell in the saildrive. Compact size means easy installation, and the 115 A alternator with a built-in charging sensor provides rapid charging for onboard electrical needs. Another job ticked off the list, but plenty more still to come. This listing of spare parts for the Volvo 130S sail drive is a general listing. But we really liked the with their unique overdrive feature, which improves fuel efficiency when motor sailing.
Who wants to risk sinking anyway? When i purchased the boat oil etc was all good. Even in Scotland, this would surely be seen as being unnecessarily tight? Please ensure that the parts are suitable for your particular Volvo 130S saildrive unit. The saildrive Stripper is compatible with most major folding and feathering propellers. . Setting a new standard for yacht comfort.
Repowering will also increase the value of your boat. Take the Volvo Ocean Race, for example — around 39,000 nautical miles of extreme product testing. Delivery time: Approximately 21 days. The is driven by two cap screws which located into the front face of the propeller, this does require drilling two small recesses in the front of the propeller boss. They are well-known for their remarkable power and quiet operation.
Installation of all saildrive Strippers require the removal of the propeller. We had to remove a plywood panel at the rear of the engine and the entire exhaust system, which had been cunningly passed through a hole in the panel to make things as difficult as possible. Also, be sure to replace any spacing shims in exactly the same order as they came out! Every item is developed and manufactured by Volvo Penta — for a perfect match and optimal performance. Typical installation time is about an hour and can be done by the boat owner avoiding costly boat yard labour fees. Dismantling the lower element of the sail drive leg was straight forward — remove the propeller, anode and unscrew two bolts. Presumable, since hopefully the gearbox never gets hot, a lower spec and cheaper oil should suffice? AngusMost people probably use the same oil as they use in the engine rather than keep two types of oil when one will suffice. When switching your old engine for a D1 and D2 engines, including Saildrive, Volvo Penta has developed repowering kits to ensure safe, easy and cost-effective replacement.