Octopus Type R Sterndrive Systems

Octopus Type R Sterndrive Systems


The Octopus Type R Sterndrive Systems feature a safe manual override without disengaging the autopilot.


  • Low Cost Solution: No Need To Change To Hydraulic Steering
  • Simple To Install Kits
  • All Components Mounted Out Of Sight
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  • LOW COST SOLUTION - No need to change to hydraulic steering
  • EASY TO FIT - Simple to install kits
  • DISCREET INSTALLATION - All components mounted out of sight
  • TIME SAVING - Rudder feedback option mounts directly on drive
  • SAFE - Manual override without disengaging the autopilot
    for difficult installations

    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. There are connection kits for Mercruiser or Volvo Penta stern drive engines, Outboard engines and a universal kit for inboard engines. 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.
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    Octopus Type R Sterndrive Systems OCTAFMDRESYSA Type R Sterndrive Systems, for Mercruiser from 1994 and North American Volvo from 1997
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    Octopus Sterndrive System f/Mercruiser 1983-1993 & European Volvo Diesel from 1994 OCTAFMDRESYSB Type R Sterndrive System, for Mercruiser 1983-1993 and European Volvo Diesel From 1994
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