VELVET DRIVE???? HOW TO MAKE IT WORK???

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VELVET DRIVE???? HOW TO MAKE IT WORK???

Post by airboatryan321 » Thu Jun 13, 2013 4:04 pm

I NEED HELP I HAVE A VELVET DRIVE 1.91-1 AND I NEED TO KNOW HOW TO HOOK IT UP TO A 350 ANYTHING WILL HELP THANK U...

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Re: VELVET DRIVE???? HOW TO MAKE IT WORK???

Post by oldsdrive » Thu Jun 13, 2013 4:59 pm

you have to have the transmition so you can pull the main shaft out of it and cut it down weld a flange on it to bolt it to a soft drive setup.there is alot of parts to it you have to have a lathe and you have to have the mounting plate cut on a waterjet or lazer cutter. you cant do it with a bandsaw and drillpress i have one on my boat oldsdrive

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Re: VELVET DRIVE???? HOW TO MAKE IT WORK???

Post by rjfjr » Thu Jun 13, 2013 5:05 pm

were are you i have a lathe and may be able to help im in floral city fl

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Re: VELVET DRIVE???? HOW TO MAKE IT WORK???

Post by josh_2562 » Thu Jun 13, 2013 5:10 pm

Oldsdrive do you have any pics of you building yours or the parts involved?

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Re: VELVET DRIVE???? HOW TO MAKE IT WORK???

Post by Deano » Thu Jun 13, 2013 5:43 pm

This one was posted by Oldsdrive :
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This is a 72C BorgWarner 1.91 ratio posted by DirtCheap :
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Anymore info will have to come from them, I'm not first hand familiar with either one. :dontknow:
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Post by Dirt Cheap » Tue Jun 18, 2013 3:00 pm

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Re: VELVET DRIVE???? HOW TO MAKE IT WORK???

Post by josh_2562 » Tue Jun 18, 2013 4:48 pm

How many boats have y'all used this set up on? Has any one turned one higher then 4200rpms?

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Post by Dirt Cheap » Tue Jun 18, 2013 10:15 pm

Look up simplicity marine lots of info says rated for 5200

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Re: VELVET DRIVE???? HOW TO MAKE IT WORK???

Post by Maddie05 » Wed Jun 19, 2013 9:49 pm

Hey I've got a 71c v drive for sale it's in great shape
I was going to do the same thing but decided to go dd
Looking for 300. Or trade for running 350. Oh yeah the v drive is a 1.5 to 1
You can me at 321-229-2710 my name is Tim thanks

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