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Old 29-06-2014, 06:18   #1
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Dufour 35 Cutlas Bearing

Has anybody out there replaced a Cutlass bearing on a 1975 Dufour 35. I wish to know if the drive shaft is short enough to be removed from the Stern without coming into contact with the rudder Skeg.
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Welcome to CF Aubade!

Don't have the answer for ya, but sweet ride ya got...

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Re: Dufour 35 Cutlas Bearing

Thanks. Hopefully someone will have the answer. My engine is a Volvo MD3B - 36HP - still going strong
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Re: Dufour 35 Cutlas Bearing

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Thanks. Hopefully someone will have the answer. My engine is a Volvo MD3B - 36HP - still going strong
Well Hell...

Nobody chimed in... You know you can SOMETIMES replace a cutlass/cutlas/cutless... er prop shaft/strut bearing without pulling the shaft?

I assume you have a propshaft strut...

Google

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Old 01-07-2014, 06:38   #5
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Re: Dufour 35 Cutlas Bearing

I have attached a photograph that may help. I do believe that I may well be able to remove the cutlas bearing without removing the shaft. See pic attached
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