What Volvo Penta outdrive do I have?
Find the metal tag that contains the outdrive’s product name, specification number and serial number. Every Volvo Penta drive contains a tag. You may find the metal tag on a decal on the top or side of the outdrive. The tag contains a series of letters and numbers.
Are Mercruiser and Volvo Penta the same?
The foundation of the Mercruiser and Volvo Penta have remained the same over time, beginning with the skeleton of an auto engine and then making changes to repurpose it for the boating industry — what’s known as “marinizing.” While the automotive and boating industries do share some similar fundamental needs, relying …
What is a duo prop outdrive?
The duoprop propellers are designed to form a vital part of the driveline, providing highly efficient and predictable handling, together with excellent onboard comfort and fuel efficiency.
Where are Volvo Penta parts made?
Volvo Penta has wholly owned plants in Vara (Sweden) for manufacturing 3-, 4- and 5-liter diesel engines and Lexington (Tennessee, USA) for manufacturing all gasoline engines. The majority of Volvo Penta’s diesel engines are manufactured at Volvo’s common engine plant in Skövde, Sweden.
How much oil does a Volvo Penta outdrive hold?
Volvo Penta Outdrive and Water Jet Specifications
|Drive Type||Oil: Type||Oil: Quantity|
|SP-E||Synthetic gear oil API GL-5, SAE 75W-90||2.6 liters|
|DP-A||Gear oil, API GL-5, SAE 90||2.7 liters|
|DP-A1||Gear oil, API GL-5, SAE 90||2.7 liters|
|DP-A2, DP-B, DP-B1, DP-C, DP-C1, DP-D||Synthetic gear oil, API GL-5, SAE 75W-90||2.7 liters|
How does a Volvo Penta outdrive work?
Operation. The drive unit (outdrive) carries power from the inboard engine, typically mounted above the waterline, outboard through the transom and downward to the propeller below the waterline. In Europe diesel engines are more popular, ranging up to 400 hp in models such as the Volvo Penta D6A-400.
Which Volvo engine do I have?
To verify your volvo engine type, you can look at what’s called the emissions sticker (if it hasn’t fallen off). This is the best method (better than calling the dealer, using a VIN, etc.) for determining which engine you have…
How much horsepower does a Volvo Penta 5.7 have?
The 5.7Gi is rated at 300HP. The 5.7GXi is 320hp.
What is the advantage of a dual prop outdrive?
This can improve fuel efficiency at cruising speeds and allow the boat to hold plane at low speeds for added comfort and confidence in rough seas. Not all sterndrive boats require the bite and stern lift provided by dual props. A single propeller can usually lift lighter and faster runabouts and performance boats.
Is Volvo Penta a Volvo engine?
Volvo Penta is a part of the Volvo Group, world-leading developer and manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engines. This means being part of a global infrastructure, sharing experience, competence and innovation as well as a worldwide aftermarket support network.