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onlyawhaler posted 09-04-2002 09:15 PM ET (US)   Profile for onlyawhaler   Send Email to onlyawhaler  
I have a late 80s 18ft outrage with a Johnson 150. I am thinking about changing out the cable steering for something better, easier to turn. What is best for this era of boat and and what brand of steering is the better choice?
Dick posted 09-04-2002 09:32 PM ET (US)     Profile for Dick  Send Email to Dick     
I think that the best you can get is the Teleflex Sea Star hydraulic system.
A complete system lists for $800.00+ but can be found discounted.

You will get feedback touting a side mount cylinder vs the center mount. Whichever you choose you will have a smooth efortless steering system.

jimh posted 09-04-2002 10:11 PM ET (US)     Profile for jimh  Send Email to jimh     
Teleflex hydraulic steering is the way to go. Before buying get a price quote from Shoreway Marine; it will save you money.
onlyawhaler posted 09-04-2002 10:57 PM ET (US)     Profile for onlyawhaler  Send Email to onlyawhaler     
Thanks for help. What a great site!

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