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PROPULSION that when you lift the soundproof cowl, everything is easily accessible. CIMCO also designed a similar mounting pat- tern as a Yamaha 200hp outboard; the prop uses the same spline and shaft.
As Pim Polesie, the Chief Marketing
Of? cer for Cimco, explained, “The ap- proach was to take advantage of the au- tomotive diesel engine’s inherent high performance, substantially increased life and substantially reduced operational cost and compliance with environmen- tal laws and regulations and combine it into a more reliable drive train suitable for the commercial market.”
Meet the OXE Outboard
Laborde Products of Louisiana and
Texas is the authorized distributor of the OXE Diesel outboard engine for the Gulf of Mexico and Mexican states. Mack Boring & Parts Co. Som- erset, NJ represents OXE in the North
East United States. Cascade Engine
Center, LLC; Seattle Wash. represents
OXE in the Paci? c Northwest.
The OXE outboard weighs 700 pounds and will sell from Cimco at 43,000 to 47,000 Euros. Cimco rec- ommends service every 200 hours and belt checks at 800 hours. The average weight for a 300-hp gas outboard is 551 pounds and Cox’s V8 diesel out- board is 826 pounds.
Unique Features: Advantage OXE “OXE’s technology eliminates bev- eled gears and transfer shafts, the weak- ness found in other outboards and inboards. The commonly used dog clutch system used mainly on outboard systems has been substituted with more sophisticated electro hydrauli- cally operated solution, located above the waterline,” Mr. Polesie explained.
“OXE’s transmission drives a geared belt that turns the prop and allows for increased torque transfer to the propel- ler while it enables smaller torpedoes, 25 www.marinelink.com MN