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Octopus Sterndrive Autopilot System

  • Applications: Mercruiser and Volvo Penta Stern Drives
  • Mount: Clamps to the Steering Cylinder with No Drilling or Cutting Required
  • No Need to Change to Hydraulic Steering, Works with Single or Dual Engines
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    Octopus Autopilots
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    17.00 Lbs.
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    Merc / Volvo
    Our Price: $1181.99
    Merc / Eu Volvo
    Our Price: $1181.99
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    • Suitable for most Mercruiser and Volvo Penta Systems
    • The Type R Remote Drive System makes sterndrive installations easy for both single or dual engine systems
    • The installation kit simply clamps to the steering cylinder with no drilling or cutting required
    • Available to suit the most common Mercruiser and Volvo-Penta sterndrive systems
    • No need to change to hydraulic steering
    • Simple to install kits
    • All components mounted out of sight
    • Rudder feedback option mounts directly on drive
    • Manual override without disengaging the autopilot
    • Compatible with all major Autopilot brand electronics and a simple solution for difficult installations
    • Designed for mounting as a separate drive system with its own cable and mounting kit
      • The Remote drive unit can be installed in any convenient location
      • It requires the addition of a second steering cable and connection kit (Sold Separately)
      • The drive is mounted in a location away from the heat and vibrations of the engine
      • An interconnect cable is used to connect it to the engine steering system using one of the simple to mount connection kits (Sold Separately)

    Available Models:

    • OCTAFMDRESYSB - Sterndrive System - Mercruiser from 1983 to 93, European Volvo Diesel from 1994
    • OCTAFMDRESYSA - Sterndrive System - Mercruiser from 1994, North American Volvo from 1997

    Octopus Hydraulic Steering Fluid
    Item #: 302123HSF-QT
  • Applications: All Hydraulic Steering Systems
  • Type: ISO 15 Low Temp Mineral Hydraulic Fluid
  • Container Size: Quart
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    Octopus Hydraulic Steering Fluid
    Item #: 302123HSFGAL
  • Applications: All Hydraulic Steering Systems
  • Type: ISO 15 Low Temp Mineral Hydraulic Fluid
  • Container Size: Gallon
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