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cacruzn 06-24-2008 04:50 PM

New Owner, 1980 Irwin 37, Mark V, Center Cockpit ?'s
 
Hi All,

I recently purchased the above mentioned boat and am searching for information regarding how to replace the bushing on the rudder shaft. There seems to be excessive play in the rudder and what appears to be a small block near the bushing that may be worn out. Has anyone out there had experience with this project? Where can I obtain this bushing and the other pieces surrounding it?

Any help will be appreciated :)

Cacruzn

Faster 06-24-2008 05:28 PM

You might try this on the Irwin forum in "boatbuilder's row", perhaps there are spares available. Failing that any competent machinist should be able to fabricate one given the basic dimensions.

camaraderie 06-24-2008 07:40 PM

Try Gene Gammon at Irwin Yachts He is "Mr. Irwin" and I'm sure can help you with most anything. Welcome aboard!

MIKEMCKEE 06-25-2008 01:02 PM

Try the Irwin site on MSN, I've used it a lot and it's a great source of Iwrin info.

Chief


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