Just another Moderator
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: New Westminster, BC
Thanked 321 Times in 306 Posts
Rep Power: 10
Re: Universal 5411....Hurth Transmission...propeller rotation
It's possible to connect the shift linkage in such a way as to 'reverse' the gear.. if someone did this and you were always technically in reverse when going forward that might explain the lack of boatspeed. (IIRC the gear ratios are different fwd vs rev)
EDIT.. from your pic it doesn't look like the shift linkage connection is reversed, so not sure what to think....
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)
Last edited by Faster; 12-22-2013 at 09:04 PM.