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I have a volvo penta DP- duo prop 1.78 ratio with a 454

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I have a volvo penta DP-B duo prop 1.78 ratio with a 454 engine, year 1991. I need a new lower unit. Having a hard time finding anything about this drive. Wondering what other lower units or whole outdrives are "bolt on compatable"?
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 5 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with?

DP-B1, DP-C, DP-C1, DP-D, DP-D1, DP-E all have interchangeable lower units.

If you want to swap the whole drive, you need to stick with a DP-B or DP-B1

Did you have any further questions on the issue?

-Jason

Expert:  Jason replied 5 months ago.

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