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ZF marine ZF 12 M Gear Purchase

CYQK

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Sep 11, 2009
497
beneteau first 42 kenora
Looking to source a 12 m gear
Anyone have a good experience on that?
Thks
 
Jan 11, 2014
7,847
Sabre 362 113 Fair Haven, NY
Yes. I assume this is to replace a Yanmar/Kanzaki transmission. What gear ratio? There are 2 ratios, 2.1 and 2.63. (if I remember correctly).

Last August I had to replace the transmission on my 3JH2e and could only find 1 in the country. Mack Boring the east coast distributor said they might be able to get one in 4 to 6 weeks and it would have to be manufactured as there was no inventory for the 2.63 ratio.

The one I found was at Fred Warren (?) on eBay. They are an west coast distributor that only sells on eBay. I bought it.

In addition to the transmission, you will need a new mounting plate, damper, flange, and longer bolts.

Good Luck, I hope you are able to find one.
 

CYQK

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Sep 11, 2009
497
beneteau first 42 kenora
Looks like it will be harbor marine in everett wash
Poss same as fred warner
 
Jan 11, 2014
7,847
Sabre 362 113 Fair Haven, NY
Looks like it will be harbor marine in everett wash
Poss same as fred warner
Probably. When I checked out Fred Warner with a trusted transmission guy he said Fred Warner was a division of some other brick and mortar marine business and could be trusted. I don't recall which business it was, but it was large and well know on the left coast.