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    Default I wish to replace the bellows

    I wish to replace the bellows on my Volvo Penta 290 outdrive. How easy/hard is this task? Do I need to go to my costly main dealer to carry out this work?

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    Default " That depends on how good a m

    " That depends on how good a mechanic you are. Volvo bellows are stiff, and don't go on easily. Getting the bellows on and the spline shaft in at the same time requires some advance rigging, a reasonable knack, and lots of patience.
    My guess is that if you've changed a CV joint or clutch in a car, you can do this all right.
    Rig up a system for hoisting/hanging the i/o unit in place. I've seen it done by picking up the unit and just stuffing it in there, but that was by an exceedingly strong guy who had done the job many times.
    seo "

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    Default Thanks seo. You have given m

    Thanks seo.
    You have given me the confidence to do the job myself.

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    Default "Gary, I am no mech head but I

    "Gary, I am no mech head but I managed mine, it is very fiddly and can take some time...well it did for me. managed to get the drive in place and hold it between my legs whilst getting the bellows on, i drenched everything in oil which did help."

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