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Sterndrive Steering Selection Guide

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®
HYDRAULIC
systems
* Superior feel
* Ideal for higher
torque applications
* Reduces driver fatigue
* Flexible number of
turns lock-to-lock
* Easy to add autopilot
MECHANICAL
systems
* Inexpensive
* Simple installation
* Fixed number of turns
lock-to-lock
MECHANICAL RACK
More efficient than Mechanical Rotary
steering, Rack helms require more
mounting space side to side behind dash.
MECHANICAL ROTARY
Compact housing allows
installation where behind dash
space is limited.
CYLINDER USED
Engine Maker/
Brand
Steering
Config
Engine Drive/
Model
Year
Model
Part No.
MERCRUISER
Non Power
Mercruiser l
1983 Prior
BA125-8EMV
Non Power
Alpha l
1984 To Date
BA135-7EM
Non Power
Bravo l, ll, lll
1984 To Date
BA135-7EM
Power Assist
Mercruiser l
To 1983
125-8EM
Power Assist
Alpha l
1984 To Date
125-8EM
Power Assist
Bravo l, ll
1984 To Date
125-8EM
Power Assist
Bravo lll
1984 To Date
125-8EM
OMC
Non Power
400/800 series
1985 & Prior
N/A
N/A
Non Power
Cobra
1986 To Date
BA150-7EM
Non Power
King Cobra
1986 To Date
BA150-7EM
Power Assist
400/800 series
1985 & Prior
N/A
N/A
Power Assist
Cobra
1986 To Date
125-8EM
Power Assist
King Cobra
1986 To Date
125-8EM
VOLVO
Non Power
275
To Date
BA150-7ATM
Non Power
280,290
To Date
BA135-7EM
Non Power
Diesel
To Date
BA135-7EM
Power Assist
275
To Date
N/A
N/A
Power Assist
280, 290
To Date
125-8EM
Power Assist
Diesel
To Date
125-8VEM
Power Assist
32, Diesel
1997 To Date
92-VPS
Power Assist
41-42, Diesel
1992 To Date
92-VPS
Power Assist
DPS & SX
1996 To Date
92-VPS
To choose a cylinder use the chart below
SeaStar Solutions recommends that all steering applications are validated by a qualified
SeaStar Solutions dealer/installer.
step 1
step 2
3 Turns lock-to-lock
4 Turns lock-to-lock
STEERING - Sterndrive Selection Guide
See page 105
HPS
See page 104
See page 109
which
sterndrive
steering
system?