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post #17 of Old 06-29-2008
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I own an inboard version of the S2 7.9, and just installed the PSS dripless shaft seal. I had way too much leaking last year, and tightening the packing no longer slowed it down. It was not extremely difficult, except for the tight access, and it works great. I am finally dry as a bone. Obviously the boat has to be out of the water to replace it. I pulled the old brass stuffing box to get the dimension on the stub that the new unit attaches to. Cost of the part for the 1 3/4" x 3/4" (shaft) was less than $300, but well worth it.
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