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Modern Power with Orginal Floor Shifter

Post by Bsg785 » Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:34 am

I am thinking about repowering my 19 Capri with modern power with a hydraulic transmission but would like to keep the functionality of the original floor shifter. How have others accomplished this and what was used as the detent for the shifter? Thanks.

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Re: Modern Power with Orginal Floor Shifter

Post by drrot » Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:27 am

Maine Classics makes a bolt on detent adapter.
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Re: Modern Power with Orginal Floor Shifter

Post by Bsg785 » Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:18 pm

Thanks, do you happen to know their website address or contact info? I didn’t find anything on google for them.

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Re: Modern Power with Orginal Floor Shifter

Post by drrot » Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:15 pm

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Jim Staib
www.finewoodboats.com

1931 Chris-Craft 26' #898 "Ashes"
1929 Chris-Craft 28' #3107 http://www.finewoodboats.com/1929%20Chris28.htm
1947 Penn Yan 12' Cartopper WXH474611
1950 Chris-Craft 22' Sportsman U-22-1532
1957 Chris-Craft 26' Sea Skiff SK-26-515
1968 Century 17' Resorter FG-68-174


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Re: Modern Power with Orginal Floor Shifter

Post by WoodenRookie » Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:36 am

doesn't all the 59-60's runabouts qualify. 283's ? Mine has the floor Shifter
59 18' Continental

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Re: Modern Power with Orginal Floor Shifter

Post by drrot » Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:32 am

Yours has the floor shift and mechanical transmission. Hydraulic gears shift a lot easier. When using a hydraulic gear the shifter weighs so much it will move when hitting a wave and go directly from forward to reverse. A detent stops that.
WoodenRookie wrote:
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:36 am
doesn't all the 59-60's runabouts qualify. 283's ? Mine has the floor Shifter
Jim Staib
www.finewoodboats.com

1931 Chris-Craft 26' #898 "Ashes"
1929 Chris-Craft 28' #3107 http://www.finewoodboats.com/1929%20Chris28.htm
1947 Penn Yan 12' Cartopper WXH474611
1950 Chris-Craft 22' Sportsman U-22-1532
1957 Chris-Craft 26' Sea Skiff SK-26-515
1968 Century 17' Resorter FG-68-174

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Re: Modern Power with Orginal Floor Shifter

Post by WoodenRookie » Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:56 am

Thanks Jim, old dogging here
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