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Old     (OffTheLip)      Join Date: Mar 2011       03-17-2011, 5:26 PM Reply   
Looking for some advice from anyone who's been there. I was considering an older Enzo but would want to change the prop rotation.

I heard you could change the transmission, but when I called Centurion the person there said I would change the V-drive unit out for a "surf right" at around $3500. This was after being condescending about mixing up the tranny vs V-drive, and telling me I'd need to contact the engine mfg for a reverse rotation tranny - if they even exist.

Stupid question: Is it even possible to change the transmission to a reverse rotation tranny? Would that mess up the V-drive running it in reverse? Anyone got the straight scoop?
Old     (yubasanger)      Join Date: Jul 2007       03-17-2011, 10:38 PM Reply
Old     (OffTheLip)      Join Date: Mar 2011       03-20-2011, 10:24 AM Reply   
Originally Posted by yubasanger View Post
Thanks for the link! I couldn't find anything, maybe was using the wrong search terms.
Old     (lakesurfer)      Join Date: Jul 2009       03-20-2011, 11:10 AM Reply   
post this at as well. I believe guys on there have done it.
Old     (burtonrider77)      Join Date: Nov 2007       03-20-2011, 11:17 AM Reply   
i believe if your trans is a 1:1 you can reverse the shift cable at the throttle and put a different prop on it.. i could be wrong on these boats. not very fimiliar with centurions
Old     (baitkiller)      Join Date: Jan 2010       03-21-2011, 5:42 AM Reply   
If the marine gear is a Borg Warner pull it off the bell housing and reverse the pump direction. There are arrows embossed on the pump body and it's only a few bolts.
Old     (krbaugh)      Join Date: Mar 2002       03-21-2011, 6:14 AM Reply   
what you are told is correct for a Mercury Engine
You will need to replace the V drive The good news is you should be able to recoup some of your money by selling the old V drive


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