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HyDrive Balanced Cylinder Steering Kit for Jet Units


HyDrive Balanced Cylinder Steering Kit for Jet Units


HyDrive's home is Australia where recreational and commercial boats often operate days from onshore support. Systems and components are tough, reliable, made from quality materials and designed for easy on the water serviceability.  HyDrive has built an enviable worldwide reputation, in addition to being used by experienced recreational sailors systems can be found on Pilot boats, commercial fishing vessels and Olympic Sailing Team support RIBs etc.. Want a high quality dependable steering system? Fit HyDrive. 

Most jet units use only a small tiller arm and require little movement to control the full swing of the nozzle. The 100mm (4”) stroke of the 212-JET cylinder makes a very compact, yet powerful alternative to cable steering, and provides instant and accurate control of the jet at a very low turns ratio..

This kit contains the 212N8 balanced cylinder made from anodised aluminium and stainless steel. It's ideally suited to lightweight pleasure and light commercial vessels with jets and rudders. Max. rudder torque 20KgM. 

Kit Includes:  

  • 401Helm:  28cc/rev In-built Lock valve 
  • Model 212N8 cylinder: Capacity:- 39cc Stroke:- 104mm 
  • 2 litres ULTRA-15 fluid
  • 1 mtrs 3/8” OD Nylon tubing
  • Bleeding Kit
  • All fittings

WHEEL TURNS lock to lock with the standard 401 helm = 1.4. Alternatively, the 402 helm can be supplied = 1.1 Turns. Please specify upon ordering.

Please email us (info@specialistsmallcraft.com) to request our rudder torque questionnaire before purchasing to ensure you select the correct steering system.

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