Forums Announcements propeller shaft brake

This topic contains 4 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by  RichCarter 3 weeks, 3 days ago.

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  • #224703

    Rock Richardson
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    I have a shaft brake that came with the boat, its from Wilbur industries , does anyone know about these things, its not currently connected

  • #224704

    serendipity 81
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    I have one. I also have a 3 blade fixed pprop which necessitates it’s use. Mine is held off when trans engaged. Applied when in neutral. A return spring assists in pulling the pads off the disc rotor. What do you need to know. Is this like yours?

  • #224705

    Rock Richardson
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    I have a picture of mine not sure where it goes, would love a picture of it installed and hooked up. and how it works

  • #224706

    Rock Richardson
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    can’t seem to make the image work email me at shadowdancermedia(at)gmail.com

  • #224707

    RichCarter
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    I removed mine years ago. As I recall, there’s a hydraulic line that goes to an oil pressure fitting on the engine. When the engine is running and builds up oil pressure, it pushes a slave cylinder on the brake to disengage the brake caliper. The brake disc goes on the transmission output coupler and the caliper mounts to the transmission face. Maybe someone else has photos of the installation to share.

    Pads wear and may need replacement. There’s a thread elsewhere on this site with info on ordering replacement pads.

    Rich

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