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Hydraulic Steering Identification Guide

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HYDRAULIC STEERING IDENTIFICATION GUIDE
ORIGINAL SYSTEM DATE
NAME (VERSION) USED PART NUMBERS AND/OR SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS
Capilano
®
1973-DATE
Large heavy duty cast iron rear mount helm;
variable displacement knob.
Hynautic
®
TO DATE
Transom or guide tube-mount cylinder;
Stern Drive
80 Series round helm w/square flange (looks like 1984 SeaStar helm).
Steering
Large or twin drives may use H-40 series square block type helm.
Hynautic
®
TO DATE
HC5323-3 (ball joints) or K-51 (trunnion) cylinder;
Inboard 2-line
80 Series round helm w/square flange (looks like 1984 SeaStar helm).
Hynautic
®
TO DATE
K-1, K-2, K-3, K-4 (trunnion mount) cylinders;
Inboard 3-line
H-20 or H-40 square machined block type helm.
Hy-Trac Outboard
TO DATE
K-6 drag-link type cylinder; 80 Series round helm w/square flange.
Hy-Trac Outboard
TO DATE
K-10 front-mount type cylinder; 80 Series round helm w/square flange.
Hy-Trac Outboard
TO DATE
K-13 side-mount type cylinder; 80 Series round helm w/square flange.
SeaStar
®
1984-1990
Round black helm with square flange;
(Version 1)
HC5340, HC5370-3, HC5365, HC5380 cylinders used.
SeaStar
®
1990-DATE
Round black helm with domed or flat shaft seal (3-screws); HC5340/HC5342/
(Version 2)
HC5345-3/HC5347-3/HC5348-3/HC5358-3/HC5365 (outboard front mount);
HC5370-3 (outboard side mount), HC5380 (outboard splashwell mount); HC5343
HC5375-3 (catamaran/pontoon); and many stern drive/inboard cylinder models used.
SeaStar Pro
®
1993-DATE
Looks like SeaStar helm, has “SeaStar Pro” decal;
HC5340/42, HC5365, HC5345-3/47/48/58 cylinders used.
SyTen
®
1976-1984
First outboard hydraulic steering system from SeaStar Solutions;
small round plastic-bodied helm.
Competitive
TO DATE
Hydraulic steering (including power steering by Hynautic & other brands)
Brands
for boats up to 100 feet in length.
Hynautic
®
TO DATE
Synflex
®
5/16” O.D. Nylon Tubing; 3/8” Nylon Tubing;
Tubing & Hose
1000 PSIW 5/16” I.D. Hose; 1000 PSIW 3/8” I.D. Hose & others.
STEERING - Hydraulic
Identification